Tyler Jones doubles at End of Summer Shootout

Tyler Jones doubles at End of Summer Shootout

The End of Summer Shootout cash race hosted by I69 Raceway in Noblesville, IN was held this past Labor Day weekend. Even with the heavy threat of rain there was some tough competition on hand ready to race. Only a light shower hit during the event that the track soaked right up. In the 1/8th E-Buggy class TLR/JConcepts’ Tyler Jones would take the lead on the second lap and checked out for the win in the ten minute main. Next came the Nitro Pro Buggy main and Tyler’s TLR buggy would grab the lead on the first lap of the twenty minute main and would check out again for the win.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Luke Holdsworth retains BRCA Under 13 Junior titles

Luke Holdsworth wins BRCA Under 13 Junior title

Luke Holdsworth followed up his recent NW regional success by retaining both his National Junior titles at the BRCA championship finals meeting at Boughton Raceway last weekend. On Saturday Luke drove his 2WD B5M to win in fine style and on Sunday driving his 4WD B44.2, Luke stormed to an early TQ with his first two qualifying heats, and took the championship win in the finals.

Source: CML Distribution [cmldistribution.co.uk]

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Jack Neal wins Under 16 BRCA Junior title

Jack Neal wins Under 16 BRCA Junior title

Schumacher driver Jack Neal took a convincing victory at the Under 16 BRCA British Junior championships at Boughton Raceway over the weekend. Jack used his Schumacher Cougar KF to win the 2WD class and CAT K1 Aero in 4WD to take the wins at the annual meeting.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Nicholas Zachariades wins 2nd Night Race

Nicholas Zachariades wins 2nd Night Race

The 2nd Night Race took place at the AG Metal off-road track in Limassol, Cyprus. Nicholas Zachariades took the win on the bumpy high traction track for the second time in a row while Andreas Thrasyvoulou and Marios Christodoulou came in 2nd and 3rd respectively.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Carlos Duraes wins in Portugal

Carlos Duraes wins in Portugal

Serpent driver Carlos Duraes took the win at a Portuguese regional race held last weekend at the Modelis track in Ortigosa. Carlos won the 35 minute final with his RB-powered ride one lap ahead of Ricardo Monteiro (TLR/RB), while Goncalo Melo (TLR/RB) completed the top 3 result another 3 laps down. Pedro Rodrigues and Miguel Matias ended the race in 4th and 5th position respectively.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Codazzi & Bassi win at AS Hobby Racing GP

Codazzi & Bassi win at AS Hobby Racing GP

The AS Hobby Racing Grand Prix took place in Brescia this past weekend. In the 1/8th Expert class it was Claudio Codazzi (Xray/Max Power) who scored not only the fastest lap times but he also won the race ahead of Massimo Fantini (Serpent/Max Power) and Davide Masari (Mugen/Reds). In the second 1/8th class Mattia Bassi (Serpent/Max Power Chef Engines) came out successful in front of Germano Menghini (Serpent/Reds) and Marco Bianchi (Mugen/Max Power Chief Engines).

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

2014 Arena Outdoor race – Report

2014 Arena Outdoor race – Report

The DirtRaceRC track in Diego Fuser, Italy hosted the 2014 Arena Outdoor race. Considered to be one of the best outdoor tracks in Italy, the event attracted some of the best Italian drivers to compete in a total of four nitro and electric classes. The Nitro Buggy F1 class saw Riccardo Berton taking the win in the 45 minute final one lap ahead of Ale Stocco and Daniele Chicca, who finished another lap down. Fabricio Teghesi and Davide Ongaro completed the top 5 result in the fastest buggy class.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Burch & Strack win at Great Lake Challenge

Burch & Strack win at Great Lake Challenge

The 2014 Great Lake Challenge in Toledo, Ohio had a nice turnout of 130 entries between four classes. The 1/8th final was very exciting for the first half of the race. Paulo Morganti was leading with Ralph Burch in second only one second behind. Ralph came in for his tire change around the 23 minute mark and the stop went fairly smooth. A few laps later Paolo came in for his tire stop and would never make it back on the track. After Paolo went out, Ralph was never challenged again and was able to just cruise around and take the 1/8th final.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

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