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Lewis Jones TQs & wins at HNMC club race

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The famous HNMC track hosted a club race in the UK over the weekend. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the turnout was limited to 40 racers and in the Nitro Buggy class, Lewis Jones (Team Associated/Alpha Plus/Alpha Fire Power Pro Fuel/JConcepts) set the overall TQ by winning the first 3 rounds of qualifying. He converted the TQ into a win leading start to finish leaving behind Karl Jackson (XRAY) in 2nd and Aaron Knights (Mugen Seiki/Alpha Plus) in 3rd.

Cole Ogden TQs & wins at Snap Hard Race League Rd8

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The eight round of the Snap Hard Race League at the Loganville R/C Complex in Loganville, Georgia. The event attracted 85 entries and was held in 1/8th and 1/10th Off-road classes. In the Expert E-Buggy class it was Cole Ogden (HB Racing/Performa Racing/Hot Race Tyres) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Cade Burnette (Team Associated/Murnan Modified Motors/JConcepts) in second and Brian Looper (Team Associated/Sweep Tires) in third.

Juan Carlos Canas sweeps Cadiz regional champs Rd1

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The first round of the Cadiz regional championship was held at the Circuito de El Estrecho track in Spain. The event was held in the 1/8th E-Buggy, 1/10th 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes. Juan Carlos Canas (SWORKZ/Maclan/6MIK) was the man to beat as he set the overall TQ and brought home the win in all three classes. Adrian Macias in 2nd and Albert Pelaez in 3rd completed the podium result in E-buggy while Zacarias Villalba came in second and Juan Clavijo in third in 2WD Buggy. J.Clavijo and Joaquin Ramos rounded out the top 3 result in 4WD Buggy.

2wd & 4wd podiums here

Jürgen Trieb TQs & wins at TR Racing club race

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The TR Racing club race was held at the TR Racing track in Austria. Jürgen Trieb (SWORKz/SWORKz/Hobbywing/Maclan/Alpha/T-Pro) set the overall TQ and brought home the win in the E-buggy finals from Marcel Trieb (SWORKz/SWORKz/Hobbywing/Maclan/Alpha/T-Pro) in second and Thomas Resedaritz (SWORKz) in third.

BRCA: Covid-19 guidance for competitors


The British Radio Car Association has released a handbook as well as a flyer with some info to help those who are getting back outdoor racing this weekend after the long break. For more info please check here.

Dimitris Ioannidis crowned double Greek Champion


The 2020 Greek 1/10th Electric Off-road Championships were held at the Fanatix Racing Track in Athens. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the event was single and was to decide the 2020 Champions. Dimitris Ioannidis (XRAY) took the overall TQ in the 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes after intensive rounds of qualifying. In the 2WD Buggy, D.Ioannidis won the first two finals and took the title. His teammate Konstantinos Agrafiotis (XRAY) came on the runner-up spot while Andreas Koutras (Team Associated) completed the podium result. In the 4WD class, D.Ioannidis won the last two finals to take another title in front of the multi-time Greek champion Tasos Paparegas (XRAY) in second while Tekno RC European team manager Ilias Arkoudaris (Tekno RC) came in third.

Daniel Pariente wins at Madrid E-Buggy regional Rd1

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The Club Radio Control Mejorada hosted the first round of the Madrid regionals near Madrid, Spain. Considered as the warm-up race of the forthcoming Spanish B Championship, the track was pretty challenging. In the E-buggy class it was Daniel Pariente (SWORKz/REDS Racing/Maclan Racing/T-Pro) who took the win from Iván Navarro Navarro (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Nitrolux/Procircuit) in second and his brother Adrian Pariente (SWORKz/REDS Racing/Maclan Racing/T-Pro) in third.

Pelle Culmsee doubles at Danish Nats Rd2

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The second round of the Danish 1/8th Buggy National Championships was held at the Greve RC-Center in Denmark. Pelle Culmsee (SWORKz/Picco Engines/Maclan Racing/T-Pro) would sweep the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. He set the TQ and took the win in the 45-minute Nitro Buggy final in front of Magnus Frandsen (JQRacing/Alpha Plus/6MIK) in second and Nikolai Lamberts (Serpent) in third. P.Culmsee was also the man to beat in E-buggy. He took the TQ and came out on top in the finals from Mikkel Vesterled (JQRacing/Hobbywing/6MIK) and his teammate Thomas Hansen (SWORKz/Maclan/T-Pro) in second and third respectively.