Not many! The emphasis will be on fun and relaxed racing as is the spirit of this class.
- All cars to represent full size short course trucks or stadium trucks.
- Classes - This series is open to all 1/10th Scale 2wd and 4wd Short Course Trucks and Stadium Trucks.
- 4WD Short Course - Brushed or brushless motors allowed either 540 or 550 size.
- 2WD Short Course – Brushed or brushless 540 size motors allowed.
- 2WD Stadium Truck – Brushed or brushless 540 size motors allowed.
- Batteries - 7.2 volt MiMH or NiCd or 7.4 volt 2 Cell Hard Case LiPo maximum allowed (LiPo batteries from the ROAR, BRCA or EFRA approved lists recommended). LiPo batteries to be charged in a LiPo charging sack.
- General Construction - car must be constructed / design not to cause personal injury. E.g. no sharp edges, enclosed gears, bumpers to be suitable material such as plastic or rubber.
- Speed Controller - Speed controllers with reverse will be allowed, but penalties will be given for incorrect use (see rule 5.4).
Short Course Truck Specific Rules
- Bumpers - SCT style front and rear bumpers must be fitted in lines with existing manufacturers trucks.
- Wheels and Tyres
- Only specific 1/10th short course wheels and tyres allowed (2.2" outer bead and 3.0" inner bead). No converted 1/8th buggy wheels.
- Only commercially available tyres allowed.
- Body - Only 1/10th short course bodies allowed, with enclosed wheel arches, minimum cut outs and be a true representation of the full size vehicle. No add on spoilers / wings allowed.
- Rear Wings - No bolt on aftermarket or home-made rear spoilers / rear wings allowed. Manufacturer rear spoilers / rear wings moulded into the finished bodyshell are allowed.
- Vehicle Dimensions:
|Dimension ||Minimum ||Maximum |
|Wheel Base: ||320mm ||335mm |
|Overall Width: ||273mm ||296mm |
Stadium Truck Specific Rules
- This class is intended for 1/10th scale stadium trucks, for example the RC10T4, Losi 22T etc.3.1 Stadium trucks are being run as a support class. A minimum of 6 entries will be required to run the heat at each round.
- As a support class for championship trophies to be presented a minimum of 5 drivers must complete the minimum number of rounds as specified in rule 5.2.5.
- Entry will be via this web site or booking in on the day. Priority will always be given to drivers that have pre-booked and pre-paid should a meeting entry be at its maximum.
- The Pre-booking entry fee of £10.00 per round for your 1st class and £5.00 per round for your 2nd class must be paid on booking in online.
- The booking in on the day entry fee will be £15.00 per round for your 1st class and £5.00 per round for your second class.
- Drivers wanting to pre-pay for the complete series at £8.00 per round please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Drivers who pre-book but fail to turn up to the meeting without notifying the organisers may be required to pre-pay for the next two rounds to secure their place.
- Marshalling Requirements
- All drivers are required to marshal the race following their own or to agree a substitute with race control.
- All marshals to be BRCA members.
- Marshals to remain at their posts until replaced
- All Marshals to wear a high visibility vest while on the track
- Race Format
- All races to be 5 minute duration (plus an allowance for the last lap).
- Starts will be as per BRCA 10th off road rules. Staggered starts for qualifying rounds, and 2 car side by side grid starts with 4m row spacing for finals. (Where the length of the straight allows 5m spacing will be used).
- Four round of qualifying plus finals for all drivers attending the meeting (weather and time permitting, if 2 rounds of qualifying are completed then these rounds will count towards the series, if less than 2 rounds completed and the meeting can't be rearranged the required number of rounds for the series will be reduced).
- Round by round qualifying to be used (2 rounds to count).
- Series to be best 4 rounds out of 6 with count back in the event of a tie and for each round 100 available for both qualifying and finals giving a possible maximum score for each round of 200.
- Timing will be with AMB RC3 equipment, personal transponders are recommended although some clubs will have hand out transponders available.
- It is the driver’s responsibility to securely fit the transponder to their car before the start of any race.
- The driver is responsible for ensuring that the transponder functions with adequate signal strength. If the transponder malfunctions, competitors may have their laps recorded manually providing that:-
- The transponder starts the race clock for the heat or final.
- The Race Director is satisfied that the car was circulating during any missed laps. If the transponder does not record a finishing time, then the Race Director may award final lap(s) based on any recorded
- information available. This procedure will only be adopted once for each competitor in any individual event.
- A rostrum referee will be in place for heats and finals at the discretion of the Race Director. The host club will in the first instance be required to provide a suitably experience driver to fulfil this role.
- It's the aim to keep the series a fun and safe event to enter, but penalties will be issued at the race director's and or refree's discretion. Penalties could be given for the following infringements.
- for T-boning / hacking (intentionally or unintentionally taking out another driver)
- Driving the wrong way around the round the track
- skipping or cutting the track by going over the hoses
- Abusive behaviour
- Trucks will be checked to ensure they comply with the general and class specific rules at booking in and randomly through out the race meeting should an issue arrise.