October 6, 2008

Phil Sleigh signs with X Factory

Phil Sleigh signs with X Factory

U.K. Electric Off Road star Phil Sleigh has signed with X Factory for the 2009 season. The 31-year old who hails from Telford in England has 18 years r/c racing experience behind him and this year finished in the Top 10 of both BRCA National Championships. “It’s an awesome opportunity to join the X-Team”, said Sleigh. “Right from my first run with the New Math I couldn’t believe that it was so easy to produce quick lap times with such ease and consistency.” X Factory president Charles Sinclair said, “We’re so happy to add Phil to the X Factory Team. He’s another experienced A main driver who has lots of great design ideas. All the other X Team drivers already get on very well with him, and Phil will provide that blend of top 10 ability and intellect that’s so important to us.”  Joining X Factory, Sleigh will team up with U.K Champion Ellis Stafford who had this to say about his new team-mate, “I’m so happy to be racing with Phil instead of against him, and we get on great. We looked at several possible drivers, and Sleigh is the one I most wanted for our team.”

Source: X Factory [2wdrc.com]


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