Fourteen years ago, Uruguay hosted the first World Championships on South American soil at the Punta del Este tourist destination, Richard Saxton dominated qualifying and was leading the final until he ran out of fuel – missing his pit in call several times gifting Greg Degani the lead after Chad Bradley had also had issues, you […]
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Well over a decade ago now, the 2004 Worlds were held in Furulund, Sweden – a special unique type of track with a signature ‘M’ uphill / downhill section, Yannick Aigoin would go onto TQ in brilliant fashion however the firm favourite to win was DQ’d after the semis for being over the fuel limit, […]
Wind your minds back 10 years to August 2006, back to Jakarta, Indonesia – Mark Pavidis TQ’d but a terrible start in the final saw Yannick Aigoin open up a serious lead only to suffer horrible bad luck, Pavidis would march his way through the pack and secure his long-awaited 1/8 Buggy title after a […]
Enjoy the most recent IFMAR World Championships final – Messina 2014, watch as Ty Tessmann gets his start horrifically wrong but battles his way through the field.
We continue the rewind process after taking a look at Tessmann’s D812 & Batlle’s MBX7, winner of 2012, 6 years ago it was Cody King and his Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI2 buggy that took a popular victory in Pattaya, Thailand in November 2010. A tooth and nail race for victory between Cody and Atsushi Hara saw the […]
The daddy of them all; Yuichi Kanai’s own design helped him win a World Championship he so craved and deserved, dedicating his life to the Inferno series of 1/8 Buggys. The 2000 Las Vegas Worlds proved to be the start of American style tracks introduced to the wider racing community as big jumps started to […]
We kick off our traditional build up to the IFMAR Worlds with a look back at the World Champion Cars – Ty Tessmann’s HB D812 in Messina, Italy from 2014, starting 2nd and overcoming a terrible first corner Ty took a deserved World Championship – the man to beat all week. Related: See Ty’s Under […]