February 5, 2018

Yugo Nagashima takes Snowbirds TC Mod title

The annual Snowbird Nationals were held this past weekend in Orlando, Florida, attracting the country’s fastest electric on-road racers as well as guests from abroad. In the premier Touring Modified class it was Japan’s Yugo Nagashima (Destiny) with the TQ and he would also come out on top in the 5-minute single A-main, some 1.3 seconds in front of Awesomatix’s Sam Isaacs while Team Associated’s Keven Hebert had to settle for 3rd overall, another 0.5 seconds down. Jin Sawada (Destiny) and Paul Lemieux (Xray) would round out the top 5 results. Image: Destiny [destinyracing.jp]…

February 10, 2017

Wynn & Ishioka win at 2017 Snowbird Nationals

The recent 2017 Snowbird Nationals once again attracted some of the World’s fastest on-road racers to compete in several electric on-road classes. In World GT-R and after taking a second in 2016, Brian Wynn came out swinging at this year’s Snowbirds. He would have his hands full as defending Champ, Japan driver Kosuke Suzuki, was in the house ready to hang on to the title. Ultimately Brian would hold the upper hand by taking the TQ and A-main win from team mate Jeff Dayger in second and Cory Parsons in third while Kosuke had to settle for fourth overall. The…

February 7, 2017

2017 Snowbird Nationals – Report

The annual Snowbird Nationals was held at the Park Inn in Kissimmee, Florida this past weekend. More than 300 entries in ten different classes joined this event and the premier Touring Modified category was once again stacked with talent. Sweden’s Alexander Hagberg (Xray) would be the driver to beat and he finally managed to win every round of qualifying as well as the 5-minute A-main event from tone to tone to take the title from Awesomatix driver Sam Isaac and Team Associated’s Keven Hebert. Touring Modified final results: 1. Alexander Hagberg – Xray 2. Sam Isaac – Awesomatix 3. Keven…

February 1, 2016

Alexander Hagberg doubles at Snowbird Nationals

One of the biggest RC events in the World, the Snowbird Nationals, was once again held in Orlando, Florida, with the race attracting racers from all over North America as well as the rest of the World. The track was laid out using CRC 2 carpet that offered a very high grip right from the start which drivers had to accustom to. In the Touring Modified class Xray’s Alexander Hagberg made a clean sweep in the qualifiers to grab the overall TQ and he would later also win the A-main event with a big margin to take his first win…

September 11, 2015

Exclusive – Making the Xray X12’16

…2015 season started off well with another TQ and win at the Snowbird Nationals in the USA. This event is particularly competitive, with many of the World’s best 1/12th racers in attendance. Likely the biggest highlight in the history of the Xray 1/12th project was winning the European Championships on our home court at the Hudy Arena in Trencin in March 2015. Not only did I win a back-to-back European title, but we debuted some new prototype parts which greatly improved an already good car. When you have come as far as this with product development, it’s all about the…

February 20, 2015

Alexander Hagberg continues with Hot Race Tyres

IFMAR World Champion Alexander will continue to run Hot Race tyres for the upcoming season, the Swede announced. Using the tyres to grab the 2014 1/12th Euros title and the 2015 Snowbird Nationals Alex will use the Italian rubber in the 2015 season that will include appearances in 1/8th, 1/10th and 1/12th scale classes. Alex has the following to say about the deal: After some success with Hot Race tires over the last year, where I managed to win the 2014 European Championships, as well as the 2015 Snowbird Nationals, among many other titles, I have decided to continue to…

February 9, 2015

Josh Cyrul triples at Snowbird Nationals

During the recent Snowbird Nationals electric on-road legend Josh Cyrul took the TQ honours in the 1/12th 17.5 Stock class with a blistering 54/8:03. He then took maximum advantage of his TQ and led the 1st lap of the super close class where any mistake can cost several positions. Luckily, Josh had a flawless run, taking the A-main win wire to wire. After catching his breath from an outstanding 12th Modified A-main, Josh was up in the 12th 13.5 Super Stock A-main final. Josh had TQ’d this class also with the only 58-lap run of the weekend, and was confident…

February 6, 2015

McPappy Racing McDominator 2.1 oval chassis kit

McPappy Racing introduce the McDominator 2.1, the chassis that just won the largest class, 13.5 Stock Spec, at the Snowbird Nationals 2015. The kit features some subtle updates such as the crossbrace that now comes with additional 90 degree supports for rock solid rear chassis strength. Also a forth side shock mounting hole was added and all mounting screws of the crossbrace now use flatheads fasteners for perfect alignment while the nerf wing has been redesigned as well. Tungsten now also runs east to west and there is another thin one pocketed underneath as well with a total of five…

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