Posts tagged with Argentina News

Beta’s Worlds Statement

Relative newbie to the hotly competitive Offroad world of 1/8 buggy tyres is Beta tyres who have chosen to contact their drivers ahead of the IFMAR World Championships in Argentina in 4 weeks time with regards to the difficulty in arranging for product to be shipped there. “After researching the possibilities of shipping out plenty […]

Pre Worlds Testing Report

Due to a lower than expected entry, the organisers took the decision to shorten the Worlds warm up event by a day, ending it on Saturday rather than Sunday, this allowed all travelling drivers to spend an additional full day testing and practicing. Reading too much into test sessions is notoriously common, we’ve tried to […]

Cutini takes Argentine Nat Rd3

Rosario was the host for the third round of the Argentine National Championships which saw Agustin Cutini (Mugen/Novarossi) take TQ and exclusively achieve 12 laps in 10 minutes. Cutini went on to secure the overall win, 1 lap ahead of Federico Piro which was quite impressive considering he experienced a flame out. Gustavo Alberdi followed […]

Worlds Warm up entry open

The 2012 World Championship organisers have launched parts of their event website www.argentina2012wc.com.ar and have opened entry to the slightly controversial warm up event which will be held at the end of September (26-30), despite the late announcement of the warm up, the top pros will be keen to get any practice they can, although with rumours […]

Castro wins Argentina Nats Rd2

This past weekend in Misiones, 1000 km from Buenos Aires, was held the second round of four of the Argentinian Off Road 1/8 Buggy Nationals. The track and installations were fantastic, they took the beat of the weather and mud was key factor in the Qualifying. Cars wieghting over 5kg due to mud! All in […]

Worlds Warm up Confirmed

It seems things can move very quickly in RC, given a bit of encouragement, two days ago we knew very little of what was happening in Argentina, whether there would be a warm up, where the track was. Now we’re all a step closer, there will be a warm up event 26-30th September, to which registration […]

Worlds Warm up afterall?

In Carlos Gomez’s (European 1/8 Buggy Section Chairman for EFRA) letter published today he mentions the possibility of a ‘Worlds warm up’ event in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since the original news of Argentina hosting broke late last summer, it was understood that IFMAR (the global governing body) was pushing for there to be no warm up – […]

Argentina Truggy Nats ’11

The past weekend was held in Rosario city, Argentina, the The truggy Nationals. One leg win or loose. Almost thirty drivers made the trip to race the event. Not so many as expected but the best were there to compete. After the quali, two 30 minute semis were raced and then the 1 hour final. […]