Posts tagged with Portuguese Nationals

Ricardo Monteiro crowned 2017 Portuguese Champion

See: REDS Racing The last round of the Portuguese Nationals saw REDS driver Ricardo Monteiro taking the win in Nitro buggy and the title, as well as the E-buggy title. “Reds Vegas Edition powered me throught the hard 45 minute final on this demanding track…the engine was super reliable all week long, super easy to […]

Carlos Durães TQs & Wins at Portuguese Nats Rd4

See: Serpent This past weekend was held the round four of the Portuguese Nationals at Freixedas track, “home” of the forthcoming Euros in 2018. Serpent driver Carlos Durães would sweep the nitro buggy class. Carlos took the overall TQ and then a commanding victory in the final by two laps from Kyosho’s Joao Figueiredo whilst […]

João Figueiredo sweeps Portuguese Nats Rd1

Source: João Figueiredo ( Facebook) First round of the Portuguese Nationals was held at the Todo o Terreno track in Avanca, Portugal. Kyosho’s João Figueiredo would sweep the event by TQing and winning the final after some great battles with Serpent driver Carlos Durães who will leave him the lead after a few mistakes. The first […]

Miguel Matias takes his 14th Portuguese Nats title

See: Mugen Seiki This past weekend was held the last round of the Portuguese Nationals at the Pista de Vilela track in Paredes, Portugal. In the qualification rounds Miguel Matias took the overall TQ. Unfortunately the rain began to fall before and during the 45-minute main final. In this difficult and muddy conditions Matias managed […]

Ricardo Monteiro wins Portuguese Nats Rd2

See: Serpent This past weekend took place the second round of Portuguese Nationals (the first one was cancelled by heavy rain). The qualifications are dominated by Carlos Durães and his Serpent Cobra SRX8 by TQing all the three rounds. In the 45 minute main final Durães will lose first place because his engine flamed out […]

Ricardo Monteiro wins his first Portuguese National title

The final round of the Portuguese 1/8 Nationals took place this past weekend, and a new champion was crowned! Carlos Durães set the pace in qualifying, taking TQ heading into the finals. As the final got under way it was a close race between Miguel Matias and Ricardo Monteiro. Matias would cross the line first, taking […]

Monteiro wins Round 4 of Portuguese 1/8 Nats

Last weekend hosted Round 4 of the Portuguese 1/8 Offroad Nationals at the Freixedas track near Guarda, very close to Spain. Qualifying saw a three-way battle between Miguel Matias, João Figueiredo, and Ricardo Monteiro. Each took a heat race win, but in the end Miguel Matias would claim the overall TQ spot entering the finals. The final […]

Matias wins Portuguese Nats Rd.2

Round 2 of the Portuguese 1/8 Nationals was held this past weekend. Qualifying was dominated by Ricardo Monteiro, who captured the overall TQ after heat 1 and heat 2 victories. Varying weather conditions played a major role in car setup and racing for Sunday’s final. Monteiro would start second to Miguel Matias after the semi-finals. […]