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Ryan Maifield Takes Reedy Race Overall Lead After 2WD Portion

Most of the Invitational drivers were patient for the opening rounds on Friday, but as the 2WD portion of the event came to a close on Saturday morning many of the competitors started getting desperate – and that aggression made for lots of passing. The track also got faster as well, with more drivers making [...]

Jan 25, 2014 Comments
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Ryan Maifield Tied with Defending Champ Ryan Cavalieri After Day One at Reedy Race

By the end of Day One, a handful of the Invitational class drivers began to emerge from the rest of the pack and distance themselves from the names found lower on the overall points spreadsheet. With each race featuring a mix of drivers of different speeds, often scattered throughout the double-file starting grid, the first [...]

Jan 25, 2014 Comments
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Ryan Maifield and Neil Cragg Tied Atop Reedy Race Standings After Two Rounds

Aside from the Open divisions of 2WD and 4WD buggy racers who had to rely on a lottery system to get into the traditional qualifying and main event portion of the event, the highlight of the Reedy International Race of Champions is the Invitational class. Thirty of the best racers on the planet compete heads-up [...]

Jan 24, 2014 Comments
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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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