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Ethan Lefebvre sweeps ROAR Region 9 champs


The 2018 ROAR Region 9 Championship was held at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas, over the weekend. Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) would sweep the event in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. E.Lefebvre was able to get clean starts in both nitro buggy and nitro truggy finals and lead both from start to finish. Tyler Hooks (Tekno) and Rocco Margiotta (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3 in nitro buggy while R.Margiotta and Miguel Villalobos (Mugen) came in second and third in nitro truggy.

Truggy podium here

Crompton & Skidmore win at Silverstone Winter Series Rd3

See: Nemo Racing

Third round of the Silverstone RCMCC Winter Series was held at the Silverstone Rcmcc indoor track in Northampton, UK. In the 2WD class it was Paul Crompton (Yokomo) who took the overall TQ while in the 4WD class it was Jonny Skidmore (XRAY) who set the TQ. P.Crompton continued his momentum and won the 2WD A-Main from J.Skidmore in second and Richard Barton (Team Associated) in third. In 4WD J.Skidmore brought home the win in front of David Gibson (Yokomo) and Greg Williams (PR Racing) in second and third respectively.

4wd winner here

Adam Drake TQs & Wins at DDH and The Drake 2 race

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

Last weekend was held the DDH and The Drake 2 race at the Dean’s Discount Hobbies and Race complex in New Port Richey, Florida. The race was held in 2 classes of 1/10 buggies and SCT, 2 Truggy classes, a large nitro buggy and E-buggy turnout as well. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Adam Drake (Mugen) who took the overall TQ and win in front of Serpent duo of Christian Bruck in second and Billy Easton in third.

Tyler Hooks doubles at 2018 Cajun Classic race

See: Tekin

Last weekend was held the 2018 Cajun Classic race in Shreveport, Louisiana. Turnout was pretty light but the racing was solid. The event was held in four rounds of qualifying as well as triple a-main events. In both Mod 2WD and 4WD Buggy, Tyler Hooks (Team Associated) was able to take 8 qualifying round wins and win the first 4 mains to take the overall in both classes. In the Mod 4WD Buggy class it was Christopher Acosta (XRAY) and Hal Martin (Team Associated) who rounded out the top 3 while in the Mod 2WD Buggy class it was H.Martin (Team Associated) and Phi Nguyen who finished in second and third respectively.

2wd podium here

RCGP announce race dates

See: RCGP Series

RCGP have announced the dates of the World Series for 2019. The first two rounds will be held in Manila, Philippines from 3 to 5 May, rounds 3 and 4 will be held in Madrid, Spain from 7 to 9 June while the 5 and 6 rounds will took place in Asti, Italy from 2 to 4 August. The last two round will be held in Chico, USA. The date will be announced soon.

Adam Drake wins at 14th annual Toys for Tots race

See: Flash Point R/C

The 14th annual Toys for Tots race was held at the Palm Desert Raceway, California, over the weekend. Adam Drake (Mugen) would sweep the Expert Nitro Buggy class. A.Drake took the overall TQ and then win the final by 3 laps from Ronda Drake (Mugen) in second while Travis Cory (Mugen) came in third.

Camden Lime doubles at Snor Hermosillo Mexican Series finale

The last round of the Snor Hermosillo Mexican Series was held in Mexico over the weekend. Talented driver Camden Lime (HB Racing) would sweep the event. C.Lime set the overall TQ in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. Then he was able to take the win in both classes. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Tito Cesena Castro who came in second and Louis Guardino in third, while in the Nitro Truggy class it was Felipe Martinez (TLR) and Iram Torres who rounded out the top 3. After the 5 race series F.Martinez would win Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy and become the SNOR Mexican National champion. Luis Guardino (JQ Racing) took the runner-up spot and Iram Torres (Mugen) the third place.

More podiums here

Alsop, Hayden-Ball & Miller win at HNMC Winter Rd5

Winter conditions welcomed almost 60 drivers at the fifth round of the HNMC Winter and conditions would be changeable all day with showers. Lewis Jones (Team Associated) took the overall TQ in Nitro buggy, Darren Hayden-ball (Team Associated) set the overall TQ in E-buggy while George Miller (SWORKz) took the TQ in Truggy. In the nitro buggy final it was Graham Alsop (HB Racing) with the win from Chaz Godwin (Team Associated) in second and D.Hayden-Ball in third. In E-buggy D.Hayden-Ball grabbed the win in front of Danny Conway and Jack Clifford in second and third respectively. In Truggy G.Miller took the win from Brin Tourle in second while Warabe Tatekoji came in third.

More podiums here