Tanner Denney TQ & win at JBRL Rd7


See: Reds Racing

Last weekend was held the round 7 of the JBRL at Fear Farm Raceway home of the Dirt Nitro Challenge in Phoenix, Arizona. REDS Team driver Tanner Denney managed to TQ over Mike Truhe and win the main by 21 seconds in front of Billy Fischer in second and Truhe in third.

Laszlo Kiss-Orban keeps hungarian E-Buggy title



The last round of the Hungarian 1/8 E-Buggy National Championship was held in Apaj, Hungary on a new track built this summer. Laszlo Kiss-Orban came to the track with a massive 20 points advantage and he was able to win the final round and so keep the hungarian E-Buggy title for the 2016 season.

Micha Widmaier joins Nosram


See: MW RC Cars

Nosram distributor MW RC Cars have announced that german driver Micha Widmaier will be joining their Racing team. Micha will use Nosram products in 1/10 and 1/8. Here is what Micha has to say:

” I am very happy with the products from Nosram. They have very good performance and work perfectly together with my SWORKz cars. With MW RC Cars as Nosram distributor I have a perfect support. I also want to thank CS-Electronic for the last years.”

Widmaier & Zünd win at Leonberg Indoor Race



Last weekend was held an Indoor Race in Leonberg, Germany. For his the first race with SWORKZ, team driver Micha Widmaier showed his speed and TQed in 2WD and 4WD. In the 4WD finals Widmaier continues his momentum and takes the win in front of Max Hesse in second and Marcus Lübke in third. The 2WD finals saw Sven Zünd take the win from Widmaier and Aaron Münster, second and third respectively.

Papanikolaou wins Greek Nats finale


See: Sigma Racing Tires

The 5th and last round of the Greek National championship was held at the Zorri RC Track last weekend. In the qualification rounds Alex Anapoliotakis took the overall TQ but in the main final he will fail to advantage of this benefit and in the end Giannis Papanikolaou managed to took the win.

6mik 1/8 aluminium wing washers


See: 6mik

6mik have introduced new aluminium wing washers for 1/8 buggies and truggies. These machined lightweight washers are available in red and black colours and feature large diameter to prevent lexan wing from excessive bending under high loads to make for improved aerodynamic efficiency.

Irish Nationals finale – report


See: Nemo Racing

The last of the Irish Nationals took place the past weekend but wet weather spoiled the fun. A number of round have been run in the year but Monaghan has been subject to unfortunate weather conditions consistently. The second round here was rained off mid way and unfortunately the rerun was also. Most of the guys where sad as the track team had made the place more comfortable and consistent, the track would have made for a great race final.

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Batlle takes unprecedented 11th consecutive Spanish national title


In a display of true greatness, Robert Batlle confirmed his status as one of the sport’s absolute greatest drivers, not only has the Spaniard featured in more 1/8 Buggy World finals than anyone else, but this weekend he took his 11th consecutive Spanish national title at the rain-affected last round nats in Montjuic overlooking Barcelona and it’s famous Olympic venues.

The final of the nats proved a battle of brothers, with Dani & Robert (Batlle) vs Oscar & Bryan (Baldo) at least early on before rising star Juan Carlos Canas took over the first position, only for Robert to resume and take the final victory, ensuring a Mugen, Ultimate, Procircuit, Nitrolux 1,2. With Joan Espasa driving for Agama taking 3rd.

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