Current IFMAR 4WD World Champion Bruno Coelho has been shaking up the racing scene lately by winning some of the most prestigious events in both on and off-road disciplines. In a big move, HOBBYWING have announced the signing of this formidable Portuguese driver through 2018. His vehicles will be outfitted with the latest HOBBYWING products including motors and speed controls and his skill will be an asset to the company as they prepare for the future. We can’t wait to see what Coelho can do on the track and look forward to seeing his winning ways continue. To read the official announcement from HOBBYWING, please read below.
The current 1/10 IFMAR Off-Road World Champion, Bruno Coelho of Portugal, will be running HOBBYWING electronics exclusively through the 2018 racing season! The multi-year agreement ensures that Coelho is not only going to have access to some of the best electronics and motors available, but HOBBYWING customers will also have the confidence that its products are designed and tested for competition at the highest levels in the world.
Coehlo took TQ honors at 2014 European Touring Car Championship, and then he finished in second place at the 2014 IFMAR Touring Car Championship held in the US. Coelho also successfully competes in the off-road classes, having TQ’d and won the most recent IFMAR Off-Road World Championship in the 4WD class, held at Yatabe Arena in Japan. Coehlo will be running HOBBYWING ESCs and brushless motors through the 2018 season and expressed that he’s honored to collaborate with HOBBYWING, one of the leading brushless power system manufacturers in the RC world, beginning February 2016. After extensive testing, Coehlo gave high praise to the performance and reliability of the new HOBBYWING ESC & motor, and is confident that more success in National and International competition is ahead. Coehlo had this to say about his new agreement with HOBBYWING: “It’s with great pride that I’ll be joining HOBBYWING beginning with the 2016 season. I am a big fan of their products and with their support, I’ll be able to step up and have an even more competitive season. I look forward to seeing everyone at the track!”
HOBBYWING is proud to have the endorsement of a World-class driver like Bruno Coehlo. 2016 is the start of a new era for HOBBYWING with an emphasis on continued investment, research and development. Through collaboration with some of the most talented and influential drivers in the world, HOBBYWING will produce even more advanced, competition ESCs and motors to meet and exceed its customer’s expectations.