Posts tagged with Silly Season

Heard on the grapevine…

Murmurs have reached our delicate frostbitten ears of an imminent ‘reshuffle’ at one of the higher-profile international Factory chassis teams with rumours that at least one of their top name drivers will be packing their bags for pastures new – just as the 2016 season begins to stutter and splutter into life after it’s annual slumber […]

Hupo Hönigl leaves Serpent

Serpent holds our attention in this end of year. After announcing the signing of Shin Adachi, the merry-go-round game of musical chairs is in full swing and now it is the turn of Hupo Hönigl to leave. This decision sounds like a surprise, the Austrian driver having achieved good results in its first year of contract. In view of the Hupo’s statements, it seems […]

Ryan Maifield due for engine switch?

A big story may be brewing in the shape of an imminent engine switch for TLR’s Ryan Maifield – spotted TQ’ing and winning the annual Toys for Tots event at Thunder Alley RC Raceway in Beaumont, CA with a nitro powerplant that suspiciously appears to be a REDS engine, despite being signed to Team Orion. […]

Swiss star Pittet drops Kyosho for HB

Circus RC reports on yet another European departure from Kyosho this winter season (Ronnefalk, Svensson) – this time Swiss star Jeremy Pittet follows the Ronnefalk route and will be running the HB D812 for the 2015 season. Pittet will make his debut with the new ride this weekend at the Montpellier warm up race in […]

Jeremy Kortz joins JQ Racing

After part 1 of the video on Jeremy Kortz, RC Insider spills the beans as to Jeremy Kortz’ 2015 home; JQ Racing! Watch and enjoy as the bromance blossoms between old friends Kortz & JQ. Source: rcinsider.com

DrewMo signs with HB/HPI Racing

Despite a successful 2014 season with Mugen Seiki Racing, America’s Drew Moller has officially parted ways with the Mugen camp for 2015 with a “surprise” move to Hot Bodies/HPI Racing for 2015. After DrewMo was spotted running a D413 and a Kyosho RB6 with Hot Bodies stickers, rumors began to fly regarding his plans for […]

Associated sign Carson Wernimont

In a late move which many saw coming, 2014’s breakthrough offroad star Carson Wernimont has been poached by Team Associated from Mugen Seiki & Schumacher – 18-year old Wernimont showed his promising talents early on in the year with great performances at the Dirt Nitro Challenge, Psycho Nitro Blast and capping off the season in […]

Hupo Honigl splits from Team C

Austria’s RC favourite Hupo Honigl is set for a chassis change after announcing his departure from Team C having spent only a season with the outfit. I would like to say thank you to Stephen Shih from Team C and Jürgen Laux from Absima for a wonderful and successful year and their great support. Although […]