Batlle & Figueiredo win at International Buggy Challenge
The International Buggy Challenge was hosted by the Barcelos track in Portugal over the weekend, attracting many swift national and international 1/8th off-road drivers. In Nitro Buggy it was SWorkz’s Juan Carlos Canas with the overall TQ from Mugen’s Robert Batlle and Kyosho’s Joao Figueiredo. The 45-minute A-main than saw Robert holding the upper hand, however it was only with a 0.7 seconds margin from Juan Carlos on the runner-up spot. Joao would retain his 3rd place qualifying position to round out the podium from Ricardo Monteiro in 4th and Nuno Casal Ribeiro in 5th.
In the E-Buggy class it was Joao Figueiredo with the overall win from the Team Associated duo of Nuno Casal in 2nd and Denis Lopes on the 3 spot.
Images: Pedro Pereira