Posts tagged with Silly Season

Cody King to leave Kyosho for HB ?

Silly Season Overload! Sources tell us that Kyosho’s most recent World Champion Cody King may be on the verge of parting ways with the iconic Japanese brand and team up with former team mate David Ronnefalk at HB Racing, snapping up the newly vacated spot from Ty Tessmann. A move few would have foreseen happening given […]

Silly Season: Who’s going where ?

With more stories coming out daily of moves, switches, rumours and hearsay JQ’s ‘breath of fresh air’ here is a snapshot of what we see happening in terms of moves within the nitro offroad Top 15: Ty Tessmann – HB Racing -> XRAY or Infinity ? Ryan Maifield – TLR – Linked with Mugen & Yokomo in […]

JQ’s Silly Season Part 3

JQ is back for another “Silly Season” episode 3. Ty Tessmann – THEQuagraine calls it before HB even knew – Seismic scale meltdown somewhere in Central Europe. Yeah, so I got in a bit of hot water in a way, putting out all the info about this potential move, as all parties were not on […]

David Ronnefalk announces AKA exit

Recently crowned 1/8 Buggy World Champion David Ronnefalk has confirmed his rumoured departure from tyre manufacturer AKA. In a statement on social media Ronnefalk thanked AKA for their 8 years together, the pairing yielding countless victories with 3 European Championships and the 2016 World title the undoubted highlight. “To all friends, fans and followers that […]

Dakotah Phend leaving Team Orion ?

Word on the rather gridlocked Gossip Straße is that TLR‘s star driver Dakotah Phend may be heading towards the stage exit at Team Orion. The ‘Phenom’ having raced with the celebrated Swiss company for much of his blossoming Pro racing career since 2008. Phend hitting the offroad headlines for some his unique charging drives and battles at […]

Byron comment on 2017 driver line up

In an effort to address some of the swirling rumours  (that their whole team was on the move) in this rather ‘perfect storm’ of a Silly Season, Byron Fuels have put out the following press statement: 2017 BYRON FUEL TEAM With 2017 just around the corner, Byron Fuels is entering an exciting time by starting […]

Silly Season Part II – Tyre Wars

Yesterday JQ covered the silly season as far as cars were concerned. Today I figured I would cover the 3 US tyre brands. The big boys are playing musical chairs it seems. ProLine I have seen this before. You know how PL won 4 or 5 WC in a row? Yes they have a great product, […]

JQ’s Silly Season analysis: Maifield to Mugen…& more

Ok, been thinking about this post for a while now, been a bit hesitant to post. Had some info which was hush hush, had a lot of questionable info, but now, after weeks, I have heard things from so many places, and so openly, that it’s time to do a pre-silly season analysis. Soon you […]