Jared Tebo is Top Qualifier of a 1/8 Offroad World Championships for the 2nd time in his decorated career after his first in 2010 in Thailand.
Jared assured his position as Top Qualifier after grabbing the top spot in the penultimate round of Q5, with two TQs and two 2nd places. Elliott Boots makes it a one, two in qualifying for Kyosho and Pro-Line, the British driver TQ’ing 3 rounds (Q1, Q2 & Q6) but a 5th in Q4 costing him a shot at repeating his Overall TQ heroics of Argentina 2012.
Pacesetter in practice David Ronnefalk is 3rd having had a split qualifying, a sluggish start but the strongest after the halfway point (TQ & two 2nds), HB team mate Ty Tessmann in 4th who has had a tough time throughout qualifying, ending on our sour note in Q6 with a flame out after landing on another car, costing him a potential 3rd spot overall. Dakotah Phend concludes the top 5 and Ryan Maifield ensures the ‘team mate’ pattern of two Kyoshos, two HB and two TLRs in the top 6.
A worthy note to young Juan Carlos Canas in 13th, here racing at his first Worlds, impressively making the semis directly, not forgetting young Davide Ongaro in 7th whilst Adam Drake and Yannick Aigoin sneak into the top 16 showing us the old guys still got it!