Elias Johansson doubles at Swedish Nationals Cup Rd3

Source: Race Elias Johansson (Facebook)

The third round of the Swedish Nationals Cup was held at the Örebro remote control car Club track this past weekend. The weather was pretty changing the whole weekend. Elias Johansson (HB Racing/Performa Racing) took the overall TQ in both 2WD and 4WD classes. In the 2WD class, he also took the win from Wilhelm Skjöldebrand (Team Associated) in second and Rasmus Karlsson (Schumacher) in third. Heavy rain sunday required the organizers to take the 4WD results from the qualifying. E.Johansson took the win from W.Skjöldebrand and Alexander Landen (XRAY) in second and third respectively.

4wd podium here

Neil Cragg wins at BRCA 1/8 Buggy Nats Rd4

Source: BRCA RallyCross Pro (Facebook)

The East Shrewsbury Buggy Racing Club hosted the fourth round of the BRCA 1/8 Buggy Nationals over the weekend. The weather threatened all week and a flooded track on Friday evening but thanks to the hard work of the ESBRC crew, the track was ready for racing. After five rounds of qualifying it was Elliott Boots (SWORKz/REDS Racing/Pro-Line) who set the overall TQ from Jamie Clancy (Team Associated/REDS Racing/Pro-Line) and Graham Alsop (HB Racing/Novarossi). Despite some difficult qualifiers, Neil Cragg (Team Associated/Alpha Plus Engine/Pro-Line) was able to bring home the win in front of Jonathan Skidmore (Agama/Bullitt/Beta) in second while Lee Martin (Infinity) came in third.

Buddy Christian wins at JBRL Nitro Series Rd5

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

The fifth round of the JBRL Nitro Series was held at the Wild West R/C track in Winchester, California over the weekend. The event attracted almost 130 entries and in the in the Sportsman Buggy class it was Brian Kuskie (Mugen Seiki/Blok Engines) who set the TQ. In the 15-minute final, Buddy Christian (Mugen Seiki/Novarossi/Pro-Line Racing) brought home the win from Eric Lara (TLR) in 2nd and Dave Wentz (Kyosho/AKA) in 3rd.

Philippe Neidhart talks about global business & Team Orion

Our friends at circusrc.com have asked Philippe Neidhart a few questions about the RC market and Team Orion Racing.

Some racers know Philippe Neidhart, some will discover him today. Philippe is one of the Pioneer of the RC industry, he started business in the 80’s when Electric RC was booming, at that Time Team Orion has been created. Team Orion is one of the first company selling competition RC batteries based on the quality, by matching each individual NiMH cells, quickly it became the batteries to have worldwide and in 1994 Team Orion won his first IFMAR World Championship this was the start of a long story…

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Absolute takes Flexycap into America

See: Absolute Hobbyz

Our pals over at Absolute Hobbyz are absolutely (see what we did there..) over the moon that they are the new North American distributor for the entire line of Flexycap products.  Check out the product range here.

Contact Absolute for dealer enquiries.


in: 1/8 Offroad

Andrew Foord teams up with Performa

See: HB Racing

Performa Racing have announced the signing of Andrew Foord to their team. The multi-time State championships Champion will be running the line of nitro engines in Australian racing and bring 16years of racing experience to Performa. Feel free to contact him either online or at the track.

T-Work’s electronic switch

See: T-Work’s Products

T-Work’s have introduced a new electronic on/off switch. This lightweight and compact switch eliminates the problems with intermittent contact associated with mechanical switches while his design offer dust and water-protected. It can be easily mounted to the transponder mount or any other suitable location using double-sided tape. The electronic switch is compatible with 5.0/9.0V packs.

HUDY compact 1/10 carrying bag


HUDY have introduced a new compact carrying bag for the 1/10 class. Smart, stylish and distinctive, the light and ultra-versatile HUDY Carrying Bag is large and spacious enough to carry all your RC car parts and equipment to any track with comfort and ease.The spacious 500x250x420mm interior is easily accessible through the zippered bag end on both sides. The bag comes with 3 large inner storage boxes #397241 in size 465x220x130mm. The strong, reinforced, waterproof storage boxes are made from a special high-quality rigid composite material for long life and extra durability. Optional inner boxes #397242 in size 465x220x87mm are available. The padded walls ensure that the bag will stand even if some of the inner storage boxes are removed while using them. The super-modern and stylish carrying bag has full-colour graphics over the entire bag and is emblazoned with official HUDY graphics. High-quality European materials and craftsmanship are abundant.

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