Posts tagged with Adrien Bertin

All Change at Team Orion

After last week’s startling news that nitro engine guru Adrien Bertin looked to have parted ways with Team Orion we heard from the big man himself, Philippe Neidhart, founder of Team Orion in 1987. Philippe kindly allowed us to interview him on the major news, it’s fair to say the Bertin story was only scratching […]

Bertin splits from Team Orion ?

The pitlane chatterbox after the Euros has been awash with rumours concerning the future of Team Orion – even more so their nitro engine guru Adrien Bertin, who we heard split from the Swiss Kyosho-owned firm. According to our sources, strains between FDL – the Franco/European distribution arm of Kyosho and Team Orion saw pressures […]

Orion’s Bertin on Kanai departure

Earlier today Kyosho’s driver/designer guru Yuichi Kanai announced somewhat ‘low key’ that he and Team Orion would be going their seperate ways, its the second time a former World Champion Kyosho driver departs the Switzerland based powerhouse after 2010 World Champion Cody King failed to agree contractual terms and switched to race Reds engines in […]

Yuichi Kanai leaves Team Orion

Surprise news from Kyosho’s Buggy guru designer / godfather of the Inferno series of buggys Yuichi Kanai – announcing his departure from engine sponsor Team Orion – Kanai having run for the Swiss company which was purchased by Kyosho (in 2007) since 2009. The move comes as a surprise given Kyosho’s owning stake in Orion […]

nVision: Video interviews & Willetts signed

RC Special have been speaking with Adrien Bertin of CRF and Yannick Aigoin – nVision driver & developer. In the videos below Bertin & Aigoin explain what the new brand is and announce Simon Willetts as the latest team driver. Click Read More for the other videos. [Source: www.rcspecial.com] [Link: nVision]