Schumacher announce that UK off-road front runner David Poulter has re-joined the team. David is a high performing driver who will be an excellent addition to the UK team and he has the following to say:
I’d like say thank you to TLR & Horizon Hobby UK for their support this year. I am very happy to be returning to Schumacher Racing and am excited about running both the Cougar KF and Cat K1 Aero for the coming season. I am hoping to compete at all rounds of the EOS Series and the Silverstone Winter Series where I will be able to adjust to the cars ready for the UK Nationals in 2015.
Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]
Friday, August 29, 2014
Multiple champion and JMRCA touring car national A-main finalist Yugo Nagashima recently joined VBC Racing, the company announced. Yugo will VBC’s latest touring car kit at this week’s 2014 touring car nationals and during his upcoming campaign.
Source: VBC Racing [vbcracing.com]
Friday, August 29, 2014
WRC Racing announce that 3-time Australian National Champion, Antoni Caretti has joined their factory team. The 22 year old will use WRC’s latest electric touring car kit during his upcoming campaign that includes international races such as the World Championships and the IIC, and he has the following to say about the deal:
Firstly I would like to thank Ari Bakla from HEI for the past year with Xray. I had my best year if racing and it has given me many new opportunities as I move on in my racing career. I am really looking forward to working with Raffaele Tolotta, Mr. Ghiotto the president of WRC and want to thank them for this opportunity. I am looking forward to attending the World Championships and IIC in October this year.
Source: WRC [wrc-racing.com]
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Yokomo have announced the signing of multiple National and State championship winning Australian racer Simon Nicholson. The former Kyosho driver will compete together with Yokomo at this year’s State championships, Australian National championships and World championships in the USA as well as the TITC in Thailand early next year. He had this to say:
I would like to thank Mitsuo, Chikuba and the rest of the team from Kyosho Japan for all their help and support the last few years. I am very excited to be joining Team Yokomo and many thanks to Robert Itoh, Aso Minoru, Yukijiro Umino and Tom Yokobori for accepting me into the team.
Source: Yokomo [teamyokomo.com]
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Xray have announced that Danish multi-class talent Mike Gosvig has joined their on-road racing team. Earlier this year, Mike joined the off-road team to race the XB4, XB8 and XB8E, but has now decided to also race Xray on-road cars as well, primarily focusing on the T4. The multiple Danish Champion had the following the say:
I have been racing Xray off-road cars this season, and I am very happy and satisfied with the products and the support that I get. After this very positive experience with Xray, it was a very easy decision for me to also run all the on-road classes with Xray as well! With the upcoming European Championship 1/10 electric touring in Spain, I am very confident and proud to be part of one of the most successful and professional RC car teams in the world.
Source: Xray [teamxray.com]
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Novarossi have the signing of U.S frontrunners Travis Amezcua and Billy Fischer to run Rex brand engines. Both will use Rex engines in their nitro rides in an afford to strengthen the iconic brand in the States.
Source: Novarossi [novarossi.it]
Friday, August 1, 2014
Maxima announce the signing of young talent Malin Karlsen. The 9-years old and super-fast girl from Norway will use Maxima fuel for the remainder of the 2014 season and beyond. Malin has the following to say about her latest sponsorship deal:
The 2014 Nordic 1/8 Off-road Championship was the first meeting running the fuel of my newest sponsor MAXIMA Fuel. I want to thank Sascha Baumann at Chiratech Europe Gmbh for this opportunity and for believing in me. I look forward to be running the Maxima Dirt series fuel in my FX Engines powered Xray XB8 for the reminder of the 2014 season and the upcoming 2015 season.
Source: Chiratech Europe [chiratech-europe.com]
Monday, July 28, 2014
LRP announce that German frontrunner Stefan Scheuenplug has renewed his contract to run LRP’s brushless motors and speed controllers as well as nitro fuel, receiver batteries and accessories in the 2014 season and beyond. The package will be rounded out by Sanwa’s M12 radio system.
Source: LRP [lrp.cc]
Saturday, July 26, 2014