After the less conventional Who’s NOT here, we return to normal service covering the industry supporters who actually are here in South America, supporting their brand and products and factory drivers. The turn out from the manufacturers in the industry has been pretty good with healthy representation from the big brands especially of Europe and the US with a few Asian reps here as well.

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The ever charismatic Joseph Quagraine of JQ Products


OS Engines Representative Junichi Shimazaki
 
Pro-Line’s duo, Tim Clark & Daniel Adams


Roger & Marc from ProCircuit


Team Durango’s Gerd Strenge


Miura-san of HB / HPI, mechanic to Atsushi Hara

 
Novarossi’s Federico Sala and Racing Experience’s Bernard Durand


Dave Duggan of the Nemo Racing empire, Bullitt, Beta and Piranha


Andy Kramer of LRP, we hope his foot gets better soon!

 
Jason Ruona & John Piant of JConcepts


Adrien Bertin of Team Orion, CRF and nVision


XRAY’s main designer Juraj Hudy


Scott Yang of SWORKz


Mark Pavidis of AKA fame


John-Yves Ferte of Mugen Seiki Europe


Mugen Seiki Chief Designer & 1990 1/8 Buggy World Champion Koji Sanada


Team manager for TLR, Kevin Gahan sporting his trademark Shaun White Oakleys


Kendall Bennet & Marty Korn of A Main Hobbies


Brent Thielke helping his Associated boys out


The timeless British team manager Alan Dell sporting quite the hat


RC royalty David Spashett, spannering for the TLR team


Kris Moore of Mugen Seiki Racing USA


Worlds veteran Mike Cradock, here part of the pitting team for young Mr Elliott Boots


And of course, the Godfather of the 1/8 Buggy class, Kyosho’s Yuichi Kanai