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    Ilias Arkoudaris and JQRacing part ways

    July 6, 2015 - 19:42 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    JQ Racing’s likable team manager and customer face Ilias Arkoudaris has announced his departure from Joseph Quagraine’s Finnish outfit, formerly JQ Products – now better known as JQ Racing.

    “As of Monday July 6th I am no longer employed or affiliated in any way with JQRacing. After an 8 year old journey with the brand the time for a new adventure has come for me. Nothing is set in stone yet but there will be some good news soon! I can’t thank enough all customers and team drivers for their support and I wish them and JQRacing all the best for the future. 

    In case any of the  existing customers wish to contact me please use personal email account (iliasarkoudaris@gmail.com) or through my personal Facebook account.”

    Rumor has it that Ilias is in talks with a few key industry players, his skills of patience legendary having worked JQ himself for so long. RCNews wishes Ilias well in his future endeavors.

    Source: JQRacing


    HUDY offers up customized bags

    July 6, 2015 - 19:37 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    You can now have any of the HUDY bags customized for FREE with your name or nickname. This time limited offer is valid until August 31st. The customized name will be printed directly on the bag during the production to ensure a premium outstanding customized look of your R/C bags.

    To order any of the HUDY bags customized with your name please contact your distributor for further instructions or email HUDY at info@hudy.net with your location information. The production of the bags will run in September/October, and HUDY expects to ship your customized bag in November, just in time for Christmas.

    Source: HUDY


    Hannes Käufler crowned German Truggy Champion

    July 6, 2015 - 19:34 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    The 2015 German Truggy Championship took place this past weekend at the MCC Laupheim facility. With temperatures reaching an all-time high, Alexander Schmitt topped the field in practice. Qualifying, however, was all about Hannes Käufler who went on to TQ five rounds, and clinched the overall TQ spot. Schmitt would lineup second for the final, with Maximilian Cordts third. The final saw a tough battle between Käufler and Schmitt, but in the end it was Hannes Käufler who nabbed the 2015 German Truggy Championship win! Read more…

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    East of England Rd.3 wrap up from Colchester

    July 6, 2015 - 19:29 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Report by Colin Parsfield
    Round 3 of the EoE took place on Sunday 28th June at CMCC’s Easthorpe venue just off the A12. The track is 100% grass, and despite the appearance in photos of being flat, it was far from this with many natural undulations. From the start line you headed through a quick chicane into a gradual left sweep which dropped away before a tightening left hook which was right on a crest of a bump. After a quick right hairpin, blast along a short straight you spun around to face the monster straight along the back of the circuit. Despite being a straight it was far from simple as half way along there was a series of crests, dips and bumps which caught more than a few drivers out during the day. If you reached the end of the straight an opening left hand bend sent you into a series right left right twists heading back towards the rostrum. An open chicane led you to a final double left hander back onto the start finish straight, a quick time set by the top heat of around 10/11 laps. Read more…

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    JConcepts & JR Mitch Signature E-Buggy Build

    July 5, 2015 - 21:58 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    JConcepts has teamed up with JR Mitch and GShobby.com to bring a signature build to the JConcepts Garage. The special garage project features a custom build of a TLR 8ight-E 3.0 built by JR Mitch and topped off with the famous driver’s favorite products and custom painted color way JConcepts Silencer body. The complete runner is ready to compete at the highest level and requires a 3 channel radio and receiver along with S4 lipo battery with Deans connector.

    As a bonus this project is available for sale on eBay by simply CLICKING HERE!

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