February 10, 2017

Wynn & Ishioka win at 2017 Snowbird Nationals

…The recent 2017 Snowbird Nationals once again attracted some of the World’s fastest on-road racers to compete in several electric on-road classes. In World GT-R and after taking a second in 2016, Brian Wynn came out swinging at this year’s Snowbirds. He would have his hands full as defending Champ, Japan driver Kosuke Suzuki, was in the house ready to hang on to the title. Ultimately Brian would hold the upper hand by taking the TQ and A-main win from team mate Jeff Dayger in second and Cory Parsons in third while Kosuke had to settle for fourth…

February 7, 2017

2017 Snowbird Nationals – Report

…The annual Snowbird Nationals was held at the Park Inn in Kissimmee, Florida this past weekend. More than 300 entries in ten different classes joined this event and the premier Touring Modified category was once again stacked with talent. Sweden’s Alexander Hagberg (Xray) would be the driver to beat and he finally managed to win every round of qualifying as well as the 5-minute A-main event from tone to tone to take the title from Awesomatix driver Sam Isaac and Team Associated’s Keven Hebert. Touring Modified final results: 1. Alexander Hagberg – Xray 2. Sam Isaac – Awesomatix…

February 1, 2016

Alexander Hagberg doubles at Snowbird Nationals

…One of the biggest RC events in the World, the Snowbird Nationals, was once again held in Orlando, Florida, with the race attracting racers from all over North America as well as the rest of the World. The track was laid out using CRC 2 carpet that offered a very high grip right from the start which drivers had to accustom to. In the Touring Modified class Xray’s Alexander Hagberg made a clean sweep in the qualifiers to grab the overall TQ and he would later also win the A-main event with a big margin to take his…

September 11, 2015

Exclusive – Making the Xray X12’16

…races. The 2015 season started off well with another TQ and win at the Snowbird Nationals in the USA. This event is particularly competitive, with many of the World’s best 1/12th racers in attendance. Likely the biggest highlight in the history of the Xray 1/12th project was winning the European Championships on our home court at the Hudy Arena in Trencin in March 2015. Not only did I win a back-to-back European title, but we debuted some new prototype parts which greatly improved an already good car. When you have come as far as this with product development, it’s all…

February 20, 2015

Alexander Hagberg continues with Hot Race Tyres

…IFMAR World Champion Alexander will continue to run Hot Race tyres for the upcoming season, the Swede announced. Using the tyres to grab the 2014 1/12th Euros title and the 2015 Snowbird Nationals Alex will use the Italian rubber in the 2015 season that will include appearances in 1/8th, 1/10th and 1/12th scale classes. Alex has the following to say about the deal: After some success with Hot Race tires over the last year, where I managed to win the 2014 European Championships, as well as the 2015 Snowbird Nationals, among many other titles, I have decided to…

February 9, 2015

Josh Cyrul triples at Snowbird Nationals

…During the recent Snowbird Nationals electric on-road legend Josh Cyrul took the TQ honours in the 1/12th 17.5 Stock class with a blistering 54/8:03. He then took maximum advantage of his TQ and led the 1st lap of the super close class where any mistake can cost several positions. Luckily, Josh had a flawless run, taking the A-main win wire to wire. After catching his breath from an outstanding 12th Modified A-main, Josh was up in the 12th 13.5 Super Stock A-main final. Josh had TQ’d this class also with the only 58-lap run of the weekend, and…

February 6, 2015

McPappy Racing McDominator 2.1 oval chassis kit

…McPappy Racing introduce the McDominator 2.1, the chassis that just won the largest class, 13.5 Stock Spec, at the Snowbird Nationals 2015. The kit features some subtle updates such as the crossbrace that now comes with additional 90 degree supports for rock solid rear chassis strength. Also a forth side shock mounting hole was added and all mounting screws of the crossbrace now use flatheads fasteners for perfect alignment while the nerf wing has been redesigned as well. Tungsten now also runs east to west and there is another thin one pocketed underneath as well with a total…

February 4, 2015

Jan Ratheisky continues with Xray

…Xray have announced that the ETS F1 champion, German champion and recent Snowbird Nationals champion Jan Ratheisky will continue to be the part of the Xray team in 2015. Jan is a valued member of the R&D team and he has been an integral part during the development of the X1 platform with which he gained his ETS championship title. Jan will continue his work in 2015 both as a driver and member of the R&D team and he will race both the T4 and X1. Jan has the following to say: I very enjoyed my first year…

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