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Old 09-30-2019, 04:18 PM
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End off year silly season 2019
It's that time of the year again guys were drivers leave one company and join a new one too found that perfect brand that suits them let's hear your thoughts on who will leave who to go to a other brand.
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Old 09-30-2019, 04:22 PM
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Masami Hirosaka parts way with Yokomo

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Well, whatever happens, i sure hope he does not end up with Creation Model / Infinity....
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Well, whatever happens, i sure hope he does not end up with Creation Model / Infinity....
If the speculation is true about new ownership only caring about the facilities and not the model business itself, who else is going to pick it up? Not saying itís a good thing, but if true, Yokomoís lineup would certainly round out CMís product line across all major classes in the hobby with minimal overlap (EP TC). It would be a shame for the BD-9 to go away, but then again, maybe the BD-9 would become the new IF14?

Soeaking of which, will CM lure anyone in 1/8th buggy? I didnít even know they had one until I saw the RCGP announcement the other day. Theyíve been throwing money around like nobodyís business in the other Nitro classes... will they strong arm 1/8th buggy too, or will their investment in RCGP be the extent of it?
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CM doesnt have a buggy yet. Their drivers have been running whatever chassis the chose to for the past 3 plus years.

Granted im biased, but i think he would do well at Mugen.

Id like to see Masami end up where he can do more of....

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CM doesnt have a buggy yet. Their drivers have been running whatever chassis the chose to for the past 3 plus years.

Granted im biased, but i think he would do well at Mugen.

Id like to see Masami end up where he can do more of....
Well, if they donít, I have a feeling that will will soon - I wonder if they are running some kind of Frankenstein buggy until they finish designing their own? There must be some reason they signed onto RCGP.
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Well, if they donít, I have a feeling that will will soon - I wonder if they are running some kind of Frankenstein buggy until they finish designing their own? There must be some reason they signed onto RCGP.
I believe at the last RCGP they ran a prototype car for the first time (don't know if they used it the entire
​​​​​​ event) and apparantly it looked very much like a Mugen/AE.
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I'm no betting on big driver changes. I see some reductions coming tho.

And TLR needs another US top driver.
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I'm no betting on big driver changes. I see some reductions coming tho.

And TLR needs another US top driver.
I agree - they need to bolster that lineup - Dakotah is like a One Man Gang out there! Where are the other top drivers? And before that, it was just him and Dustin making the Aís at big events as far as the regular Pros go. Personally, Iíd love them to either sign someone pretty big, or call up any promising prospects from the B team.
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Tyler Jones would be my pick to ad to the "pro team" for TLR he has put in soo much work and is stupid fast even without the "pro" team support
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Does Ty leave Xray?
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Tyler Jones would be my pick to ad to the "pro team" for TLR he has put in soo much work and is stupid fast even without the "pro" team support

Would love to see it happen!! Heís put it in their ear that heís willing and ready to do it full time if given the chance!
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There alot talks going on behind the scean. Here in Australia too drivers changing
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Would love to see it happen!! Heís put it in their ear that heís willing and ready to do it full time if given the chance!
He won Psycho and didn't he beat Tanner at Nats?
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He won Psycho and didn't he beat Tanner at Nats?
Yes he did. He was the highest finishing TLR car in the hour final. He finished 6th. After it was said and done, he could have been faster in final but went with a safe tire choice.
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