NEWBURY RADIO-CONTROLLED CAR CLUB

General Rules

  • Please use a proper LiPo charger and charge the cells in a LiPo sack, at no more than 15A.
  • Cars must be complete (for example wheels missing, damaged body or shells) this is to stop people and the clubs kit from being damaged.
  • Cars which are are dragging on the carpet must be pulled off the track as soon as possible
  • Drivers must go straight out to marshal after they have finished their race.
  • Anyone not using a 2.4GHz radio system must have three different crystal sets.
  • Any children (under 16s) must be supervised by a parent or guardian AT ALL TIMES
  • Rules are based on the BRCA rules, except where the following club rules apply.
  • Heats will be of 5 minute duration, finals will be 6 minutes.

Racing Etiquette

Touring Cars

  • Any slick rubber tyre. No foam tyres, mini-spikes or tyres with block tread.
  • Tyre additive is allowed as long as the tyre is dry and doesn't leave marks on the track
  • All Touring Cars are welcome to race regardless of motor and esc
  • For the club championship motors are 13.5 or 17.5 with a Blinky esc
  • Minimum 5mm ground clearance.
  • Any Touring bodyshell is allowed as long as it is cut along the manufacturers lines and does not have extra cooling holes.
  • 1350g weight limit

Touring Championship

The 'Blinky' class is for ESCs that have a 0 timing advance at all RPM, driving 13.5T or 17.5T motors. The speedos have a blinking light when switched on and in the neutral position.

The class is designed to provide close racing because all cars should have broadly similar straightline speeds, and speeds that an average 'club' racer can cope with.

  • Speed controllers must be on the BRCA's list of blinky speed controllers and set up as specified click here for list. This list has been taken from the ROAR list and all these speed controllers have been tested to meet this specification.
  • 27T brushed motors may be used in this class.

GT12 Rules

This class is for 1/12th scale GT cars to provide fair and low cost racing. Cars must run to BRCA GT12 regulations, details here http://www.brca.org/sections/subsections/pages/rul...

  • 3.7v LiPo
  • Blinky speed controller,
  • 13.5T brushless motor. The motor must be on the BRCA list
  • Cars may not weigh less than 950 grams.
  • Brushless speed controllers must be on the BRCA's list of blinky speed controllers and set up as specified click here for list. This list has been taken from the ROAR list and all these speed controllers have been tested to meet this specification.

LMP12 Rules

This class is for 1/12th scale LMP cars to provide very fast racing. Cars must run to BRCA LMP12 regulations, details here http://www.brca.org/sections/subsections/pages/rul...

  • 3.7v LiPo
  • Blinky speed controller,
  • 13.5T brushless motor. The motor must be on the BRCA list
  • Cars may not weigh less than 730 grams.
  • Brushless speed controllers must be on the BRCA's list of blinky speed controllers and set up as specified click here for list. This list has been taken from the ROAR list and all these speed controllers have been tested to meet this specification.