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What do we do?

Essentially we race radio controlled 1/10th. scale Off-Road racing cars.  All cars are electric powered.
The racing caters for people from all backgrounds and does not discriminate on sex, age, or disability.
It does provide; a challenging sporting environment where the skill required to drive and build the cars can be tested against other like-minded competitors.

Where do we do it?

The short answer is everywhere.
It’s quite likely that there is a club somewhere near where you live.  Included in this website are details of the representatives of your Region, along with their contact details and even a map with many clubs that could be just round the corner from your home.
Another method of finding your local club is by contacting your local model shops, five minutes spent on the phone or internet, can open up a whole new dimension and fun in model motor sport.

Who are we?

We are a group of RC racing enthusiasts whose aims are best summed up by objective No. 1 — ‘To promote the construction and racing of radio controlled cars’.   Please remember we are all non-paid volunteers doing what we can for model car racing.  


 

The Track
Kidderminster Radio Control Car Club is one of the oldest National venues in the UK.  Founded in 1984 in the towns car park!  The club became popular with its central location.  Growing bigger and bigger it moved from a car park to its current location.  The track was redesigned to its current format around 1994/5.  Many great events have been held here.  Some would say legends of our sport competed here on their road to glory.  This is round 2 of the national championship and another venue making huge efforts to be ready for the event.  Kiddy as its known is an undulated track with plenty of technical sections.  No big air jumps here but plenty of small hop jumps and bumpy sections too.  The cars have to be on song here.  Another great track to test the skills of the very best in the land.

The Club and Track
Telford was established in and around 1988.  A small club which was then situated in Broseley Shropshire.
The club grew and subsequently held many BRCA regional events from 1994 through to 2006.
It also held National events in 2004 where it entertained the BRCA Juniors and full National events in 2005 and ’06.
After ’06, the club then went through a transitional period, where it moved to its current location on the boarder of Shropshire and Staffordshire in 2012.

The Club and Track
EPR is a long time established club.  Formally known as Eden Park Overlanders, had some terrible vandalism back in 1999.  This caused the club to shut and certainly was a massive loss to the local club scene as well as some major events held there in the past.  I recall the British Grand Prix was held here back in 1997 or maybe ’98 with some of the UK and Europe’s best competing.

The Club and Track TORCH.

Titchfield Off Road Club Hampshire has been established since 1979. The club formally had a much smaller venue in Titchfield and really only catered for Sunday club racing. The late Ron Winter were strong followers of the club. You may recognise the initials RW as in RW Racing, world famous for pinions and spur gears and still going very strong in the RC industry. Committee members like Julian Mallard that have been on the TORCH personnel list for decades make this club solid as they come. Just on a personal note that certainly not many would know, Titchfield club in its original venue was the first club I visited to race back in 1981. How things have moved on since then  As many of you know, Stephen Brown is the chairman of the club and as a top level racer himself, he wanted to build the club up to be one of the best in the UK. Speaking to him personally he strives to hold prestigious events for the very best racers to compete at but at the same time building the club to have some of the best facilities for every level driver to also enjoy through the seasons. The club moved to the current venue in the Botley area some years ago, where they have spent every penny and more to build and build to get to where they are now. Unquestionably now a National standard club that presents us with a track that the racers just seem to love. They introduced a large jump at last year’s National event and this year they added a double jump and a smaller kicker type jump too. The other features like the table top moved to another area of the track as did the large jump and they laid out a totally new track design to make the National weekend as neutral as possible. Mr Brown had his hoover out, hoovering the track and as barking mad as that sounds and is, the track looked totally immaculate. The new track layout was long and very fast and with the incorporated jump sections, certainly another different great test for the competitors.

The drivers are ready; the organisers are ready; so let’s race!

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