emotions after crossing the finish line are still going around in my head. With
the amount of talent at the IFMAR Worlds, anybody in the final is capable of
winning, but I managed to pull it off this time. A lot of this has to do with
desire, or hunger to win. I really wanted to win and put in the effort to do it.
To win in this race, you needed to be tough in all aspects. This means your own
mind set and team work with your pit crew. Communication throughout the event
and weeks and months prior to the race is critical. The Pattaya track with
concrete and metal fences made it even harder to finish a 10 minute heat, let
alone a one hour main. Also with off camber turns trying to drag you down to the
I was able to trust the Inferno MP9 until the end even in this kind of
condition. Great performance, solid construction, stability, controllable
characteristic, with wide range of set up options made me survive this race
flawlessly… So I guess the toughest guy was probably the Inferno MP9! I think
the Inferno MP9 is the best choice to win any 1/8th scale buggy race.
I was pleased to attain my goals... 2nd qualifier and fast lap for round 1,
qualified directly into the semi, solid performance in the semi, and win the
final. I'm very happy with the whole week's result.
Anyways, I would like to thank Team Kyosho International, all my sponsors, my
Family and my fans. Count on me to give my best effort to win in the future as
well! - Cody King, 2010/2011 IFMAR 1/8 Scale Fuel Off-Road World Champion.