The opening round of the Official Israeli National buggy & truggy Championships took place last weekend at the Rishpon track in the centre of Israel. The weather was fantastic and the atmosphere was good, with top drivers from all over the country taking part in the event. In the buggy class it was Kyosho MP9 racer Yaniv Sivan that won by less than a lap from Nir Sivan, with Guy Rinkevich in 2nd, a lap down on the front pair. The truggy class saw a win for Nir Sivan by a clear 2 lap margin, ahead of Xray racer Meir Azulay in 2nd, while buggy winner Yaniv Sivan took 3rd, 7 seconds back. The junior buggy and truggy classes were taken by Omer Asaig.