June is a packed month for National and Club events throughout the country.
The National Series continues with the first round of the 1/10th Nitro On-Road series up first on Sunday 7th June. This is the first National for this class and take place in St Annes Park, with Host Club ORCA.
Next up is 1/10th Electric Buggy as they go indoors for the first of two rounds at the NAUL Venue home of the DMCC. This event takes place on Sunday 14th June
The final weekend of the month is packed out with Large Scale up first on Saturday June 27th with another visit to St Annes park, Home of ORCA Ireland for round 3 of the 1/5th Large Scale TC Series.
On Sunday 28th June, 1/8th Rallycross hits the track for Round 2 of the Championship, returning to the EOS Centre in Ballymena for a visit to the home track of NIMCC Club.
Three big events to anounce for the National Clubs.
PPR ( Paddy Piston Race )
The BADMCC Club host their annual PPR ( Paddy Pistion Racing ) at their venue in Aghlee, Co Down on June 6th-7th. This will be one if not the biggest RC event on the Island over 2015. For 1/8th racers and spectators this is the event to be at with Top International and European Drivers competing to take home the Piston Cup.
Jim Strain Memorial Cup
The CMCC also host there Annual memorial race day for former Club member Jim Strain, with an array of trophies up for grabs accross multiple 1/5th classes including TC and Bike classes. This event takes place on June 6th
Ulster GP 2015
June 20th-21st see the return of the Ulster GP with this event taking place at the home track for the UMCC in Ballymoney on the grounds of the Joey Dunlop Center. Classes are 190mm Touring Car , Tamiya TT-02 and Tamiya Mini.
Best of Luck to all those competing in any of these events listed.
1/10th Electric Off Road National Championships
Round 1, May 9th, Banbridge and District Model Car Club (BADMCC)
We just want to give drivers some information in advance of Round 1 of the 1/10th Off Road Electric Nationals.
Gates open from 8.30am
Booking in will be open from approx. 9 until 10 (will be announced over PA)
Track open from 9 to 10 for open practice.
Drivers briefing approx. 10.15
First race 10:30 sharp.
There will be a 30 min lunch break after Qualifying
Finals will start approx. 2pm
Qualifying will be 3 rounds, Round by Round, with best 2 rounds to count.
Finals will be 3 legs, with best 2 to count.
Timing system is Mylaps RC4.
There`s plenty of pitting and room for tents if you prefer, but bring your own power.
Please see www.badmcc.com for location details.
Race fee is €10 for first class, €5 for second.
Control Tyre is Proline Caliber. You will not be allowed race without these on ALL DRIVEN AXLES
Rules can be found here:
You must be a member of the RCCAOI and an affiliated club to race. Please join before the race day, though we will take forms on the day. But remember we are racing too, and can do without the extra headacheJ!
Remember, if you want to race 2WD and 4WD 1/10th this is now considered 2 classes, so you must sign up for both.
We can’t answer questions on Facebook, as there are too many groups to monitor!