The BRCA 1/12th Circuit Section is pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2018/19 National Championships for 1/12th scale electric LMP cars and 1/10th scale WGT-R cars.

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The BRCA Nationals have earned a reputation for being a hugely competitive series with the friendliest and most welcoming atmosphere you will find. This is a series of events, open to drivers of all abilities, that offer the opportunity to race against and learn from some of the country’s best drivers.

The championships will be contested over six indoor rounds on carpet, with each driver’s best four scores counting towards their final placing in the series. Through the season we will visit some of our tried and trusted, favourite venues together with a new one at North West Raceway on The Wirral

Calendar Dates

 1.   20th/ 21st October 2018   Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 2.   17th / 18th November 2018   Barley Mow Car Club, Chester le Street 
 3.   8th / 9th December 2018  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 4.   19th / 20th January 2019  North West Raceway, Birkenhead
 5.   23rd / 24th February 2019  Dorset Model Car Racing Club, Poole 
 6.   23rd / 24th March 2019  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Clay Cross 

 

Classes and notes

LMP classes for this year will be 13.5 Stock on Saturday, Sports and Modified on Sunday.

The Stock class will be run on a Formula basis. Qualifying heats will run as previously however Finals will be split into F1, F2 and F3. Drivers will be assigned their Formulas based upon ratings at the styart of the season, subject to scrutiny by the committee. Drivers with ratings near the break points will have the opportunity to choose their formula.

The Modified class will again be for motors with a 6.5T lower limit. All classes will use zero-timing (blinky) speed controllers from the list current at the date of each event.

The National Championship will be for Stock and Modified – with separate awards for F2, F3 and Sport.

 

A WGT-R National Championship series will run on Saturday, rules TBC. Drivers may enter the WGT-R class in addition to an LMP class subject to fulfilling marshalling duties.

 

Sundays will also offer a GT12 Cup series aimed at providing local drivers with the opportunity to experience a 1/12th Scale national event at first hand.

  

Saturdays

  • 1/12th Scale 13.5 Stock Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 13.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)
  • 1/10th Scale WGT-R Class (rules TBC)

Sundays

  • 1/12th Scale Modified Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, up to 6.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)
  • 1/12th Scale 13.5 Sport Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 13.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)
  • 1/12th Scale GT12 Cup (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 13.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)

 

Format

The racing will follow the normal format used for 1/12th circuit nationals (subject to time constraints)

  • 1 round of controlled practice run in heats
  • 4 rounds of qualifying
  • 1 leg of finals

You can view the current rules here:

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LMP12 National series Stock Round 4 19-01-2019 7:30 am North West Raceway 81 0
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LMP12 National series Sport Round 4 20-01-2019 7:30 am North West Raceway 54 0
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GT12 Cup Round 4 20-01-2019 7:30 am North West Raceway 4 6
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LMP12 National series Modified Round 4 20-01-2019 7:30 am North West Raceway 19 5
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LMP12 National series Stock Round 5 23-02-2019 7:30 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 50 30
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GT12 Cup Round 5 24-02-2019 7:30 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 2 8
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LMP12 National series Sport Round 5 24-02-2019 7:30 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 29 19
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LMP12 National series Modified Round 5 24-02-2019 7:30 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 16 8
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LMP12 National series Stock Round 6 23-03-2019 7:30 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 55 25
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GT12 Cup Round 6 24-03-2019 7:30 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 3 7
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LMP12 National series Sport Round 6 24-03-2019 7:30 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 32 16
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LMP12 National series Modified Round 6 24-03-2019 7:30 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 16 8
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