The BRCA 1/12th Circuit Section is pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2019/20 National Championships for 1/12th scale electric LMP 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.

Calendar Dates

 1.   19th/ 20th October 2019  Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 2.   16th / 17th November 2019   Dorset Model Car Racing Club, Poole  
 3.   7th / 8th December 2019  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 4.   25th / 26th January 2020   Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Clay Cross
 5.   22nd / 23rd February 2020   Barley Mow Car Club, Chester le Street
 6.   21st / 22nd March 2020  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Clay Cross 

 

Classes and notes

LMP classes for this year will be 13.5 and 17.5 Stock on Saturday, Sports and Open on Sunday.

The 13.5 Stock class will be run on a Formula basis. Qualifying heats will run as previously however Finals will be split into F1 and F2, F3 drivers will run as F2. Drivers will be assigned their Formulas based upon ratings at the start of the season, subject to scrutiny by the committee. Drivers with ratings near the break point will have the opportunity to choose their formula. Formulas will be announced before th start of the season.

Although it is expected that it will be mainly F3 drivers who choose to run 17.5 ,any driver may enter the 17.5 Stock class

The Open class will have no lower motor limit and can run open speedos as per the rules for the Worlds.This is to allow drivers to practise with equipment in readiness for Milton Keynes. If the Worlds rules change before the event, then the National rules will alter to reflect that.

All other classes will use zero-timing (blinky) speed controllers from the list current at the date of each event.

Drivers may only enter for 1 class per day.

The National Championships will be for 13.5 Stock, 17.5 stock and Open – with separate awards for F2 and Sport.

 

Saturdays

  • 1/12th Scale 13.5 Stock Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 13.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)
  • 1/12th Scale 17.5 Stock Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 17.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)

Sundays

  • 1/12th Scale Open Class (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, any brushless motor and any 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)

 

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:

Event Event Date Location Entered Available Enter
LMP12 National 2019 13.5 Round 2 16-11-2019 8:00 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 57 3

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LMP12 National 2019 17.5 Round 2 16-11-2019 8:00 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 15 5

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LMP12 National 2019 Sport Round 2 17-11-2019 8:00 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 52 4

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LMP12 National 2019 Open Round 2 17-11-2019 8:00 am Dorset Model Car Racing Club 15 9

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LMP12 National 2019 13.5 Round 3 07-12-2019 8:00 am Tamworth Radio Racing Auto Club 70 2

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LMP12 National 2019 17.5 Round 3 07-12-2019 8:00 am Tamworth Radio Racing Auto Club 16 4

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LMP12 National 2019 Sport Round 3 08-12-2019 8:00 am Tamworth Radio Racing Auto Club 55 9

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LMP12 National 2019 Open Round 3 08-12-2019 8:00 am Tamworth Radio Racing Auto Club 14 2

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LMP12 National 2019 13.5 Round 4 25-01-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 37 23

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LMP12 National 2019 17.5 Round 4 25-01-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 11 9

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LMP12 National 2019 Sport Round 4 26-01-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 35 15

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LMP12 National 2019 Open Round 4 26-01-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 5 25

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LMP12 National 2019 13.5 Round 5 22-02-2020 8:00 am Barley Mow Car Club 27 33

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LMP12 National 2019 17.5 Round 5 22-02-2020 8:00 am Barley Mow Car Club 10 10

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LMP12 National 2019 Sport Round 5 23-02-2020 8:00 am Barley Mow Car Club 26 24

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LMP12 National 2019 Open Round 5 23-02-2020 8:00 am Barley Mow Car Club 6 24

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LMP12 National 2019 13.5 Round 6 21-03-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 26 34

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LMP12 National 2019 17.5 Round 6 21-03-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 10 10

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LMP12 National 2019 Sport Round 6 22-03-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 24 26

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LMP12 National 2019 Open Round 6 22-03-2020 8:00 am Chesterfield Auto Racing Society (CARS) 4 26

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