Adam Drake and LST2 are 2008 National Champions

This past weekend brought yet another victory for Losi drivers Adam Drake and Mike Truhe, where both were using the winning combination of GRP Engines and Losi Nitrotane fuel. ROAR presented the 2008 Off-Road Fuel Truck Nationals at The Nitro Pit in Whitman, AZ from April 23-27, 2008. Losi/GRP/Nitrotane Drivers Adam Drake and Mike Truhe competed in the 1/10 Fuel Truck, Production Monster Truck and 1/8 Fuel Truck classes. Losi driver Adam Drake TQ'd and took first place in the Production Monster Truck A-Main with the Losi LST2 Monster Truck, giving both Drake and the LST2 the title of National Champions. Mike Truhe strongly contested in the 1/10 Fuel Truck finals with the Losi XXX-T AD2 and took home the trophy for second place. Drake also competed in the 1/8 Fuel Truck class and took third place in the final with the Losi 8IGHT-T Truggy Race Roller equipped with Losi's XTT Blue Compound Tires.
Congratulations to both Drake and Truhe for their great racing.

Losi Takes 2nd Overall at 2008 Nordic XRAY Challenge

The 2008 Nordic XRAY Challenge took place April 27, 2008, where drivers gathered to compete in the 1/8 Off-Road Buggy and 1/8 Off-Road Truggy classes. With over 120 entries at the event, Losi finished the day in second place overall, and with five drivers in the top ten. Losi driver Hon Hazlewood finished in 2nd place during the Buggy A-Main and Losi driver Henrik Nilsson finished in 2nd place during the Truggy A-Main. Congratulations to all Losi drivers on a great race!


Losi Honored with RCCA Readers' Choice Awards

RC Car Action hosted their annual Readers' Choice Awards Banquet on April 19. Losi was honored with two awards this year. Losi/GRP driver Adam Drake received the Readers' Choice Award for Driver of the Year. This is the third consecutive year for Drake to receive this prestigious award.
Losi's 8IGHT 4WD Buggy won the Readers' Choice Award for Nitro Buggy. The 8IGHT has revolutionized 1/8-scale nitro off-road racing and is used by top drivers world-wide, including 3-time Driver of the Year Adam Drake.


Dupree Takes 2 Wins at East Coast Nitro Series

Round 2 of the East Coast Nitro Series took place April 18-19 at The Badlands III track in Myrtle Beach, SC. Losi drivers Travis Dupree, Chris Crews and Jason Brown competed in the 1/8 Pro Buggy class. In the A-Main event, Travis received first place, Chris took second and Jason took fifth place. Travis also competed in the 1/8 Arena Truck class where he was the overall winner. Congratulations to all drivers for a job well done.


Drake is TQ and Winner at JBRL Nitro Series

Round one of the JBRL Nitro Series took place at Revelation Raceway in CA this past weekend. The event drew 225 entries, including Losi/GRP/Nitrotane drivers Adam Drake and Mike Truhe. Both drivers competed in the 1/8th Pro-Buggy and 1/8th Pro-Truck classes, and Drake was the Top Qualifier in both classes. Drake's success continued into the A-Main race of both classes where he attained first place in both races. Truhe took second place in the 1/8th Pro-Buggy.
Two other drivers at the event drove their way to a win with Losi vehicles. Kyle Johnson took first place in the 1/8th Open Buggy class with his Losi 8IGHT Buggy and TQ'd and won the 1/8th Open Truggy class with his Losi 8IGHT-T. Chris Nelson competed in the 1/10th Truck class, and took first place with his Losi XXX-NT AD2.
Congratulations to Drake, Truhe and the rest of the Losi drivers for their excellent performance!


Arizona Championship Series

Losi drivers Billy Fischer and Casey Peck take top two spots in 1/8 Expert Buggy finalsThe 2008 Arizona Championship Series tool place April 5-6 at The Nitro Pit in Whittmann, AZ. Losi drivers Casey Peck and Billy Fischer both competed in the 1/8 Buggy and 1/8 Truggy classes. Casey took first place in the finals for the overall title in the Expert Buggy race. Billy finished in second place in the both the Expert Buggy race and the Expert Truggy race.
Congratulations to both drivers for a great race!


So. CA Saturday Series, Round #1

Adam Drake, Top Qualifier in both the Buggy and Truggy classes in So. CA Saturday Series, Round #1The first round of the 8th Annual Southern California Saturday Series took place April 5, 2008. The race was held at Pro-Line's track in Banning, CA and Losi/GRP/Nitrotane driver Adam Drake led the event. Adam was the Top Qualifier in both the Buggy and Truggy classes, and won both A-Main races as well. In the buggy class, Adam competed with Losi's new Red Compound 1/8-scale Eclipse Buggy Tires. Congratulations to Adam on a great race!