The first round of the JConcepts Challenge Norway saw Team Associated’s Daniel Kobbevik dominating the weekend by winning four of the five classes. The young man not only grabbed the maiden win in Norway for the new Factory Team B44.3 in the 4WD class, but he also succeeded in the 2WD, 2WD Racing Truck, and 1:8 E-Buggy categories — the latter being a new class in Norway run with 2S batteries and short-course motors. Read more…
The 2014 Swiss Offroad National Championships are complete, and once again the defending national champion proves his dominance. Team Associated’s Patrick Hofer collects his 11th straight Swiss National Championship Title, winning both 2wd and 4wd Modified buggy classes!
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The 2014 Spanish Championship has come to a close, and one team has walked away the winners; Modelix Racing. Modelix team driver, Robert Batlle, led the team to victory by winning his 9th Spanish Offroad Championship title in a row. Teammates Bryan Baldo and Oscar Baldo followed Robert to the winner’s circle taking second and third. A brilliant performance for the Mugen / Novarossi / ProCircuit / Nitrolux / Ultimate Racing equipped Modelix Racing team.
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The 1/10 GP Korea Cup took place in Milyang City this past weekend, where the Serpent race team was out in full force. Choi Naksung would take TQ in qualifying, but a race ending crash during the final would dash his hopes at winning the overall. Choi’s Serpent teammate, Kim Kiheung, would then take the lead, and drive to victory! Mugen’s Hong Kiyoung crossed the line in second, with XRAY’s Kim Wonkyung in third.
Last weekend hosted the RC1 Cup in the Czech Republic. The event was made up of both carpet onroad and offroad racing classes. In the 2wd Modified Buggy class it would be Serpent’s Michal Blahovsky who set the pace in qualifying, taking the overall TQ and fastest lap. He went on to win the final, one lap ahead of teammate Jan Kanina in second, proving Blahovsky was the man of hour in the 2wd Buggy class.
One of the fastest growing classes in onroad racing is arguably Formula 1. VBC Racing’s Dave Ehrlich joined the VBC Racing team at the 2014 International Indoor Championships last weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, equipped with the LightningF Formula 1 car. Ehrlich putting on a quite a show in Vegas, as he was able to capture the win in the F1 class with an impressive performance.
Source: VBC Racing