This years Kyosho Masters race, held in Nagano, is over and at the end it was former World Champion Yuichi Kanai who won the Pro event, ahead of fellow Japanese driver Atsushi Kawamoto with Raul Peris Eugenio of Spain rounding out the top 3. Of course the racing at this type of event in itself isn’t so important, but good for building team moral as well as building a few egos and settling some inter team rivalry.
The Reedy Truck Race of Champions is finished and it was a close race in the Electric mod truck class with Jared Tebo and Ryan Cavalieri tied for points after the 3 finals so the title had to be decided by shortest overall times, and so Tebo won, in a repeat of the 1-2 at the recent US 4wd buggy Nats.
In the Gas truck class it was Ryan Mayfield who won ahead of the ever present Tebo.
This weekend saw the 2nd running of the RB Meeting race, organised by the local importer RB Italia, at the Pista di Capua in Italy. All racers had to run with RB motors and as expected, French racer, RB employee and European Champion Yannick Aigoin took the victory ahead of Samuele Lenzi with fellow Italian Gerardo De Lucia in 3rd.
After qualifying it was Team Associated drivers Ryan Cavalieri and Ryan Maifield that top qualify the Factory Modified and Factory Gas Truck classes. California is 9 hours behind us so their race day has just begun, so most likely we will be able to give you the final results of the race Monday morning.
In the meantime you can check out pics of the latest prototype of the Losi XXXT-CR truck of team racer Amezcua… content
The Japanese 1/12th Nationals are over and it was Kitazawa that took the win followed by Matsumoto in 2nd and Arai who took the final step on the podium in 3rd. The event, held at the Kawaba RC plaza, managed to avoid the bad weather which threatened the event earlier in the week and ended up producing a great race.
The 2006 Reedy Truck Race of Champions takes place this weekend at the Hot Rod Hobbies facility in California. This prestigous event attracts top level competition from around the US and beyond. After 2 rounds of qualifying it was Ryan Maifield who was TQ with his Associated GT2.
We will bring you more on this event as we get it. In the mean time you can check out more images after the jump… content