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Pelle Culmsee doubles at Danish Nats Rd1

Source: Pelle Culmsee (Facebook)

The first round of the Danish Nationals was held at the RC Center Skive over the weekend. HB Racing’s Pelle Culmsee was the man to beat. He took the overall TQ and win in both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy finals. In Nitro Buggy, Daniel Bubel (XRAY) and Daniel Rose rounded out the top 3 while in E-buggy it was D.Bubel and Jakob Larsen (Kyosho) who came in second and third respectively.

E-buggy podium here

Infinity Joins RCGP World Series

See: Creation Model Ltd.

RCGP have announced that Creation Model Ltd. is introducing their Infinity Racing Team as part of the RCGP World Series. Creation Model Ltd is one of the newer R/C manufacturers in Japan known for their quality RC parts, accessories, and tools. They have been known for their on-road and touring cars, and have been venturing into off-road. They want to be part of RCGP’s growth also as an opportunity to showcase the quality of the products that they have. Infinity Racing is the 4th manufacturer team to join RCGP after HB Racing, SWORKz and JQRacing which joined earlier.

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Top 25 Rankings update after 2019 Montpellier GP

See: Top 25 RC

Elliot Boots took the win at Monpellier GP over the weekend, followed by the rising stars Juan Carlos Canas in second and Riccardo Berton in 3rd. The current World Champion, and former World #1 ranked driver, David Ongaro had a mechanical problem resulting in a 13th place finish. Ongaro’s mishap resulted in him losing the title of the #1 ranked driver in the world and forfeited it to Ty Tessmann. With DNC right around the corner things will surely change again.

Brenden Edwards doubles at JBRL Winter Indoor Series Rd4

See: Muchmore Racing USA

The fourth round of the 2018-2019 JBRL Winter Indoor Off-Road Series was held at the OC/RC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California, over the weekend. In the 2WD 17.5 Stadium Truck class it was Brenden Edwards who took the win from Rudy Rosales and Michael Sorchy in second and third respectively. In the 2WD 13.5 Buggy, B.Edwards would take another win from Joey Narvaez in second and M.Sorchy in third.

2wd podium here

JP Richards doubles at INS Rd1

See: Muchmore Racing USA

The first round of the 2019 Indoor National Series was held at Team Velocity R/C track just outside of St. Louis, Missouri with over 350 entries. JP Richards (Yokomo) was able to take the first two rounds of 2WD and 4WD Mod Buggy to secure the #1 spot. Picking up where he left off from the first two rounds, JP Richards was able to go tone to tone in the first two mains of 2WD securing the overall and tone to tone in the first two mains of 4WD all but one lap of A1. In 2WD Modified Buggy, Mason Fuller (TLR) and Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3 while in 4WD Modified Buggy it was M.Fuller and Cole Tollard (Team Associated) who came in second and third respectively.

Gastelum & Evans win at Rumble in the Rockies

See: XRAY

This past weekend was held the Rumble in the Rockies at the MHOR RC Raceway in Aurora, Colorado. The track was difficult and fast and in the Stadium Truck class, Zac Gastelum (XRAY) would sweep qualifying by TQing all four qualifying rounds. In the extended ST final, Z.Gastelum would lead the race from tone to tone. Jarrod Stokes (Team Associated) and Andrew Kurtchi (TLR) rounded out the top 3. In the 2WD Buggy class it was Dustin Evans (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ and win from Z.Gastelum in second and Tyler Whitt (TLR) in third.

2wd podium here

Collin Weatherholt sweeps Winter Series Rd3

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

The third round of the Winter Series was held at The Ohio RC Factory track in Jeffersonville, Ohio with 112 entries. The track became incredibly polished and slick and because of the very low temps outside, drivers faced a lot of difficulties to find the right setup. Despite these difficult conditions, Collin Weatherholt (Mugen) would sweep the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. He took the overall TQ and win in both classes. Brandon Hogan and Scott Kuchler rounded out the top 3 in both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy.

E-buggy podium here

Adam Drake TQs & wins at Grassroots Series Rd2

Source: Adam Drake (Facebook)

The second round of the Grassroots Racing Series was held at the SoCal Nitro Raceway in Victorville, California. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Adam Drake (Mugen) who took the overall TQ and the win in front of Anthony Westergaard (TLR) in second and Marcus Garrett (Mugen) in third.