Daniel Kobbevik joins EZ Power

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EZ Power have announced the signing of young and talented norwegian driver Daniel Kobbevik to their team. The XRAY driver and Worlds finalist will use EZ Power batteries during the 2018 season. Daniel stated:

“I am superhappy to get the opportunity to run EZ batteries, the performance is supernice, and I am very excited for the 2018 season! Big thanks to Lorenzo Ristori for the chance to use the EZ products.”

Redcat appointed as FlySky distributor

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Redcat Racing have announced that they are now a North American distributor for select FlySky radios. This move to distribute FlySky radios gives Redcat customers the option to easily upgrade their RTR radio to a more advanced computer style radio with more adjustments for different driving styles. Redcat currently offers four Flysky 2.4GHz radios (FS-GT3B, FS-GT3C, FS-iT4S, FS-GT5). Additional FlySky radios will be added to the line up in the coming months.

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Woodyard & Sousa win at CRCRC Midwest Nitro Champs

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The CRCRC Midwest Nitro Championship was held this weekend in the state of Ohio. In the Nitro Truggy class it was XRAY’s Mark Sousa who managed to took the TQ by winning the first three qualifying rounds allowing him to start on pole for the 30 minute final. In the main Mark had a good start and was battling with Serpent’s Austin Woodyard in the early going. About 10 minutes Mark made a small mistake in a turn and the Marshall hit my flywheel and shut off the truck which put made out of contention. Austin took the lead and never looked back. Mark had a good battle at the end of the race with Tekno’s Mike Legue for second position but he will not be able to overtake Mike.

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Stefan Pfeifhofer doubles at Ruddog Cup Rd2

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Last weekend the second round of the Ruddog Cup was held again at the Indoor Arena Kostendorf near Salzburg in Austria. In all classes we saw close and fair racing between some of the fastest drivers of the area. In the 2wd and 4wd class it was Stefan Pfeifhofer who took the win ahead of Michael Kloibhofer and Martin Lindner in 2wd and Christian Wukonig and Andreas Mayr in 4wd. 2wd Stock saw Team Associated driver Georg Kötzinger on top of the podium followed by Christian Märzinger and Patrick Ehmer.

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Fiddling, Helliwell & Barlow win at Schumacher Indoor Masters Rd4

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This past weekend was held the fourth round of the Worksop Series. There was a great entry once again which saw 15 heats of drivers, this was across the 3 classes of 2wd, 4wd and a vintage buggy class. As always it was round by round qualifying as the racing format, with the best two results from four rounds of qualifying counting towards the final position. Another awesome job by the Worksop crew and everything was setup Saturday and ready to go for first thing Sunday morning. Qualifying in 2wd was very close between three drivers, Eugene Galley, James Helliwell and Mitchell Fiddling. However it was Schumacher’s Mitchell Fiddling who took TQ to line up on pole. In 4wd it was XRAY’s James Helliwell who would TQ 3 out of the 4 rounds to line up on pole. In the Vintage class it was Mark Hazelden who would line up on pole.

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CRCRC Electric Winter Midwest Champs report

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The 31st annual CRCRC Electric Winter Midwest Championship kicked off the indoor off-road season in the U.S. The popular event continues to pull in racers from around the country and even from out of the U.S. This year’s track was fast and open, but flowing enough to yield great racing and reward the best drivers. In the 2WD Modified class, Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri sat on pole for the triple A Mains; however, teammate and Reedy driver Spencer Rivkin, who qualified third, made his way to the front of the field to win A1 and A2. Yokomo’s Ryan Maifield and Cavalieri rounded out the top 3.

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Jörg Miikael Tiit doubles at Christmas Cup 2018

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100 drivers attended the sixth annual Christmas Cup 2018 held in Kiev, Ukraine on a temporary carpet track at one of the largest shopping centers in the city, the Karavan Megastores. In 2WD modified buggy, after four rounds of qualifying, it was SWORKz’s Jörg Miikael Tiit who took the overall TQ followed by Team Associated duo of Maryan Beresh and Dmitro Chub. In the finals, Jörg made use of his TQ spot to win the triple A-finals from Chub in second and XRAY driver Andrei Monakhov in third.

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Pavidis’ choose Pro-Line

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Mark Pavidis hit the headlines by announcing his departure from AKA, and other departures had fueled many rumors about the American brand. A new adventure begins for Mark since Pro-Line have announced his signing and also that of his son Ryan to their team. For the 2018 racing season, Mark and Ryan will racing at local and national championship events.

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