February 11, 2012

Max Kuenning wins World GT @ 2012 Snowbirds

CRC’s Max Kuenning has won the World GT class at the recent 2012 Snowbird Nationals. The CRC Gen-X10 LE driver took an early lead in the final with his mostly stock car that was only equipped with the long upper front arm and mount as optional parts. Joining Max on the podium was CRC pilot, Jari Taskila in 3rd with a total of six contestants using CRC chassis in the A Main. Source: CRC [teamcrc.com] Facebook Twitter…

February 10, 2012

Paul Lemieux wins 1/12th Mod at Snowbirds

The Snowbird Nationals were held at the Worldgate Resort in Orlando, Florida last week. The race was highly competitive with a large international presence, North America, Europe, and Japan all represented. Paul Lemieux piloted his Thunderpowered Xray X12 into the winner’s circle with upstart company Gravity RC’s new line of tires. Paul used “G-12” tires to connect his vehicle to the racing surface. Paul went on to set TQ in the last round of Qualifying, then led the final from tone to tone over the world class field of drivers to give the Xray chassis its first major title. Paul…

February 9, 2012

Alexander Hagberg joins ORCA

ORCA have announced that they have signed factory Xray driver Alexander Hagberg. The Swedish driver, who previously drove for LRP, had the best possible start to his new relationship by taking his first big international win at the Snowbird Nationals last weekend in Florida. Alex had this to say: After five years as a team driver for LRP Electronic in Germany, I would like to thank them for their support over the years. They helped to start off my international career. In 2012 I am changing to ORCA electronics in all my cars. I was immediately impressed with the on-track…

February 8, 2012

Mobers wins Snowbirds 1/12th 13.5 GTP class

A brief report from the 1/12th 13.5 GTP class at last weekend’s Snowbird Nationals in Orlando, Florida. It was On Point Racing’s German team driver Markus Mobers that took the top spot in qualifying, doing so in the final round to start on pole ahead of Larry Fairtrace and World Champion Naoto Matsukura in 2nd and 3rd respectively. In the final Markus drove his Team Orion powered OP12C to the win by just 1.3 seconds ahead of Andrew Knapp in 2nd, with Mike Blackstock completing the podium in 3rd. Source: On Point Racing [onpointracing.com] Facebook Twitter…

February 5, 2012

Burt, Parsons & Law win at FSEARA Rd4

Round 4 of the FSEARA (Florida State Electric Auto Racing Association) took place at Minnreg in Largo, FL. Minnreg is an indoor carpet track, one of the few in Florida. Every year, Mike Boylan hosts this race as the warm up to the annual Snowbird Nationals in Orlando, FL and this warm up race attracted many locals & out of town racers. From Friday to Sunday, there are both oval & on road events to prepare for the 400+ entry Snowbird Nationals. This on road event alone had about 70+ entries, making this an important on road race to attend….

July 13, 2011

CEFX Griffin 12 2011 conversion

Since its release in 2009, the Griffin 12 Conversion has been a leading contender if not dominating the 1/12 Modified scene. Since the prototype TQ’d the IIC in 2009, the Griffin has gone on to win back to back Snowbird Nationals and ROAR Nationals. Add in a victory at the 2010 IIC, dominating performance at the U.S. Indoor Championships, IFMAR WC Finalist in Germany, several other TQ’s and wins and the CEFX Griffin has set a very high bar in 1/12 performance. For 2011-2012 season, CEFX have decided to add in a few features to give Griffin users more options….

January 20, 2011

Corally retain Marc Fisher for 2011

Dutch company Corally have announced that their team driver Marc Fischer from Germany has extended his contract for another year bringing him through to 2012 with the team. Marc Fischer had the following to say about his new deal: I would like to send my special thanks to Constant, Susi and Yoko for they have given me the chance to continue the contract. In 2011 I will focus on following races: Snowbird Nationals, Euros TC Indoor and Outdoor, 1:12 German Nationals and Euros. On these and other races I would represent Corally as good as possible and will try all…

August 9, 2010

17th annual Snowbird Nationals – Announcement

The dates and location for the upcoming 17th annual Snowbird Nationals are now official. Indoor carpet oval racing and carpet road racing will be taking place inside the Radisson Resort in sunny Orlando, Florida. With classes for everyone, and attendance by all the top teams and drivers from around the world, makes this one exciting race you can not miss. If you reserve by 09/30 you will be able to upgrade to a deluxe room. Check the race website here for complete race information. Facebook Twitter…

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