Yokomo’s Naoto Matsukura Wins A2 to Force Final Round at 4WD IFMAR Worlds

Sep 29, 2013 No Comments by

With the top two finishers from A1 struggling to get through traffic after a rough start to the race, three-time IFMAR 1/12-Scale On-Road World Champion Naoto Matsukura capitalized on the mistakes of others and outlasted a last-lap battle with seventh qualifier Ryan Lutz to win the second A-Main and force the race to the deciding third round.

1. Naoto Matsukura – 12/5:26.089
2. Ryan Lutz – 12/5:27.645
3. Joern Neumann – 11/5:00.287
4. Ty Tessmann – 11/5:04.752
5. Steven Hartson – 11/5:05.597
6. Dakotah Phend – 11/5:06.321
7. Travis Amezcua – 11/5:06.919
8. Lee Martin – 4/1:47.418
9. Ryan Cavalieri – 1/0:17.331
10. Ryan Maifield – 1/0:18.043

2013 IFMAR 1/10-Scale Off-Road World Championship, Electric, Event Coverage, Featured News, Off-road

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