The Dublin Model Car Club wants to get you out racing again in the middle of winter for their third Winter Race. Set aside the 5th, 6th and 7th of December in your diary for a bit of easy going racing fun. The venue is located just north of Dublin City, on an indoor astroturf track. The aim of the event is a weekend of fun racing to brighten up the winter months when there isn’t normally a lot of racing events. Places are limited, so get your entries in as soon as possible! All details and entry forms are available on the club website HERE.
Canadian Sensation Ty Tessmann deservedly adds an accolade very few can boast about having, a Worlds TQ. Tessmann flew out of the blocks as one of the strongest pre-event favourites by TQ’ing three qualifying rounds on the trot, however his meticulous plan of World domination was paused by mother nature as she rewarded some and punished others. Read more…
The NCT Finale, race #6, made it’s way to Pasco, Washington on September 19th – 22nd. As the NCT is a nitro series race, this event also combines 1/10 scale electric racing known as the 2014 Columbia Cup. This 2 day event gathered the top racers in the NW for a final electric summer shootout. With a fresh track change and temperatures in the 90’s, Pasco was prime for some spectacular racing action. Dave Gullickson would go on to win the stacked 2wd Mod Buggy class, but not without a fight from the competition. Read more…
The final round of the Spanish Onroad Nationals were held at Cerdanyola Track this past weekend. The track was very abrasive, making it very difficult to run 30 minutes without a tire change. Edu Escandon would take the TQ spot in qualifying, however, due to a necessary tire change in the final he would lose the lead and overall win to XRAY’s Sergi Franch Codina (who made no tire changes). Edu would finish second with Juan Antonio Hidalgo finishing up third.
The P.A. Kenji Infinity Challenge Cup took place this past weekend in Singapore. The event brought about the faces of world class drivers such as 9x World Champion Lamberto Collari, Italian Champion Carmine Raiola, Japanese ace Masao Tanaka, Swiss Champion Silvio Hachler, and many more. In the Nitro 1/10 class, a close battle ensued between XRAY’s Nicholas Lee and Surikan for the lead in the final. An eventual flameout from Surikan handed the lead over to Nicholas, allowing him to cruise to victory. Nelson Lee would inherit second place overall, with Surikan finishing third.
Round 3 of the Greek 1/8 Offroad Championship took place this past weekend in South Greece. Alex Anapoliotakis would capture the overall win for the round, followed up by INTECH Racing driver George Pitsoulakis. The two drivers had a phenomenal race, in which saw both leading throughout the final. George Maravelakis would follow the two across the line in third.
Source: INTECH Racing