BRCA National Events


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The BRCA GT Section are pleased to announced its calendar of events for the 2019 - 20 National championship for GT12 and GT10.

The championships will be contested over 6 indoor rounds on carpet, held over 3 weekends with each driver’s best 4 scores counting towards their final placing in the series, with separate GT1, GT2, GT3, Junior and Senior championship tables based on your eligibility for each class.


Calendar Dates

Rounds 1 & 2 | September 28th & 29th | Eastbourne Electric Car Club

Rounds 3 & 4 | February 8th & 9th | Sheffield RC Racing

Rounds 5 & 6 | March 7th & 8th | CARS - Chesterfield Auto Racing Society



– GT12 (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 13.5 turn brushless motors and approved ‘blinky’ speed controllers)

– GT10 (for cars running 1S LiPo batteries, 10.5 turn brushless motors and open timing speed controllers)

All motors and batteries must be from the BRCA Homologation lists in force at the date of each event


Finals & Championships

This season we return back to the traditional format of finals sorted by on the day overall qualifying positions with individual points earnt from your overall finishing position.

For GT12 a separate GT1, GT2 and GT3 championship will be calculated from the overall points table in addition to a Junior (under 16 at the start of the season) and Senior (over 50 at the start of the season) championship.

GT10 will run as one championship for it's return as a national class on foam tyres and open speedos.


Construction Rules

For the latest construction rules please see the GT Circuit Documents section here.

For GT12 see the latest " BRCA GT12 Construction Rules v#.# 20##/20## " file

*The committee is currently building a front suspension test rig to approve front ends to a set standard, the approved front end list will be published shortly*

For GT10 see the latest " BRCA GT10 ConstructionRules v#.# 20##-## " file

*GT10 will run to it's traditional GT2 electronics format with foam tyres*


Procedural & Tyre Additive Rules

For the latest procedural & tyre additive rules please see the GT Circuit Documents section here.

For all classes see the latest " BRCA 12th Circuit Procedural Rules v#.# " & " Allowed Additive List v#.# 20## " files


Driver Gradings

Up-to date driver gradings will be published shortly.



For this season's and previous season's results please see the GT Circuit Results section here.

Results will be published and updated as the season progresses.



Entry is done only via the BRCA site from the below links.

Entries will be open around the first weekend of July 2019.

Entries will close at 6pm on the Monday before the event to allow the GT Committee and the clubs enough time to finalise heats and trophies.

You require a BRCA Competition Licence to enter these events.

Please enter your date of birth correctly so that your eligibility in the junior or senior championship can be checked.

We are pleased to announce Junior GT12 entries are half price, Juniors are classed as under 16 before the season starts.


Reserve Lists

We will operate an automatic reserve list, when a space becomes available places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Please only contact [email protected] regarding event entries to save confusion.


Cancelling & Refunds

You can cancel your entry from your BRCA event page upto midnight on the Thursday before the event

Refunds will be processed after the event as this is now the BRCA policy.

Please only contact [email protected] regarding event entries to save confusion.


Typical Timetable

8:00am Doors Open

8:30am Drivers Briefing

9:00am Timed practice begins

10:30am Qualifying Begins

3:30pm Qualifying Finish & Finals Heats Sorted

3:50pm Finals Start

5:10pm Finals Finish

5:30pm Trophy Presentation

6:00pm End of Meeting



Please enter your correct transponder number when registering and not type "1234567" ,etc just to fill in the required box.

You can add your transponder number after you have registered from your events page.

We will not chase you for your transponder number, it is your responsibility to ensure the race director / race computer has your transponder number entered to count your lap times.

Please be aware of duplicate transponder numbers from cloned transponders.


Questions & Queries

Please email [email protected] or contact your GT Committee for any entry queries.


We hope to see you at the track!

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The 2019 National championship details are below.

The championship will be contested over 5 outdoor rounds on tarmac, attending many of the best outdoor tracks in the UK.


April 28  Eastbourne 
June 2 Halifax
July 7 Bedworth
August 4 Cotswolds
September 1  Aldershot


13.5 Blinky Touring
13.5t motors.
‘Blinky’ ESCs (no boost or turbo).

Modified Touring
Any BRCA approved motor.
‘Open’ ESCs (boost and turbo are allowed).

General Rules

Sweep 34 BRCA pre-glued slick tyres. Max 2 sets per meeting.
Shimizu XG-RAIN pre-glued wet tyres. Max 2 sets per meeting.
Maximum lipo voltage of 8.40v. Lipos must be charged and discharged in closed lipo sacks. Charging must be balanced, and at no more than the maximum charge rate advised by the manufacturer.
Motors, lipos and bodyshells must be on the relevant BRCA approved lists.
Full 2019 rules are here and Motor/Lipo lists are here.

Meeting Format

Optional practice on Saturday in heats.
1 round of timed practice on Sunday morning, in heats.
4 rounds of Round-By-Round qualifying. Your best 2 round positions are added together to give your overall qualifying position.
2 rounds of finals, with trophies for the top 3 overall in each final, plus TQ and top juniors.

Championship Points

Each final counts as a separate championship score, with the A-final winner receiving 150 points, second 149 etc.

This gives 10 scores in total, with 6 to count (i.e. you must do at least 3 meetings to qualify for championship trophies).

Entry Details

£16 entry fee. Additional £5 for Saturday practice (paid in cash to the club).

Half price entry for all juniors! (16 or under on the meeting date). Please use the Under-13 or Under-17 button when entering to receive your discount. Juniors must book each event separately to receive a discount for each one.

Booking closes at 12 noon the Sunday before the event. At this time the number of finals will be fixed, and booking will reopen to fill any remaining spaces (e.g. 56 cars gives 6 finals, and there will be 4 spaces remaining).

Reserve Lists

We don't use reserve lists.

Start checking the Facebook group and this page a couple of weeks before the event; this is when people start cancelling and spaces become available. We've had 10+ people cancel before, so there's usually a good chance of getting in.


You can cancel your entry here on the BRCA website until 7 days before the meeting. Click on the event below and you should have a Cancel option.

In the week before the meeting, please email [email protected] to cancel your entry.

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The BRCA 10th Off-Road Section are pleased to announce the Calendar for the 2019 season.

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 offers the opportunity to race against and learn from some of the country’s best drivers.

Racing will be run over two days; Saturday and Sunday.  With 2 Wheel Drive on the Saturday and 4WD on the Sunday. 

Race Calendar:

  • Round 1 -    6th/7th.     April 2019 -     Robin Hood Raceway (Astro)
  • Round 2 -  11th/12th.   May 2019 -     Kidderminster
  • Round 3 -    8th/9th.    June 2019 -     Eden Park Raceway
  • Round 4 -  29th/30th.  June 2019 -     TORCH
  • Round 5 -    3rd/4th.    August 2019 -  Boughton
  • Round 6 -  24th/25th.  August 2019 -  Stotfold

How To Enter:

  • Complete the online booking.  Payment can be either; via. PayPal - Credit/Debit Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.
  • Complete the 2019 Entry Form and post or email it to the following address.
    Email:  [email protected]
             Payment can be Bank Transfer or Cheque.
    Bank transfer to:  Bank  --           HSBC
                                Acc. Name  --  BRCA 1/10th. Off-Road
                                Account #  --    62019914
                                Sort Code  --   40-13-15
                                Reference with full name & NAT19
    Cheques to be made payable to  --  BRCA 1/10 Off-Road
             (All cheques will be banked on 8th. March).

Paper entry form: 2019 National Entry Form

  • Your entry and payment must arrive no later than the 6th. March 2019.
  • Under 16 please ignore payment value in event booking page, and ignore payment request.

Conditions of Entry – Please Read Carefully!

Entries will only be accepted on the official BRCA Entry Form or Website Entry System. (Photocopies or scans are acceptable)

   Please note that the following are NOT acceptable:-

  • Entries without the appropriate fees:-  These will be totally disregarded.
    If you pay by Bank Transfer, then your entry arrival date will be recorded as the date when the money is transferred into the BRCA Account.
  • Entries from drivers who are NOT registered as BRCA members on the 6th. March 2019 will be returned.  This includes any driver, who for whatever reason has not renewed their licence and is not included on the BRCA membership register by the 6th. March 2019.
  • Refunds will not be given for any Confirmed Entries that are cancelled, other than for exceptional circumstances.
  • A full refund will be given, if all events entered are cancelled within four weeks of Closing date.
  • Reserves not gaining an entry(s) will be refunded in Sept.
  • Be aware that :- Digital images may be taken by a third party that may be used to promote the Sport or Events.
  • Confirmation of entry for all events will be emailed en-bloc by 11th. March 2019


  • Entries received by ‘Closing date’, will be awarded places at each event as detailed Rule 5.4 (Min. 4 events per. Class has precedence over less than 4 events). Those not successful in gaining a place at an event will be placed on the National Reserve List. Order of places on the National Reserve List at each event will follow the procedure as detailed in Rule 5.4. Entries having the same priority (licence grade) will be awarded in order of date received.
  • Entries received after the 6th. March 2019, will be deemed as LATE ENTRIES and added to the National Reserve List after any ‘in time’ Reserve entries. Late entries will be awarded places in the order of date received.

Control Tyres:

The 2019 National Championship permits only two types of tyre for the rear axle at each event.  Compound and quantity used is not restricted.  Front tyres are a free choice.

The permitted rear tyres at 2019 BRCA Off-Road National Championship events are :-

  • EDEN PARK RACEWAY  --  Schumacher Mini-DART & Schumacher Mini-Spike.
    ALL OTHER EVENTS   --    Schumacher Mini-DART & Ballistic Buggy Mini-Spike.

Rules: 2019 1/10 Off-Road Rules v1

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This year’s championship will be contested over 8 rounds at purpose built circuits with each driver’s best 5 points scores counting towards there final championship position. Back by popular demand is the two day British Open meeting which is run jointly with the 1/8th section and for 2018 will be a points scoring event.

Calendar dates:

Round 1 - Adur - 28th April

Round 2 - Mendip - 19th May

Round 3 - Halifax - 9th June

Round 4 - Colchester - 23rd June

Round 5 - Wombwell - 28th July

Round 6 - British Open - Halifax - 25th/26th August 

Round 7 - Cotswold - 15th September

Round 8 - Brookland - 13th October 


Race Classes:

This year the two race classes of 200mm, 220mm. With GT8 Nitro and GT8 Electric running as support classes


Class Capacity

200mm - 20 Places available 

220mm - 40 Places available 

GT8 Nitro - 20 Places available 

GT8 Electric - 20 Places available


Race Fee:

The race fee is £20 per event per class.



Open practice with booking in at 1pm



Heat practice session (track dependent) followed by four round of 5 minute FTD qualifying and A-Z finals for all competitors. British Open / GP format will differ from this.

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The BRCA Truggy Section are pleased to announce the changes for the 2019 series

The championships will be contested over 5 outdoor rounds on off road surfaces, with each driver’s best 3 scores counting towards their final placing in the series. During the season we will visit several of the established venues, but also a couple of new ones. 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 - 28th April 2019 @ Herts Nitro

Round 2 - 2nd June 2019 @ North West Nitro

Round 3 - 30th June 2019 @ Brookthorpe Model Car Club

Round 4 - 14th July 2019 @ East Shrewsbury 

Round 5 - 18th August 2019 @ Slough


Truggy 1/8th Nitro

Truggy 1/8th Electric

E8 Buggy

Meeting Format And Race Times


2x Rounds of timed practice in heats for both classes. However the committee can drop a round of practice if larger numbers attending or bad weather ext 

3x Rounds of qualifying with the best 2 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

Please note if numbers are large timed practice may be cut down to a single round or no rounds. 

Entry Details

£15 entry fee for each entry, There will be no discount for double class entry 

Booking closes at 10pm on the day 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

Entry Instructions

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 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, but also a couple of new ones. 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.


  1. 18th and 19th May - Herts Nitro Model Car Club.
  2. 22nd and 23rd June - Blackpool NWN (North West Nitro).
  3. 20th and 21st July - JC Raceway (Cleobury Mortimer).
  4. 10th and 11th August - East Shrewsbury Buggy Racing Club (ESBRC).
  5. 7th and 8th September - Slough (Remote World Model Car Club).

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Buggy 1/8 Nitro

Meeting Format


  • 2 x Timed practice in heat order
  • 4 x Round by Round Qualifying


  • 1 x Round by Round Qualifying
  • Best 3 rounds from 5 to count for final seeding
  • 1x Finals with Bump Up's for top 4

Booking in will open for all events on Saturday 5th January at 9am.

Please note: The following events will be capped at 126 entries. The events are showing 200 spaces to allow for reserves.

When enterting these events please make sure you fill out all the information correctly and if you are entering all events please make sure you click the correct discount setting at the bottom of the registration form to get the correct price.

If you are Junior again please ensure that you select the correct discount setting on the registration form.

To enter 1 event click 'Enter' and then complete your details. To enter multiple events click 'Enter' for your first event and then 'Add more events'. Once you have added all the events you would like to enter 'Go to checkout' and complete your entry details.


The BRCA 1/8th Circuit Section are pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2019 National championship for 8th scale racing. The championships will be contested over 9 outdoor rounds on tarmac, with each driver’s best 6 scores counting towards their final placing in the series.

This includes the British Open race which is a points scoring meeting again and combined with the 1/10 IC Section. We will visit the Brookland circuit in Kent twice, Halifax in West Yorkshire twice, the Cotswold circuit for a double header over the May bank holiday and other favourites such as Mendip near Weston Super mare, Adur (Shoreham by Sea) and Wombwell near Barnsley. Entry fees are to be paid online prior to the meeting.

BRCA 1:8th Circuit Calendar 2019 

(Best 6 rounds to count from the 9 meetings)

Round 1 – 7th April Brookland

Round 2 – 5th May Halifax 

Round 3 & 4 – 26th-27th May Cotswold (Bank Holiday Monday)

Round 5 – 16th June Adur 

Round 6 – 14th July Mendip 

Round 7 – 4th August Brookland 

Round 8 – 25th and 26th August British OPEN Halifax 

Round 9 – 22nd September Wombwell 

Section Conference PROVISIONAL date Sat 24th August 16:00hrs Halifax. 

All of the above dates and venues have now been confirmed.

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

Entry will be open soon at the events page.


  • 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

Meeting format:

  • Saturday - optional practice
  • Sunday - practice, 4 rounds of qualifying and then finals

The BRCA LSOR Section are pleased to announced its calendar of events for its 2019 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 2019 we will be once again running one of our three qualification rounds on Saturday afternoon to ensure 10 minute heats and our 30 minutes class finals can be executed.

Calendar Dates

March 30/31st                 LSOR National Round 1        Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire*

April 20/21st                    LSOR National Round 2        Ebberston RC Track, Yorkshire

May 25/26th                    LSOR National Round 3        Lincolnshire Radio CCC

June 15/16th                   LSOR National Round 4        Pickering RC Track, Yorkshire

July 06/07th                    LSOR National Round 5        MMR Raceway, Wiltshire

August 17/18th               LSOR National Round 6        Pickering RC Track, Yorkshire

September 14/15th         LSOR National Round 7        Lincolnshire Radio CCC

October 12/13th              LSOR National Round 8        Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire

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 2018 section agm minutes for any changes for 2019)
– 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 2018 section agm minutes for any changes for 2019)
– 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 2018 section agm minutes for any changes for any changes for 2019)

Our 2019 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.


* for Round 1 you may find a nice bonus from the section if you book and pay online. You can race for as little as £2.5 if you are a junior or £10 if a little older :), these reductions will not be offered trackside on the day. Please select the Rnd 1 paypal option if you want to take advantage of the sections offer of a reduced race fee for round 1.


For 2019 booking in we have modified the multiple event option to enable you to select which events you will be entering and the price is calculated accordingly. Again please ensure you register for the right event.  If you need to book further events due to a change in circumstances then these will need to be done via the single events\round. We hope this makes it easiler for you to book in.

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.


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BRCA Bike National Series 2019

Find below the dates and tracks for the 2019 BRCA Bike Series.

The championship will consist of 5 meetings, each meeting will contribute 2 scoring rounds (Finals, with 4 rounds to count towards the championship. This means your best 8 finals count and your lowest 2 are dropped. 

Each meeting will have 4 rounds of qualifying with an 8 minute duration and 2 Finals of 10 minutes duration. The qualifying runs are based on your best 3 consecutive laps. Finals are a straight race based on qualifying position. 


The classes we run are SuperStock (Moto2), SuperBike (MotoGPe), Nitro (MotoGPn) and Sidecars. All electric classes will run to the BRCA EB motor and LiPo current Lists at all BRCA rounds.

All class and racing rules are available on the “BRCA website – Bike Section”

Entry is through BRCA booking page.

The entry is £25 for each meeting regardless of classes entered.


Calendar Dates

27/28th April - Round 1 + 2 - Wombwell

25/26th May - Round 3 + 4 - Adur

22/23rd June - Round 5 + 6 - Cotswolds

27/28th July - Round 7 + 8 - Halifax

7/8th September - Round 9 + 10 - Mendip

17/18th August – Cotswold GP – Dez Chand Memorial - Cotswold


Race Days

Saturday - Open practice day

Sunday - Quick practice first thing then straight into qualifying and finals.


Health & Safety

A Risk Assessment will be completed prior to the start of each meeting and sent to the Vice Chairman of the BRCA
All members MUST use a LiPo sack during charging of lithium based batteries and all charge rates must comply with BRCA general rules.
All Marshalls must be on their marshal point, wearing a Hi-Viz jacket, before the start of each Heat/Final. Any member not able to marshal must provide a suitable replacement to cover their point.
The race director has the full responsibility for the running of the meeting and all activity at the track.

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