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Daniel Bubel doubles at Danish Nats Rd4


The fourth round of the Danish 1/8 Buggy Nationals was held at Skanderborg RC track throughout the weekend. Daniel Bubel (XRAY) took the overall TQ after the qualies in both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. The 45-minute Nitro Buggy final was run on a rough track and D.Bubel was able to take the win by two laps from Steffen Culmsee (SWORKz) in second and Jan D. Hansen (Serpent) in third. In E-buggy it was again D.Bubel with the win, taking A1 and A3 wins from the JQ Racing duo of Mikkel Vesterled and Mads Puggard in second and third respectively.

E-buggy podium here

Dani Choi TQs & wins at 2019 Tekno RC Champs

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The 2019 Tekno RC 1/8 Off-road Championship was held at the Jincheon R/C Raceway in South Korea last weekend. The event was held in three classes including Nitro Buggy, E-buggy and Truggy on a bumpy, dusty and extremely abrasive track. In the Nitro Buggy class it was DCRC driver Dani Choi (Kyosho) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Sunyoung Hwang (Tekno RC) in second and Ryan Lee (SWORKz) in third.

Berkan Kilic wins at 2019 SH-Cup

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The SH-Cup was held at the Big Hamburg track in Germany this past weekend. Carsten Keller (Mugen Seiki) set the TQ but he would not be able to convert the TQ spot into a win as Berkan Kilic (Agama) brought home the win from his brother Burak Kilic (Agama) in second while C.Keller rounded out the top 3 one lap down.

Rivkin & Maifield crowned ROAR Nats Champions

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The 2019 ROAR 1/8 Fuel Offroad Nationals was held at the Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas. The event attracted 188 drivers and in the Pro Nitro Buggy class it was Dakotah Phend (TLR) who set the overall TQ from Ty Tessmann (XRAY) and Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated). IN Truck, Ryan Maifield (Mugen Seiki) took the TQ from S.Rivkin and Tanner Stees (XRAY). In the hour-long Nitro Buggy A-main, S.Rivkin brought home the win some 14sec from Ryan Cavalieri (SWORKz) in second and Ryan Lutz (Agama) in third. In the 45-minute Truggy final it was R.Maifield who took the win from S.Rivkin and R.Lutz in second and third respectively.

Truggy podium here

Elliott Boots wins at BRCA RallyX Nats Rd2

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The second round of the BRCA RallyX Nationals was held at the NWN track over the weekend. After some intensive rounds of qualifying, it was Neil Cragg (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ followed by Elliott Boots (SWORKz) and Joni Skidmore (Agama). The 45-minute final saw an amazing battle between N.Cragg and E.Boots and in the end it was E.Boots who managed to grab the win a few seconds from N.Cragg in second while Jamie Clancy (Team Associated) came in third.

Reno Savoya TQs & wins at French Nitro Buggy Nats Rd3

The third round of the French Nitro Buggy Nationals was held at the TTRC90 track in Bermont. Reno Savoya (TLR) was the man to beat. He took the overall TQ and the win in the 45-minute final in front of Rayan Medjoubi (Kyosho) in second and Jérôme Aigoin (XRAY) in third.

Photo: Antoine Guyonnet (Facebook)

Nick Cox wins at HB Racing Summer Series Rd5


The fifth round of the HB Racing Summer Series was held at the PDMCC track in Nelson, UK. Nick Cox took the win in front of Allan Ward in second while Vinchenzo Zuccarelli came in third.

Johnson & Andres win at NCT Rd3

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The third round of the Northwest Championship Tour was held at the fun and challenging Palouse River RC track in Potlatch, Idaho. Kyle Johnson (HB Racing) was the man to beat in the Nitro Buggy and Truggy classes. K. Johnson set the overall TQ in both classes after three rounds of qualifying and he brought home the win also in both classes. Jesse Munn (Tekno RC) in second and Jackson Andres (Mugen Seiki) in third rounded out the top 3 in Nitro Buggy while McCoy Starkey (Mugen Seiki) and Jade Russell completed the podium in Nitro Truggy. In E-buggy J.Andres was in control with TQ and two wins in the Triple A-Mains. Tayler Wonders (Tekno RC) came in second while M.Starkey rounded out the top 3 podium result.

More podiums here