Race report from Germany:
6th Round Baden-Württemberg Cup
The penultimate round of the popular "Baden-Württemberg" Cup in South Germany was held in Laupheim. The host club presented a challenging track with a lot of obstacles and jumps. So track time was crucial for the 70 entries in the buggy class and 50 entries in the truggy class. Saturday started off nicely with a dusty track and practice in heat order. However right before the start of qualifying the rains came which meant the rest of the day had to be canceled. Welcome to racing in Germany ... As the forecast promised sun for Sunday there was still a chance for a great weekend of racing. Sunday morning and the first of two qualifiers went to Hannes Käufler in the buggy class, followed by Jan Dalgaard Hansen from Denmark. Ralf Dennenmoser likewise continued his domination in the truggy category.
Max Stölzle was sitting second in both classes with two great drives! The finals went underway late and Hannes Käufler took a convincing victory with a 30 second gap over teammate Pascal Sass who found a great rythm and earned a stellar second place finish.
The truggy battle was between Ralf and Max, which developed late in the race due to a horrible start by Ralf. Ralf put on the pressure however it was Max who held his nerves and finished on the top spot!
All in all it was a satisfying Sunday for a disappointing Saturday!
1. Hannes Käufler (TLR / Spektrum / nVision / ProCircuit / Nitrolux / Ultimate Racing / Fastlane Graphix)
2. Pascal Sass (TLR / Spektrum / nVision / Proline / Byron Fuels)
3. Stefan Byesse
1. Max Stölzle (TLR / Spektrum / Orion / AKA)
2. Ralf Dennenmoser (TLR / Spektrum / Sonic / AKA / Byron Fuels)
3. Guido Erler
The Horizon Hobby Off-Road Showdown will take place September 6-9,2012 at the newly constructed track located at the Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport in Sanford, Maine.
The race will be held in conjunction with the first ever Horizon US Air Meet, a unique event that will showcase the talents of some of the top radio controlled drivers and pilots in the world. Thousands of spectators are expected to attend this interactive festival that will allow them to explore the fun and excitement of radio controlled hobbies. Spectators will also be encouraged to participate in the fun by flying planes and helicopters or driving cars in the many Horizon Hobby “Try Me” areas.
The Horizon Hobby Off-Road Showdown track is being specifically constructed for this event and will incorporate multiple layouts optimized for 1/8-scale nitro and 1/10-scale electric racing.
We are pleased to announce that internationally renowned announcer Scotty Ernst will be the Race Director for this incredible event. In addition, Team Losi Racing factory drivers Mike Truhe and Dustin Evans will be on hand visiting with fans and spectators, supporting racers and competing in the weekend activities.
Friday will consist of a full day of practice. The first of three qualifying rounds begins on Saturday morning, with mains scheduled for Sunday. Classes include 1/8-Scale Nitro Buggy, 1/8-Scale Nitro Truggy, 1/10-Scale 4WD Short Course, 1/10-Scale Modified Short Course, 1/10-Scale Stock Short Course and 1/10-Scale Stock Buggy. The entry fee is $50 for the first class and $35 for each additional. Entries will be limited to the first 200 registered drivers.
Racers are also invited to attend an on-site banquet Saturday night that will feature an incredible menu with steak and lobster for the main course. A full menu and pricing is available on-line.
To be a part of this exciting race, go to www.usairmeet.com and fill out the driver registration. A confirmation packet will be mailed to you within a few weeks with additional event information.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Posted by Losi at Friday, July 20, 2012
*Event: Missouri State RC Pro Series Rd.2*
*Date: July 6-7*
*Track: Novelty R/C Raceway, Novelty, MO*
Round #2 of the Missouri State RC Pro Series Championship made it's way to Novelty, MO this past weekend. Conditions were extremely hot with temperatures reaching as high as 105 degrees outside. The Novelty R/C crew did a fantastic job keeping the track in good shape and keeping the racers watered down throughout the weekend. Team Losi Racing /Horizon Hobby team driver, Mike Garrison, attended the race with his 8IGHT 2.0. Although taking TQ in qualifying Round 2, a DNF in Round 1 and a 3rd in Round 3 would put Garrison starting 4th on the grid.
After a long battle in the main, it would be Mike Garrison to take the win.
The Novelty R/C crew and State Pro Series director, Rex Franke, did a fantastic job putting on the event. Round 3 heads to St. Louis, Missouri at Dirtburner's on August 3-4.
A special thanks from Mike goes out to Team Losi Racing/Horizon Hobby, his sponsors and his pit guy/dad Greg "Homer" Garrison
Posted by Losi at Thursday, July 12, 2012
|Horizon Hobby's Brian Nunez and Mike Mcallister at the XGames|
Los Angeles played host to the 2012 Summer XGames and Team Losi Racing was on location hanging out in the Loctite booth with the fantastic crew from the Henkel Corporation. From June 28 to July 1, millions of people packed the streets and stands throughout the event to see the best of the best in extreme sports and even a chance to meet and get autographs from the athletes. In the process many were able to see what Team Losi Racing is all about with a small sampling of vehicles on display modeled after Jeremy McGrath and Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg's Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series Pro 2 trucks.
|Jeremy McGrath's Monster Energy 5IVE-T with Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg's Supercross.com 5IVE-T in the Loctite autograph booth|
|Waiting to get autographs checking out the Losi/Team Losi Racing display|
|From Left to right behind the table: R.J Anderson (white hat), Liam Doran, Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg and Jeremy McGrath signing autographs in the Loctite booth. McGrath's Monster Energy XXX-SCT on the table.|
|The autograph line keeps going and going...|
On June 23rd & 24th round 3rd of the Malaysia National League (MNL) was held at the RCC Glenmarie Track in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Track operator at RCC did a great job by providing a very challenging and technical new layout for the racers on race day. There were over one hundred racers from all over Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. Team Losi Racing driver Daniel Law (Winner of MNL round 2) and his Team Losi Racing 8ight 2.0 buggy did it again by dominating and winning the one hour grand final with a lead of 2 laps.