Round 4 of the French Onroad Nationals took place this past weekend with the Serpent team returning to defend their previous round wins. In the National Class, young rising star Gaëtan Nousse would take the overall win using the Serpent 977. Moving up to the Elite Class, Serpent star Anthony Abisset would nearly miss the start of the final with a broken servo, but reached the start line just in time to lead the pack to victory!
Marc Rheinard has taken victory at the season finale of the Yokomo Euro Touring Series at the Hudy Racing Arena, giving the championship’s most winning manufacturer Tamiya their first & only win of the 2013/14 championship. Having not won in the world famous championship for over a season, the most winning driver claimed his 12th victory as he backed up his A1 win with a dominant performance in A2, helped hugely by his TRF team-mate Viktor Wilck. Despite having the slowest car on the track, the number 2 starting Wilck managed to keep a train of cars behind him for the entire five minutes allowing Rheinard to pull clear for an easy 3.6 second winning margin. The battle for second was an impeccable display of world class driving as despite their close proximity and high speeds of the cars there was no contact. With the top 4 finishing in the order which they started with Ronald Volker 3rd and Alexander Hagberg 4th, World Champion Jilles Groskamp was the highest place finisher to make a pass again getting by the Yokomo of Yannic Prumper for 5th.
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Some say onroad racing in America is dead. Not the guys at Debbie’s RC World! Early in the year organizers and locals decided to get the ball rolling on re-doing the asphalt onroad track. They recruited others that donated time and money to get the track to world-class shape. The old boards were pulled up, a layout defined, and paint was put down.
Since that time, there has been growing interest every week, and Craigslist has been emptied out of touring cars. Even some “bashers” have come out and decided to put their hat in the ring. The numbers started out modest, but have grown weekly! Read more…
Here at RCNews, we receive a lot of different news stories including everything from new product releases, race reports, announcements, event videos, and the list goes on and on. It is not out of the ordinary for race tracks and events to share promotional videos, HOWEVER, it is not everyday we receive a promo video quite like this…
While they may not be the next “American Idol,” they certainly have our vote for R/C track promo of the year!
Source: MHOR R/C
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Team Durango Europe racing star, Michael Spiering, has returned victorious from the second round of the HPI & LRP Challenge in Velp, Netherlands. Michael has continued his fast track performances with his DETC410 Touring Car, by finishing first overall in the 17.5T Race Class. After he piloted his Team Durango TC to a solid second place on the A-Main Grid in qualifying, he then flew to a two leg win in the finals, securing the overall victory!
Source: Team Durango