David Ronnefalk will be online on November 28

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HB Racing have announced that the World Champion David Ronnefalk will be Live on the HB Racing facebook page next week, more precisely on November 28th. The first live show was a great success, and the Swiss brand allows with a second part to ask questions to D. Ronnefalk and listen to his advice to further optimize their experience with their HB Racing vehicles. Save the date!

JQ Racing now accepting 2020 team applications

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As JQ Racing growing in popularity, they are also looking to expand its race team. here is the statement from JQ Racing:

2020 is approaching fast and 2019 was a great year thanks to all that support and believe in what we are doing here at JQ Racing. Thank you we cannot do it without all of you. If you are interested in being a part of JQ Racing in 2020 contact us. We are looking for people that want to have fun, be apart of a team not just a number and believe in what we are doing. Let’s make 2020 even better! – JQ Racing

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22th Kyosho Masters: save the date!

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Kyosho Europe have announced the 22th edition of their annual enjoyable Masters event. The event will be held from the 29 to 31 of May in Sucy-en-Brie, next to Paris, France. Save the date and join drivers of the Japanese brand for three day of racing and mostly of fun.

Tyler Brown appointed as HB Racing US West coast Team Manager

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HB Racing have announced that Tyler Brown was appointed as US West cost Team Manager. Long time HB racer T.Brown will carry on the good work of his predecessor Victor Guerrero who built up a great team of talented drivers.

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Tasos Paparegas crowned Greek 1/8th buggy Champion

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Last weekend was held the final round of the Greek 1/8th buggy National Championship at the STR track in Athens. The track layout was very challenging and required a few setup changes on the buggies. Tasos Paparegas (XRAY) brought home the win by a lap from Papanikolaou in second and Pernogianakis in third. T.Paparegas has also done the trick of taking the title of Greek 1/8th buggy Champion for the 8th time in a row!

Kilic brothers join REDS Racing

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Italian company REDS Racing have announced the signing of Burak and Berkan Kilic to their team for 2020 and 2021 racing seasons. The young and talented brothers will be using REDS nitro engines and REDS electronics and will be attending several major competitions in the next months.

Burak and Berkan are both really enthusiastic and proud of being part of Reds Racing team! Welcome to Reds Racing team and looking forward to the next season! – REDS Racing

 

Alejandro Perez crowned Andalucian regional buggy Champion

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The final round of the Andalucian regional championship was held at the Antas track in Almeria, Spain. Alejandro Perez (Kyosho/Ielasi Tuned/pro-Line Racing) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ after the qualifying rounds and winning the final from Alberto Peláez (HB Racing/Performa Racing/6MIK) in second and Agustin Illanes (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procircuit) in third. This wins allows A.Perez to be crowned as Andalucian regional buggy Champion.

Max Götzl doubles at Mibosport Cup Rd2

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The second round of Mibosport Cup was held as always at the Sport Hotel Hrotovice in Czech Republic, the event attracting about 110 entries in the 2wd and 4wd Modified classes as well as the 2WD Stock class. The race started with 3 free practice rounds on Friday, followed by 2 timed practices and then 2 more free practice rounds. On Saturday we had as usual 3 qualies and 3 finals. In 2WD, it was Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated/LRP) who top-seeded the practice, followed by Hupo Hönigl (XRAY) in 2nd and Max Götzl (XRAY/Hobbywing/EZpower) in 3rd, so that was the order for Saturday’s qualifying. In 4WD it was M.Götzl on the top at the end of Friday, followed by H.Hönigl in 2nd and A.Bidovsky in 3rd. M.Götzl set the TQ in the first round of qualifying of 2WD followed by H.Hönigl in 2nd and Bartek Zambrzycki (Yokomo/Racing Performer/Muchmore Racing) in 3rd. Round 2 went to A.Bidovsky with M.Götzl in 2nd and H.Hönigl in 3rd. B.Zambrzycki took the TQ, followed by Jessica Pålsson (Schumacher/LRP/AKA) and A.Bidovsky. In the end, M.Götzl took the overall TQ from A.Bidovsky and B.Zambrzycki. M.Götzl took the TQ in Q1 of 4WD from H.Hönigl in 2nd and J.Pålsson in 3rd. In Q2 and Q3, A.Bidovsky was able to top the 5min runs to take the overall TQ. M.Götzl lined up 2nd of the grid and J.Pålsson in 3rd overall. In 2wd, M.Götzl took the advantage of the TQ spot and took the overall win by winning the the first two finals. B.Zambrzycki took the win in A3 and secured the 2nd spot overall while J.Pålsson came in 2nd and finished 3rd overall. H.Hönigl in 4th and Bartek Kramza (XRAY/LRP) in 5th completed the top 5 result.

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