Sunday Racing

CARCAR Sunday is a more relaxed, family-oriented event with a dedicated kids class. Sundays are an ideal opportunity for beginners to hone their skills and for kids to race other kids in a friendly environment.

Doors open at 10am for practice and racing starts at noon.

Sunday Classes:

TC Stock
Kids (USGT/Mini)
Anything else that has sufficient entries to justify a race !

What to run? For beginners (including kids) we recommend USGT. While this is a little more expensive to start with than a Mini, it is easier to drive and can be easily converted to run in Stock Touring Car(TC Stock) as you get faster. USGT has the largest variety of bodies available and many are scale copies of actual street cars.

Fees:

CARCAR Members:
Adults: $10 for first class; $5 each additional class.
Kids: FREE !!

Non-Members:
Adults: $15 for first class; $5 each additional class.
Kids: FREE !!

A Few Words on Kids Racing RC

CARCAR Sunday can be a great way to spend the day with the family. Bring Mom too -the ladies are often excellent drivers! We have a separate class just for kids so they can race with others at their own skill level. Parents should understand that the focus is to provide a friendly and supportive environment for kids to become familiar with R/C and racing in general. The kids class is not intended to be a highly structured race and clean driving (i.e. without hitting the barriers or other cars.) is the primary goal. The club has transponders (these are put into the cars so the computer can keep track of when each car crosses the start/finish line) to lend at no additional cost. In most cases, 5 years of age and older is the appropriate age for the kids class: kids younger than 5 tend to lack the coordination needed to get a car around the track. Younger kids are certainly welcome to try it out in the practice sessions. Non-racing parents and children are welcome to come and watch.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Sunday events are not a daycare! Parents are required to ‘wrench’ for their kids (fix their cars, charge batteries, etc.) and keep an eye on them. Don’t panic if you don’t know about R/C cars, we are happy to help and teach!

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