Tekin is proud to announce that factory pilot, Elliott Boots, has wrapped up the BRCA 1/8 E-Buggy National Championship title! Elliott kicked off the series off the five round series at Herts with a TQ and win. The series continued on at the remaining venues at Coventry, Wakefield, Bromsgrove, and wrapping up at “The Slough.” Elliott had three TQ’s and three wins, never finishing lower than 2nd at any of the rounds, and wrapping up the overall title by the 4th round!
The final round of the French 1/8 Onroad Championship took place this past weekend, held in Grenoble, France. 60 drivers were in attendance, with some great racing taking place throughout the entire event. In the end it would be Arnaud Mathieu who would take home the gold, with XRAY’s Thomas Eytard second, and Christophe Aigon finishing up third.
This past weekend hosted the final round of the French 1/10 Offroad National Championship. The event was hosted by the dusty and slick Bonneville facility where Team Associated/CML France drivers Armaud Lantheaume and Ludovic ‘Valdo’ Valtier would do battle for the championship crown. After some very close racing with multiple back and forth races, it would be Ludovic Valtier who would take home the French National Championship in both 2wd and 4wd buggy classes.
After a long fought battle over 16 rounds of the Nitro X Cross Series in the UK, it was Milan Dragojlovic who took top honors in this years Nitro X Cross Series sponsored by Answer RC. It went down to the final weekend at Swindon, where Howler would take TQ on Saturday but Milan finished 2nd on the day to clinch the title. Don’t let that fool you though as these two continued to do battle on Sunday (despite the championships already being decided) with Milan taking TQ, but John Howells taking thew overall win for the day. Read more…
This past weekend hosted Round 3 of the 1/10 Scale Electric Portuguese Championship. Round 1 and 2 winner, Miguel Matias, was back for the final round, and looking to clinch the 2wd Buggy title. Using his XB4 prototype, Matias easily set TQ in qualifying, and carried on to win the final. This win earned him the crown as 2014 Portuguese 2wd Buggy Champion!
The 2014 Bring the Heat race hosted by Flowood RC Indoor park has become one of the premiere races to attend in the southern part of the United States. Over 350+ entries would settle in on 20+ hours of available practice at the premier indoor facility in the area. Bubba Barnham manages to keep this event on track and on point with a fantastic indoor facility that assures racing is always consistent, fast and fun!
Tekin team drivers as well as factory reps, Ty Campbell and Jeremy Potter, would be in attendance to help anyone with their Tekin needs. Seeing how this race gets more electric entries than nitro entries in most cases, the Tekin team would be out in force with support, and showing the fast line around the track. Read more…