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14th Annual East Coast Race Against Cancer

Race against Cancer

Racers Against Cancer Enterprises presents the 14th annual East Coast Race Against Cancer on September 11-13, 2015 at McCullough’s RC Raceway in Sarver, PA a suburb of Pittsburgh. Last year’s race included 269 entries raising an amazing $23,000. In 13 years this annual charity race has raised over $111,000 for the American Cancer Society. This truly outstanding accomplishment is due to the generous support from event sponsors, race participants and volunteers.

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Alessandro Remia dominates Italian Championship Rd.3

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See: XRAY
Round 3 of the Italian Championship was hosted by the Fermo Track. XRAY saw huge success in the hands of Alessandro Remia. Remia set TQ in qualifying, won his semi-final by two laps, and went on to dominate the final for the overall win. Andrea Pellegrino would cross the line in second, with Adriano Fabianelli in third.

 

HNMC announces ‘TYRE WARS 2015′

HNMC Tyre Wars

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HNMC is pleased to announce the ‘TYRE WARS 2015′, a controlled tyre event 29th August – 31st August 2015. This is the collaboration of three manufactures Beta, AKA and Pro-Line coming together each with one tyre at this event. Any compound AKA Impact, Beta Freeride or Pro-Line Blockade can be used.

Race classes include: Nitro Buggy (120), E Buggy (15) & Truggy (15)

Free event T Shirt & BBQ on Sunday evening.

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Ronnefalk wins his fourth Swedish 1/8 National Championship

David Ronnefalk

See: HPI Racing
After a second place finish at the European Championships, Hot Bodies driver David Ronnefalk wanted redemption. He returned home to Sweden to join the Swedish 1/8 National Championship. A rain-filled weekend greeted racers, and made for some heavy racing. Ronnefalk would set TQ by winning 4 rounds of qualifying. He then went on to win the final, clinching his fourth Swedish 1/8 National Championship!

Photos by Matokiller Graphics

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Marsh triples up at the North American Indoor Champs

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Race Report by: Team Associated
Team Associated/Reedy drivers Brandon Marsh, Eric Clark, Nathan Clark, Barry Goodwin, Galen McCreary, and Brandon Weiland attended the 1st annual North American Indoor Championships. The race brought in approximately 160 entries across the ten classes that were offered. Most of the team drivers decided to compete in all three modified classes, with the exception of Brandon Weiland and Erik Clark. Both ran the Modified 2WD Buggy class, but Weiland competed in the Modified 4WD Buggy class and Clark competed in the Modified Truck class.

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Phend flies to victory at MSCS Rd.4

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Race Report by Tom Erickson, Photos by Joe Gates & Alex Vande Berg
Stateline R/C Raceway hosted Round#4 of the Michigan State Championship Series Saturday, July 18th, 2015. The event drew 142 entries in 9 classes covering Off Road Nitro and Electric, 8th scale and 10th scale vehicles even with looming storms on the horizon. Kevin Myers, Track owner, called the event all day. Kevin and his crew updated the track layout for the event. The 2015 season has been battling Mother Nature all season and Round#4 was no different first delaying the event for a few hours and then ending the day at 8PM. Not all classes were able to complete their main events even though qualifying was shortened to only 2 attempts.

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Jeremy Pittet wins Rd.4 of Swiss 1/8 Buggy Championships

Jeremy Petit

See: XRAY
Round 4 of the Swiss 1/8 Buggy Championship took place just over the border in Italy at the Valceresio Racing Team track. The challenging track includes a plethora of elevation changes, jumps, and surfaces. Hot Bodies driver Jeremy Pittet would start out front, but after a mistake would drop back to fourth. Despite the strong fights from XRAY’s Robin Frischkopf, AE’s Patrick Hofer, and Kyosho’s Joachim Kallen, Pittet would fight his way back to the front for the overall win. Frischkopf would secure second over Patrick Hofer in third.

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Ari Heinonen wins at Finnish Nationals

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See: NEMO Racing
Ari Heinonen has continued his great form since switching to Agama for 2015 by taking the TQ and victory in the latest round of the National Championships in his native Finland. Ari was in great form throughout the event and was able to place his BETA shod A215 at the top of the pile. Next up for these guys is the prestigious Nordic Championships where the top guys from across Scandinavia come together for their annual race to be top dog in Northern Europe. This year the event is being held in Helsinki, Finland on track Ari knows well so he is going in to the event full of confidence.

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Milan Mudra wins at Rd.2 of Czech 1/8 Championships

FX Win

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Round 2 of the Czech Republic 1/8 Championship Series took place in Great Opatovice. SWorkz and FX Engines driver Milan Mudra made his way to victory over Petr Katovsky and Kaja Novotny in the Junior Category.

Werner Spannbruckner takes Radiosistemi to victory at Hobby Cup Rd.3

Hobby Cup

See: XRAY
Round 3 of the Hobby Cup Austria took place in St. Aegyd. The track was very bumpy and quite difficult to drive for most racers. Qualifying would see XRAY’s Jan Kruisz set the fastest time, earning him the TQ position. Kruisz would finish 3rd in A1 and A2, leaving him to settle for second overall behind Radiosistemi’s Werner Spannbruckner. Bernhard Poinstingl would finish out the podium in third.