The houston reps are going to be at the Farm II 8th offroad worlds to finalize their proposal. I don't believe anybody is running against them so it should be a done deal since 301 is going for 2011 8th scale worlds and every other track capable has run one recently that I know of that could support the event (facility, hotels and such)
IFMAR basically lets the host country have 10 automatically. Then IFMAR gets 12, then each of the ROAR/EFRA type organizations get 32. Anything not filled by those organizations automatically by nationals finish can apply to their own (maybe another regions too) sanctioning body for a spot in the case that say only 5 guys from FEMCA show up. The race will be run with 150 drivers total (unless they can't fill that, which I doubt)
I believe I even read somewhere in the IFMAR rules that it must be in July, lets hope I am wrong on this one because I live in houston and you don't want to be here in July.
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