The final round of the Belgian 1/8th On-road Championship was held at the Model Race Genk track this past weekend. Racing conditions on Sunday were pretty challenging due to a lot of dust on the track. Robin D’hondt would take the overall TQ a lap in front of Gunther Van Staey and Yves Zoma. The main final then again saw Robin out in front, taking the win some five laps in front of Gunther Van Staey as Yves Zoma rounded out the top 3 another lap down. With the 2nd place however it was Gunther who secured himself the overall championship.
Round 3 of the Irish National off-road series held once again at BADMCC venue due to a closure from another track. Bradley Baird took his buggies to a double TQ and victory in both Nitro and electric classes. With only one round to go and a disastrous round two its all down to the final round one the all astro venue at the Navan Nitro Nuts circuit.
The third round of the Finnish 1/10th Buggy Nationals was held at the Joensuu astro turf track over the weekend. In the 2WD Buggy class Joona Haatanen took the overall TQ and he also secured himself the win after the triple A-mains from Karri Salmela 2nd and Jamiel Gabrielsson 3rd. Over in 4WD it was again Joona who excelled by taking the TQ an win from Karri Salmela. Konsta Saarinen would round out the top 3 result. With the win in 2WD and 4WD Joona also brought home the overall titles in both classes.
Yeah Racing have introduced their new threaded M3 aluminium servo mount washers. The were designed to ensure better and more reliable servo fitment as they fit into the servo’s mounting lugs, making for more evenly spread force while preventing the servo from moving under load or in the event of a crash. the washers come pre-threaded for easier installation and removal and they are available in red, blue or black colour.
Round one of two of the German Nitro Buggy Nationals was held at the ESV Bischofsheim track this past weekend. After five rounds of qualifying it was Agama’s Burak Kilic with the overall TQ from SWorkz’s Jörn Neumann on the 2 spot. After the 40-minute main final however it was Jörn who took he overall 1st place from Burak on the runner-up spot. Mugen’s Carsten Keller came in 3rd to round out the podium. Elsewhere in the Junior main final it was Burak who took the win.
Coming from Twister RC and made for the Tamiya T3-01 Dancing Rider trike are +1mm offset aluminium hex adapters. The clamping-design wheel adapters are made of high-quality aluminium and they come blue anodised and include all needed mounting hardware. Using the offset hexes will increase the overall width of the vehicle for improved rear side bite.
The Västeras MC club played host to the final round of the Swedish 1/10th Electric Buggy Cup this past weekend. The weather forecast for the weekend was pretty mixed and so the organisers decided to run the 2WD as well as the 4WD qualifiers on Saturday, making for a tough time for everyone. In 2WD Team Associated’s Elias Johansson took the TQ and he also came out on top after the triple A-mains as Alexander Landen (Xray) obtained the runner-up spot from Wilhelm Skjöldebrand (Team Associated) 3rd. Overall in the 2WD Buggy Championship it is Elias Johansson with the title from Alexander Landen 2nd and Wilhelm Skjöldebrand 3rd.
The fourth round of the BRCA 1/8th Rally X Championship was held at Pembrey over the weekend. The weekend kicked off pretty wet and this would also be the case on Sunday, meaning the race had to be called a day after round three of qualifying that would see Kyosho’s Elliott Boots with the overall TQ. Based on the qualifying results Elliott was declared the winner which in turn handed him the overall title, the fourth in his career. Team Associated’s Neil Crag came in 2nd at round 4 from Infinity’s Lee Martin 3rd.