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XRS Poland Rd5 report


The fifth and final round of the XRS Poland combined with the final round of the Polish National Championship were held last weekend at the Zatoka Sportu PL in Lodz with more than 130 entries. Bartek Zambrzycki (Yokomo) took TQ in the 2wd as well as 4wd Modified classes, while Bartek Zalewski (XRAY) secured second position followed by talented Polish driver Bartek Kramża in both classes.

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RCGP Fehring Austria: RC2 entries open

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The first ever RCGP is just around the corner, from May 3rd to 5th in Manila, Philippines. The second race weekend will be held at the magnificent Fehring facility in Austria from June the 7th to the 9th. The entry for the RC2 class, and first race of the 2 race RC2 Euro Series, is now open here. More information about the race can be found here while information about the race format is available here.

Carlos Martínez wins at Spanish B Champs Rd2

See: HB Racing

The second round of the Spanish B Championship was held at the Club PICAL Radiocontrol Arroyo track in Valladolid this past weekend. The round attracted more than 80 drivers and in the nitro buggy final it was Carlos Martínez (HB Racing) who took the win from the Mugen duo of Javier Fernández in second and Nacho Sánchez in third.

Winter Jumps Series finale report

The final round of the popular Winter Jumps Series was held at the Helsinki Child Fair. The Organizing club, Fullspeed RC had put an impressive racing track for the exhibition. Thousands of people got to see RC Racing and more than 500 kids tried out RC cars on the test track which turned out to be a great showcase for our hobby. Once again almost hundred participants was racing in the two classes, 2wd and 4wd buggy. In the 2wd class it was a super tight fight between Pekko Iivonen (Schumacher) and Jamiel Gabrielsson (Team Associated) for the TQ closely followed by Lauri Ruotsalainen (Team Associated), Tuomo Otsavaara (Team Associated) and Arttu Syrjänen (Team Associated). In the end J.Gabrielsson managed to take the TQ before P.Iivonen, L.Ruotsalainen, T.Otsavaara and A.Syrjänen followed by Markku Honkanen (Team Associated), Juho Rajaniemi (Team Associated), Jarno SIltanen(Schumacher), Konsta Saarinen (XRAY) and Topi Salminen (XRAY) all making the A-main. In the finals J.Gabrielsson won the first but with P.Iivonen managing to win the second and third final it was P.Iivonen who took the overall win from J.Gabrielsson in second and L.Ruotsalainen in third.

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Jackson Andres doubles at NIS finale

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The fifth and final round of the 2018-2019 Northwest Indoor Series was held at the Tacoma RC Raceway in Tacoma, Washington over the weekend. In the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Jackson Andres (Yokomo) who set the TQ and brought home the win in front of Tyler Miller (Team Associated) in second and Daniel Lea (TLR) in third. In the 4WD Buggy class it was again J.Andres who took the TQ and the win from D.Lea and Mikey Brown (Schumacher) in second and third respectively.

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Andrew Joiner wins at Points Series Rd2

Source: Justin Myerson (Facebook)

Last weekend was held the second round of the Points Series at the Nitro Compound track in Arizona. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Nick Sava (TLR) who set the overall TQ. In the 30-minute final, Andrew Joiner (Team Associated) took the win from N.Sava in second while Justin Myerson (Team Associated), despite three flame outs, came in third.

Easton & Jr Mitch win at Force Series Rd3

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Third round of the Force Series was held at Lake Park in Lutz, Florida. Billy Easton (Serpent) took the overall TQ in both Expert Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. In the 25-minute Nitro Buggy final B.Easton was able to take the win from Jr Mitch (TLR) in second and Jackson Brunson (Team Associated) in third. In E-buggy, B.Easton wouldn’t be able to convert his TQ spot into a win as Jr Mitch brought home the win. B.Easton secured second overall, with Aj Marasco (Team Associated) taking third.

Maifield & Gonzales win at 2019 North West Carpet Nats

See: Yokomo

The 2019 North West Carpet Nationals was held last weekend at North West Hobbies track in Albany, Oregon. This would be considered a “hometown” race for Yokomo, as USA Team Manager Joe Pillars lives just 1 hour away from North West Hobbies. With 141 total race entries, North West Hobbies would set a new record with the most entries so far in the series. In the 4wd Modified Buggy class, Yokomo’s Ryan Maifield showed great speed and took the big wins in A-Main #1 and A-Main #3, to take home the 4wd Modified Buggy Championship from the Team Associated duo of Broc Champlin, who set the TQ, and Dustin Evans. R.Maifield is the official series points leader in the 4wd Modified Buggy class after two rounds of racing.

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