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Adam Drake sweeps JBRL Nitro Series Rd5

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

160 racers attended the fifth round of the JBRL Nitro Series that was held at the Empire RC track in Brentwood, California over the weekend. Adam Drake (Mugen) would sweep the nitro buggy, the nitro truck and the E-buggy classes. A.Drake took the overall TQ and also the victory in all three classes. In Expert Nitro Buggy A.Drake brought home the win by a lap from Kyle Layton (Team Associated) in second and Carlos Arredondo (Tekno RC) in third. In Open Nitro Truggy A.Drake took again the win from the Tekno RC duo of Kyle Turner and Dean Rock in second and third respectively. A.Drake will end his day with another win in Open E-Buggy. Kyle Turner (Tekno RC) and Austin Blair (SWORKz) rounded out the top 3.

Stage Report: Maxima 2018 IFMAR 1/8th World Championship

Event Information

    • Name: Maxima 2018 IFMAR 1/8TH IC off Road World Championship
    • Date: November 1st -10th November 2018
    • Host: Model Off Road Buggy Club
    • Address: Beechboro Road North Whiteman Park.
    • Website:
    • Contact: Andrew Silvi
    • Email:

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Daniel Kobbevik sweeps Norwegian EP Buggy Nats Rd4

The fourth round of the Norwegian 1/10 Electric Buggy Nationals was held at the SAS track near Sandefjord. The weather forecast was not looking to good, but luckily, the track will be spared by the rain. In 2wd, XRAY driver Daniel Kobbevik was over 2.2 sec faster on best lap, and the only one that put a 9 laps in the qualifier rounds. The track was bumpy, slippery and challenging, so it was a great challenge for all drivers. The wind made also some of the jumps pretty difficult to handle. After qualification was done, D. Kobbevik TQed all rounds from Thorbjørn Døhler (XRAY) and Øystein Døhler (Team Associated). In the finals it was pretty much the same scenario as in qualification, D. Kobbevik pulled away and the fight was about the second and third place between Ø. Døhler and T. Døhler. D. Kobbevik won all three A-mains in front of T. Døhler in second and Ø. Døhler in third.

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Marc De Zwart takes South Cup title

Last weekend was held the third and final round of the South Cup at LAMBC St.Andrae track in Austria. Michael Nalukowy (HB Racing) took the win from Marc De Zwart (TLR) in second and Andreas Gaspar (Mugen) in third. The 2018 South Cup title was taken by M. De Zwart by winning the first two rounds. Philipp De Zwart and Uwe De Zwart rounded out the top 3 at the overall ranking.

South Cup podium here

Johansson & Landen win at Swedish Cup Rd3

See: Alexander Landén (Facebook)

The third and final round of the Swedish Cup was held at the Västeras MC track over the weekend. Because bad weather were expected for the weekend, the club decided to run the overall 2WD class on saturday and also all 4WD qualifiers. Elias Johansson (Team Associated) took the overall TQ in both the 2WD and the 4WD classes. In 2WD Johansson continued to set the pace and grabbed the win from Alexander Landén (XRAY) in second and Wilhelm Skjöldebrand (Team Associated) in third. In 4WD A. Landén was able to take the win despite wet conditions in front of W. Skjöldebrand and E. Johansson in second and third respectively. Thanks to the win A. Landén took the Swedish Cup title for the third consecutive year.

4wd podium here

Jörn Neumann wins German Nitro Buggy Nats opener

See: Nemo Racing

The first round of the German Nitro Buggy Nationals was held at the ESV Bischofsheim track over the weekend. After five rounds of qualifying it was Burak Kilic (Agama) who took the overall TQ from Jörn Neumann (SWORKz). In the 40 minutes final however Neumann brought home the win in front of Kilic in second while Carsten Keller (Mugen) rounded out the top 3. In the Junior final B. Kilic took the win from his brother Berkan in second and Ilias in third.

Junior podium here

Tyler Jones doubles at Joe Buck Points Series Rd2

See: Tyler Jones (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the second round of the Joe Buck Points Series at the VCRC Raceway in Terre Haute, Indiana. Tyler Jones (TLR) grabbed the overall TQ in Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy. Jones managed also to take the win in both classes. His team mate Brad Dewey and Gary Studt (HB Racing) rounded out the podium in Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy.

E-buggy podium here

Michal Orlowski sweeps Schumacher US GP

See: Schumacher Racing

This past weekend was held the Schumacher US GP at the RC Madness astro turf track in Enfield, Connecticut. Schumacher factory driver Michal Orlowski would sweep the 2WD Mod, 4WD Mod and 17.5 Stock Buggy classes by TQing and winning all three classes. Nick Otto and Carl Smart rounded out the 2WD podium while Keith Smart in second and Thomas Kauffman in third completed the podium in 4WD. In 2wd 17.5 Expert Andrew Bishop and Tony Newland came in second and third respectively.