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2015 Nationals – Round 1 – Robin Hood Raceway

Doesn’t time fly; we are already in the 2015 season!  All us experiencing some great weather conditions leading up to this event with temps up to 22c in places.  Everyone is looking forward to kick-starting their season.  The first event of 2015 will be held at Robin Hood Raceway in Blyth.  This lovely venue is also holding the European 1/10th Championships later this year and with 2 tracks on site, the organisers have been extremely busy to say the least.
The first National was held on their all AstroTurf track.  The Euros will be held on the Dirt J
2wd on the Saturday and 4wd on the Sunday.
A full meeting of 120 drivers strong were competing on the Saturday.

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The Dirt’s Texan ‘LoneStar Challenge’

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Here is the flyer for the upcoming (fast) USProCup race in Texas at the famous Thornhill racing circuit! Joey Christensen of The Dirt & his ever loyal buddy Aaron will be there putting on this race along with fun other activities like horseshoes and Frisbee contests!  We will be also racing on the NEW Thornhill Jr indoor track! Joey will rebuild the outdoor track and condensing it down a bit for closer racing action!

You can sign up the day of the race and we look forward to having a relaxed fun event.  It is race #2 of the USProCup with races 3 at the St Louis DirtBurners track July 10th -12th and the “Pro-Line USProCup finals” at world Famous Thunder Alley in Southern California Sept 18-20th. We look forward to seeing you all there!!

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New York Classic announced

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After the success of the 2014 Quebec Classic in Canada, the team are moving south of the border and will be hosting the first ‘New York Classic’ (May 22-24) @ MRRC Barnstormer Raceway in Chester NY.

In collaboration with MRRC and Rohan Grant, we are doing another fantastic race with some of the fastest racer of the world. The New York Classic will combine an awesome track build by TheDirt Racing, run by some top drivers in an awesome atmosphere. AKA are supporting the event which will see Ryan Lutz attend.

We will run IFMAR system in the Buggy Class (semi-quarter…) and classic A-B-C mains in the other classes. Triple A-mains for all electric classes.

Classes: 1-8th Nitro Buggy 1-8th Nitro Truggy 1-8th E-Buggy 1-8th E-Truggy SC 4wd (2s) 

Schedule: 
Friday: 9:00-19:00 Open Practice
Saturday: 07:30-10:00 Open Practice for late entries ONLY 10:00: 3 rounds of qualification (best 2/3)
Sunday: 9:00: Mains
Fees: $50/class

Sign-up: http://events.rcsignup.com/events/displayEvent.cfm?ID=4324

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Savoya wins EFRA GP in France

Savoya EFRA GP France

This past weekend was host to the EFRA GP in France. As always, this event gathered racers from across the country, including several of the world’s best. In the end it was Hot Bodies driver, Reno Savoya, who captured the overall win with relative ease in the final. A hard-fought battle for second and third ensued between TLR’s Jerome Sartel and XRAY’s Lorenzo Crolla. Sartel would inch his way across the line ahead for second, with Crolla finishing third.

Source: XRAY

IFMAR 1/10 Worlds Spec Tires

Spec Tires

The 2015 IFMAR 1/10 Offroad World Championships are fast approaching, and teams are preparing worldwide. At this time no official announcement has been made regarding the spec tires chosen for the event, however, sources say the official spec tires have in fact been chosen. Sources tell us the official spec tires for the event are as follows:

  • 2wd Front Tire: OPEN
  • 4wd Front Tire: Schumacher Wide Stagger Rib – Yellow (U6810)
  • 2wd/4wd Rear Tire: Schumacher Mini Spike 2 – Yellow (U6558)

Stringer is ‘King of the Mountain’

Aaron Stringer

The inaugural ‘King of the Mountain’ event was held in Toowoomba, Australia this past weekend. 60+ drivers gathered for the event, and made for some close racing in all classes. REDS Racing team driver, Aaron Stringer, was indeed “King of the Mountain” as he set a blistering pace in qualifying to take TQ in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. Stringer went on to win the buggy and truggy finals, finishing 2+ laps ahead of the competition.

Source: REDS

Agus wins Jakarta Regionals Rd. 1

John Agus

Round 1 of the Jakarta Regional Buggy Championship was held this past weekend at the Graha Raya Track in Serpong, West Java. The race featured 3 rounds of 10-minute qualifiers, with a 30-minute A final. Kyosho’s John Agus made his way to the top step of the podium with a strong win over teammate Indra Liono in second, and XRAY’s Jason Nugroho (TQ) in third.

Source: XRAY

Jiri Mara wins the Czech Open 2015

 

Jiri Mara

The summer season is under way in the Czech Republic, and many of the countries best drivers were in attendance for the Czech Open Race held this past weekend. Serpent’s Jiri Mara, piloted his to a solid victory over the field to kick off the season. Jan Zamis and Tomas Kapicka finished out the podium in second and third.

Source: Serpent

Yeung wins Laliwarehouse Series Rd.1

Jonathan Yeung Rd1 win

The Laliwarehouse 2015 EP Offroad Series is underway in Hong Kong. Round 1 of the series saw racers gathering from Hong Kong, the UK, and Korea all joining the action. It was once again 12-year old Jonathan Yeung who set the pace, taking the win in the 1/8 EP Buggy Open, 1/8 EP Tekno Cup, and 1/10 EP 4wd Buggy Classes. His father, Carson, would also kick off the season with a successful TQ in the 1/8 Buggy and Tekno Cup classes.

Albanese wins Trofeo Race Rd.1

Italy Win

This past weekend hosted Round 1 of the Trofeo Race in Italy. Italian Intech driver, Luca Albanese, put together a stunning performance to kick off Round 1 with a win! Precirotate driver Riccardo De Vita followed Luca across the line in second, with Team C’s Marco Laghezza finishing third.

Source: Intech