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IFMAR 1/8th Buggy Worlds - Controlled Practice

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On Monday we had the controlled practice and the opening ceremonies, with the drivers from each country walking the track with their country's flag.  Controlled practice actually seeds the qualifiers, with everyone getting 10-minute practice runs. Only the last 5 minutes of the run were timed and 'counted' towards the qualifying seeding.  Ty is still in the top 3 after the controlled practice, it's going to be a tight battle but...Continue Reading

by Gord Tessmann

IFMAR 1/8th Buggy Worlds - Practice Day 3

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Day 3 of practice went really well, made a few setup changes, the car is feeling really good, we will be trying some more stuff tomorrow but we are pretty happy right now.    The track is holding up pretty good, there are a few spots on the track coming loose, but overall with the number of drivers it is holding up pretty well.    The weather is hot and humid but we are trying to stay cool, trying to find ice here is like...Continue Reading

by Gord Tessmann

IFMAR 1/8th Buggy Worlds - Practice Day 2

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Had a really good day 2 of practice, track surface is holding up well, everyone seems to be getting faster.  Our car is getting better every run, we have plenty more things to try before we are satisfied with the setup.   We have discovered that Italian gelato is so much better than ice cream. Here's some video of Ty going quick in practice!Continue Reading

by Gord Tessmann

Ty, Teemu and Team HB at the World's Track in Sicily

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We arrived in Itally a couple of days ago, with all of our bags luckily.  Torrance's bag went missing with his underwear and socks (so he was pretty worried) but it also had some new parts for the car, so we were happy! All is good now and we're all set up practicing. Drivers from around the world are in the pits, good to see old friends and our competition.  The track looks really good and we're already a couple of rounds into the...Continue Reading

by Gord Tessmann

Ty Prepped for the Worlds in Sicily

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Team Tessmann has been getting prepped for the upcoming World's in Sicily, Italy, so we've built up Ty's cars so they're ready to go as soon as we get to the track. We've also got some brand new bodies for the cars:    If you want to see Ty's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video, which raised over $1500 for research, check it out here on Facebook   Make sure to Like Ty on Facebook so you can follow his travels to SicilyContinue Reading

by Gord Tessmann

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