November 22, 2006

2006 French Champions Cup

2006 French Champions Cup

Last weekend saw the 2006 French Champions Cup run on a large indoor carpet track in Neuville-De-Poitou. The 4wd event was won by top qualifier, 2006 French National Champion, Vincent Héligoin with Jean-François Cavé in 2nd and Carl Maignien back in third, whilst in 2wd it was Olivier Demontfumat who took the win ahead of Jérôme Pouré and National Champion Arnaud Collet in 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Petit RC were at the event and have lots of images that you can view here and here.

Source: Petit RC []

November 22, 2006

Simon Reeves wins Rd1 Stotfold Winter Series

Simon Reeves

Simon Reeves, driving a Team Losi XXX4 buggy, has totally dominated round 1 of the Stotfold Winter Series, held last weekend. Having TQ’d the event Simon went on to win all 3 of his finals to take the round win and the lead in the championship.

Qualifying was dominated by Simon Reeves with his Peak powered XX4. Taking all 5 rounds of qualifying In an impressive fashion Simon was the only driver to make 13 laps. Second on the grid was Alec Springer who had been pushed all-day by the chasing pack of James Evans and Richard Ralph.

You can read the full report here.

Source: Helger Racing []

November 21, 2006

Ivan Laptev dominates the Russian Outdoor Championships

LRP Russia

LRP are reporting on their site on the success of their products in Russia and particularly the 2006 Russian Outdoor Championships that was won by 3 time National Champion Ivan Laptev. Ivan, using with a brushless LRP motor, has captured his third consecutive outdoor title on the back of having just taken the Indoor National title as well.

As in most other world-wide countries the racers in Russia are free to choose between a brushless or brushed power source. For sure, Ivan trusted in the LRP Brushless Technology and did not give any chance to his opponents. In a total domination, Ivan won all qualification runs, all three A-mains and also set the fastest lap time!

You can read the full report, with results, here.

Source: LRP []

November 21, 2006

Lamberto Collari wins the 2006 Trofeo Novarossi

Trofeo Novarossi

OK, i know this race took place over 3 weeks ago but it was an important race and the event report only just showed up on the Novarossi website. The Trofeo Novarossi is an annual event and a celebration of all things Novarossi and even all the factory staff are bused to the event to join in on the festivities. This year it took place at the Gubbio track in Italy and as it turned out Novarossi’s returning prodigal son Lamberto Collari won the event ahead of Euro B champion Andrea Cristiani and Worlds finalist Walter Salemi in third position.

You can view all the results and more pictures from the event here.

Source: Novarossi []

November 21, 2006

Adam Drake takes RC Pro Series truck and buggy titles

Adam Drake

More RC Pro Series news, this time its the turn of the off road guys or in this case, guy, as top international racer Adam Drake took the title in both the Buggy and Truck classes. In the 1/8th buggy class, he edged out Futaba Nitro Challenge winner Taylor James and Chad Bradley to the title whilst in 1/10th truck Adam beat Kyle Skidmore and Cody King to the series title.

You can view the final 1/8th buggy standings here and 1/10th truck here.

Image: Neo-Buggy []

November 21, 2006

Jeremy Cupps wins the Nitro Onroad National Finals

Nitro Onroad National Finals

Last weekend the RC Pro Series had their final gas on road race at the Gulf Coast Raceway, a race that was TQ’d by Paris Memorial winner Scott Kimbrow but won by Dave Campbell. This result didn’t affect the final outcome of the championship however which ended with Mugen racer Jeremy Cupps taking the National title ahead of fellow Mugen racer Terry Brown with Kyosho team racer Scott Kimbrow ending his campaign in third.

The event also played host to the Expert Sedan Nationals that was TQ’d and won by Ron Atomic (best super hero name ever) who also claimed the overall national title too.

You can view the full results here (PDF).

Source: RC Pro Series []

November 21, 2006

OCM Racing Kaos DT-19 PRO Kit

OCM Racing Kaos DT-19

We actually had a piece written about the new OCM Racing Kaos DT-19 yesterday but removed it because i didnt have enough information about it. Well now thanks to our partner sites we have a statement from OCM themselves with all the details we need.

OCM are proud to release the final production spec Pro Kit. Due to some delays in the effort to produce a high standard high quality kit, we are now ready to send kits out. We have been testing and testing under real race conditions with our team drivers to find any potential issues and resolve them before releasing sales to the general public. This ensures that you will have the highest std and quality that will rival any other kit on the market. From the pics you can see that this is a fully optioned kit ready to take on the track and competition head on. Be ready to see some kits hitting the shelves soon. Truggy is just around the corner.

So now you know, check out the images here.

Source: OCM Racing []

November 20, 2006

Fredy Andres wins Rd7 of Carioca Championships

Fredy Andres

Fredy Andres has won round 7 of the Carioca Championships that were held last weekend in Brazil. The penultimate round of the championships Fredy won the pro buggy class driving a GS ahead of Helio Mattos with a Thunder Tiger in 2nd with Kyosho racer Ricardo Queros in 3rd. The last round of the championship takes place next week and all three classes are still wide open after 7 races.

You can view the top 3 placings from the other classes as well as some more photos here.

Source: RB Racing Team []