Ty Tessmann #1 at Top 25 Rankings

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There are changes all over the Top 25 Ranking following ROAR Nationals, Euro Warm-up, and Manufacturers Cup. Ty Tessmann dominated the ROAR Nationals, taking the TQ and win after defending Spencer Rivkin’s late charge using a different pit strategy. In similar fashion, Davide Ongaro took a convincing TQ and win at the Euro Warm-up race followed by current world champion David Ronnefalk. Former World #1 Ryan Maifield took the win at the Manufacturers Cup, but had an unfortunate 15th place finish at the ROAR nationals after a flame out while leading the semi. When the dust all settled it was Ty Tessmann That took over the World #1 Ranking.

Schumacher appointed new LRP Distributor in UK

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Schumacher Racing Products Ltd and Lautenbach Racing Products GmbH have announced a new partnership for LRP UK Distribution. Schumacher Racing will be the sole distributor in the UK for LRP Products, providing sales and their industry leading after sales support and customer service, both in house and at major events around the UK. With the recent changes in the LRP company, pricing of the products will be more competitive than before, giving the customer better value for money and greater availability in a wider range of model shops and online.

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HNMC raises £850 at the Summer Series Rd4


With the passing of a few racers over the last few years the HNMC club decided to hold a round of its summer series with all the money going to charity.

“Stephen Brunsden who sadly past away had been a diehard supporter of HNMC and I cannot remember an event that he had not attended his family chose Sue Ryder to the beneficiary from the event. Sue Ryder had cared for Stephen in his last few days of his life. We also remember Barnard Wija and Peter Stevens again supports of the club and RC community we all miss you guys.”

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Pontus Larsson sweeps Procircuit race

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This past weekend was held the Procircuit race at Botkyrka, Sweden. In the Nitro Buggy qualifications Serpent driver Pontus Larsson took the overall TQ. Larsson took also a commanding victory in the 45-minute final by three laps from Fredrick Cederberg (Mugen) whilst Micke Svensson (Serpent) came in third.

Valls & Martinez win at Catalan Champs Rd3

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Last weekend was held the third round of the Catalan Championships at the Pitline RC Montbrió track in Tarragona, Spain. In the nitro buggy final it was Alex Valls (Mugen) who took the win from Mugen duo of Pol Hemando Ors in second and Dani Batlle in third. In the E-buggy class Alex Martinez brought home the win from Jaume Fíguls (Mugen) and Juanma Lerma in second and third respectively.

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Ruddog RP540 fixed timing sensored brushless motors

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Ruddog have introduced their new range of fixed timing spec racing electric brushless motors. The power plants utilise the same design as the RP540 stock motors but feature a fixed timing sensor plate, meaning they are the perfect hand-out motor for club races, sanctioned championships and long distance races. In addition to the new motors Ruddog are also offering a separate timing insert to outfit existing RP540 motors to the new fixed timing specification, allowing racers to use the same motor in open and sanctioned races. The RP540 fixed timing motors are available in 10.5T 13.5T 17.5T and 21.5T specifications.

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Jean-Pierrick Sartel wins at French 1/8 Buggy regional


Last weekend was held a regional race at the LMA track in Beuvry-la-Forêt, France. Despite two months without racing in 1/8 Nitro and a bit of nervosity Jean-Pierrick Sartel (XRAY) was able to take the overall TQ and then the win in the 30-minute final from Jerome Sartel (TLR) in second and Malcolm Roquet (HB Racing) in third.

Patrick Hofer wins at Swiss Nats Rd3

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Last weekend was held the third round of the Swiss Nitro Buggy Nationals at the MBCJ Courgenay track. In the Expert Nitro Buggy class it was Patrick Hofer (Team Associated) who took the overall TQ and also the win from HB Racing duo of Jeremy Pittet and Kevin Zwahlen.