2010 IFMAR 1/8 On-Road World Championship

April 7-17, 2011, Homestead, USA

IFMAR 1/8th scale World Championship in Homestead, USA, was held from April 7th to 17th.  The competitive starting list was completed by a lot of fast drivers from all around of the world.
Mugen's Robert Pietsch from Germany took his third consecutive TQ honour at a nitro On-Road Word Champion followed by former touring car and 1/8 Off-Road world champion Atsushi Hara who managed 37 laps 10:13.653.
The third spot went to Dario Balestri from Italy.

Pos. Name




 Qualifying Result

TQ Robert Pietsch DE

37L 10:12.769

2 Atsushi Hara JP 37L 10:13.653 Mugen
3 Dario Balestri IT 37L 10:14.446 Capricorn
4 Takaaki Shimo JP 37L 10:15.456 Kyosho

Grand final:

After the start of the 60 minutes final, the race was stopped at 47 minutes due to rain.  Robert Pietsch from Germany is new IFMAR 1:8 On-Road World Champion followed by Keisuke Fukuda from Japan and Dario Balestri from Italy  in the 3rd.  5 Mugen MRX-5 in the grand final and Mugen Seiki MRX-5 was the most used brand at this world championship.  


Pos. No. Name



Car Engine

 Grand Final (60 min.)

1 1 Robert Pietsch


167L / 0:47:06.695 Mugen Nova
2 5 Keisuke Fukuda JP 166L / 0:46:53.593 Mugen Nova
3 3 Dario Balestri IT 166L / 0:47:00.352 Capricorn Nova
4 4 Takaaki Shimo JP 166L / 0:47:02.751 Kyosho OS
5 2 Atsushi Hara JP 166L / 0:47:09.161 Mugen OS
6 7 Shinya Shimazaki JP 151L / 0:47:11.611 Mugen Nova
7 8 Robin D'Hondt BE 145L / 0:47:15.396 Motonica Gi-Mar
8 10 Simon Kurzbuch CH 144L / 0:47:07.745 Shepherd Max
9 6 Takehiro Terauchi JP 85L / 0:23:57.205 Mugen Nova
10 9 Paul Lemieux US L / -:--:--.--- Xray Max

Top 3 on the podium

Robert Pietsch is World Champion

Mugen Worlds Team