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The BRCA 1/12th Circuit Section is pleased to announce its calendar of events for the 2022/23 National Championships for 1/12th scale electric LMP cars.  

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 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

EFRA British GP - 19th & 20th November 2022 - Eastbourne Electric Car Club

 National Rounds. 

 1.  21st January 2023  Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 2.  22nd January 2023  Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex 
 3.  25th February 2023  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 4.  26th February 2023  Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
 5.  18th March 2023  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Alfreton
 6.  19th March 2023  Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Alfreton 

 

Classes and notes

For the EFRA GP, classes will be Open Modified, Stock and GT12 to BRCA (EFRA Section 5) Rules.  All classes are subject to a minimum entry of six drivers.

For the BRCA National series:

LMP classes for this year will be 13.5 Stock and Open Modified.  GT12 will be running separate National events - see their Nationals page.

The 13.5 Stock class will be run on a open basis. Finals will be run A-Z based on qualifying.  Only F1 and F2 formulas will be used this season.

Drivers will be assigned 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.  A trophy will be awarded to the highest F2 driver at each meeting, and an F2 Champion for the season.

The Open class will have a 6.5 turn motor limit and will be run subject to there being at least six entries in the class.  If there are not six entries, drivers will be offered a transfer to Stock class.

All classes will use zero-timing (blinky) speed controllers, motors and batteries from the BRCA Electric Board lists 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 award for F2 Stock. 

Please note that pure RC4 transponders (AMB Percy 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:

 

GT NationalsThe BRCA GT Circuit Committee is pleased to announce the dates of 2022/23 national championship.

 

This season GT12 will be running alone so please support us by attending one or all of the events and make GT12 racing the great event it should be .

 

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 offer the opportunity to race against and learn from some of the country's best drivers. The championship will be contested over six indoor rounds on carpet, with each driver's best four scores counting towards their final placing in the series.


Calendar Dates

  1. Sept. 18th MB Models,MB Models Raceway,  Leeds
  2. Oct. 9th Eastbourne, Eastbourne Electric Car Club, East Sussex
  3. Nov. 13th Tamworth, Tamworth Model Car Club, Tamworth 
  4. Nov. 27th Stafford, Stafford Radio Control Model Car Club. Cannock
  5. Dec. 18th Chesterfield, Chesterfield Auto Racing Club, Alfreton 
  6. Jan. 8th Stoke, Radio Control Model Car Club, Staffordshire


Notes


Please note 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 GT 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: 

BRCA GT12 Technical Rules v4.3 


 

The BRCA 1/10th EC Formula 1 Committee are pleased to announce an F1 Indoor National Series for 2022/23, in collaboration with the BRCA GT Circuit Committee.

We will race F1 on Saturdays at many popular venues on the GT12 national tracks, see dates below.

R1 – Sat 8th October – Eastbourne
R2 – Sat 26th November – Stafford
R3 – Sat 17th December – Chesterfield
R4 – Sat 7th January – Stoke
R5 – TBC – Tamworth

There will be 2 classes for F1 (BRCA or open tyres), both will run mainly to 2022 10th EC Formula 1 rules (section 15) as found here: https://www.brca.org/10ec-documents/1-sections/11-10th-electric-circuit/1727-2022-ec-full-rules-v2-1

Highlights are:
• 21.5T brushless motors with blinky mode ESCs
• 2S LiPo batteries charged to 8.40V maximum
• Minimum weight 1050g

Additionally for indoor racing, the following rules will apply:
• Maximum 8 cars per race (heats and finals)
• Minimum ride height 4.0 mm
• No tyre warmers
• Additives from BRCA 1/12 approved list as found here:
https://www.brca.org/gt-circuit-documents/44-current/1604-allowed-additive-list-v39-2018

The BRCA tyre class will run the Pit Shimizu XG-571C front and XG-575D rear from Schumacher as the control tyre. These have a BRCA sticker and coloured dot to identify them.

The open tyre class will allow any foam or rubber tyres, with a maximum car width of 200 mm for this class only.


Come and join us for some fun racing with your F1 this winter, booking in can be found right here on the BRCA website, just login to enter!

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The BRCA Truggy Section are pleased to announce the 2023 Truggy National Series

The dates and venues are below

 

Calendar

Round 1 - 23rd April 2023 @ Herts

Round 2 - 21st May 2023 @ Brookthorpe

Round 3 - 4th June 2023 @ North West Nitro

Round 4 - 23rd July 2023 @ Nemo Raceway

Round 5 -  10th September 2023 @ Shrewsbury

 

 

Classes

Truggy 1/8th Nitro

Truggy 1/8th Electric

E8 Buggy

 

Meeting Format And Race Times
Saturday 

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. Typically 10am to 5pm

Their will be a charge of £10 for practice

Sunday

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

 

Entry Details

£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

 

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.

 

Refund Policy

The sections refund policy is as follows;

Refunds will be given for those entries cancelled outside of 7 days prior to the event.

For example, Cancel your entry on the Sunday before the meeting the following Sunday a refund will be given. After that. Not refunds will be given 

To cancel your entry, Log in to your account. Go to My Events after clicking your name on the screen once you've logged in. Once you have done this please email the entry secretary at events@brca.org

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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. 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.

Calendar

Round 1 - 13th+14th May 2023 @ Herts 

Round 2 - 17th+18th June 2023 @ Brookthorpe

Round 3 - 1st+2nd July 2023 @ North West Nitro

Round 4 - 29th+30th July 2023 @ Shrewsbury

Round 5 - 19th+20th August 2023 @ Nemo Raceway

 

Classes

Buggy 1/8 Nitro

Meeting Format

Saturday

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

Sunday

  • 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
Instructions On Entering 
Booking in will open to all from 9am on Saturday 7th January……..
 
All the details you need to know are now below:-
 
1 - This year entry for, "Priority Drivers" which means those drivers who finished in the Top 50 in the 2022 National Championship and all those drivers that competed in 4 or more rounds of the 2022 championships have until 22nd Jan to enter any events they wish to enter and GUARANTEE their place, those priority drivers who don’t enter by this date will not be guaranteed an entry to the events they enter. Please note there are no exceptions to this, so please make sure that if you are one of these drivers that you please book in by this date to avoid disappointment.
 
2 - On the 22nd January booking in will close, If all events are full or oversubscribed by this point, then we will work on publishing a confirmed entry list and notify any driver who have not made it (Issuing any refunds etc). If the events are not full at this point Booking in will open again for any further places and reserve lists with more details to follow. As in previous years when Booking in closes and if events are oversubscribed then the Confirmed drivers list is prioritised as per the handbook. 
 
3 - This year for the first time payment can only be made via PayPal at the time of applying for a place (Cheques and Bank Transfer can’t be used like in previous years), this is inline with the BRCA licences and all other BRCA events. (Anyone who doesn’t get a confirmed place will be contacted and will be refunded in full via PayPal as soon as it is possible) For all other information on refunds please refer to the handbook.
 
4 - Due to the volume of entries to the events and the number of reserves we normally get can we PLEASE ask that you only book in to events that you wish to attend, booking in knowing you cant attend in advance is simply taking a confirmed place for another driver......
 
5 - Its important that you select the right Age selection for the entry, this not only selects any appropriate discounts when you pay, it also will make sure you get entered into the correct championship from the start of the series. (Please refer to the handbook for the age criteria for Jnrs/Over 40)
 
6 - Make sure you are logged into your account (Or that of the person you wish to enter if a jnr) and that you or the driver have a valid and Full BRCA Licence if you encounter any technical issues when trying to book into the events please contact the BRCA via the contact page on the main BRCA home screen.

The BRCA LSOR Section are pleased to announced its calendar of events for its 2023 National championship.

The championships will be contested over 8 rounds, 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 continued popularity of our series over recent years we will be once again running one of our three qualification rounds on Saturday afternoon.

Calendar Dates

March 25/26                 LSOR National Round 1                    Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire     

April 22/23                    LSOR National Round 2                   North West Large Scale, Lancashire

May 20/21                    LSOR National Round 3                    Nene Valley Raceway, Northamptonshire

June 17/18                   LSOR National Round 4                    North West Large Scale, Lancashire

July 08/09                    LSOR National Round 5                    Pickering RC Track (TBC), Yorkshire

August 19/20               LSOR National Round 6                     Sussex RC Track

September 09/10        LSOR National Round 7                      Lincolnshire Radio CCC

October 07/08             LSOR National Round 8                     MMR Raceway, Wiltshire 

Event entry opens on 20th February 2023 for all events.

Round 2 will also be an EFRA Large Scale Off-Road GP. Note, non BRCA members from fellow European affiliations will not score BRCA LSOR Championship points.

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)
– 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)
– Large Scale Off Road Short Course Class (for 2 & 4 wheel drive short course trucks with a max engine cc of 32cc and compliant to our construction rules)

Our 2023 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 15 on 1st January 2023), 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 yet again activated the waiting list option with priority given to those drivers who have paid for their events. 

To enter any of our 2023 National race meetings below PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE LOGGED IN WITH YOUR BRCA ACCOUNT and have renewed your membership for the race season.

The BRCA LSOR Section continues to offer a full refund policy should the event be cancelled or you are no longer able to attend the event. 

FOR JUNIORS ENTRIES PLEASE USE VOUCHER CODE LSORJUNIOR23 WHEN CHECKING OUT TO SECURE JUNIOR ENTRY FEE

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