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BRCA 10th Off Road Nationals
UK 1/10th Off Road Truck Nationals. The ONLY series dedicated to 1/10 RC Short Course Truck Racing and stadium trucks racing in the UK covering both 2wd and 4wd classes. This series affords its racers with unrivalled value for money in terms of track time with no less than 7 races through the day, 4 rounds of qualifying and 3 rounds of finals for all.
The Series takes place on some of the best UK Off Road race venues. The series caters for all abilities and age groups and with many new Junior racers planning to join us this year this trend looks to continue. With increasing popularity and a great bunch of travelling racers there is no better time to come and join in the fun!
Short Course RC Racing is as competitive as you want it to be but the emphasis is about having fun. We are seeing more families join us as each season passes making it a great way to spend weekends away! Make "racing widows" a phrase of the past and bring the partners / wives / husbands along for the fun!
Round 1 - 26th April 2020 - Telford Model Car Club
Round 2 - 31st May 2020 - Boughton Raceway
Round 3 - 28th June 2020 - A1 Racing Club
Round 4 - 12th July 2020 - Ledbury Model Car Club
Round 5 - 18th August 2020 - Eden Park Raceway
Round 6 - 13th September 2020 - Coventry Model Car Club
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2020 British Open Events.PLEASE READ this BEFORE entering any of the events.
Please Note You Can Only Enter 1 ClassThe Race Format for 2020 has had to be changed to comply with current Government Restrictions.Current Lock-down rule do not allow overnight stays therefore the track will be CLOSED to all competitors on the day preceding the event (This may change from the 4th July 2020).The total number of entries is currently fixed at 40 (Forty)Your Section Committee hope to see you soon.
Round 1 - 19th July 2020 @ Colchester Club
Round 2 - 23rd August 2020 @ Cotswolds
Round 3 - 13th September 2020 @ Halifax
This year the two race classes of 200mm, 220mm. With GT8 Nitro and GT8 Electric.
The race fee is £20 per event per class.
See timetable which is available to download below.
10th IC 2020 Time Table
The BRCA Truggy Section are pleased to announce a mini series for 2020 after the restrictions of the Covid-19 outbreak have been lifted. This is the plan but is subject to the government guidelines at the time. We have decided on a 3 round mini with all 3 rounds to count. All other details re the Sat practice etc remain as is.The dates and venues are below
Round 1 - 19th July 2020 @ Brookethorpe Model Car Club
Round 2 - 2nd August 2020 @ North West Nitro
Round 3 - 23rd August 2020 @ Kent
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, Their also may be a charge (again this is depending on each club)
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.
1/8 Circuit British OPEN Championship 2020
Your committee has been constantly working with tracks and clubs, monitoring the advice given by the government and we now feel that as the COVID-19 situation is evolving the 1/8 Circuit committee are in a position to arrange racing from July 2020, subject to the guidelines and restrictions allowing us to do so. Our racing will be somewhat different, ensuring that we all follow social distancing and the governments guidance to stay safe and keep the pandemic at bay. We are planning five one-day race meetings over the summer, for you the racers, but please bear in mind that these will only be possible if the government guidance allows.
Entries will be limited and numbers may differ from track to track subject to the social distancing and government guidance and therefore entry will be on a first come first serve basis. All entries should be made via the BRCA website in the normal manner and PayPal payment is requested at time of entry. To race we must rely on your common sense, for example you must be fit and well on race day, we will have to alter how we go up and down the rostrum with a limited number of drivers on track at one time etc. This initiative gives us the opportunity to run our cars, support clubs and the RC industry and get back to sport we love.
Meeting format for 2020
The British Open Championship will be based on best three results from the five events with trophies and awards for FTD in each class, winner and runners up in each final. We will follow 2020 technical rules, but race procedure will need to change as we are holding one day meetings and not the 2020 two day race procedure. The final format for the one day events will be at the section committee’s discretion, but is likely to be a practice run, three heats and finals; this type of format is felt to offer the racers adequate time to travel to and from the circuit in a single day. A full race procedure / format and track usage guide will follow in due course.
If government guidelines change with respect to staying overnight other than at your home address then the committee will review the duration and format of the race meetings. We will speak to clubs about the possibility of camping overnight at the track if government guidelines allow. Keep watching the social media feeds and our section pages on the BRCA web site for updates, as stated this is all provisional and subject to government guidance with respect to COVID-19 but we trying our best to be able to provide you some racing this season.
Race Dates (Best 3 to count)
Halifax 26th July
Mendip 16th August
Brookland 6th September
Adur 27th September
Cotswold 18th October
Entry fees to be paid online prior to the meeting and closes 2 weeks prior to each national after which late fees apply.
Please join the section’s Facebook page for more news, photos, and gossip.
The BRCA LSOR Section are pleased to announced its calendar of events for its 2020 National championship.
The championships will be contested over 8 rounds across Astroturf and dirt tracks, 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 popularity of our series in 2020 we will be once again running one of our three qualification rounds on Saturday afternoon.
March 28/29th LSOR National Round 1 Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire
April 25/26th LSOR National Round 2 Ebberston RC Track, Yorkshire
May 16/17th LSOR National Round 3 Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire
June 13/14th LSOR National Round 4 MMR Raceway, Wiltshire
July 11/12th LSOR National Round 5 Pickering RC Track, Yorkshire
August 15/16th LSOR National Round 6 Lincolnshire Radio CCC
September 05/06th LSOR National Round 7 Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire
October 10/11th LSOR National Round 8 Ebberston RC Track, Yorkshire
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, see 2019 section agm minutes for any changes for 2020) – 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, see 2019 section agm minutes for any changes for 2020) – Large Scale Off Road Short Course Class (for 2 & 4 wheel drive short course trucks with a max engine cc of 30cc and compliant to our construction rules, see 2019 section agm minutes for any changes for any changes for 2020)Our 2020 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 <=16 at the opening round), 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 instigated the waiting list option with priority given to those drivers who have paid for their events.
To enter any of our 2019 National race meetings below PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE LOGGED IN WITH YOUR BRCA ACCOUNT and have renewed your membership for the race season.
BRCA Bike Section 2020 Racing Calendar
We’re pleased to confirm that we have a full calendar planned for 2020 with a good selection of Clubs who have welcomed the Section to their facilities. Along with some recently visited locations we are also visiting some new venues which we hope you will enjoy.
For 2020 the Section will be running a “PromoTour” of 7 individual race weekends.
Saturday - “Practice Day” which is also being used for instruction for those who are interested in trying the sport for the first time, we even have a Bike setup ready to use.
Sunday - Race Day with 3 Qualifying and 2 Finals for all.
Event 1 – Cotswold 18/19th April 2020
Event 2 – Crystal Palace 30/31st May 2020
Event 3 – Mendip 13/14th June 2020
Event 4 – West London 27/28th June 2020
Event 5 – Aldershot 11/12th July 2020
Event 6 – Halifax 22/23rd August 2020
Season Finale – Cotswold GP – Dez Chand Memorial 3/4th October 2020
In addition to the above calendar we also have the Bike World Championship 2/10th August in Austria and the Ulster TT 12/13th September 2020 which always put on a good showing for the Bikes.
We would also encourage Club racing where numbers allow.
Meeting Rules available from Bike Section Document tab
Meeting Entry Instructions Entry registration for 2020 is slightly different from previous years and added a few more options to help those who aren’t able to attend a full weekend. The entry cost has been maintained at £25 (earlybird discount available) for the full weekend with reduced entry for other options. We’ve added a few simple steps to assist you if needed.