Kilic brothers join REDS Racing

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Italian company REDS Racing have announced the signing of Burak and Berkan Kilic to their team for 2020 and 2021 racing seasons. The young and talented brothers will be using REDS nitro engines and REDS electronics and will be attending several major competitions in the next months.

Burak and Berkan are both really enthusiastic and proud of being part of Reds Racing team! Welcome to Reds Racing team and looking forward to the next season! – REDS Racing

 

Alejandro Perez crowned Andalucian regional buggy Champion

Source: Alejandro Perez (Facebook)

The final round of the Andalucian regional championship was held at the Antas track in Almeria, Spain. Alejandro Perez (Kyosho/Ielasi Tuned/pro-Line Racing) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ after the qualifying rounds and winning the final from Alberto Peláez (HB Racing/Performa Racing/6MIK) in second and Agustin Illanes (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procircuit) in third. This wins allows A.Perez to be crowned as Andalucian regional buggy Champion.

Max Götzl doubles at Mibosport Cup Rd2

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The second round of Mibosport Cup was held as always at the Sport Hotel Hrotovice in Czech Republic, the event attracting about 110 entries in the 2wd and 4wd Modified classes as well as the 2WD Stock class. The race started with 3 free practice rounds on Friday, followed by 2 timed practices and then 2 more free practice rounds. On Saturday we had as usual 3 qualies and 3 finals. In 2WD, it was Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated/LRP) who top-seeded the practice, followed by Hupo Hönigl (XRAY) in 2nd and Max Götzl (XRAY/Hobbywing/EZpower) in 3rd, so that was the order for Saturday’s qualifying. In 4WD it was M.Götzl on the top at the end of Friday, followed by H.Hönigl in 2nd and A.Bidovsky in 3rd. M.Götzl set the TQ in the first round of qualifying of 2WD followed by H.Hönigl in 2nd and Bartek Zambrzycki (Yokomo/Racing Performer/Muchmore Racing) in 3rd. Round 2 went to A.Bidovsky with M.Götzl in 2nd and H.Hönigl in 3rd. B.Zambrzycki took the TQ, followed by Jessica Pålsson (Schumacher/LRP/AKA) and A.Bidovsky. In the end, M.Götzl took the overall TQ from A.Bidovsky and B.Zambrzycki. M.Götzl took the TQ in Q1 of 4WD from H.Hönigl in 2nd and J.Pålsson in 3rd. In Q2 and Q3, A.Bidovsky was able to top the 5min runs to take the overall TQ. M.Götzl lined up 2nd of the grid and J.Pålsson in 3rd overall. In 2wd, M.Götzl took the advantage of the TQ spot and took the overall win by winning the the first two finals. B.Zambrzycki took the win in A3 and secured the 2nd spot overall while J.Pålsson came in 2nd and finished 3rd overall. H.Hönigl in 4th and Bartek Kramza (XRAY/LRP) in 5th completed the top 5 result.

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Roquet & Wynen win at Warm Up Happy New Year race

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This past weekend was held the Warm Up Happy New Year race at the BCI Charleroi indoor track in Belgium. The technical track layout was challenging and it demanded a lot from all drivers to make all clean runs. French racer Malcolm Roquet (SWORKz/WSLine/6MIK) brought home the win in the 4wd class in front of the Belgium duo of Erick Michiels (XRAY) in 2nd and David Leclercq (PR Racing/Team Powers) in 3rd. Wouter Wynen took the win in 2wd. D.Leclercq came in second while Nathanaël Janot (Team Corally) rounded out the top 3 result.

Mugen introduce new 2020 apparel

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Japanese brand Mugen Seiki have introduced their new 2020 line of apparel in the form of softshell jacket, winter Jacket and 3Dot hoodie. The wind-and-water-resistant softshell jacket is a versatile, all-weather piece made for windy days in fall or spring. Adjustable hems and cuffs and a chin guard keep you nice and warm while the zip-up hand pockets are perfect for small objects. The black winter Jacket sport a small Mugen Seiki logo on the front left side and a large logo on the back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The winter jacket is a stylish and versatile apparel, with a durable waterproof outer making it a great piece for changeable weather conditions. Only available in black color, the winter jacket features the Mugen Seiki logos in the front and back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The royal blue coloured hooded sweater is made of high-quality materials. Featuring a large Mugen Seiki logo on the front, the hoodie comes in six sizes of S, M, L, XL , 2XL and 3XL.

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T-Work’s Hyspin ball bearings

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T-Work’s have introduced a new range of new ball bearings called Hyspin. Featuring both rubber and metal shields, the Hyspin ball bearings offer good combination between reduced drag and great durability. The Hyspin 5x13x4mm ball bearings are available in set of 2-piece and 10-piece.

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Yusuke Sugiura takes 2019 JMRCA Nitro Buggy title

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The JMRCA Japan 1/8th Buggy National was held at the Futaba buggy track in Ichihara, Japan. Yusuke Sugiura (Mugen Seiki/O.S.Engines/JConcepts) set the overall TQ and also brought home the win from the Mugen Seiki duo of Kouki Kato in 2nd and Kenji Tsuruta in 3rd. Thanks to this win, Y.Sugiura takes in third consecutive title in the 2019 off-road National.

Joni Skidmore TQs & wins at Slough Winter Series Rd1

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The opening round of the Slough Winter Series was held at Remote World in Slough over the weekend. Despite a nice weather for this time of the year, the track was offering low traction conditions. Joni Skidmore (Agama/Bullitt/Pirahna/AKA) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ and winning the 20-minute final in front of his brother William Skidmore (Agama/Bullitt/Pirahna/AKA) in second and Simon Reeves (HB Racing/Shoot Fuel/Hot Race Tyres) in third.