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Currently a gathering is taking place in Las Vegas for some serious racing, if you are a racer or follow racing, you are already well aware, but perhaps you are new to the sport or are  intrigued and would like to watch we will give you some info and places to check out. The race is thru IFMAR ( International Federation of Model Auto Racing) and their goals are:

  • Promote International friendship and co-operation throughout the world through and for the constructions and operation of RC Automobiles.
  • Establish uniform International Rules and Regulations for the construction and operation of Radio Controlled Automobiles.
  • Co-ordinate International races and competitions for all classes of Radio Controlled Automobiles to keep records thereof and distribute information relating thereto.
  • Maintain the IFMAR World Championships as the only recognized World Championships for Radio Controlled Automobiles.

This particular event only happens every 2 years. People, Racers, Fans, Sponsors and Media from all over the globe converge to participate or simply sit back and marvel at the rivalries as well as  friendships new and old that come together and battle it out on the track and of course crown a winner.


The start time for Thursday has been moved up 30 minutes, from 9:00 AM to 8:30 AM.
 Qualifying rounds 3 and 4 will run heats 7-18, then 1-6. Qualifying rounds 5 and 6 will run 13-18, then 1-12.
Wednesday, October 5
Qualifying Round 3 – 8:30 AM
Lunch Break – 1:30 PM
Qualifying Round 4 – 2:00 PM
Thursday, October 6
Qualifying Round 5 – 8:30 AM
Lunch Break – 1:30 PM
Qualifying Round 6 – 2:00 PM
Friday, October 7
1/8192 A & B Finals through 1/256 A & B Finals (20 minutes each) – 8:00 AM
Lunch Break – 2:00 PM
1/128 A & B Finals through 1/16 A & B Finals (20 minutes each) – 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 8
1/8 A & B Finals (30 minutes each) – 11:00 AM
1/4 A & B Finals (30 minutes each) – 12:20 AM
Semifinal A & B Practice (10 minutes each) – 3:00 PM
Semifinal A (30 minutes) – 3:30 PM
Semifinal B (30 minutes) – 4:10 PM
Gentlemen (+35yrs) Exhibition Final (30 minutes) – 5:00 PM
Presentation of Finalists – 5:45 PM
World Championship Final – 6:00 PM

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