February 8, 2013

Donny Lia wins 13.5 Pro Stock @ Snowbirds

…SpeedMerchant team driver Donny Lia brought home the hardware in 1/12th 13.5 Pro Stock at this year’€™s Snowbird Nationals held in sunny Orlando Florida. The unique 24-hour format race features Road Course and Oval broken up into 12-hour intervals and has attendance of up to 500 race entries every year. Due to work commitments, Donny wasn’€™t able to fly down to the race until Wednesday evening, missing all of the organized road course practice. Using the race qualifiers for gathering your set-up information is never ideal, but sometimes it’€™s your only option. Donny’€™s Rev.7 was quickly on pace…

February 7, 2013

Marc Fischer wins big at Snowbirds

…Serpent team driver Marc Fischer from Germany has won the 1/12th modified class at the recent Snowbird Nationals race. Marc took TQ in front of Xray’s Paul Lemieux and AE’s Keven Hebert and was able building a 4.5 second gap in the A final handing him the win in this class. He also pulled the fastest 1/12th lap with his Thunder Power powered S120 LTX car and also finished second overall in 1/10th Mod TC making him the 2013 On-Road Snowbirds Champion. Source: Serpent [serpent.com]…

February 7, 2013

Brian Wynn wins World GT @ ’13 Snowbirds

…At the 2013 Snowbird Nationals, the World GT class was well attended with a large number of competitors and teams entering the event. Going into the final round, CRC’s own Brian Wynn would find himself at the bottom of the A-main and needing a good run in the final round to stay in the show. In that final round, a good run would be an understatement as Wynn took his very stock Gen-X 10LE to the top of the A-main with a TQ run, from zero to hero in just 5 minutes. Brian was joined in the A-main…

February 5, 2013

Alexander Hagberg wins 2013 Snowbirds

…The Snowbird Nationals can be regarded as one of the biggest RC races in the world with 400+ entries in multiple classes, including the US oval classes. All are run in a 6 days long event which is held in Orlando, Florida. Racers gather from all over the world at this big event. Notable names from the European and US racing scene were present this year. Just like last year, Alexander Hagberg decided to join the race with T4 and X12 platforms, hoping for strong results in both Modified categories. Xray were represented in all categories, where the…

March 7, 2012

On-Point WGT 10 conversion kit

…After a lot of requests, On-Point Racing finally decided to break into the growing World GT market. Based on AE R5 parts, they have now introduced the brand new On-Point WGT 10 conversion kit. This kit is based on the knowledge gained with the On-Point OPC12 kit, which recently had major success at the Snowbird Nationals, by taking TQ and the win in the 1/12th 13.5 class. The kit includes centered battery, forward shock for more consistency, damper tubes for smoother dampening and wider rear posts to have more body stability. Source: On Point Racing [onpointracing.com]…

February 11, 2012

Max Kuenning wins World GT @ 2012 Snowbirds

…CRC’s Max Kuenning has won the World GT class at the recent 2012 Snowbird Nationals. The CRC Gen-X10 LE driver took an early lead in the final with his mostly stock car that was only equipped with the long upper front arm and mount as optional parts. Joining Max on the podium was CRC pilot, Jari Taskila in 3rd with a total of six contestants using CRC chassis in the A Main. Source: CRC [teamcrc.com]…

February 10, 2012

Paul Lemieux wins 1/12th Mod at Snowbirds

…The Snowbird Nationals were held at the Worldgate Resort in Orlando, Florida last week. The race was highly competitive with a large international presence, North America, Europe, and Japan all represented. Paul Lemieux piloted his Thunderpowered Xray X12 into the winner’s circle with upstart company Gravity RC’s new line of tires. Paul used “G-12” tires to connect his vehicle to the racing surface. Paul went on to set TQ in the last round of Qualifying, then led the final from tone to tone over the world class field of drivers to give the Xray chassis its first major…

February 9, 2012

Alexander Hagberg joins ORCA

…ORCA have announced that they have signed factory Xray driver Alexander Hagberg. The Swedish driver, who previously drove for LRP, had the best possible start to his new relationship by taking his first big international win at the Snowbird Nationals last weekend in Florida. Alex had this to say: After five years as a team driver for LRP Electronic in Germany, I would like to thank them for their support over the years. They helped to start off my international career. In 2012 I am changing to ORCA electronics in all my cars. I was immediately impressed with…

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