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]…

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….

April 8, 2010

CEFX Evolution for TOP Photon

Multiple US National Champion Josh Cyrul was in touch to introduce the new CEFX Evolution. This is a radical new approach to electric TC racing from the mind that brought you the TOP Photon. The Evolution improves traction, balance, drivability and ease of maintenance all in one simple yet very effective design. The concept has already proven it’s potential with a 3rd place podium finish at the 2010 Snowbird Nationals as well as a TQ and win at the 2010 ROAR Carpet Nationals. At the heart of the Evolution was the desire to create a system that actually had a…

February 5, 2010

Hupo Honigl doubles up at Snowbirds

At the 2010 Snowbird Nationals in Orlando, Florida, Hupo Hönigl continued his hot streak that started in Vegas in September 09. Hupo was Top Qualifier in both the 1:12th 10.5 class and the 1:10th WGT class with his CRC rides. In the hotly contested World GT class, Hupo took his CRC Gen-X 10 right off the track from his win in Cleveland and continued his victorious ways in Orlando. Hupo won every round of qualifying and the main for a dominant victory. Joining Hupo on the podium was 2nd place qualifier Brian Wynn. Brian took his Advanced powered Gen-X 10…

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