Events News

Bayer & Novotny win at Czech Nats Rd3

See: XRAY

The third round of Czech 1/8 Nationals was held last weekend in Dolni Bukovsko. The track was huge and it was a real challenge for electronics/engines in 30+ °C temperatures. In 1/8 E-buggy qualifications, Top 3 was super close. Serpent’s Jiri Mara took TQ in Q1, while XRAY’s Martin Bayer dominated Q2, but then his teammate Kaja Novotny TQed 3rd and 4th round to take the overall TQ ahead of Jiri and Martin. In 1/8 nitro buggy again the same three drivers fought for the overall TQ. Kaja took the TQ in Q1 and Q3, with Martin in second and Jiri in third.

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Marius Kristensen wins Norway Nats Rd3

See: Serpent

The third round of the Norwegian 1/10 Buggy Nationals was held over the weekend. After 3 rounds of qualifying in 4WD it was Team Associated Øystein Døler who took the TQ in front of Serpent’s Marius Kristensen and XRAY’s Thorbjørn Døler. In the first A Main Øystein and Marius open a small gap and drived away from the rest of the field . After a close fight between Øystein and Marius, Øystein took the win from Marius and Schumacher Roy Djemble. In the second Main Øystein makes an early mistake on the wierd bump on the straight and Marius drives away and stay on the first spot for the hole Main and win with one lap on the field. In the third and last Main, Øystein makes again a mistake after the first lap. Marius took the lead and the win from Øystien and Roy.

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Juan Carlos Canas sweeps Andalusian Champs Rd3

See: Modelix Racing

This past weekend was held the third round of the Andalusian Championship at the Club de R.C. Alhaurín de la Torre track, Málaga, Spain. Modelix Racing driver Juan Carlos Canas would sweep the nitro buggy class. Juan Carlos took the overall TQ and a commanding victory in the final by two laps from HB racing’s Alberto Peláez whilst TLR driver Oscar Baldo would take 3rd a further lap down.

Hundertmark & Zuber win at North German Nats Rd3

See: XRAY

Last weekend was held third round of the North German Nationals on an astro turf track in Celle. The astro turf track is very challenging, because it is very bumpy and during the day the traction changes a lot. The weather was great and it became very warm on Sunday. In 4WD it was Lars Hundertmark who took the win in front of XRAY’s John Zuber in second and his teammate Olaf Stein in third. In Stadium Truck John took a clear win from Michael Bossel and Mirko Johne in second and third respectively.

Reno Savoya TQs & Wins at French Champs Rd4

Last weekend was held the 4th round of the French Championship on a “old school” track in Saint-Aubain-sur-Mer in Normandy. The track was pretty bumpy and very dusty. In these difficult conditions it was TLR’s Reno Savoya who took the TQ and the victory in the final in front of the XRAY driver Jean-Pierrick Sartel in second and his teammate Jérôme Sartel in third.

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Tebo & Tessmann win at 2017 ROAR Nationals

This past weekend the 2017 ROAR Fuel Off-Road Nationals was held at the Stateline RC Raceway in Fremont, Indiana. After an emotional finish at the nitro buggy final, Kyosho’s Jared Tebo took the victory and his second ROAR Nationals championship title in front of Tekno’s Ryan Lutz, fast but having made too many mistakes during the one hour final and Team Associated driver and defending winner Spencer Rivkin in third.

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THE Dominican RC Fest 2017 report

See: JQRacing

Recently JQ headed over to the Dominican Republic for an event, that produced some never before seen action, including live music and flame throwers during the nitro main, a one handed 1:10th truck race to victory, while drinking a 1 liter beer, and some very very fat whips. It was a great event, and one which should be back next year. Below you have a short report from the organisers, DRC Speedway.

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Helder Barros wins at Portuguese Regionals Rd3

See: XRAY

This past weekend was held the third round of the Portuguese Regionals at the Ortigosa track. In the nitro buggy final TLR driver Helder Barros took the win in front of Mugen’s Ricardo Simão in second and coming from the 9 spot on the grid XRAY’s Pedro Gomes in third.

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