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EXCLUSIVE: IFMAR Worlds Awards Banquet Video and Photo Gallery!

After six grueling days of racing action in order to crown two new IFMAR Electric Off Road World Champions, Kyosho’s Jared Tebo in 2WD and Team Associated driver Steven Hartson in 4WD, all attendees were invited to the official IFMAR Worlds Awards Banquet held this year at the famed Sierra Nevada brewery conveniently located less [...]

Oct 11, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated’s Steven Hartson Crowned IFMAR 4WD World Champion

When Team Associated driver and Southern California native Steven Hartson crossed the finish line in A3 for the 4WD segment of the IFMAR Electric Off-Road World Championships he claimed the fifteenth title in class history. The feat was made even more impressive given the fact that he started sixth on the grid in all three [...]

Sep 29, 2013 Comments
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Yokomo’s Naoto Matsukura Wins A2 to Force Final Round at 4WD IFMAR Worlds

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 [...]

Sep 29, 2013 Comments
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IFMAR Worlds Stunner – Steven Hartson wins 4WD A1!

A crazy and crash-filled A1 final at the IFMAR 4WD World Championships ended with a shock, as Team Associated driver Steven Hartson won the first final from the sixth position on the starting grid – which is nearly unheard of! He’ll have his work cut out for him in the second and third A-Mains, but [...]

Sep 29, 2013 Comments
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Team Durango’s Joern Neumann TQs 4WD, Will Start First in IFMAR World Championship Finals

The bleachers were full of spectators, the parking lot was packed with food trucks, the bounce house and inflatable slide were full of children, and after five straight rounds of blazing fast 4WD buggy qualifying that boiled down to be one of the most exciting days of qualifying in recent memory as the final qualifying [...]

Sep 29, 2013 Comments
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IFMAR Worlds Video Update: Drivers Talk 4WD Practice

Compared to the 2WD practice day on Monday, the 4WD practice day on Friday was a piece of cake – for starters, the track crew didn’t have to restore the course after being beaten by weather! Due to the adverse conditions earlier this week the IFMAR officials on hand made the executive decision to waive [...]

Sep 28, 2013 Comments
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TLR 22-4, Hot Bodies D413, Tekin RSX Make IFMAR Worlds Debut

What better time to announce details of a new product than during a world championship event when media and consumer attention is at an all-time high? The IFMAR Worlds is the ultimate proving ground for new products and several companies chose to release new products this week, including two brand new buggies that the RC [...]

Sep 27, 2013 Comments
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Blast from the past! 1985 IFMAR 4WD World Championships Final

With a thrilling victory in the third A-Main over Jay Halsey and Chris Allec, Gil Losi Jr. wins the IFMAR 4WD Electric Off-Road World Championship! Relax – you didn’t stumble into a time machine and travel back to 1985, you’re just watching this old clip from the first-ever IFMAR Worlds for electric off-road buggies held [...]

Sep 27, 2013 Comments
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