Yeh i know what your thinking, the Summer off road cup, we thought it was late news too but apparently the Russian series ran between May and November, plus thats it’s name so we’ll have to live with it. According to the report on Buggy-Sport it was Anton Tchegolev that won both the buggy and truggy classes driving his RB powered Mugen MBX5.
You can check out the full championship table and more pictures here.
World and European Champion engine manufacturer RB Products have just released this stylish new winter jacket. The Jacket is called the ‘Praha’, named after the location where RB Products won their first European off road title with Daniel Reckward.
Very fashionable with its charcoal grey/orange fire colours, this high-quality jacket with a soft polar fleece lining will protect you from bad weather. Made of innovative and technical material, its fabric is hard-wearing.
Hot Bodies racer Olly Jefferies has taken FTD and the win at round 1 of the CML Carpet Masters held last weekend. Olly recently switched to Hot Bodies and had considerable success so far, taking FTD at every event raced along with winning round 1 of the Carpet Thrashnals and now this win. It is all seen as preparation for the GP Carpet World Cup, held in Geneva at the end of November, which Olly is planning on attending.
Since getting my Cyclone I have been concentrating on carpet racing in preparation for the forthcoming GP Carpet World Cup in Geneva at the end of the month, the car feels really good on carpet and easy to tune, I am also feeling more comfortable with every meeting with the new car and really looking forward to the Geneva meeting.
Another scoop for Philip over at Neo-Buggy, this time he’s gotten his muddy paws on some up close and personal shots of the new Sirio Kanai Evo 3 STI. Like we showed you yesterday, this is the latest in a line of special Kanai motors from the Italian engine maker and apparently this engine has already won in the hands of Mr. Kanai at the recent Kyosho Masters in Japan.
Team Orion have a report on their site about Team Associated team racer Ryan Cavalieri winning last weekends Wisconsin Off-Road Championships held at S&N’s Trackside Hobbies and Raceway.
The race format consisted of 4 rounds of qualifying, with the points from the best two rounds determining the single A-main starting order. Ryan was the man to beat; taking top qualifying honors in both the 2wd Modified Buggy and Modified Truck classes. Starting on the pole, Ryan won both mains by a considerable margin.
Daniel Tomaschko has won the 2006 ‘AMT Cup Friedrichshafen’ held last weekend alongside a hobby fair, at the Bodensee Friedrichshafen in southern Germany. The event attracted a lot of top 1/10th scale racers from across Europe and in a close qualifying which saw the top 10 racers covered by 3.5 seconds it was the Austrian driver Gerhard Kandelhart who took the top spot.
In the main final, held on the Sunday, there was again some very close battles, but in the end it was Austrian Serpent racer Tomaschko that emerged the winner, in a race that saw the top 5 covered by less than 10 seconds after 30 minutes of racing. Second place went to top German Mugen racer Manuel Huber with another German GÃ¼nter MÃ¼rdter, driving a HoBao GPX4, in third.
Pro-Z.com have a photo report from the PN Mini-Z World Cup that was held at the RC Madness track in Connecticut in the last weekend of October. There are some pretty wicked looking Mini-Z’s there and some that don’t even resemble one at all, like this all carbon version with Group C body above.
Last weekend saw the Team Orion Cup run in the town of Zillisheim in France. This annual international race was won by Finnish racer Simo Ahoniemi driving his Corally RDX prototype. Second place, and also driving Corally RDX prototype was Marc Fischer from Germany with the final place on the podium going to another German racer racer Toni Rheinard racing the Kyosho Stallion.