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IFMAR Worlds 2018 Warm-up Event

Important information

The Worlds Warm-up Event for the IFMAR 2018 World Championships in South Africa will be from 26 – 29 April 2018. The venue will also be open for the week after the warm-up event for drivers that would like to stay on to practice. Please download the Stage 2 report for more information about travel, car hire, accommodation and catering. Download the Stage 2 report here.

Please enter online if you wish to participate in the event.


Please note: This entry form is for international drivers only. South African drivers enter on

2018 World Championships Stage 2 Report

The stage 2 report for the 2018 IFMAR World Championships in Welkom, South Africa is available here for download. Included in this report you will find the dates and schedule for the event and also a lot of other useful information like travel , accommodation, catering and recreational activities.

Read the full stage 2 report

Welkom RC Arena Showcase and Worlds track preview

World Championship Stage 1 Report

The Welkom RC Arena, South Africa is very proud to be the host of the 2018 IFMAR Electric On-Road Worlds Championship. We are very excited to welcome all participants and guests to our stunning new facility which is being constructed with the highest quality and comfort. The facility is designed with all forms of RC racing as well as spectator comfort. Already being a well known and respected RC destination in South Africa the Welkom RC Arena is poised to provide one of the best RC racing spectacles for the 2018 year and beyond.

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South Africa Worlds build on target

Last August it was announced that the 10th running of the IFMAR World Championships for Electric Touring Car was being awarded to South Africa. A decision that was met with some strong resistance, racers divided over safety following incidents at previous World Championships hosted there, as time has passed teams & drivers appear to be more accepting of the location. Despite this some unsubstantiated talk has been doing the rounds that the event will not go ahead in South Africa. Taking on the responsibility for putting on the 2018 Worlds, Antonio Caroli has been travelling to the Reedy Race of Champions in the US and the ETS in Slovakia to talk to racers interested in making the trip to Welkom. Continue reading South Africa Worlds build on target