On what can best be described as a very leisurely opening day to the 1:8 Offroad World Championships in Las Vegas it was Jared Tebo who set the pace as drivers ran just a single 10-minute practice run each around the RC Tracks of Las Vegas track. Posting a best three consecutive lap time of 1:42.818, Tebo led a Kyosho 1-2 from Elliott Boots with the separation less than 1/10th of a second. Behind, Mugen’s Cole Ogden would post the third fastest time while on a complete 10-minute race time it was his team-mate Adam Drake who would top the time sheets. With the focus of the first practice being to learn the track, something most drivers reported as not taking long, reigning champion Ty Tessmann would post the 15th fastest time summing up the track as ‘not challenging yet’.
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