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Davide Ongaro takes Italian 2WD Buggy title

Source: Davide Ongaro (Facebook)

The Italian 2WD Buggy Championship was held at the Green Team RC track in Bellinzago. 1/8th World Champion Davide Ongaro (Team Associated/LRP/AKA) would sweep the event, taking the overall TQ and win from Paolo Moroni (Team Associated/JConcepts) in 2nd while the young and talented Alessandro Scaramozzino (Team Associated/LRP/AKA) came in 3rd.

Bradley Baird wins at BADMCC Charity race

Source: Bradley Baird (Facebook)

The Banbridge And District Model Car Club hosted their Charity race in Craigavon in Northern Ireland, UK. Bradley Baird (Team Associated/Racing Experience/Novarossi) was able to take the win in the pretty gnarly Nitro Buggy final by a lap in front of Alan Scroggie (HB Racing/Novarossi) in second and Andrew McClean (HB Racing) in third.

Jörn Neumann trifecta at EOS Rd2

Source: Jörn Neumann (Facebook)

The second round of the Euro Off-road Series was held at the Arena33 track in Andernach, Germany. Bruno Coelho (XRAY/Hobbywing/Sunpadow) was the man to beat in the qualifiyng rounds as he set the overall TQ in both the 2WD Buggy and 4WD Buggy. However the finals saw Jörn Neumann (Schumacher/Maclan Racing/GensAce) taking the win in both classes. Max Götzl (XRAY/Hobbywing/Sunpadow/Hot Race Tires) in 2nd and B.Coelho completed the podium result in 2WD Buggy while B.Coelho and Michal Orlowski (Schumacher/LRP) in 2nd and 3rd respectively rounded out the top 3 result in 4WD Buggy. The Stadium Truck Modified class saw another sweep of J.Neumann who took the TQ and win from Micha Widmaier (SWORKz/Maclan/TPro) in 2nd while Wesley van Helmond (SWORKz/LRP) came in 3rd.

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Marco Baruffolo wins at 2020 HotRace Cup

Source: Marco Baruffolo (Facebook)

The 2020 HotRace Cup was held at the NitroBuggy track in Genzone, Italy. Marco Baruffolo (XRAY/FX Engines/Energy Fuel/Hot Race) came out on top in the 30-minute Nitro Buggy final on a pretty challenging track from Leonardo Valente (SWORKz/REDS Racing/Pirahna/Energy/TPro) in second a lap down while Alex Zanchettin (TLR/O.S.Engines/Energy/Pro-Line Racing) came in third a further lap down.

Joni Skidmore TQs & wins at Brookthorpe Club race

Source: Joni Skidmore (Facebook)

The Brookthorpe Model Car Club hosted his club race in the UK over the weekend. The event attracted nearly 50 drivers in the Nitro Buggy class. Joni Skidmore (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procicuit) set the overall TQ and took the win in the 45-minute final in front of his brother Will Skidmore (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procicuit) and Matt Lewis (Team Associated/Alpha Plus/Pro-Line Racing) in second and third respectively.

Pelle Culmsee takes double 2020 Danish 1/8th Buggy titles

Source: Pelle Culmsee (Facebook)

The fourth and penultimate round of the Danish 1/8th Buggy Nationals was held at the Modelbilklubben SOS track in Bjæverskov over the weekend. Pelle Culmsee (SWORKz/Picco Engines/Maclan Racing/T-Pro) was the man to beat in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. He set the overall TQ and brought home the win in both classes from Nikolai Lamberts (Serpent/Novarossi/NitroLux/Procircuit) in 2nd and Daniel Bubel (XRAY/FX Engines/AKA) in 3rd in Nitro Buggy while D.Bubel and Mikkel Vesterland (JQRacing) completed the podium result in E-buggy. Thanks to these wins, P.Culmsee add two more titles in his book.

E-buggy podium here

HNMC GP2020 report

Race report from Jim Thompson:

With the Covid 19 situation in the world this event would be put into turmoil and uncertainty but the Club/BRCA worked on safety solutions to make this happen. The HNMC GP has become a way of life for all now and could not be missed from the calendar still upholding the club’s values of fun with maximum track time. We must apologize for cutting the numbers for this event, to those that missed out really sorry ladies and gents. Every year the club track team pull out all the stops to tweak and improve on the track layout. I cannot thank enough everyone who came down to help with this your efforts have been well received.

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2020 HB Race Days announcement

See: HB Racing

After much patience due to the Corona crisis, HB Racing have announced the HB Race Days event in Boisset-St-Priest/France on October 9th, 10th and 11th for all fans of HB Racing models. The multiple World Champion David Ronnefalk, the team manager Adrien Bertin and other stars will be there to share their knowledge. And with a bit of luck, you could win David’s car, which he will use at this racing event – or one of many other great prizes. Those who have already registered at the beginning of the year do not need to register again. However, those who have not yet registered can do so immediately. Just click on the following link, fill in the form and you’re in!

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