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The BRCA 1/12th Circuit Section is pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2021/22 National Championships for 1/12th scale electric LMP cars.

LMP Nationals logoThe 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.  22nd January 2022  Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 2.   23rd January 2022  Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 3.  19th February 2022  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 4.  20th February 2022  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 5.   19th March 2022  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Clay Cross 
 6.  20th March 2022  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Clay Cross 

 

Classes and notes

LMP classes for this year will be 13.5 stock and modified.

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, and F3. 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 the start of the season.

The Open class will have a 6.5 turn motor limit All 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 and Modified – with separate awards for F2 and F3. 

Please not that pure RC4 transponders (AMB Purcy and Pro) should not be used at these events.

 

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:

8thCircLJ

Revised BRCA 1/8th Circuit National Championship 2021 calendar (updated 4/3/21)
 
Your committee is pleased to announce for 2021 seven championship rounds with your best four to count towards the National championship. In addition, two open meetings will be held at Colchester and Crystal Palace clubs with dates to follow. We have listened to your feedback and delivered more opportunities to race your 1/8 scale cars across the UK, each round will have open practise and timed practice on the Saturday. Sunday will be race day following last season’s format. As with all events at this time, things are subject to COVID restrictions and guidance from the government and the BRCA. We hope you like the planned 2021 season and would like to thank the clubs for their continued support.
 

1/8 Circuit British National Championship 2021

Best 4 from 7 to count

Round 1 29-30 May Brookland

Round 2 19-20 June Adur

Round 3 10-11 July Halifax

Round 4 24-25 July Wombwell
Round 5 21-22 August Halifax
Round 6 11-12 September Brookland
Round 7 16-17 October Cotswold
Open meetings (non-championship) at Colchester + Crystal Palace TBC– enter via club

 

Entry fees to be paid online prior to the meeting and closes 2 weeks prior to each national after which late fees apply. https://www.brca.org/8c-events

Please join the section’s Facebook page for more news, photos, and gossip. 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/176570689027166/

  

Classes:

  • Nitro Class: 3.5cc two stroke engines
  • Electric Class: batteries up to maximum of 4s (14.8 volts), motor and speed controller combination recommended retail price (RRP) of up to £325 including all taxes. The motor must have a 5mm pinion shaft

 

Club racing - 1/8 Nitro and Electric Circuit

You will find the latest information on facilities, opening times, directions and pictures of the circuits on their Facebook page: -

 

North

East

West

South

 

UK Suppliers for 1/8 Circuit Nitro + Electric cars

UK Suppliers for 1/8 Circuit Nitro + Electric cars Shepherd U.K. –

Zen Racing trackside support https://www.zen-racing.co.uk/

Serpent UK – Elite RC Racing trackside spares https://www.eliterc-online.co.uk/

Capricorn - Rcracingeurope trackside too https://rcracingeurope.co.uk

Mugen (YMC Racing) also trackside spares https://ymctestdomain.ymcracing.co.uk/

Xray (RCDisco) available here:- https://www.rcdisco.com/