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The BRCA 1/12th Circuit Section is pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2022/23 National Championships for 1/12th scale electric LMP cars.
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.
EFRA British GP - 19th & 20th November 2022 - Eastbourne Electric Car Club
Classes and notes
For the EFRA GP, classes will be Open Modified, Stock and GT12 to BRCA (EFRA Section 5) Rules. All classes are subject to a minimum entry of six drivers.
For the BRCA National series:
LMP classes for this year will be 13.5 Stock and Open Modified. GT12 will be running separate National events - see their Nationals page.
The 13.5 Stock class will be run on a open basis. Finals will be run A-Z based on qualifying. Only F1 and F2 formulas will be used this season.
Drivers will be assigned 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 the start of the season. A trophy will be awarded to the highest F2 driver at each meeting, and an F2 Champion for the season.
The Open class will have a 6.5 turn motor limit and will be run subject to there being at least six entries in the class. If there are not six entries, drivers will be offered a transfer to Stock class.
All classes will use zero-timing (blinky) speed controllers, motors and batteries from the BRCA Electric Board lists 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 and Modified – with separate award for F2 Stock.
Please note that pure RC4 transponders (AMB Percy and Pro) should not be used at these events.
The racing will follow the normal format used for 1/12th circuit nationals (subject to time constraints)
You can view the current rules here:
The BRCA GT Circuit Committee is pleased to announce the dates of 2022/23 national championship.
This season GT12 will be running alone so please support us by attending one or all of the events and make GT12 racing the great event it should be .
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 championship will be contested over six indoor rounds on carpet, with each driver's best four scores counting towards their final placing in the series.
Please note that pure RC4 transponders (AMB Purcy and Pro) should not be used at these events.
The racing will follow the normal format used for GT 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:
BRCA GT12 Technical Rules v4.3
The BRCA 1/10th EC Formula 1 Committee are pleased to announce an F1 Indoor National Series for 2022/23, in collaboration with the BRCA GT Circuit Committee.
We will race F1 on Saturdays at many popular venues on the GT12 national tracks, see dates below.
R1 – Sat 8th October – EastbourneR2 – Sat 26th November – StaffordR3 – Sat 17th December – ChesterfieldR4 – Sat 7th January – StokeR5 – TBC – Tamworth
There will be 2 classes for F1 (BRCA or open tyres), both will run mainly to 2022 10th EC Formula 1 rules (section 15) as found here: https://www.brca.org/10ec-documents/1-sections/11-10th-electric-circuit/1727-2022-ec-full-rules-v2-1
Highlights are: • 21.5T brushless motors with blinky mode ESCs • 2S LiPo batteries charged to 8.40V maximum • Minimum weight 1050g
Additionally for indoor racing, the following rules will apply: • Maximum 8 cars per race (heats and finals) • Minimum ride height 4.0 mm • No tyre warmers • Additives from BRCA 1/12 approved list as found here: https://www.brca.org/gt-circuit-documents/44-current/1604-allowed-additive-list-v39-2018 The BRCA tyre class will run the Pit Shimizu XG-571C front and XG-575D rear from Schumacher as the control tyre. These have a BRCA sticker and coloured dot to identify them.
The open tyre class will allow any foam or rubber tyres, with a maximum car width of 200 mm for this class only.
Come and join us for some fun racing with your F1 this winter, booking in can be found right here on the BRCA website, just login to enter!
The BRCA Truggy Section are pleased to announce the 2023 Truggy National SeriesThe dates and venues are below
Round 1 - 23rd April 2023 @ Herts
Round 2 - 21st May 2023 @ Brookthorpe
Round 3 - 4th June 2023 @ North West Nitro
Round 4 - 23rd July 2023 @ Nemo Raceway
Round 5 - 10th September 2023 @ Shrewsbury
Truggy 1/8th Nitro
Truggy 1/8th Electric
The track will be open for practice for those drivers that have pre-booked only.
The timings for the track opening will be up to the club. Typically 10am to 5pm
Their will be a charge of £10 for practice
1x Rounds of timed practice in heats for both classes. However the committee can drop the round of practice if larger numbers attending or bad weather ext
4x Rounds of qualifying with the best 3 to count
Qualifying times for E-Buggy is 6 minutes will a 1 minute rolling start
Qualifying times for Truggy is 5 minute heats with a 2 minute warm up
All finals for E-Buggy will be 15 minutes in multiples of 10 with 4 to bump up
For Truggy Finals B and downwards are 18 minutes with the A Final being 30 minutes - All finals will again be in multiples of the 10 with the top four to bump up
£15 entry fee for each entry, There will be no discount for double class entry
Booking closes at 10pm on the Friday before the event
Entries will open in the new year. Please note that payment for the entries will be taken at the same time as the booking
To enter simple make sure you are logged in to your account. Add the events you wish to enter in to your basket. Then simple pay for them at the end.
When adding events please make sure you add the correct event with the correct class you wish to enter.
The sections refund policy is as follows;
Refunds will be given for those entries cancelled outside of 7 days prior to the event.
For example, Cancel your entry on the Sunday before the meeting the following Sunday a refund will be given. After that. Not refunds will be given
To cancel your entry, Log in to your account. Go to My Events after clicking your name on the screen once you've logged in. Once you have done this please email the entry secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
The championships will be contested over 5 outdoor rounds on off road surfaces, with each driver’s best 4 scores counting towards their final placing in the series. During the season we will visit several of the established venues. The venues have been chosen based on their geographic spread, the level of their track and facilities, their previous track record of hosting similar events and of course the feedback we have received from our competitors from last year.
Round 1 - 13th+14th May 2023 @ Herts
Round 2 - 17th+18th June 2023 @ Brookthorpe
Round 3 - 1st+2nd July 2023 @ North West Nitro
Round 4 - 29th+30th July 2023 @ Shrewsbury
Round 5 - 19th+20th August 2023 @ Nemo Raceway
Buggy 1/8 Nitro
The BRCA LSOR Section are pleased to announced its calendar of events for its 2023 National championship.
The championships will be contested over 8 rounds, with each driver’s best 5 scores counting towards their final placing in the series. During the season we will be visiting several of our established venues along with some of our newer ones too whilst covering the North, South, East and West of the UK.
Due to the continued popularity of our series over recent years we will be once again running one of our three qualification rounds on Saturday afternoon.
March 25/26 LSOR National Round 1 Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire
April 22/23 LSOR National Round 2 North West Large Scale, Lancashire
May 20/21 LSOR National Round 3 Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire
June 17/18 LSOR National Round 4 North West Large Scale, Lancashire
July 08/09 LSOR National Round 5 Pickering RC Track (TBC), Yorkshire
August 19/20 LSOR National Round 6 Sussex RC Track
September 09/10 LSOR National Round 7 Lincolnshire Radio CCC
October 07/08 LSOR National Round 8 MMR Raceway, Wiltshire
Event entry opens on 20th February 2023 for all events.
Round 2 will also be an EFRA Large Scale Off-Road GP. Note, non BRCA members from fellow European affiliations will not score BRCA LSOR Championship points.
Classes The series will continue to welcome all types of large scale off road vehicles and retains its race classes from previous seasons, which are :-
– Large Scale Off Road 2 Wheel Drive Buggy Class (for 2 wheel drive buggies with a max engine cc of 26cc and compliant to our construction rules) – Large Scale Off Road 4 Wheel Drive Buggy Class (for 4 wheel drive buggies with a max engine cc of 30cc and compliant to our construction rules) – Large Scale Off Road Short Course Class (for 2 & 4 wheel drive short course trucks with a max engine cc of 32cc and compliant to our construction rules)Our 2023 handbook is currenlty at the printers but will be available electronically ahead of the first round via this website.
Our national championship awards 3 titles in each class, a junior title (must be 15 on 1st January 2023), a clubman title (excludes those drives classified by the section as national drivers) and a national title open to all.
Please note that due to the popularity of our series we have yet again activated the waiting list option with priority given to those drivers who have paid for their events.
To enter any of our 2023 National race meetings below PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE LOGGED IN WITH YOUR BRCA ACCOUNT and have renewed your membership for the race season.
The BRCA LSOR Section continues to offer a full refund policy should the event be cancelled or you are no longer able to attend the event.
FOR JUNIORS ENTRIES PLEASE USE VOUCHER CODE LSORJUNIOR23 WHEN CHECKING OUT TO SECURE JUNIOR ENTRY FEE