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Jody Long takes double wins at e-MNL Rd2

The second round of the Malaysian Electric National League (e-MNL) was held at The Dirt Bureau RC Raceway, 3StonePark, Malaysia last weekend. For the first time in Malaysia, this race was open which encourages participants from neighbouring countries to qualify on a Malaysian Ticket for the IFMAR World Championships. Although the track seemed visually simple, racers commented that it was all a deception as the technicalities were in the tricky combination jumps, pronounced chicanes, corners and table tops and a tempting long jump at the end of the back straights.

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Brent Sianez doubles at March Turf Meltdown race


The March Turf Meltdown race was held at Radio Controlled Hobbies and Raceway in Waterbury, Connecticut. There were approximately 100 entries, with many of the fastest racers from the Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The track is on the smaller size, with medium bite turf that is not entirely smooth (the turf was laid down on top of compacted dirt and is not perfectly flat). In both 13.5 4wd buggy and Mod 2wd buggy classes it was XRAY’s Brent Sianez who took the overall TQ and the win. In 13.5 4wd buggy Team Associated’s Scott Furtado and TLR’s Anthony Robles rounded out the top 3 while in Mod 2wd buggy, XRAY driver Blake Wazoch and TLR driver Anthony Mazara finished in second and third respectively.

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Ofir Avitan wins at Israeli league Rd5

The fifth round the Israeli league was held at Negev Speed Racing Track. After hot weather all week long, friday the temperature has dropped drastically. After four qualification rounds Yaniv Sivan took the TQ honor. The Main final started with Yaniv on pole position, followed by Ofir Avitan and Tal siles. Yaniv and Ofir manged to open a gap on the rest of the field but Yaniv who had chosen to hard tyres will not succeed to follow Ofir who had put more soft tyres on his ride. Ofir took the lead followed by Tal Siles and Aviv Maymon. Yaniv and Aviv fought for the third spot which but in the end Yaniv managed to finish in third. Ofir took the win from Tal Siles three second behind.

Thanks to Yaniv Sivan for the report.

Jordan Go wins at Philippine Off-road 2018

QCRCCC organized the annual Philippine Off-road at Traksnicho Raceway in Calamba, Philippine. Mugen’s Jordan Go took the win in the 45-minute nitro buggy final in front of his team mate Edward Sio in second whilst Shania Yulo came in third.

Juan Carlos Canas TQs & wins at E-buggy Spanish Nats Rd1

See: Modelix Racing

This past weekend was held the first round of the E-buggy Spanish Nationals at Campos track in Palma de Mallorca. Mugen driver Juan Carlos Canas took the overall TQ and the win from his team mates Jaume Fíguls in second and Martí Roca in third.

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2018 EMCC Cup report

The 2018 EMCC Cup was held at Eastern Model Car Club track in Victoria, Australia. In the Nitro Buggy class it was HB Racing driver Ben Sterling who took the overall TQ and the win from Team Associated driver Cameron Zammit in second and HB Racing’s Shane Smith in third. Zammit managed to take the TQ and the victory in E-Buggy in front of Aaron Burgess and Kris Flynn in second and third respectively. In Nitro Truggy Alan Nankervis would TQ and drive his TLR to the win with Adam Craig in second while Alex Stefanakos rounded out the top 3 in third. In the Junior Race Connor Stanton grabbed the win from Alex Stefanakos and Connor Robertson.

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Yardy & Williams take Silverstone Winter Series titles

See: Schumacher Racing

At Final round of the Silverstone Winter Series Tom Yardy took a comfortable 2WD win with his Schumacher KC and wrapped up the championship, ahead of team mates Danny McGee and Jack Neal. James Harrold won 4WD but a 2nd place for Greg Williams was enough for him to take the title, ahead of James, and Ian Mellish. Richard Miller won the truck championship ahead of Russel Lee and Daniel Gardner. Schumacher drivers Ben Pugh and Ben Smith won the 2WD under 16’s and under 13’s respectively. Tommy Hall won the 4WD juniors. Daniel Gardner and Oliver Nattress won the truck under 16’s and under 13’s.

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Musso & Savoya win at French EP Buggy Nats Rd1

The first round of the French 1/10 Buggy National Championship was held at Reims EMC indoor track in Reims, France. In 4WD Mod buggy it was HB Racing Romain Valter who took the overall TQ while in 2WD Mod buggy TLR’s Reno Savoya managed to took the TQ. In 4WD HB Racing driver Thomas Musso took the win by winning the first two A-Mains from his team mate Valter while Savoya rounded out the top 3 in third. In 2WD Savoya grabbed the victory in front of the Team Associated’s duo of Ludovic Valtier and Clément Boda in second and third respectively.

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