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  • RCPB Sponsored LMCC Winter Series Finals

    Sunday 12th March saw the final round of the Ledbury Model Car Club winter series sponsored by RC-Pitbox. The day started out dry with a field of 46 drivers and Mini Pins were the order of the day on their Astro Track. This being the last round of the series with 4 rounds to count required to complete the series the championship was alive right until the end of the day’s finals, and it would certainly be a battle until the end! In Qualifying HB/Bullet Combo driver Nathan Powney took overall TQ with a TQ in rounds 3 and 4 ...

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  • Nitro X Cross - Nene Valley Race Report....

    Last Sunday saw the final round of the popular Nitro X Cross winter series take place at Nene Valley Raceway. The RCPB team were out in force and looking good for a nice trophy haul! As we all know to finish first you must first finish so it was important that everyone was well prepared for the day ahead. With a dry forecast most of the team arrived with a dry set up but after a quick track inspection we soon realised that this wouldnt be the case. At least not to start with so it was back to a...

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  • Team RC Pit Box Win at Nitro X Cross Ledbury!

    Sunday 29th of January saw round 5 of the popular Nitro X Cross winter series take place at Ledbury Model Car Club. With the weather forecast not looking great we didn't really know what to expect until we pitched up trackside. With Ledbury having its own weather system we took the chance to go racing and when we arrived we found that although some overnight rain was apparent the track looked very good with no puddles, just a mildly moist racing surface! As per the Nitro X Cross series which run to the same format at each round we would...

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  • RCPB Do AWS...

    With the typical UK winter weather taking its toll the RC Pit Box team had struggled to get racing in 2017 so last weekend we decided to brave the cold and head to Ledbury for round 4 of the popular AWS (Astro Winter Series). Representing RC Pit Box we had the following drivers in Nitro: Milan Dragojlovic - HB Racing - Maxima Engines - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Ben Billing - Kyosho - Maxima Engines - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Matt Box - Soar Seiki - Soar TRS Engine - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Nathan Powney -...

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  • RCPB Do AWS...

    With the typical UK winter weather taking its toll the RC Pit Box team had struggled to get racing in 2017 so last weekend we decided to brave the cold and head to Ledbury for round 4 of the popular AWS (Astro Winter Series). Representing RC Pit Box we had the following drivers in Nitro: Milan Dragojlovic - HB Racing - Maxima Engines - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Ben Billing - Kyosho - Maxima Engines - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Matt Box - Soar Seiki - Soar TRS Engine - Maxima Fuel - Hipex Pipe Nathan Powney -...

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  • A great end to 2016 for Team RC Pit Box!

    The final race of 2016 would see the RC Pit Box team travel to Swindon for round 4 of the Nitro X Cross Winter series. It was a chilly start with temperatures as low as -3 degrees C and we were greeted by a very frosty looking surface. RC Pit Box were represented by Milan Dragojlovic, Ben Billing, Matt Box, Nathan Powney, Chris Lovell and Elliott Jones and after 4 rounds of qualifying in a tough field of over 70 drivers Milan Dragojlovic would be the top qualifying RCPB driver taking his Maxima powered HB D815v2 to 2nd overall with...

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  • Winter Racing Starts with Podiums for RCPB!

    So this last weekend was the beginning of the winter racing for most RCPB drivers. Some members of the team were at the first NitroXcross meeting of the winter series, held at Shrewsbury. Matt Box, Milan Dragojlovic, Steve Shakespeare, Rich Price, Elliot Jones, Si Davies, Gary Gregory and Ben Billing were all in attendance. After 4 rounds of qualifying it was Milan driving his HB car who took a brilliant TQ, Steve Shakespeare and his Kyosho car were 8th, Ben 17th running his Kyosho for the first time (pictured below), Rich was 22nd, Gary and Matt were 24th and 25th...

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  • The end of the summer season ends with a bang!

    This last weekend was a busy one for the RCPB team with lots of racing going on. Over in Croatia we had Steve Shakespeare and his MP9 TKI4 representing the team and GB in the Over 40 Rallycross European championships. Milan Dragojlovic went to pit for him and Gary Gregory was GB Team manager! Steve was on fire, he TQ'd practice and after qualifying he managed to be very high up in the semi finals. After a fantastic start in the semis and a great race with some very fast drivers he went on to win and take pole in the main event....

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  • Regional Finals Weekend for RCPB

    This weekend was the final round of the SRS at Slough. Ashley Evans was running his Mugen MBX7r Eco in the Electric class along with George Miller running his Sworkz. George Got an impressive 8th and Ashley took the TQ in fine style taking the win in two of the three rounds. Ashley secured a quality second place in the final and that got him the E-buggy Championship in the series. A brilliant series of racing by Ashley! Massive well done! At Coventry’s new 1/8th Dirt track it was the final round of the Nemo NitroXCross. The new Coventry facility...

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  • Series Finals and Trophy time for RCPB - 1/10th and 1/8th!

      This weekend the RCPB team were out in force again all over the UK and at Summer Finals time lots of places and prizes up for grabs. At ESBRC at the Shrewsbury dirt track we had Team Boss Matt Box and his Ielasi Tuned powered Kyosho MP9 along with Rich Price and his Sworkz machine. Also in attendance was Graham Alsop running his Maxima MX Motor. After 4 rounds of quail it was Graham on top of the pile with Matt just behind in 2nd, Rich managed 6th. Nice work by the guys to all get in the top...

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