Jessica Pålsson wins at Middle Swedish Cup Rd2

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This past weekend was held the second round of the Middle Swedish Cup at the Bockarp track in Mjölby. Pontus Larsson (Serpent) took the overall TQ but despite his win in his Semi final it was Jessica Pålsson (Kyosho) who start with the pole position for the 30-minute final. After a close final between Pålsson and Larsson, Pålsson was able to grab the victory by a lap from Larsson in second and Andreas Edvinsson in third.

Marc De Zwart TQs & wins at South Cup Rd1

Last weekend was held the first round of the South Cup at the MRC Oberaich Racing Circuit in Austria. In the 1/8 E-Buggy class Marc De Zwart (TLR) took the overall TQ and after three A-Finale he took also the win in front of Jan Kruisz (TLR) in second and Christian Freigassner (HB Racing) in third.

Thanks to Thomas Stuck for the report.

452 Raceway Grand Opening report

The 452 grand opening was held this past weekend. Everyone had a great time all weekend and organizers hope to do it again in the mear future, so keep on the lookout for upcoming races at 452 Raceway.

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XTR appoints EBIS Australia as new distributor

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XTR Racing have announced that EBIS Australia have been appointed as their official distributor for the World Champion XTR products including the new David Ronnefalk V2 Signature line of oils. Products are due to arrive in the Land Down Under early June. For all retail and wholesale enquiries, visit their web store here or email them at info@ebisaustralia.com.au

Armand Lantheaume wins at French Nats Rd3

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Third round of the French 1/10 Buggy Nationals was held in Bonneville this past weekend. Armand Lantheaume (XRAY) would sweep the 4WD Modified class. Lantheaume TQed the three last rounds of qualifying and he took the win from Thomas Musso (HB Racing) in second while guest driver Michal Orlowski (Schumacher) rounded out the podium in third.

Ty Tessmann doubles at INS Rd2

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This past weekend was held the second round of the JConcepts INS Series at the TRCR track in Tacoma, Washington. The track layout was very tight, super technical, fun and challenging. The grip level was fairly consistent increasing throughout the weekend. In 4WD Modified Buggy Ty Tessmann (XRAY) was able to TQ all three qualifications rounds. The qualifying was super close with some of the qualifiers decided by less than 1/10 of a second. In 2WD Modified Buggy Ryan Maifield (Yokomo) took the early TQ in the first two rounds. In 4WD finals, after some close finals Tessmann was able to take the win in A1 and A2, leading tone to tone. Dustin Evans (Team Associated) and Maifield rounded out the top 3.

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Bloomfield & Embling win at BRCA Truggy & E-Buggy Nats Rd2

 

The second round of the BRCA Truck and E-Buggy National championships was held at the North West Nitro track near Blackpool. Darren Bloomfield (Agama) took the overall TQ in the E-buggy class while Jack Embling (SWORKz) took the TQ in the Truggy class. After some great and close finals in E-buggy between Nemo Racing duo of Bloomfield and Joni Skidmore (Agama), it was Bloomfield who grabbed the win from Skidmore in second and Mike Lewis (Team Associated) in third.

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David Ronnefalk sweeps Worlds warm-up

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The Worlds warm-up was held at the MORBC track in Perth, Australia over the weekend. On a pretty challenging track David Ronnefalk (HB Racing) would take the overall TQ. Started on pole, Ronnefalk took a commanding victory in the one-hour final by two laps from Kyle McBride (Team Associated) whilst Elliott Boots would take third one lap down.

Final results here