International Federation of Model Auto Racing

International Federation of Model Auto Racing
IFMAR logo.png
SportRadio-controlled racing
JurisdictionInternational
AbbreviationIFMAR
Founded9 July 1979 (40 years ago) (1979-07-09)
PresidentJeff Parker
ChairmanSander De Graaf (IC)
Frank Mostrey (EP)
SecretaryCarlos Gomez
Official website
www.ifmar.org
2005 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Winner Neil Cragg (center), Ryan Cavalieri (left), and Ryan Maifield.

The International Federation of Model Auto Racing (IFMAR) is the world governing body of professional radio controlled car racing.

The organization was created in 1979 by professional racer and RC model entrepreneur Ted Longshaw. At that time, many different governing bodies operated under their own rules throughout the world. IFMAR was conceived as a way to bring the different, fragmented organizations under a single, governing body. IFMAR's constitution also promotes international friendship and sportsmanship.

Each of the member blocs organises the IFMAR World Championship event on behalf of IFMAR.

Masami Hirosaka is perhaps the world's most distinguished racer. He has a record of 14 IFMAR World Championships, followed by Lamberto Collari with 9 titles, all within a single category and in nitro powered cars.

Governing bodies[edit]

IFMAR governs RC racing through four international governing bodies, or "blocs" representing 45 member nations and with full voting rights:

Secretariat[edit]

Presidents[edit]

# Name Nationality Term
1. Ted Longshaw  United Kingdom 1979–1995
2 John D. Grant  Australia 1995–2005
3 Erhard "Dallas" Mathiesen  Sweden 2005–2018
4 Jeff Parker  United States 2018–

Eligibility to IFMAR World Championship event[edit]

To be allowed to compete in an IFMAR World Championship event, the competitor has to be a member of a national body (such as ROAR of North America, SARDA from South Africa, BRCA from the United Kingdom, etc.). The competitor has to contact a representative of the body who will determine if they are competent enough to compete in the world championship round.[1] The driver does not specifically have to have qualified in that discipline in which they choose to race (e.g. a driver who is competent in 1:10 on road racing wishes to qualify for 1:8 off-road).[1]

IFMAR World Championship Winners[edit]

Year Bloc Scale Class Name Car–Motor Venue Location
1977 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track United States Butch Kroells[2][3][4] Associated RC100 – K&B Thorp Raceway Pomona, California United States
1978 EFRA 1:8 Formula IC Track[nb 1] England Phil Greeno[5] PB9 International – K&B Port Hercules Monte Carlo Monaco
1979 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track United Kingdom Phil Booth[6] PB9 International – OPS Circuit Micro-Racing Geneva Switzerland
1980 EFRA 1:8 Formula IC Track[nb 1] Italy Giulio Ghersi PB9 International Port Hercules Monte Carlo Monaco
1981 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track United States Arturo Carbonell[5][7] Delta Super J – Picco Castleton Square Indianapolis, Indiana United States
1982 ROAR 1:12 Electric Track Stock United States Kent Clausen[2][3] Associated RC12iYokomo 05S Grand Hotel Anaheim, California United States
Electric Track Modified United States Arturo Carbonell[2][3] Delta Super Phaser – Delta Igarashi 05
1983 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track France David Lecat PB Alpha – Picco Circuit Carnoux Carnoux-en-Provence France
1984 EFRA 1:12 Electric Track Stock United States Bud Bartos Parma Euro Panther – Igarashi 05 Herning Kongrescenter Herning, Denmark Denmark
Electric Track Modified United States Tony Neisinger[2][3] Associated RC12i – Reedy
1985 FEMCA 1:8 Sport IC Track Netherlands Rody Roem[8][9][10] Serpent Quattro – OPS Tokyo Disneyland Urayasu, Chiba Japan
ROAR 1:10 Electric Off Road Stock[nb 2] United States Jay Halsey[2][3] Associated RC10 – Reedy Del Mar RC Raceway Del Mar, California United States
Electric Off Road Unlimited[nb 2] United States Gil Losi Jr Yokomo Dog Fighter YZ-834B – Trinity
1986 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road France Frederic Veysseyre Yankee 86 – Cipolla Mini Circuit de Montbonnot Grenoble France
ROAR 1:12 Electric Track Modified United States Tony Neisinger[2][3] Associated RC12L – Reedy Tropicana Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada United States
1987 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track United States Pete Fusco[2][3] Associated RC500 – Novarossi Ranch Pit Shop Pomona, California United States
EFRA 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Joel Johnson Kyosho Ultima – Trinity Monster Pure Gold Romsey Off-Road Club Romsey England
Electric Off Road 4WD Japan Masami Hirosaka[11] Schumacher CAT XL – HPI UNO Blue Label
1988 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Italy Maurizio Monesi Garbo Roadfighter – Mantua T4 Mantua Italy
1:12 Electric Track Modified Japan Masami Hirosaka[2][3] Associated RC12L – Reedy Baarn Netherlands
1989 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[12] BMT 891 – REX Collari Model Auto Club Heemstede[13] Heemstede Netherlands
FEMCA 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Japan Masami Hirosaka[2][3] Associated RC10 – Reedy St. Ives Showground[14] St Ives, New South Wales Australia
Electric Off Road 4WD Japan Masami Hirosaka[2][3] Yokomo Super Dog Fighter YZ-870C – Reedy
1990 EFRA 1:8 Team IC Track Group C Italy Michele Baruzzi
Italy Lamberto Collari
Italy Massimo Fantini
BMT 891 Türkheim Germany
FEMCA IC Off Road Japan Koji Sanada Mugen Super Sport – Novarossi Bangkok Thailand
1:12 Electric Track Modified United States Chris Doseck[3] Associated RC12L – CAM Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore Singapore
1991 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[15] BMT 891 – Nova Collari Austin, Texas United States
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Japan Masami Hirosaka[2][3] Associated RC10 – Reedy Freedom Hill Park Sterling Heights, Michigan United States
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Cliff Lett Yokomo YZ-10 Super Dog Fighter Works '91 – Reedy
1992 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Japan Kokushi Toge Kyosho InfernoOS RX Usingen Germany
ROAR 1:10 Electric Track PRO 10 United States Joel Johnson Trinity EV-10 – Trinity[16][17] Ranch Pit Shop Pomona, California United States
1:12 Electric Track Modified United States Tony Neisinger[2][3] Associated RC12LW - Reedy Grand Rapids, Michigan United States
1993 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[18] BMT 933 – Nova Collari Gothenburg Sweden
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Brian Kinwald[2][3] Associated RC10 Worlds Car – Reedy Pipps Hill Leisure Complex Basildon England
Electric Off Road 4WD Japan Masami Hirosaka Yokomo Super Dog Fighter Works '93 – Reedy
1994 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Italy Maurizio Monesi Kyosho Turbo InfernoOS Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt Austria
1:10 Electric Track PRO 10 Japan Masami Hirosaka Yokomo YRX-10 – Reedy Tamiya Raceway Sonneberg Sonneberg Germany
1:12 Electric Track Modified United Kingdom David Spashett Corally SP12G2[19] Paris France
1995 FEMCA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[9][20] Serpent Excel – Nova Collari Phuket Thailand
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Matt Francis[2][3] Associated RC10B2 – Reedy Yatabe Arena[21] Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Mark Pavidis Yokomo Super Dog Fighter YZ-10 – Reedy
1996 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Italy Alex Laffranchi Kyosho Inferno MP5 – Picco P6 National Motor Museum[22] Beaulieu, Hampshire England
ROAR 1:10 Electric Track PRO 10 United States Mike Swauger[3] Associated RC10L2 – Team Orion Revelation Raceway Ontario United States
1:12 Electric Track Modified Japan Masami Hirosaka[2] Associated RC12LC – Reedy
1997 FAMAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[9][23] Serpent Vector – Novarossi Speed Pegaso Raceway Toluca Mexico
ROAR 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Brian Kinwald Losi XX-CR – Trinity Ranch Pit Shop[21] Pomona, California United States
Electric Off Road 4WD Japan Masami Hirosaka Yokomo Super Dog Fighter MX-4 – Reedy
1998 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Germany Daniel Reckward[24] Kyosho Inferno MP6 – RB WS7 Mini Autódromo do Estádio Universitário de Coimbra Coimbra Portugal
1:10 IC Track 235mm Class I Group C Germany Michael Salven[9] Serpent Impact – Nova Mega Auto Modelbouw Club Apeldoorn Apeldoorn Netherlands
IC Track 235mm Class II Touring Cars Finland Timmo Rinne[9] Serpent Impact – Nova Mega
Electric Track ISTC United Kingdom David Spashett Losi Street Weapon – Trinity Temple Park Leisure Centre[25] South Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne England
Electric Track PRO 10 United Kingdom David Spashett Trinity Switch Blade – Trinity
1:12 Electric Track Modified United Kingdom David Spashett Trinity Switch Blade 12SJ – Trinity
1999 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track France Adrien Bertin[26] Mugen MRX2 – Nova JP Mini Circuit Patrick Depailler[27] Clermont Ferrand France
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Japan Masami Hirosaka[2] Associated RC10B3 – Reedy Uimahalli Rauma Finland
Electric Off Road 4WD Finland Jukka Steenari Losi XX-4 – Team Orion
2000 ROAR 1:8 IC Off Road Japan Yuichi Kanai[24] Kyosho Inferno MP7.5 – RB WS7 Silverton Hotel[28] Las Vegas, Nevada United States
EFRA 1:10 IC Track 235mm Touring Cars Germany Michael Salven[9] Serpent Impact M2 – Nova Mega Stöhr-Ring Kirchberg an der Raab Austria
FEMCA Electric Track PRO 10 Japan Masami Hirosaka Yokomo YRX-2000 – Reedy Yatabe Arena Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
Electric Touring Cars Japan Atsushi Hara Yokomo MR4-TC Pro – Reedy
1:12 Electric Track Modified Japan Masami Hirosaka[2] Associated RC12L3 – Reedy
2001 FEMCA 1:8 Sport IC Track Japan Kenji Osaka[29] Mugen MRX-3 – Nova JP John Grant International Raceway[30] Sydney Australia
EFRA 1:5 IC Touring Germany Marcel Strauch[31] FG Competition – Zenoah G230RC Minidrom Ettlingen Ettlingen Germany
FAMAR 1:10
[nb 3][32]
Electric Off Road 2WD United States Matt Francis Losi XXX – Trinity Tshwane Raceway And Promotions (TRAP) Pretoria South Africa
Electric Off Road 4WD Finland Jukka Steenari Losi XX-4 – Team Orion
2002 FAMAR 1:8 IC Off Road United States Greg Degani Kyosho Inferno MP7.5OS RZ V01B Green Mountain Raceway Punta del Este Uruguay
ROAR 1:10 IC Track 235mm Touring Cars United States Brian Berry[9][24][33] Serpent Impact M2 – RB X12 Hamilton Ohio Scale Auto Raceway[34] Hamilton, Ohio United States
200mm Nitro Touring United States Mark Pavidis Associated Nitro TC3 – O’Donnell RB
FAMAR Electric Track Touring Thailand Surikarn Chaidejsuriya Tamiya TRF414M – Reedy Keywest Model Racers Krugersdorp, Gauteng South Africa
1:12 Electric Track Modified Japan Masami Hirosaka Yokomo 12LY[35]
2003 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[36] Kyosho Evolva 2005 WC – Sirio Hamilton Ohio Scale Auto Raceway[37][38] Hamilton, Ohio United States
1:5 IC Touring Netherlands Hessel Roskam[31] FG Competition Evo 2003 KZ Speedway[39] Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California United States
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Billy Easton[2] Associated RC10B4 – Reedy Minnreg RC Car Club Largo, Florida United States
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Ryan Cavalieri Losi XXX-4 – Trinity
2004 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road France Guillaume Vray[24] Mugen MBX 5 – RB WS7II Fururing Raceway[40] Furulund Sweden
FAMAR 1:10 200mm Nitro Touring France Adrien Bertin Kyosho PureTen V-One RRR – Sirio Jundiai Raceway[41][42] Jundiaí, São Paulo Brazil
ROAR Electric Touring Germany Marc Rheinard Tamiya TRF415 – Team Orion Kissimmee R/C Raceway[43] Kissimmee, Florida United States
1:12 Electric Track Modified Japan Masami Hirosaka[2] Associated RC12L4 – Reedy
2005 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[36] Kyosho Evolva – Sirio PR-Pro Messina[44] Messina, Sicily Italy
1:5 IC Touring United Kingdom Ian Oddie[45][46] H.A.R.M. SX-3 – Zenoah Mini Racing Ticino e Moesa Lostallo Switzerland
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD England Neil Cragg[47] Associated RC10B4 – Reedy AF Model Rings[48] Collegno Italy
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Ryan Cavalieri JConcepts BJ4 – Trinity
2006 FEMCA 1:8 IC Off Road United States Mark Pavidis[49] Kyosho Inferno MP777 WCOS V-Spec Ancol R/C Circuit, Ancol Dreamland Jakarta Indonesia
1:10 200mm Nitro Touring Japan Keisuke Fukuda Mugen MTX-4R – Mugen Ninja[50] New England Raceway[51] Brisbane Australia
EFRA Electric Touring England Andy Moore[52] Hot Bodies Cyclone Hara Edition – Team Orion AF Model Rings[53] Collegno Italy
1:12 Electric Track Modified United Kingdom David Spashett Corally SP12X "US Spec" – Peak Vantage 07[19]
2007 FAMAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari[54] Kyosho Evolva M3 – Novarossi CARC (Club de Automodelismo Radiocontrolado de Córdoba) Córdoba Argentina
FEMCA 1:5 IC Touring Denmark Martin Lissau[31] FG Competition EVO 04 England Park Raceway Brisbane Australia
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Japan Hayato Matsuzaki[2] Associated RC10B4 – HPI Hakusan Arena Ishikawa Japan
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Jared Tebo[2] Associated RC10B44 – Reedy
2008 ROAR 1:8 IC Off Road Japan Atsushi Hara[55] Hot Bodies D8 – OS Speed Tuned 21VZ-B V-Spec The Farm 2 R/C Raceway Charlotte, North Carolina United States
EFRA 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Italy Daniele Ielasi[56] Kyosho PureTen V-ONE RRR Evo.2 – Picco P1-R EVO 3 Circuito Internacional de Monsanto Lisbon Portugal
FEMCA Electric Touring Germany Marc Reinhard Tamiya TRF416 – Speed Passion Radio Control Speedway Bangkok Thailand
1:12 Electric Track Japan Naoto Matsukura Associated 12R5
2009 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Lamberto Collari Kyosho Evolva M3 Evo Mini Racing Ticino e Moesa[57] Lostallo Switzerland
FAMAR 1:5 IC Touring South Africa Barend Myburgh H.A.R.M. SX-3 Tshwane Raceway And Promotions (TRAP) Pretoria South Africa
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD Germany Martin Achter[2] Associated RC10B4* – CS Electronic
Electric Off Road 4WD Germany Martin Achter[58] Team Durango DEX410 – CS Magnetic Delta
2010 FEMCA 1:8 IC Off Road United States Cody King Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI2 – Team Orion Alpha ABI Pattaya RC Powerboat Track Pattaya Thailand
ROAR 1:10 200 mm IC On-road United States Ralph Burch Xray NT1 – Max Power XXL3 Gulf Coast Raceway Houston, Texas United States
EFRA[59] Electric Touring Germany Marc Rheinard Tamiya TRF416X – Speed Passion MAC Burgdorf Burgdorf, Hanover Germany
1:12 Electric Track Japan Naoto Matsukura Yokomo R12 – NOSRAM Mehrzweckhalle Gymnasium
2011 ROAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Germany Robert Pietsch Mugen MRX-5 – Novarossi Homestead RC Raceway Homestead, Florida United States
EFRA 1:5 IC Touring France Guillaume Solon Contrast Neox GS–Abbate Complexe d'Hanvec Brest France
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Ryan Cavalieri Team Associated RC10B4.1 – Team Orion Pitkamaki Race-Center Vaasa Finland
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Ryan Cavalieri Team Associated RC10B44.1 – Team Orion
2012 FAMAR 1:8 IC Off Road Spain Robert Batlle Mugen MBX-7 – Novarossi Speed Paradise Buenos Aires Argentina
FEMCA 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Thailand Meen Vejrak KM H-K1 – Novarossi RC Addict Bangkok Thailand
EFRA[60] Electric Touring Netherlands Jilles Groskamp Tamiya TRF417 – Team Orion Model Auto Club Heemstede Heemstede Netherlands
1:12 Electric Track Japan Naoto Matsukura Yokomo R12 – Yokomo Kennemer Sportcenter
2013 FEMCA 1:8 Sport IC Track Japan Tadahiko Sahashi Serpent 977 Viper – Picco Kei Tune Racing Speedway Chiba, Tokyo Japan
EFRA 1:5 IC Touring Germany Markus Feldmann Mecatech FW 01–Abbate Mini Racing Ticino e Moesa Lostallo Switzerland
ROAR 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Jared Tebo Kyosho Ultima RB6 – Team Orion Silver Dollar R/C Raceway Chico, California United States
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Steven Hartson Team Associated RC10B44.2 – LRP
2014 EFRA 1:8 IC Off Road Canada Ty Tessmann Hot Bodies D812 – OS Speed B2101 Naxos World Track Sicily Italy
FEMCA 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Sweden Alexander Hagberg Xray NT1 – Orcan RS Huge RC Project Bangkok Thailand
ROAR Electric Touring Japan Naoto Matsukura Yokomo BD7-15 – Yokomo Full Throttle Raceway Kissimmee, Florida United States
1:12 Electric Track Germany Marc Rheinard CRC Altered Ego Xti – Muchmore Minnreg Hall Largo, Florida United States
2015 FAMAR 1:8 Sport IC Track Switzerland Simon Kurzbuch Shepherd Velox V8 EC – Novarossi Miniautodromo Zeca Elias Americana City Brazil
FEMCA GT Malaysia Lim Kai Liang Mugen MGT7 – S-Power S7 EVO KLIRCC Kepong Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
1:5 IC Touring Australia Russell Grenenger H.A.R.M. – Abbate
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Spencer Rivkin Team Associated RC10B5M – Reedy Yatabe Arena Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
Electric Off Road 4WD Portugal Bruno Coelho Xray XB4 '16 – LRP
2016 ROAR 1:8 IC Off Road Sweden David Ronnefalk HB Racing D815 V2 – Team Orion RC Tracks of Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada United States
EFRA 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Germany Dominic Greiner Serpent 748 Natrix – Novarossi Miniautodromo Internazionale M.Rosati Gubbio Italy
FEMCA Electric Touring Germany Ronald Volker Yokomo BD8 – LRP Fengtai Sports Center Beijing China
1:12 Electric Track Japan Naoto Matsukura Roche Prototype – Muchmore
2017 EFRA 1:8 Sport IC Track Italy Dario Balestri Infinity – Max Power RP9.S RC Circuit Jean Nougier Monteux France
FAMAR 1:5 IC Touring Argentina Santiago Meirinhos RS5–Abbate Enzo Bransiforte Buenos Aires Argentina
FEMCA 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Ryan Maifield Yokomo YZ-2 DTM – Team Orion ARC International Raceway Xiamen China
Electric Off Road 4WD United States Ryan Maifield Yokomo YZ-4 SF – Team Orion
2018 FEMCA 1:8 IC Off Road Italy Davide Ongaro Associated RC8B3.1 – LRP MORBC, Whiteman Park Perth Australia
ROAR 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Japan Naoto Matsukura Infinity IF15 – OS Speed Homesteed RC Raceway Miami, Florida United States
FAMAR Electric Touring Portugal Bruno Coelho Xray T4 '19 – Hobbywing Welkom RC Arena Welkom South Africa
1:12 Electric Track Sweden Alexander Hagberg Xray X12 '19 – Hobbywing
2019 ROAR 1:8 IC Track Japan Shoki Takahata Mugen MRX6–OS Speed Steel City RC Speedway Fontana, California United States
EFRA 1:5 IC Touring Croatia Marko Grigić Mecatech FW01 – Abbate Associação de Modelismo de Vila Real Vila Real Portugal
1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD United States Spencer Rivkin Team Associated B6.1DL – Hobbywing Hudy Arena Trencin Slovakia
Electric Off Road 4WD Portugal Bruno Coelho Xray XB4 '19 – Hobbywing
2020 EFRA 1:12 Electric Track Centre:MK Milton Keynes United Kingdom
ROAR 1:8 IC GT Homestead RC Raceway Miami, Florida United States
FEMCA 1:10 Drifting Yatabe Arena Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
EFRA 1:10 Electric Touring Model Auto Club Heemstede Heemstede Netherlands
FEMCA 1:8 IC Off-Road Cianorte Brazil
ROAR 1:10 200 mm IC On-road Brisbane Australia

Statistics[edit]

Most Wins[edit]

NB: Excludes World Cup winners

Drivers[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1 Japan Masami Hirosaka 14 2 3 4 5
2 Italy Lamberto Collari 9 9
3 Japan Naoto Matsukura 6 1 1 4
4 United Kingdom David Spashett 4 1 3
United States Ryan Cavalieri 1 3
Germany Marc Rheinard 3 1
7 United States Tony Neisinger 3 3
Portugal Bruno Coelho 1 2
9 United States Arturo Carbonell 2 1 1
Italy Maurizio Monesi 2
United States Joel Johnson 1 1
United States Brian Kinwald 2
United States Matt Francis 2
Finland Jukka Steenari 2
France Adrien Bertin 1 1
United States Mark Pavidis 1 1
Japan Atsushi Hara 1 1
Germany Martin Achter 1 1
United States Jared Tebo 1 1
United States Ryan Maifield 1 1
Sweden Alexander Hagberg 1 1
United States Spencer Rivkin 2

Car manufacturers[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1 United States Team Associated 30 2 1 1 13 3 10
2 Japan Yokomo 17 3 2 1 7 4
3 Japan Kyosho 16 4 8 2 2
4 Japan Mugen Seiki 8 4 3 1
5 Netherlands Serpent 7 4 1 2
6 United States Team Losi Racing 5 2 3
Japan Tamiya 5
Slovakia XRAY 2 1 2 1
9 Switzerland HB Racing 4 3 1
10 Italy Blitz Model Technica 3 3
United States Team Trinity 2 1
Germany FG Modellsport 3
Germany H.A.R.M. Racing 3
14 United Kingdom PB Racing 2 2
United States Delta Systems 1 1
Netherlands Corally 2
Japan Infinity 1 1
Hungary RS5 Modellsport 2

IC Engines[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr
1 Italy Novarossi 16 12 2 2
2 Japan O.S. Engines 7 1 5 1
3 Italy Picco 4 3 1
France RB Products 3 1
5 Italy OPS 3 2 1
Italy Sirio 2 1
7 Switzerland Team Orion 2 2

Electric Motors[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr
1 United States Reedy 26 2 2 8 5 10
2 Switzerland Team Orion 11 1 3 3 4
3 United States Team Trinity 9 2 3 3 1
4 China HobbyWing 4 1 1 1 1
5 Germany LRP Electronic 3 1 2
6 United States Team Checkpoint 2 1 1
Germany CS Electronic 1 1
Germany Nosram 2
Hong Kong Speed Passion 2
Japan Yokomo 1 1
South Korea Muchmore Racing 2

By Member Blocs (Drivers)[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1 EFRA 56 5 16 8 2 3 6 1 2 4 4
2 ROAR 40 3 4 1 1 2 12 9 5 2
3 FEMCA 33 1 3 4 3 3 2 4 4 7
4 FAMAR 2 2

Win(s) by Nations (Drivers)[edit]

Rank Driver Wins 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1  United States 39 3 3 1 1 2 12 9 6 2
2  Japan 30 3 4 2 2 2 4 4 9
3  Italy 15 10 4 1
4  Germany 12 2 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1
5  United Kingdom 7 1 1 1 1 3
6  France 6 1 2 2 1
7  Netherlands 3 1 1 1
 Sweden 1 1 1
 Portugal 1 2
8  Finland 2 2
 Thailand 1 1

Most Wins in a single season[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Rank Driver Total Year Class
1 United Kingdom David Spashett 3 1998 1:10 Electric Track Touring
1:10 Electric Track PRO 10
1:12 Electric Track
2 Japan Masami Hirosaka 2 1989 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
1:10 Electric Off Road 4WD
Japan Masami Hirosaka 2000 1:10 Electric Track PRO 10
1:12 Electric Track
Germany Martin Achter 2009 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
1:10 Electric Off Road 4WD
United States Ryan Cavalieri 2011 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
1:10 Electric Off Road 4WD
United States Ryan Maifield 2017 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
1:10 Electric Off Road 4WD


Consecutive Wins[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Rank Driver Total Year Class
1 Italy Lamberto Collari 5 1989-1997 1:8 IC Track
2 Italy Lamberto Collari 4 2003-2009 1:8 IC Track
3 Japan Masami Hirosaka 3 2000-2004 1:12 Electric Track
Japan Naoto Matsukura 2008-2012 1:12 Electric Track

Car manufacturers[edit]

Rank Brand Wins Years Class
1 United States Associated Electrics 6 1982-1992 1:12 IC Track
Japan Kyosho 1992-2002 1:8 IC Off Road
3 Japan Yokomo 5 1989-1997 1:10 Electric Off Road 4WD
United States Associated Electrics 2003-2011 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
Japan Kyosho 2003-2009 1:8 IC Track
6 United States Associated Electrics 4 1989-1995 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
7 Italy Blitz Model Technica 3 1989-1993 1:8 IC Track
Netherlands Serpent 1998-2002 1:10 IC Track Touring
United States Team Losi 1999-2003 1:10 Electric Off Road 2WD
Japan Tamiya 2008-2012 1:10 Electric Touring

Finals appearances[edit]

A-main/finals appearances[edit]

Drivers with at least 10 finals appearances are listed

Italics: drivers who have not or yet to have won a Worlds title.

Bold: drivers who have actively appeared in a final race within the two previous Worlds

Craig Drescher has the most appearances for a driver who have yet to win a title as of 2019. Despite his last A-main appearance being in 2005, he inherited the title after Ralph Burch Jr. finally won his first title in 2010 having tried since 1981 at the age of 13. Ryan Maifield claimed the honor from Drescher in 2013, who held it until he win his off-road double in 2017.

Updated as of 2 November 2019

Rank Driver App 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1 Japan Masami Hirosaka 35 5 4 9 8 9
2 United States Ryan Maifield 20 6 7 7
Japan Naoto Matsukura 2 1 1 3 3 5 5
3 United States Mark Pavidis 19 5 1 8 5
Netherlands Jilles Groskamp 2 4 5 6
5 Japan Atsushi Hara 18 2 3 1 6 1 1 2 2
United States Ryan Cavalieri 5 7 6
7 United States Joel Johnson 16 3 3 3 7
United States Ralph Burch Jr. 9 1 1 1 2 2
9 Germany Marc Rheinard 15 1 7 7
United States Jared Tebo 5 6 4
12 Italy Lamberto Collari 13 2 11
13 United Kingdom David Spashett 12 1 2 3 6
United States Billy Easton 1 3 4 4
United Kingdom Craig Drescher 2 2 4 3 2
United Kingdom Andy Moore 1 5 1 5
17 Japan Hideo Kitazawa 11 1 1 9
Japan Takaaki Shimo 7 4
18 France Adrien Bertin 10 7 3

Podium finishers[edit]

Drivers with at least 5 podium finishes are listed

Italics: drivers who have not or yet to have won a Worlds title.

Bold: drivers who have actively appeared in a final race within the two previous Worlds

Takaaki Shimo has the most podium finishes for a driver who have yet to win a title as of 2019[61], having inherited the honor from Ryan Maifield in 2017.

Rank Driver App 1:5 IC TC 1:8 IC Tr 1:8 IC OR 1:10 IC TC 1:10 IC Tr 1:10 EP TC 1:10 EP Tr 1:10 EP OR2 1:10 EP OR4 1:12 EP Tr 1:12 EP Tr S
1 Japan Masami Hirosaka 25 3 2 5 6 9
2 Italy Lamberto Collari 10 1 9
Japan Atsushi Hara 1 3 1 4 1
United States Ryan Cavalieri 1 4 5
5 United States Ryan Maifield 9 1 5 3
Japan Naoto Matsukura 1 1 2 5
7 United States Brian Kinwald 8 1 5 3
Germany Marc Rheinard 1 3 4
9 United States Tony Neisinger 7 1 1 1 5
United Kingdom David Spashett 2 5
United States Jared Tebo 1 4 2
11 United States Joel Johnson 6 2 2 2
Germany Ronald Völker [de] 5 1
Japan Takaaki Shimo 4 2
14 Canada Ty Tessmann 5 4 1
Portugal Bruno Coelho 3 2

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Considered as a "World Cup" round, not as a World Championship.
  2. ^ a b Opened for both 2WD and 4WD cars.
  3. ^ Because of the September 11 attacks which occurred prior to the championships, the event was delayed until 2002.

References[edit]

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n.b. all championship winners and other info to do with it are sourced from the following sites.

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