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Zachary Rogers TQs & Wins at 2018 Sidewinder Fall Champs

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This past weekend was held the 2018 Sidewinder Fall Championship at Revelation Raceway in beautiful Southern California. The event brought in some of the best regional talent around, as well as some heavy hitters from out of state as many drivers are gearing up for the IFMAR Worlds next week. Sitting around 100 entries this race brought in deep entries in each class offered and even deeper ruts as the track developed which made racing very exciting. Kyosho America team manager Zack Rogers was able to grab the TQ and win in the E-Buggy class in front of J Smoker (JQ Racing) in second while Brian Kinney (TLR) came in third.

Cup of Urals Rd2 report

Last weekend was held the second round of the Cup of Urals 2018/2019 at the Imperium Hobby Raceway in Sysert near Ural mountains, Russia. This event brought together racers from Ekaterinburg, Ozersk and Chelyabinsk. The event was held in the 2WD Buggy 17.5 Stock class and the Buggy 4WD 17.5-13.5 Stock class. The multi-surfaces track was narrow making overtakes difficult. In the Buggy 2WD 17.5 Stock class it was Maxim Bersenev who ended up taking the win in front of Nikolay Chermyaninov in second and Viktor Altushkin in third. In the Buggy 4WD 17.5-13.5 Stock classes, Alexey Zebold brought home the win from Leonid Gunin and Alexander Demyanenko in second and third respectively.

4wd podium here

Aichmann & Tratter take Carinthia champs titles

After four rounds of the Carinthian Championship 2018, it was Joachim Aichmann (Kyosho) who takes the title in the Nitro Buggy class in front of Markus Grandel (Kyosho) in second and youth Marcel Waldner (Mugen) in third. In the E-Buggy class it was Georg Tratter (SWORKz) who was crowned Champion from  Alexander Riepl (Mugen) in second and Thomas Stuck (SWORKz) in third.

E-buggy podium here

Adam Drake sweeps Fall Brawl race

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This past weekend was held the Fall Brawl race at the Hal’s Hobby Warehouse track in El Paso, Texas. Mugen Seiki‘s Adam Drake would sweep the nitro buggy and E-buggy classes. A.Drake took the overall TQ and the win in front of Mugen duo of Casey Peck in second and Ronda Drake in third in both classes.

HB Racing & Performa Racing first to join RCGP World Series

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RCGP have announced the official signing of the first team to the inaugural 2019 World Series, HB Racing World Champion Team and Performa Racing. The Swiss team owner Philippe Neidhart has appointed Frenchman Adrien Bertin as Team Manager, and the team will be headed by reigning World Champion David Ronnefalk from Sweden. A second driver is yet to be announced. Below you can read a statement from the team:

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Colin Herzig wins at 2018 Sidewinder race

See: HB Racing

The 2018 Sidewinder Fall Championship was held at the Revelation Raceway track in Montclair, California. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Dakotah Phend (TLR) who set the overall from Colin Herzig (HB Racing). In the 30 minutes main D.Phend started on pole and created a gap the first few laps until he made a mistake and C.Herzig was able to get by him to take the lead. D.Phend would end up having a few issues and C.Herzig brought home the win in front of the TLR driver while Tyler Brown (HB Racing) rounded out the top 3.

Davide Ongaro wins at Fast Race Trophy 2k18

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Almost 100 racers attended the Fast Race Trophy 2k18 at the Balocco Off-Road track in Italy. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Davide Ongaro (Team Associated) who took the overall TQ and also brought home the win in the 30 minutes final by 2 laps from Leonardo Valente (SWORKz) in second and Mattia Polito (Kyosho) in third.

RCGP Rds 7 & 8 announcement

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RCGP have announced that the last two rounds of the RCGP World Series will be held over labor day week end in Northern California, from 30th of August to 1st of September. The famous Silver Dollar RC Raceway run by Amain will host the season finale, where the RCGP Champion will be crowned.

“We at AMainHobbies are excited to see the worlds best drivers compete around the world in this series and to have the privilege to host one of the events.” – Amain