April 29, 2017

Lee Martin teams up with Scorpion Power Systems

Scorpion Power Systems have officially announced the signing of UK front runner, Lee Martin to their factory team. The Yokomo driver and former EOS champion had his debut for his new electronics sponsor at last weekend’s EOS finale in Austria. Lee will be using Scorpion’s full line of 1/10th scale brushless motors and speed controllers along the company’s high-performance LiPo battery packs and he had the following to say about the deal:

I’m proud to announce that I have joined Scorpion Power Systems for this year and beyond. Having met Georges in person a little while back, I could already feel that his passion and pride in his company was second to none. Being able to work directly with the factory will give us both the opportunity to push the boundaries and achieve great things together. Using the electrics at last weekends EOS for the first time was already a great indication of things to come as they ran faultlessly and felt great! Thanks to Georges for opportunity to work together.

Source: Scorpion Power Systems [scorpionsystem.com]

April 25, 2017

PR Racing sign Travis Amezcua

PR Racing have announced the signing of multiple US National Champion and Worlds finalist, Travis Amezcua to their factory team. The former Team Durango driver will use PR Racing’s line of cars during his upcoming campaign while also assisting with Research & Development of current and upcoming products.

Source: PR Racing [pr-rc.com]

April 24, 2017

Ride sign Jan Ratheisky

Ride have announced the signing of Xray’s Jan Ratheisky to their factory team. The German front runner and multi-class specialist has a long list of international race wins under his belt at events such as the ETS, TITC and many more. Jan will be using the full range of Ride products while also helping with Research and Development and he had the following to say:

I’m really happy to join team Ride and excited to be a part of the team to represent the brand and the products. Also, I will be involving product testing for their R&D and will start using all Ride products at the race events I will attend. Looking forward to see everyone at the tracks.

Source: Ride [rc-ride.co.jp]

April 20, 2017

Capricorn sign Kyle Branson

Italian company Capricorn have announced the return of Kyle Branson to their team. Following a short stint with newcomers Infinity, Kyle will campaign Capricorn cars in 1/8th and 1/10th nitro on-road as well as in 1/10th electric touring classes at events such as the ENS and the European and World Championships. Kyle says:

I want to thank Patrizio Rossi for welcoming me back to rejoin Capricorn after a short departure. I really look forward to working close with Patrizio and the rest of the team in the future. The first race I will attend will be round 1 of the ENS in May.

Source: Capricorn [capricornrc.com]

April 7, 2017

Matrix Racing Tires sign Teemu Leino

Matrix Racing Tires have announced the signing of Finnish frontrunner, Teemu Leino to run their tires at all open events. The reigning ENS 200mm Champion and Infinity factory driver is a valuable addition to the team and the Italian company is looking forward to support his racing program at the best.

Source: Matrix [matrixtires.it]

April 6, 2017

Video – Bruno Coelho Interview

Continuing our World Champion interview series, Red RC’s Oli Meggitt sits down with reigning ETS, EOS and IFMAR World Champion, Xray’s own Bruno Coelho to talk about his rise to the top of the sport.

April 6, 2017

O.S. Engines sign Teemu Leino

O.S. Engines have announced the signing of Finnish frontrunner, Teemu Leino. The former European Champion and reigning ENS 200mm champion will power his 1/8th and 1/10th scale Infinity rides using O.S. Speed engines this season and beyond.

Source: O.S. Engines [os-engines.co.jp]

April 5, 2017

Arrowmax sign Naoto Matsukura

Arrowmax have announced the signing of yet another World Champion to their all-star line-up of factory team drivers. Fresh from winning the Buggy Asia Madness race in Shanghai, multi-time World Champion Naoto Matsukura has agreed in a cooperation and he will be using the company’s tools and accessories to build, maintain and setup his on-road and off-road rides. Naoto had the following to say:

I will like to say a big thank you for Arrowmax for their generous support, and I am very proud to be part of the team. I have long admire the design and quality of Arrowmax products and I am very much looking forward to using them.

Source: Arrowmax [arrowmax-rc.com]