Max Kuenning wins World GT at IIC 2014

Max Kuenning wins World GT at IIC 2014

VBC Racing driver Max Kuenning took his Lightning10 World GT to victory at the 2014 International Indoor Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. Starting from the 2nd position, Max took the lead on the 2nd lap and never looked back.

Source: VBC Racing [vbcracingusa.com]

Monday, October 20, 2014

Capricorn Championship Rd1 – Report

Capricorn Championship Rd1 – Report

The opening round of the Italian Capricorn Championship was held at the Big Model track in Ciampino. The series is run in a Touring Car Modified and 13.5T Stock class and in Modified it was Alessio Menicucci who took the pole position for the finals in front of Diego Macchioni and Alessio Valentini. The Stock class had Massimo Fabiani and Andrea Attura fighting for the TQ with the better end for Massimo who grabbed the pole in front of Andrea Attura and Maurizio Bicchi.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Collari wins as Kurzbuch crowned ENS Champion

Collari wins as Kurzbuch crowned ENS Champion

Lamberto Collari made it two wins from two appearances in this season’s Euro Nitro Series but it is Simon Kurzbuch & Team Shepherd who are the inaugural 1:8 Champions.  Starting the fourth & final round from the TQ position, Collari took a commanding victory with the 9-time World Champion running the 45-minute final relatively unchallenged.  Starting 3rd behind his only title rival Robert Pietsch, whose quest to become the ENS’s first champion ended after contact with Andrea Pirani, Kurzbuch would finish the race second with an impressive drive by last chance qualifier Robin D’hondt seeing the Belgian complete the podium.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Dominant Balestri wins ENS Finale

Dominant Balestri wins ENS Finale

Dario Balestri completed the perfect weekend at the Euro Nitro Series season finale in Fiorano, Italy, with a dominant victory. Starting from pole position the Capricorn driver headed an Italian 1-2 in the race finishing almost 2-laps clear of Team Shepherd’s Francesco Tironi. Starting from 11th on the grid having bumped up from the B-Final, Serpent’s Mark Green completed the podium at the Mini Autodromo Jody Scheckter track. The third win for Capricorn in the inaugural four round championship, for Balestri team-mate and newly crowned champion Eric Dankel it was a disappointing finish to an otherwise successful campaign as the German suffered gearbox issues and ended the 45-minute encounter 10th.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Patrick Hofer wins 4WD class at Indoor Race Leonberg

Patrick Hofer wins 4WD class at Indoor Race Leonberg

The traditional Leonberg Indoor Race was held this past weekend with 80 drivers attending in the 1/10th electric off-road classes. In 4WD Buggy it was Patrick Hofer who took the TQ and the win. Oliver Scholz came in 2nd while Sandro Bamert completed the race in 3rd place.

Source: HRC Distribution [hrcdistribution.com]

Monday, October 20, 2014

Carsten Keller joins Revolution Design Racing Products

Carsten Keller joins Revolution Design Racing Products

German 1/8th scale off-road front runner, Carsten Keller has teamed up with Revolution Design Racing Products. The 2013 German 1/8th E-Buggy champion and 2014 EFRA Euros top 5 finisher will use the full line of RDRP tools, wrenches and accessories to work on his Kyosho rides during his 2015 campaign.

Source: RDRP [revolution-rc.com]

Monday, October 20, 2014

2014/15 Slovakia Cup – Announcement

2014/15 Slovakia Cup – Announcement

The 2014/15 Slovakia Cup will be held at the Hudy Arena during the Winter season, starting next Saturday the 25th of October. The series will see the running of Touring Car Modified and Stock classes along Pan Car GT and Formula 21.5T categories. Additionally 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes are run. Registration for the opening round is available here and more information and rules can be found here.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Takaaki Shimo takes Open class at JMRCA 200mm nats

Takaaki Shimo takes Open class at JMRCA 200mm nats

This year’s JMRCA 1/10th GP Touring Car nationals were held this past weekend. In the Open class Mugen’s Takaaki Shimo took the TQ from reigning 1/8th On-road World Champion Tadahiko Sahashi (Serpent). In the final Takaaki made maximum use of the qualifying result by taking the win from Mugen team mate Keisuke Fukuda. Tadahiko ran into engine trouble which denied him a podium finish while Shoki Takahata (KM) rounded out the podium in 3rd place.

Image: RCnet Automodelismo [rcnetautomodelismo.blogspot.com]

Monday, October 20, 2014

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