Schumacher Racing are very pleased to announce the signing of extremely experienced and professional US racer Matt Chambers. He has made multiple ROAR Nationals Mains and is a great guy to add to the USA team. His focus will now be on 1/10th Off Road with his Schumacher rides. Matt had the following to say, ‘I have wanted to race for Schumacher Racing for more than a decade, I have always felt that they make superior cars with no compromises. This year it has all finally lined up for me to do so. I can’t wait to race the Schumacher cars and work with the US and the European team drivers. Needless to say I’m very excited for 2022 & 2023. Many thanks to Muz, Robin and the guys at Schumacher for making this happen.’
Dash RC have announced the signing of top Hong Kong driver Kendrick ‘King’ Fong to their factory team from 2022 and beyond. Kendrick will now use the full range of Dash RC electronics, including ESC, motor and accessories from the brand to race and represent in the best possible way.
Hasi Tuned are starting 2022 with a bang with the announcement that they have signed Silvio Hächler and Simon Kurzbuch for 2022 and beyond. Silvio is a Swiss National Champion, while Simon is a former World Champion as well as multiple ENS series champion. Both drivers will be powered by Hasi Tuned engines as well as use the brand’s exhaust systems and accessories.
Arrowmax have welcomed Kendrick Fong, one of the top drivers from Hong Kong, to their factory team from 2022 and beyond. Kendrick will now use the signature golden black tools to race and represent in the best possible way. He had the following to say, ‘Thank you Mr Lau for providing a great opportunity for me to join the factory team as a team driver and staff. I will keep pushing in the coming races and promote Arrowmax professionally. See you at the track soon!’
SWorkz have announced that top French driver Clement Boda will race with SWorkz 1/10 and 1/8 cars in the next years. The former Associated driver is joined in his move to SWorkz by Sebastian Mure who will now take up the 1/10th team manager role. Max Sonnleitner made the following statement, ‘I am really happy to have with Clément Boda another young top driver in the SWorkz factory team. Clement fits perfectly in our motivated team of RC Car enthusiasts.’ On their new team manager Max continued ‘We are excited to have an exclusive Team Manager for 1/10. This is a consequent way of pushing also our 1/10 products to the top. And I am very certain, that Sebastien is the right guy for that effort.’
Having signed his brother Jonathan, Xray have announced that another one of the UK’s top drivers Will Skidmore is also joining the Xray Factory Team to race the XB2, XB4, and XB8 platforms. The BRCA Champion said, ‘I am very excited to be joining the Xray team for this season and beyond. It’s clear to see the effort Xray puts into the cars and products so I am happy to be apart of this journey. Thank you to everyone at Xray for the opportunity.’
The Drake Racing is excited to announce the signing of Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin to their race team. Spencer brings with him both world and national title winning experience along with a dedicated racing program behind him. Spencer will make his O.S. Speed B21 AD2 powered debut in buggy and truck at the Southern Indoor Championships this weekend. Spencer has been working with The Drake Racing for a few years to service and maintain his nitro engines but will now be supported by The Drake Racing for all if his nitro powered needs. The Team Associated factory driver had this to say about the nitro engine change, ‘I’m excited to announce, I’ll be joining The Drake Racing team for 2022, I would like to thank Adam and Ronda Drake for all the support, and I am looking forward to racing with the O.S. Speed B21 Adam Drake 2 engines!’
Sunpadow announced that it has officially signed a contract with the Chinese driver Marco Ma, who is turning 17 years old and already one of the best on-road drivers in China. He started his RC racing in 2012, and has already taken 2 National Championships, 3 National Youth Championships, and multiple prizes standings on Asia on-road RC racing. Marco Ma said, ‘I am very grateful for the support of Sunpadow RC over the years, and very honoured to join the strong Sunpadow team. I will continue to work hard and strive for better competition results.’