The final round of the StickIt1Racing Modified Series was held at PDX Underground in Portland, Oregon this past weekend. In 2WD Mod Buggy to was Ryan Reavis (Team Associated) with the win from Jeff Phelps (TLR) in 2nd. Joe Pillars (Yokomo) came in 3rd overall from Joseph Johnson 4th and Roger Seim in 5th. Overall in the championship it was also Ryan with the win as Joe followed in the runner-up spot, just a single point behind as Joseph (Yokomo) finished the season sitting in 3rd overall.
Serpent have announced the soon release of their new SRX8GTE WC 1/8th scale electric GT kit. The SRX8GTE WC is based on the SRX8GTE that has proven his potential at the 2020 IFMAR World Championships in Miami this January. The SRX8GTE WC shares many high performance parts with the successful SRX8 platform and in addition to the details carried over from the SRX8 platform, Serpent have introduced many new design concepts to push the SRX8GTE WC well into the future.
Last weekend’s KO Propo Grand Prix was hosted by the Steel City RC Speedway in Fontana, California last weekend, attracting 124 entries. While JJ Wang took the win in the 200mm Nitro Sedan class, it was Bryce Butterfield with the win in the 1/8th Open category. Coming from P6 on the grid, Bryce took the lead in the closing stages, leaving behind veteran racer, Joel Johnson in 2nd and 7th place qualifier, Walter Diaz in 3rd. Robbie Cerrato came in 4th overall while Paolo Morganti rounded out the top 5.
Over the weekend Roche have released a first teaser image of their forthcoming new P10W Evo2 1/10th scale pan car kit. The 235mm wide Pro10 car will be the latest addition to Roche’s extensive line of competition pan cars and more details are expected to surface shortly.
The second round of the UK King Of Clubs Series was held this past weekend at Eastbourne ECC. In Touring 13.5T Blinky it was Ollie Payne with the win in the A-final some twelve seconds in front of Morgan Williams. Charlie Colby came in 3rd overall already a lap down as Liam Hendy and Daniel Moorey finished in 4th and 5th respectively. The Modified class A-main saw Elliott Harper with the win from Ben Moorey in 2nd and Chris Grainger in 3rd. Harley Eldridge came in 4th, Adrian Bidewell completed the top 5 result. Over in 17.5T Touring it was Billy Fletcher with the win from Jay Westwood on the runner-up spot. Mark Trinder, Shaun Batt and Matt Quinlisk rounded out the top 5. Last but not least and in the FWD class it was Nathan Parker with the win from Jak Sansom and Tristan Willby. Stuart Colby and Remo Casadei came in 4th and 5th place respectively.
The opening round of the Middle Swedish Cup was hosted by the Skövde MK club this past weekend. In the Nitro Buggy class, that attracted nearly 50 entries, it was swift Jessica Palsson (Agama/Bullitt/AKA) with the overall TQ from Pontus Larsson (Serpent/Performa/Sweep) in 2nd and Emil Magnusson (Kyosho/O.S./AKA) in 3rd. The 30-minute A-main event saw Jessica taking the win with a one-lap margin from Pontus Larsson in 2nd while Emil Magnusson came in 3rd, another 15 seconds behind. Kristian Johansson (HB Racing/O.S./Sweep) and Nils Gustafsson (Team Associated/O.S./Sweep) rounded out the top 5.
The Irish Cork Radio Control Car Club hosted round 5 of their Summer Championship Series this past weekend. In Nitro Buggy it was William White who would walk away with the silverware after bumping up from the B-main. A lap behind William it was Jimmy Chan on the runner-up spot as Colin Whelan came in 3rd overall, some four seconds behind William.
Round 6 of the Hungarian Off-road Nationals was hosted by the Homokbödöge Sport Klub last weekend. Xray’s Max Götzl was able to TQ all qualifying rounds in both 1/8th Nitro and E-Buggy, to take the overall TQs in both classes. Antonia Kovalzski would qualify 2nd and Daniel Schweizer 3rd in E-Nuggy, while Daniel Schweizer and Julius Siklodi came in 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Nitro class. In the 30-minute Nitro A-main Max would continue to dominate, taking the win from tone to tone, leaving behind Xray teammate, Pál Vasvári 2nd and HB Racing’s Julius Siklodi in 3rd.