Riccardo Berton clinches 2015 Italian National Title

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Riccardo Berton (Kyosho,Team Orion,Aka) wins the 3rd round of the Italian AMSCI National Championship held at Fermo this weekend, and takes home the Italian national title for 2015! Davide Ongaro (Mugen, LRP, ProCircuit) crosses the line in second, with Marco Baruffolo (TLR, Picco, AKA) taking 3rd on the podium.

Kyle McBride takes home 2015 Queensland State Championship win

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Pine Hills Dirt Racing hosted the 2015 Queensland State Championships this past weekend in Australia. The track provided a very large, very fast, and very grippy race track. Team Associated’s Kyle McBride set the pace in qualifying, taking the overall TQ. He went on to win the final by 2-laps over second place, clinching the Queensland State Championship.

 

David Ronnefalk joins HIRO SEIKO

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HIRO SEIKO is excited to announce their latest addition to the team; David Ronnefalk! David will be using the HIRO SEIKO lineup of screws, nuts, options and accessories among his rides for the remainder of 2015.

David says, “I am now officially using HIRO SEIKO products and accessories for my car. Screws, nuts, some option parts for the transmitter and other accessories to name a few. The quality have so far been very good and I’m really greatful to be representing HIRO SEIKO from now on!”

Wheeler wheels his way to ‘Road to the Nationals’ series win

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This past weekend was the final race in the “Road to the Nationals” points series at Hobbytown SRS in Phoenix, Arizona (which will host the ROAR 1/10 Electric Nationals). Tekin factory driver Chris “18” Wheeler captured TQ in the highly competitive 17.5 2wd buggy class. Due to a slight bobble, he would drop back to second in the final. He settled for a second place finish, knowing that this would earn him the points needed to win the series!

 

Daniel Reckward wins ‘Mugen Days Eisenach’

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The Mugen Days Eisenach 2015 were held at the RC Racing Club Eisenach track in central Germany over the weekend. In the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class Daniel Reckward took the win in the 30 minute final over Sebastian Winterstein in 2nd and Nicolai Oswald in 3rd.

ARC ModelSport announces ‘THE PURGE’

THE Purge Leaflet

ARC ModelSport is pleased to present a new one-off race happening on the 20th of September; THE PURGE. This is a Cash Prize event, for Nitro Buggies, Truggies, and Electric Buggies. £20 Entry fee, £8 of which goes to the Cash Prize Fund, this means 100 entries = £800 Cash Prize Fund! The Event will take place at ARC Raceway UK. Booking in is Open, please send race entries to: admin@arcmodelsport.co.uk. Entries will close on the 18th of September.

Vasiliadis Nikos wins Greek XRAY Challenge Rd.2

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Round 2 of the Greek XRAY Offroad Challenge returned to the Fanatix Racing Track. Round 2 saw the same track layout, and scorching weather for the racers to deal with. It would be Vasiliadis Nikos who would take the win on the day with Panos Dokos second, and Vasiliadis George third.

 

The CML/AE win streak continues in England

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The Team Associated RC8B3 has again been out in force at the latest round of the Frankley Summer Series, shortly following the recent Nitro X Nene Valley victory. CML Distribution recaps yet another successful day of racing for the team.  CONTINUE READING…

Addy Musaefendic takes Hot Bodies to victory at Colorado State Series

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Round 4 of the Colorado State Point Series took place at Amain Speedway in Pueblo, Colorado. The event saw many of the state’s best drivers in attendance. In the Nitro Truggy class, it was Hot Bodies team driver Addy Musaefendic who would capture the race win. Gerren Jennings crossed the line in second, with John Martin in third.

Joel Valander signs on with Highest servos

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EuroRC and Highest have agreed on exclusive distribution in Finland and Baltics. “Signing Joel Valander to the team is a important way to move forward,” explains Axel Toivonen, the owner of EuroRC. “In today’s market a solid product is not enough you will have to show it to the consumers as Highest as a brand is still the new kid on the block. Highest have extensive knowledge and history with RC servos and are stationed in Korea where the good stuff is made, another great country is naturally Japan.”

“We have been testing these servos for over a year now in cars ranging from 1/5th to 1/10th scale with our product testing team and we are confident we have a really good product in hand. This will be a huge thing for consumers as the servos are top quality but affordable also for hobbyists, especially the 1/10 servos.”

The Team EuroRC driver Joel says, “I have been testing Highest servos during this summer in different cars and already making podiums. I am really happy with their performance and I am confident that I can do my best and grateful for this opportunity with EuroRC and Highest.”