Mark Sousa wins at CRCRC Midwest Champs

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Last weekend was held a round of the Columbus RC Racing Club Winter Midwest Championship at the CRCRC track in Hilliard, Ohio. Mark Sousa struggled a bit with the car to find the right setup in qualifying rounds, but he found a new setup that made the car super easy to drive which allowed him to win the main. Ralph Krumme in second and Jake Spaulding in third completed the podium.

Briere & Lanthaume win at CML Off-road Master 2017

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Last weekend was held the first french race of the year in Paris, The CML Off Road Master 2017 on a very technical indoor track. Saturday started with 4wd. XRAY’s Mathieu Briere managed to TQ all 3 rounds and win the first two A-mains to secure the overall win in front of his teammates Romain Valter and Armand Lanthaume. On Sunday was the 2wd race. The TQ was secured by talented Julian Ferrandis and but it was Armand Lanthaume who took the win in front of Clément Boda in second and Ludovic Valtier in third.

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2017 Chi-Town ShootOut announcement

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The Chi-Town Shootout is coming back to Leisure Hours Raceway and Hobbies in Joliet, Illinois, from 2 to 5 March 2017. This four-day event is sponsored by Futaba is an opportunity to get face to face with experts from Futaba, TrakPower, Duratrax, and more and run in the following classes:

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Landen Lewis wins at JConcepts Supercup Rd1

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Last weekend took place the first round of the JConcepts Supercup at the very first astro-turf track ever in the state of Florida. Formerly a dirt track that held the 2015 ROAR off-road electric nationals, Beachline Raceway in Cocoa Beach, Florida only a couple weeks before the event made a switch to a more Euro style astro turf. With 215 entries for the race it was sure to be exciting.

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Rudy Khoubbieh doubles at UAE Champs Rd3

Round three of the UAE Buggy & Truggy Championship Series was held at the Binona Rc track in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, this past weekend. The race started late at noon time and finish late at night. After 3 qualifying rounds, Edward Anthonijsz managed to take the overall TQ in buggy while in Truggy it will be Rudy Khoubbieh which will take the overall TQ. In final Khoubbieh will manage to win in both buggy and truggy classes from Daniel Jones 2nd and Edward Anthonijsz 3rd in buggy and Anthonijsz and Jamea Alkhemeeri, 2nd and 3rd respectively in truggy.

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Pro-Line 4wd & 2wd Positron 2.2″ front tyres

Pro-Line have introduced new Positron 2.2” front tyres for buggy 2wd and 4wd. Designed from the ground up with an all-new carcass shape and futuristic directional tread design, the Positron delivers true next generation performance with improved grip and corner speed on indoor clay tracks. The tread design pays homage to the Electron and ION tire before it with the 2 center pins boxed in by connected bars for a familiar Pro-Line signature look.

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Jean-Pierrick Sartel joins XRAY

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XRAY have announced that French National Champion, Jean-Pierrick Sartel, has joined XRAY in the 2017 season. “JP” will race 1/8 and 1/10 off-road platforms on all major regional, national and international races including Montpellier GP, GP de l’Ouest Lyonnais, French nationals, French Cup and Euros. JP has the following to say about the deal:

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Rayan Medjoubi continues with REDS

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REDS Racing have annouced that raising star Rayan Medjoubi has re-signed his contract with REDS. Rayan will be running REDS Racing nitro engines and electronics during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.