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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: