Serpent has announced today that onroad ace, Marc Fischer, has renewed his contract with the Serpent team for another two years. Marc continue with Serpent as he runs the 2015 ETS, Euro Championships, and many more. In addition to his onroad racing, Fischer will also be taking the wheel of the Serpent 1/10 scale offroad lineup including the Spyder 2wd MM buggy and upcoming Spyder 4wd buggy.
Last weekend hosted Round 1 of the British 1/10 F1 Nationals. The event was held at South Yorkshire Raceway, and consisted of some strong competition. Serpent’s Mark Green would take TQ after qualifying, and found himself first on the grid for the A-Final. As the tone sounded, Green would carry on his winning ways to lead the final from start to finish!
Juho the staple of R/C racing, multi-time European champion, vice world champion, and Team Associated factory driver has joined forces with EuroRC. Juho will represent the EuroRC online shop in all racing events for 2015.
Juho had he following to say about the deal, “I am very excited to team up with EuroRC. Having a large webshop back me up helps me especially with all the odds and ends and small parts that a racer needs. EuroRC has an excellent range of competitive products and I can always find what I need at their warehouse. We have been doing co-operation for many years but now is a good time to make it official. Its an honor to be their first international driver and it will be interesting to see who they pickup next.”
Niko Vuorenmaa team manager at EuroRC says, “Its a great honor to welcome Juho to the team. We have been working hard the last year to develop our support for factory sponsored racers and I am sure we are now on the right path to sign more international drivers.”
New Schumacher signing, Elliott Harper, has kicked off his 2015 campaign with a great result at the weekends popular Rug Racers event in the UK. Elliott was competing in the 13.5 boosted class and right from the off, his Mi5evo was dialled in as he set the fastest time TQ’ing 3 out of the 4 qualifying rounds. He then completed his impressive performance by winning the A final.
Elliott had the following comments after the race finished, “I’m really happy to have started on such a positive note with Schumacher after only having run the Mi5evo a few times previous to this race. I ran the car in virtually box-standard trim, and it performed flawlessly all day. I had great traction and corner speed, even through the changing track conditions round-to-round. I’m looking forward to the upcoming carpet races even more now!”
NORCAR R/C Racing at The Gate held their Hangover Dash on New Year’s Day. Always known as a hotbed for touring car racing and the recent U.S. Indoor Championships this event was no different. Speed Passion and Hot Bodies/HPI Racing’s Chris Vogan made the trip to Cleveland, Ohio. After an amazing day of racing, Chris TQ’ed and won the USGT, USVTA, and 17.5 Touring Car classes! Read more…
Over the course of the past several years, the European R/C scene has witnessed enormous growth in popularity and products from several companies including Modelix Racing, Dualsky, and Highest RC. These companies have offered European racers many products that are unknown, unavailable, and/or a struggle to find in America…until now.
Bellgate Distributors, based out of Bellevue, Washington, has announced they have been awarded exclusive distribution of these three companies in the United States. This in turn means products that have never been seen and/or are a struggle to find in America will be readily available to racers across the country. These products include Procircuit Tires, Nitrolux Fuel, Ultimate Racing Engines, Dualsky ESC’s and motors, Highest RC servos, and the Prospeed Optima MX1 1/8 buggy. Read more…