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Matthew Gonzales doubles at 4th annual Pro-Line Carpet Classic

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The Ricochet RC Raceway held the fourth edition of the Pro-Line Carpet Classic in Imperial, California over the weekend. Attracting nearly 90 entries it was Matthew Gonzales (Yokomo/Trinity/JConcepts) who set the overall TQ in both the Expert 17.5 2WD Buggy and Expert 13.5 4WD Buggy classes. M.Gonzales took also the win in both classes. Mikey Bustamante (TLR) in second and Emma Ramirez (Team Associated/Schuur Speed/pro-Line) in third completed the podium in Expert 17.5 2WD Buggy while Ryan Reagle (Yokomo/Protek/JConcepts) in second and Mike Katz (Yokomo/R1 Wurks) in third sounded out the top 3 in the Expert 13.5 4WD Buggy class.

Anthony Westergaard doubles at TLR Outlaw Series Rd5

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The fifth round of the TLR Outlaw Series was held at the Wild West RC track in Winchester, California. The event was held in several classes including Nitro Buggy, E-buggy, Nitro Truck, E-Truggy and 4WD Short Course. In the Open E-Buggy class it was Joe Ramirez (Mugen) who set the TQ but in the final it was Anthony Westergaard (TLR/Pro-Line) with the win from Buddy Blacksmith (TLT/AKA) in second and Bill Christian Barber (Mugen Seiki/Pro-Line) in third. In Sportsman Nitro Truggy, A.Westergaard (TLR/O.S./Pro-Line)was also the man to beat, taking the win from B.C.Barber (Mugen Seiki/Mx/Pro-Line) and Jeff Ewing in second and third respectively.

Sportsman Nitro Truggy podium here

David Ronnefalk takes 1/10 European title in 4WD

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Last week-end were held the 2019 EFRA 1/10 off-road European Championships at the Agrimodel Pista Off-Road track in Pinerolo, Italy. David Ronnefalk (HB Racing/Team Orion/Performa Racing) came out fastest after the practice but in qualifiers it was Daniel Kobbevik (XRAY/Hobbywing/Sunpadow) who set the overall TQ from D.Ronnefalk. After three intensive finals, D.Ronnefalk was able to take the win and the title in front of D.Kobbevik in second and Michal Orlowski (Schumacher/LRP) in third.

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Ryan Lutz doubles at 2019 King of Kings

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The 2019 King of Kings was held at Stateline R/C Raceway in Fremont, Indiana last weekend. Dakotah Phend (TLR/O.S./AKA) took the overall TQ in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes while Ryan Lutz (Agama/Bullitt/AKA) set the TQ in the Nitro Buggy class. In the 45-minute Nitro Buggy final, R.Lutz took the win by two laps from Spencer Heckert (HB Racing/Performa Racing/Pro-Line) in second and Mark Sousa (XRAY/Bullitt/Pro-Line) in third. R.Lutz took also the win in E-buggy from Tom Rinderknecht (TLR/Trinity/JConcepts) and Cole Tollard (Team Associated/Reedy/JConcepts) in second and third respectively. Aydin Horne (Team Associated/Reedy/Pro-Line) brought home the win in front of R.Lutz in second while C.Tollard came in third.

Danial Miswan takes Lap Paradise Off-road League title

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The fifth round of the Lap Paradise Off-road League was held at the LAP Paradise RC Raceway, Malaysia this past weekend. Adam Fikri (JQ Racing/MX/Hot Race Tyres) came out fastest after the qualifiers but he would not be able to convert the TQ spot into a win as Danial Miswan (Kyosho/Reds Racing) brought home the win. A.Fikri came in second while Melvin Tan (Mugen/O.S.) rounded out the top 3. This win gives to D.Miswan the title one round before the end.

Antonia Kovalszki wins at SRCM track opening race


Last weekend was held the opening race of the SRCM track in Gyor, Hungary. After thrilling qualifications in the E-buggy class it was Antonia Kovalszki (XRAY) who managed to take TQ from Robert Fekete and Stefan Lutka (XRAY). A.Kovalszki and S.Lutka had big battles for the top spot in all three finals and in the end it was A.Kovalszki who took the win in front of S.Lutka in second while Zsombor Fekete came in third.

Joni Skidmore wins at Slough Summer Series Rd4

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The fourth round of the Slough Summer Series was held over the weekend. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Joni Skidmore (Agama) who set the overall TQ and also brought the win the 20-minute final in front of Graham Alsop (HB Racing) in second while William Skidmore (Agama) came in third.

Shin Adachi sweeps 2019 Indonesia Challenge

The 2019 Indonesia Challenge was held at the Forluck RC track in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia last weekend. The event attracted a total of 55 drivers from Australia, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Banjarmasin, Batam and some local drivers. The race was a three days race format with control practice, five rounds of 10 minutes qualifying with three best rounds to count followed Christmas tree finals. The Sweep Square Armor tires was the mandatory tires for this event. After five qualifying rounds it was Shin Adachi (Mugen/O.S) who set the overall TQ. S.Adachi brought home the win in the 60-minute final from Jason Nugroho (XRAY/Novarossi) in second and Adrian Wicaksono (Mugen/O.S) in third.

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