This may interest some of you - maybe just for fun for the next few days.
My son and grandson are currently competing in a model RC car World Champs in Xiamen, China, as are 12 Aussies in total.
If you want all the drama of Qualifying and Finals of full-size racing, in 1/10 scale, check it out, its free to watch LIVERC.COM
WATCH LIVE (Live Video and LIVE current race Leader Board):
IFMAR World Championships :: Live Scoring and Video :: LiveRC
RACE RESULTS (Lists of entrants/races and past results):
IFMAR World Championships :: 2017 IFMAR 1:10 2WD Electric Off-Road :: LiveRC
NEWS – SCHEDULE OF EVENT:
WORLDS: 2017 IFMAR Electric Off-Road World Championships broadcast schedule [UPDATED] :: LiveRC.com - R/C Car News, Pictures, Videos, and More
Tuesday, November 14:
8:00 - 2WD Free Practice (11.00 AEDT)
9:20 - Round Four of 2WD Qualifying
11:00 - Round Five of 2WD Qualifying
13:30 - Practice A-Main, followed by L-J Mains
14:30 - A-Main #1, followed by I-G Mains
15:30 - A-Main #2, followed by F-B Mains
16:30 - A-Main #3 (19.30AEDT approx)
Wednesday, November 15:
Thursday, November 16:
Four rounds of 4WD Open Practice
Two rounds of 4WD Controlled Practice
Friday, November 17:
Four rounds of 4WD Qualifying
Saturday, November 18:
Round five of 4WD Qualifying and Mains
It is 1/10 Electric Off-Road, one of the most popular international RC classes.
Format is top 10 qualifiers are in the A-Main (Finals), 11th-20th are B-Main, etc. A-Main finalists get 3 runs for the World Champ, others get one run.
Aussie results in 2WD after 3 Qual rounds:
Kyle Ward-McBride - 9th (good chance for A-Main for 2WD)
Chris Sturdy - 20th
Josh Pain - 25
Ray Munday - 26 (No 1 son)
Mitchell Steer - 31
Cameron Zammit - 36
Anthony Campbell - 47
Matt Kellett - 50
Andrew Selvaggi - 55
Lachlan Munday - 60 (11yo grandson - aimed to get in top 100 - exceeding expectations!)
Jarrod Smith - 64
Chris Mitchell - 72
There are 118 entrants so the Aussies are doing pretty well, to say the least.
LiveRC is free, but with ads. A$40 to register with no ads.
Anyway, if interested, give it a go.