HB Racing welcome back Atsushi Hara

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HB Racing and Neidhart SA have announced the return of multi-time World Champion Atsushi Hara to their team. A.Hara will not only use the off-road and on-road range of HB Racing vehicles but he will also be involved in the development of new vehicles such as the forthcoming Touring Car and electronics for the brands HB Racing, Team Orion and Performa Racing. The famous employee of the Neidhart company will also take over the position as Sales Manager for Asia. As such, he will be responsible for the sale of all Neidhart brands in the Asian market. Interested dealers and distributors can reach Hara at the following address: atsushi@neidhart.com. Here is a short interview of A.Hara:

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BRCA Juniors & Veterans Championship report

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The annual BRCA Juniors and veterans championship took place at a sunny but challenging Telford astroturf track. This is a great opportunity for the older and younger drivers to shine, and after some great racing it was Tommy Hall who took the win in both 2WD and 4WD in the Under 16 class while Charlie Saunders brought home the win in 2WD and 4WD in the Under 13 class. Phil Sleigh took the win in 4WD Veteran over 40, Nathan Ralls grabbed the win in 2WD Veteran over 40 and the win in the Veteran over 50 in 2WD and 4WD classes went to Tony Evdoka.

Bidovsky & Götzl win at Czech 1/10 buggy Nats Rd3

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The third round of Czech 1/10 buggy Nationals was held at the Velke Opatovice astro track over the weekend. Max Götzl (XRAY/Hobbywing/EZpower) took the overall TQ in both the 4WD and Stadium Truck classes while Marek Schiller set the TQ in 2WD. In the 2WD class, M.Götzl was able to make a flawles run and take the win in A1 followed by Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated/LRP) and M.Schiller (Team Associated/LRP). A.Bidovsky grabbed the A2 win, taking advantage of some mistakes from M.Götzl who settled in second. In A3, M.Götzl was fighting with A.Bidovsky for Götzl while M.Schiller rounded out the top 3.

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Leadfinger B74 A2 Tactic body

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Leadfinger Racing have introduced the new A2 Tactic body for the Team Associated B74. The new A2 Tactic body for the Team Associated B74 not only adds a sleek new look to your ride, but is designed specifically by LFR while keeping the traditional racer in mind. First off, the windshield has been laid down for less rake and the cab pushed back to give the buggy more low profile styling. The combo gives the B74 a super slick and fast look that maintains a lower center of gravity through out the entire car.

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Cole Ogden TQs & wins at 2019 Big Apple Hot Race Challenge

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The 2019 Big Apple Hot Race Challenge was held at the Barnstormers R/C Race Way. in Chester, New York over the weekend. The event attracted 200 entries in both nitro and electric classes and in the Nitro Buggy class it was Cole Ogden (HB Racing/REDS Racing/Hot Race) who set the overall TQ and win in front of Jason Schreffler (HB Racing/Performa Racing/JConcepts) in second two laps down awhile Jamie Grayek (Team Associated/Bullitt/Pro-Line) came in third.

Buggyland 6.0 announcement

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The Buggyland 6.0 will be held from 4 to 6 of October at the famous Circuito CARTT Fuencarral in Madrid, Spain in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. As usual, there will be a complete new layout for everyone in order to offer equal conditions and practice time. Entries are already open, so do not waste the time and secure your presence at this amazing event here!

Cody King wins at JBRL Rd4

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The fourth round of the JBRL was held at the Pro-Line Raceway in Banning, California over the weekend. After qualifying, Adam Drake (Mugen Seiki/O.S/Pro-Line) took the overall TQ by only 8 tenths from Cody King (Kyosho/REDS Racing/AKA). In the main, A.Drake and C.King battled for about 8-minute, and then A.Drake had a couple bad laps allowing C.King to take the lead. After a couple minutes of clean driving and hitting his lines right, C.King built up a 19 second lead then just pretty much cruised to the win. A.Drake came in second while Jake Mayo (XRAY/FX) rounded out the top 3.

Sweden: new track in Hässleholm

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The Hässleholms RC Buggy Klubb have announced the opening of their new track in Hässleholm, South of Sweden. Located at 1 hour 15 minutes from Copenhagen AirPort, the 377-meter long track features a nice layout with many jumps, elevation changes, raised corners and to different surfaces with dirt and astro/carpet. Big events are expected in the future and the quality of the facility will attract national and international drivers for sure!

6MIK launch 6MIK Racing application

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6MIK have launched their new application called 6MIK Racing. This App allows 6MIK users to check the news of the French company but also use tools to facilitate and improve their experience with 6MIK products. The App offers the “Tyres choice tool” that provides useful informations about all 6MIK tires range by giving information such as temperature, the race duration, and track surface, advice sheets with useful technical informations with tire charts, tyres’ gluing tips, fuel tank calculation chart, tips for HB Racing stuff, set up sheets from 6MIK Team drivers and also store the main set up of your cars. The 6MIK Racing application allows to find the correspondence between CPS / WT silicone oils, the best oil grade adjustment, and calculate fuel consumption. Last but not the least, the App is provided with a race chronometer that allows to independently time 2 drivers, with all laps, best lap, overall time, re-fuel management, and even to record of the history. The 6MIK Racing is available on both iOS and Android devices.