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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • RCBP at the last round of the Nationals - Scottish 1/10th and Rallycross

    So this last weekend was the last round of the Scottish 1/10th Nationals.   It was a gorgeous sunny day at Dumfries for the last round of the Scottish 10th off road and John Gorman was up there representing RCPB with his fine looking Xray Xb4. The track started off as damp grass and soon turned dry and balding and fast! In Q1 he had a good run with no real issues and got 2nd in my heat and a 6th overall in round 1. In Q2 he had an average run getting tangled in back markers whilst lapping them,...

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  • More Podiums for RCPB

    This weekend the RCPB team were back out in force, for some it was Nitro X Cross that got them trackside. It was held at ESBRC and we had Rich Price, Si Davies, Matt Box, Jon Griffiths, Steve Shakespeare and Milan Dragojlovic and Chris Lovell. We also had Graham Alsop running the Maxima MW B2R engine pictured below. (photo credit JMR Photography)     On Saturday In Nitro Si Davies managed 37th with his Radiosistemi RR8, Rich 16th with his Sworkz Evo II LE, Steve 15th with his Kyosho MP9 Tki4, Jon with his AE got 13th, Mattt got 8th...

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  • Ebuggy National Finals and a Double Podium for RCPB

    This weekend was the last round of the Ebuggy/Truggy nationals at Slough. We had Chris Ely, Chris Lovell, George Miller and Ashley Evans. The track was in fantastic condition, freshly prepared and rolled and the line up although not full was very competitive. The guys all had some solid qualifying results, and all started at the top end of the C final. Chris Lovell and his RC Concepts powered Mugen MBX7r Eco would line up 2nd, Ashley and his Mugen would be 3rd and Chris Ely 5th and George 8th. Chris Lovell took the lead early on overtaking Ashley for...

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  • Dragojlovic makes the podium for RCPB and Regional Trophy time!

    This weekend was a big race weekend for the RCPB team, lots of representatives at the BRCA 1/8th rallycross nat’s as well as at regional’s and elsewhere. First up we had Ashley Evans and he was at Adur with his Tekno SC truck and his Mugen E Buggy. He got the TQ with both ebuggy and SC having a very good day with the ebuggy setting some really fast laps. In the first final with the Mugen E-buggy he had a good start but got stuck under hosing with marshal not noticing and went back to last and half lap...

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