The organisers of the 2016 IFMAR 1/10th 200mm World Championship in Gubbio, Italy have compiled a breakdown of the different equipment used by attending racers. While some racers’ details were unknown the majority of the information is complete and gives us a great indication of the popular brands across the 3 categories of car, engine and body brands for the 123 attending racers. First up is the car brands and it is a tie between the current World Champions Xray and the World Championship warmup winners Capricorn with just more than 23% each. Next up is Mugen with 15% followed by Shepherd and Serpent with just over 14% each.
In terms of engines we see a clear majority for both the Novarossi brand with 23% and those brands that it supplies, with Orcan, Max and Gimar making up the next 3 spots with 15.8%, 11.67% and 9.17% respectively. Then come the non Novarossi made engines with Picco in 5th with 8.3%, XRD with 7.55 and OS with 6.6%.
In terms of bodyshells being used by racers here in Gubbio, the Italian made SRC is the most popular with nearly half the field followed by US brand Protoform with 37% followed by Shepherd accessory brand Brilliant RC with 10%.