December 1, 2023

Kyosho & Figueiredo part ways after a decade

Kyosho Europe has announced today on its social media that after a decade of working with top Portuguese 1:8 Offroad driver João Figueiredo, the two parties will part ways at the end of 2023.  In the post from both Kyosho Japan and Kyosho Europe, the manufacturer thanked Figueiredo and his father Jose for their contribution to the success of the brand and said they would always be part of the Kyosho family.  Crowned Portuguese Cup Champion in October and finishing 6th this year on his 5th European Championship Final appearance, the 27-year-old is expected to announce his new 2024 plans shortly but first has two potential National titles to add to the Kyosho story.  Figueiredo followed up the Kyosho announcement with an in dept review of their partnership which can be read here.

Source: Kyosho Europe [Facebook]


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