Yannick TQs and Wins Rnd 1 of French Nats

The first round of the French Nationals took place in Boullay. Losi drivers Yannick Aigoin and Nicolas Vouilloz both competed at the event with their 8IGHT 2.0 buggies. Yannick was the Top Qualifier and finished in first place overall, with Nicolas finishing in fourth place. This was Nicolas’ first big race competing with the 8IGHT 2.0. Both drivers commented that they were extremely pleased with the performance of their buggies throughout the entire weekend.


Drake Wins Rnd 3 of Losi Winter Series

Round 3 of the Losi Winter Series took place at Revelation Raceway. Adam Drake was the overall winner for the event in both the 1/8 Expert Buggy and 1/8 Expert Truggy classes. In the expert buggy A-Main Adam was running the winning combination of the 8IGHT 2.0 Race Roller, Nitrotane fuel and Losi 450-series tires.
In the expert truggy A-Main Losi drivers took the top two spots with Adam(TQ) in first place and Matt Schreffler in second place. Both Adam and Matt were running the 8IGHT-T 2.0 Race Roller, Nitrotane fuel and Losi 480-series tires.


Johnson Takes 4th at 2009 ROAR Carpet Nats

After TQing and winning both rubber and foam classes at the ROAR Regionals a month before, the Team Losi Racing JRX-S Type R Racing Sedan driven by Losi Driver Dave Johnson came through to finish fourth at the 2009 Carpet Nationals.

After two rounds of qualifying Dave's sedan was in tenth place going into the triple A-Mains. Dave managed to improve the performance of his sedan during the A-Main races, where he finished in fourth place in each main. At the end of the event Dave took fourth place overall out of 54 drivers.

Dave equipped his JRX-S Type R with a 13.5T Xcelorin Sensored Brushless Motor and Electronic Speed Control and a Losi 7.4V 4400mAh 30C Hard Case LiPo battery.

Congratulations Dave!


Zamorano TQs and Wins Spanish Championship Warm-Up

The warm-up race for the Inter-Regional Spanish Championship was held March 14-15 at Fuencarral. The warm-up drew a total of 60 drivers, including Losi driver Felix Zamorano. Felix reports that the weather was sunny, and the track had great grip and was a bit bumpy.

Felix and his 8IGHT 2.0 buggy dominated at the warm-up. He finished in first place in the qualifying heat, crossing the finish line 19 seconds ahead of the driver in second place. Felix also finished in first place in the semi-final and final to take the overall win.

Felix tells us that his tremendous success was in part due to the Front and Center SmartDiffs that he had installed in his 8IGHT 2.0. He commented that both SmartDiffs functioned well, and made the buggy easy to drive.

Congratulation Felix. We are looking forward to hearing about your continued success at the upcoming Spanish Championship!

Final Round of CML Winter Series

The final round of the CML Winter Series was held at the Frankley Model Car Club in Birmingham, UK. Losi Drivers Darren Bloomfield, Mathew Lewis and Simon Reeves competed at the event with their Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 2.0 buggies.

In the three rounds of buggy qualifying Darren took first place in rounds two and three, making him the Top Qualifier for the event. In the A-Main Darren immediately took the lead and never backed down from his position for the duration of the race. Darren took the overall win in the 1/8 buggy class.

Losi drivers Mathew Lewis and Michael Lewis also had outstanding results in the 1/8 Truggy Championship. Both drivers finished first and second respectively with the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 2.0 truggy.


Losi Winter Series, Round 2

Round two of the Losi Winter Series was hosted by Revelation Raceway. Losi/GRP driver Adam Drake took the overall win in the 1/8 Expert Buggy A-Main. Adam was competing with the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 2.0 buggy, a GRP Tuned engine, Nitrotane fuel and Losi 450-series tires.

Losi's Bill Jeric was also present at the event to support the team, as well as compete in the 1/8 Novice Buggy class. Bill was the Top Qualifier and overall winner of his class. Bill was competing with the 8IGHT 2.0 buggy, Nitrotane fuel and Losi 450-series tires.

Adam was also the Top Qualifier and overall winner of the 1/8 Expert Truggy A-Main, with Kyle Johnson finishing in second. Both Adam and Kyle were competing with the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 2.0 truggy, Nitrotane fuel and Losi 480-series tires.


8IGHT-T 2.0 Sweeps New RC in Thailand

Team Losi Thailand got off to a fantastic start at the New RC track in Bangkok, Thailand. After receiving their new 8IGHT-T 2.0 truggies, the team had eagerly been awaiting a race in which to try out their new truggies.

Team Losi Thailand drivers were extremely pleased with the performance of the truggy. The Losi drivers competed with the 8IGHT-T 2.0 to TQ and take first, second and third place in the A-Main of the race. First place winner John Ho equipped his truggy with a SmartDiff and commented that he immediately noticed increased steering capabilities and that overall the truggy was much easier to drive.

Congratulations Team Losi Thailand! Click here to see more pictures from the race.
Team Losi Thailand drivers Witsarut Ruamlarp, TQ and John Ho, A-Main Champion


Drake Finishes on Top at Final Test for 2009 Silver State Challenge

The final test for the Silver State Nitro Challenge was held at the Boulder City track. The 2009 Silver State Nitro Challenge will take place during the first week of April.

Drivers from Losi, Associated, Tamiya, Mugen, Kyosho, and O'Donnell were in attendance to do some final testing. The conditions were very dusty and bumpy. At the end of qualifying Losi/GRP driver Adam Drake on top of both the 1/8 buggy and 1/8 truck classes.

The conditions during the mains were even rougher and the weather was getting cold, but Adam Drake was able to come out on top again in both 1/8 buggy and 1/8 truck. Adam even won the truck final by more than one lap.

Click on the links below to see Adam's setups used during testing.


Losi Mini-T Wins at BRCA Micro National Series

The first ever BRCA Micro National Series 2WD Championships were held at Hereford Radio Car Club's temporary Bromyard Centre venue in the West Midlands, UK. The nail-biting seven round event resulted in Losi Mini-Ts finishing first and third overall.
Going in to the final round, there was little surprise at who would take the overall win at the event. Losi/Spektrum driver John Timberlake took first place with his Losi Mini-T Pro, which was equipped with a Spektrum DX3.0 radio system. Losi driver Ricky Macgough took third place with his Losi Xcelorin brushless powered Losi Mini-T.
Congratulations to both drivers on a great race!