Often known as “Mr Mendip” Tony Coles died earlier this year aged 80. Many who attended his funeral had been model car racers and friends of Tony through the forty year history of the Mendip model motor racing circuit.

The RC Community has lost a stalwart person with the news that Heiner Martin has passed away this last Sunday, 20th. March 2016. Heiner had been known in RC communities throughout the World in most Classes of racing. Heiner Martin was born in West-Berlin in 1950.

During the boxing day flood the Halifax track suffered the worse flooding it had ever seen, over 2 metres deep! We have had this short report in from the club

PRO  on the road again to catch up with an old friend from the past and engage with probably the heart of club off-road racing over years in the West Midlands. many clubs have come and gone and provided great fun and racing in the region, and I'm sure many more will do in the future. This was my first club that I joined as  a very green but keen racer with my F1 Tamiya, but after many years of full size Motorcycle racing it was time to do something that was more relaxing. Little did I know what was to come in the future.

Facebook has been alive with lots of clubs having good turn outs of the newly popular F1 Class, Stafford RC Model Car Club has been one of those clubs, The BRCA Secretary Darren Newton popped along to find out what all the fuss is about....

Alan Hubber of the Milton Keynes club reports “I’ve just come back from our Sunday morning MKRCC club meeting, the first since the Reedy event.  Wow, what a morning.  So many people came along to take a look and find out more information.”

Well the weather was not great leading up to this round but the club did a traffic amount of work to get the track ready thanks to all that helped. 60 racers entered this round with a damp drying track and clear sky’s all looked good.

Tamworth once again hosted the Schumacher GP in January 2016. This event is one which is always highly attended and is loved by the racers. The track layout was the same, proven design from the 1/12th Section meeting a few weeks earlier.

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