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Tyler Hooks doubles at 2018 Cajun Classic race

See: Tekin

Last weekend was held the 2018 Cajun Classic race in Shreveport, Louisiana. Turnout was pretty light but the racing was solid. The event was held in four rounds of qualifying as well as triple a-main events. In both Mod 2WD and 4WD Buggy, Tyler Hooks (Team Associated) was able to take 8 qualifying round wins and win the first 4 mains to take the overall in both classes. In the Mod 4WD Buggy class it was Christopher Acosta (XRAY) and Hal Martin (Team Associated) who rounded out the top 3 while in the Mod 2WD Buggy class it was H.Martin (Team Associated) and Phi Nguyen who finished in second and third respectively.

2wd podium here

RCGP announce race dates

See: RCGP Series

RCGP have announced the dates of the World Series for 2019. The first two rounds will be held in Manila, Philippines from 3 to 5 May, rounds 3 and 4 will be held in Madrid, Spain from 7 to 9 June while the 5 and 6 rounds will took place in Asti, Italy from 2 to 4 August. The last two round will be held in Chico, USA. The date will be announced soon.

Adam Drake wins at 14th annual Toys for Tots race

See: Flash Point R/C

The 14th annual Toys for Tots race was held at the Palm Desert Raceway, California, over the weekend. Adam Drake (Mugen) would sweep the Expert Nitro Buggy class. A.Drake took the overall TQ and then win the final by 3 laps from Ronda Drake (Mugen) in second while Travis Cory (Mugen) came in third.

Camden Lime doubles at Snor Hermosillo Mexican Series finale

The last round of the Snor Hermosillo Mexican Series was held in Mexico over the weekend. Talented driver Camden Lime (HB Racing) would sweep the event. C.Lime set the overall TQ in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. Then he was able to take the win in both classes. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Tito Cesena Castro who came in second and Louis Guardino in third, while in the Nitro Truggy class it was Felipe Martinez (TLR) and Iram Torres who rounded out the top 3. After the 5 race series F.Martinez would win Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy and become the SNOR Mexican National champion. Luis Guardino (JQ Racing) took the runner-up spot and Iram Torres (Mugen) the third place.

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Alsop, Hayden-Ball & Miller win at HNMC Winter Rd5

Winter conditions welcomed almost 60 drivers at the fifth round of the HNMC Winter and conditions would be changeable all day with showers. Lewis Jones (Team Associated) took the overall TQ in Nitro buggy, Darren Hayden-ball (Team Associated) set the overall TQ in E-buggy while George Miller (SWORKz) took the TQ in Truggy. In the nitro buggy final it was Graham Alsop (HB Racing) with the win from Chaz Godwin (Team Associated) in second and D.Hayden-Ball in third. In E-buggy D.Hayden-Ball grabbed the win in front of Danny Conway and Jack Clifford in second and third respectively. In Truggy G.Miller took the win from Brin Tourle in second while Warabe Tatekoji came in third.

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Jorge Soler wins at Spanish E-Buggy Champs

See: Modelix Racing

The Spanish E-Buggy National Championship was held at the Pical ARC track in Valladolid over the weekend. Alberto Garcia (SWORKz) took the overall TQ after some close fights with Jorge Soler (Team Associated) during the qualifying. J.Soler won A2 and A3 meaning the overall victory from Carlos Pineda (Team Associated) in second and A.Garcia in third.

van Helmond & Wynen win at MIO Cup Rd2

Source: Model Indoor Oss (Facebook.com)

The second round of the MIO Cup was held at Model Indoor Oss track in the Netherlands over the weekend. In the 4WD Mod Buggy class it was Jörn Neumann (Schumacher) who took the TQ but after the triple A-mains it was his team mate Wesley van Helmond who took the win from J.Neumann in second and Nigel van Katwijk (Yokomo) in third. Thibault Jacqueloot (Team Associated) was able to take the TQ in the 2WD Mod Buggy class but after the finals it was Wouter Wynen (Team Associated) who grabbed the win from Jens Becker (XRAY) and W.an Helmond in second and third respectively.

2wd podium here

Davide Ongaro wins at Trofeo di Natale Rd3

Source: Davide Ongaro (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the third round of the Trofeo di Natale at the River Park rc-off track in Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy. The Trofeo di Natale is part of the popular Winter Cup that will be held in five rounds. World champ Davide Ongaro (Team Associated) took the overall TQ in qualifying. After a great fight with Marco Baruffolo (XRAY) in the 45-minute final, D.Ongaro brought home the win by a lap from M.Baruffolo in second while Niko Flamini (HB Racing) came in third.