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Jermaine Robinson wins at JBRL Nitro Series Rd7

Source: Marc Robinson (Facebook)

The seventh round of the JBRL Nitro Off-Road Series was held at the at Pro-Line Raceway in Banning, California. The event attracted more than 160 drivers and in the Intermediate Nitro Buggy class it was the young and talented Jermaine Robinson (HB Racing/Pro-Line Racing) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win in the 15-minute final from Daniel W. Blalock (XRAY/Pro-Line Racing) in 2nd and Don Vinkemulder (TLR/Pro-Line Racing) in 3rd.

Tyler Jones wins at OEOSS Rd6

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The sixth and final round of the OEOSS Series was held at The Ohio RC Factory in Jeffersonville, Ohio this past weekend. The event attracted 70 entries and in the Nitro Buggy class it was Jeff Switzer (XRAY) who took the overall TQ. Tyler Jones (TLR/Ultimate Racing/JConcepts) took the the lead on lap 3 and pulled away from the field and after the 20-minute encounter he would cross the finish line a lap in front of Collin Weatherholt (Mugen Seiki) in second while Brandon Hogan (Tekno RC/AKA) came in third.

Joe Bornhorst doubles at 2019 Pro-Line Shootout

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The annual 2019 Pro-Line Shootout was held at the Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Dillon Caldwell (HB Racing/REDS Racing/JConcepts) who set the TQ while in the Open E-buggy class, Brandon Rose (Serpent/Pro-Line Racing) took the overall TQ. In the 45-minute Nitro Buggy final, Joe Bornhorst (Tekno RC/BLOK Engines/Pro-Line Racing) brought home the win by a lap from D.Caldwell in second and Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY/FX Engines/Pro-Line Racing) in third.

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Juan Carlos Canas doubles at Buggyland 6.0


The Buggyland 6.0 race was held at the Circuito de Fuencarral in Madrid, Spain. In the Nitro Buggy class it was former World Champ Robert Batlle (Mugen Seiki/Maxima Engines/Hot race Tyres) who set the overall TQ but R.Batlle would not be able to convert the TQ into a win as Juan Carlos Canas (SWORKz/REDS Racing/6MIK) brought home the win in the hour-long final. João Figueiredo (Kyosho/Ielasi Tuned/Pro-Line) came in second after he led until 10-minute before the end while R.Batlle was able to secure the third position after a tough start.

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Malaysia National League Rd4 report

Source: Sofian Husin (Facebook)

The fourth round of the Malaysia National League was held at the Putrajaya Off-road RC track over the weekend. In the Pro Nitro Buggy class it was Jade Lim (Team Associated/Bullitt Engines/AKA) who set the TQ and took the win from Mizan Hobby (Serpent/Argus Engines/TPro) in second and George Coleman (Kyosho/REDS Racing/AKA) in third. Mohd Taqiyuddin Amin (Kyosho/Maxima Engines/pro-Line) and Abd Muhaimin Omar (XRAY/REDS Racing) rounded out the top 5.

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David Ronnefalk wins at HB Race Days USA

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The USA edition of the popular HB Race Days was held at the Trains & Lanes Hobbies track in Easton, Pennsylvania. The event attracted over 150 entries including two HB Racing Factory drivers, David Ronnefalk (HB Racing/Performa Racing) and Cole Ogden (HB Racing/REDS Racing/Hot Race Tyres). In the Pro Nitro Buggy class, D.Ronnefalk set the overall TQ and also took the win in the 45-minute final from C. Ogden and Spencer Heckert (HB Racing/Performa Racing/Pro-Line), making it an all-HB Racing podium. In the Pro E-Buggy class it was Jason Schreffler (HB Racing/Performa Racing/JConcepts) who took the overall TQ and win from Anthony Mazzarra in second and Sean Okeefe in third. In the Pro Nitro Truggy class it was Jamie Grayek (Team Associated/Bullitt Engines/Pro-Line) who set the TQ but he would not be able to convert the TQ spot into a win as A.Mazzarra brought home the win in the 30-minute final from Paul Rutledge in second and Michael Furnari (Team Associated/Bullitt Engines/Pro-Line) in third.

Kevin Lee wins at TLR Champs

The TLR Championship was held in Korea over the weekend with 146 entries. Kevin Lee (Agama/Argus Engines/Beta) took the win after bumping up from B main in front of Hanyoung Jeon (HB Racing/Alpha Engines/AKA) in 2nd while Mansoon Im (Tekno RC/BLOK Engines/Stradale Tires) came in 3rd.

Thanks to Kevin Lee for the report.

Elliott Boots TQs & Wins at REDS GP’19

Source: Elliott Boots R/C (Facebook)

The REDS GP 2019 was held at the Ospyteam R/C Off- Road Circuit Model in Gussago, Italy over the weekend. Elliott Boots (SWORKz/REDS Racing/Pro-Line) would sweep the event. The former Euro Champion set the overall TQ and took the victory in the 45-minute nitro buggy final from Mattia Polito (Kyosho/Novarossi/AKA) in second only 0.7sec behind while Leonardo Valente (SWORKz/REDS Racing/TPro) rounded out the top 3.