August 23, 2017

ARC sign Richard Volta

ARC have announced the signing of French 1/8th on-road front runner, Richard Volta. The former Infinity driver made a short break from nitro on-road racing and he will reinforce ARC’s team at events such as the forthcoming World Championships in Monteux, France. Richard says:

After one year rest of my R/C racing, now I come back with Team ARC, I am happy to Join ARC 1/8th On-Road racing team , will do my best of this new challenge, hope see you all at coming World Championship in Monteux France.

Source: ARC [arc-rc.com.tw]

August 22, 2017

Dominic Quek joins Xray factory team

Xray have announced the addition of Singapore’s Dominic Quek to their factory team. A former Xray privateer, Dominic will now receive full works support in his campaign that will see attendances at events such as the Asian Onroad Championships, the TITC as well as national events such as the Urban Touring Series, the Singapore Nationals and the TIPS Championship. Dominic will campaign Xray’s T4 and X1 platforms and he had the following to say:

I have been racing radio control cars since the age of 5. One of my first pro-level cars was the Xray T2 which my dad chose for me for its durability. Over the years, I have continued to choose to race the Xray platform for its on-track performance and unrivalled quality. In recent years, I have had the opportunity to interact with and receive advice from Xray’s factory team drivers including Alexander Hagberg, Jan Ratheisky, Bruno Coelho and Martin Hudy. I am honored to now be a part of the Xray team and look forward to helping Xray drivers in Singapore and internationally. I would like to thank the entire Xray family for this amazing opportunity.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

August 22, 2017

Patrick Chau teams up with ARC

ARC have announced the signing of former VBC Racing driver Patrick Chau. The Hong Kong based driver will use ARC’s soon-to-be-released R11 2018 touring car in his upcoming campaign and he has the following to say about the deal:

First of all, I would like to thanks VBC for the support in the past year and it is time to have a new challenge now. Thanks ARC for giving me the opportunity to become a ARC driver, ARC is for sure having one of the best touring cars in the world. In the coming race season, I will attend most of the local races and some of the overseas races in order to promote ARC products. Hope to see u guys at the tracks soon.

Source: ARC [arc-rc.com.tw]

August 15, 2017

Power HD sign Dominic Quek

Power HD have announced the signing of Singapore’s Dominic Quek to their team. The 15-years old scored podium finishes at the 2017 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions and also at the 2016 Asian Onroad Championships in Hong Kong and he is a regular A-main finalist in regional events. The reigning Singapore Electric Touring Cars National Champion had the following to say about the deal:

I am honored to join Power HD’s racing team and to feature their line of performance servos in my cars as I compete across the region. I am confident that Power HD’s products will help me to achieve my goals in my racing career.

Source: PowerHD [chd.hk]

August 3, 2017

Video – Simon Kurzbuch Interview

In the latest installment of or World Champion Interview series, Red RC’s Oli Meggitt sits down with reigning 1/8th Onroad World Champion Simon Kurzbuch to find out how the dominant Swiss driver approaches his racing and how is preparing for the upcoming Worlds in France.

July 25, 2017

Simon Moss teams up with Serpent

Serpent have announced the signing of UK’s Simon Moss to their 1/10th scale off-road team. Simon will be working closely with Serpent’s design team as well as UK distributor Tony Evdoka and he has the following to say:

Today I am delighted to announce joining the Serpent Off Road team. I can’t thank Tony Evdoka, Ronald & Michael at Serpent enough for giving me the opportunity to represent this great brand and continue to build their presence in the 1/10th Off Road market. I am truly excited about this and look forward to continue development of our off road platforms together and be a real presence at the sharp end of the UK 1/10th scene.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]

July 21, 2017

Fabio Ramos teams up with Muchmore

Muchmore Racing have announced the addition of Portuguese frontrunner, Fabio Ramos to their international team. Fabio will use Muchmore electronics to power his rides in 2017 and beyond and he has the following to say about the deal:

After test the Muchmore electronics, my choice was clear! Products with top quality! Since child when I started on RC cars, I saw drivers winning the major races around the world with their products, and today after more than 10 years I am part of the team! I am very proud and thankful for this opportunity! Thank you to sir Ji-Hyun Jang and sir Yusuke Kobayashi!

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]

July 21, 2017

Muchmore sign Martin Hofer to their factory team

Muchmore Racing have announced the signing of Germany’s Martin Hofer to their factory team. The 2010/11 ETS Pro-Stock Champion and 2008 German Modified Touring national vice champion will power his Yokomo rides using Muchmore components. He had the following to say:

I’m glad to join this Muchmore Racing Team. I’m looking forward coming season and I would like to thank Mr. Jang and Kobayashi for this opportunity and hopefully many successful years together.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]