TAMIYA MINI

The Tamiya Mini class is advertised as a beginner friendly class due to the slower speed. The kits are generally affordable to purchase, but take some time to setup properly to become easier to drive. There are a few chassis flavors which include the M-05 (front wheel drive), M-06 (rear wheel drive), and as of 2017 the M-07 (front wheel drive).

Class Rules:

Chassis: Any Tamiya M Chassis car - Assembled as per instruction manual. (IE: No FWD to RWD M-03 conversions) Unnecessary parts may be left off during assembly (IE: rolls bars on M-05, electronics trays) but no part may be sawed, cut, or milled from chassis.

Drivetrain: Open Diff and Drivetrain, maintaining the kit FDR. 16, 18 and 20 tooth pinions in M-03/M-05/M-06. 17, 19 & 21 tooth pinions in M-04.

Hop Ups: All other Tamiya or aftermarket hop ups are permitted.

Motor/ESC: Spec Orca Q or Sky RC motors only, set to zero “factory” timing, or sealed Johnson/Mabuchi 27T silver can kit type motor with open brushed ESC. No modifications to motors or ESCs permitted. Silver cans will not be permitted to advance beyond the C main.

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost. ESC must be original ORCA Q combo ESC or on ROAR or BRCA approved list.

Wheels/Tires: Tamiya branded mini sized tires and inserts only. Double stuffing not permitted. Any mini sized wheel.

Bodies: Open to any mini sized body with the following restrictions - No touring sedan and/or 12th scale type wedge/Can Am bodies. Bodies must be cut and painted along the factory body lines.

Battery: Any 2S, 7.4V, round edged, hard cased lipo pack that will fit the mini (IE: M-03) chassis (without modification to pack or chassis). Square packs, “shorty” packs included, are allowed in the M-05 Ver. II & M-06. Capacity limit of 5000mAh.

Weight: 1200g

CANADIAN TRANS-AM (CTA)

A good class to start as a beginner. Faster than Tamiya Mini, but slower than the Stock 17.5 Touring Car . A lot slower than Modified Touring Car.

CTA Class Rules:

Chassis: Four Wheel Drive touring car chassis only. Any era or brand 4wd chassis is allowed.

Motor: 21.5t Brushless motor ROAR or BRCA Approved. Open gearing.

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost.

Battery: 2S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard, protective case.

Tires: HPI tire part #4793 "front" and #4797 "rear" using single stock tire inserts provided with tire and any HPI Vintage wheels designed to fit these tires. All other tires are illegal.

Wheels: HPI wheel part #3805 through #3822, #3854 through #3860, #33472 and #33473, #33474 and #33475 are the only legal options. Wheels/tires designated as "front" or "rear" must be used as intended. Grinding of tire tread is NOT permitted. Sanding of mold seam to remove seam is allowed.

Tread Depth: 0.5mm Minimum

Weight: 1450g Minimum

Ride Height: 5mm minimum.

Bodies: Late '60s to early '70s American pony car Vintage Trans-Am bodies only. Body provided deck lid spoilers allowed (not wings). No additional skirts or raised/extended wings or air control surfaces allowed. Body must be trimmed at body trim lines. Full rear bumper required. It is highly preferred that bodies are detailed in race type livery in period-correct paint schemes. Driver and/or lights preferred, but not required. Examples:
Bolink/RJ Speed (BL2262)
'68 Chevrolet Camaro (BL2263)
'65 Ford Mustang (HPI p/n 17510)
1970 Plymouth AAR 'Cuda (7494)
1968 Chevrolet Camaro (17531)
1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO Z28 (17508)
1965 Ford Shelby GT-350 (17519)
1966 Ford Mustang GT (104926)
1966 FORD MUSTANG GT COUPE BODY (105106)
1970 DODGE CHALLENGER BODY (Parma p/n 10143)
1969 Z28 Camaro (Parma p/n 10141)
1970 Boss Mustang (Parma p/n 10113)
1970 'Cuda (Pegasus Hobbies p/n PGH4001)
1970 Camaro SS (Pegasus Hobbies p/n PGH4002)
1970 'Cuda (Pegasus Hobbies p/n PGH4003)
1970 Mustang ( PROTOform p/n #1526)
J71 ( McAllister Racing part numbers: #286)
1969 Mustang body

USGT / SCALE SPEC

A good class to start as a beginner. Faster than Tamiya Mini, but slower than the Stock 17.5 Touring Car . A lot slower than Modified Touring Car.

USGT Class Rules:

Chassis: Any on-road FWD or 4WD 1/10th scale TC Chassis

Motor: 21.5t Brushless motor ROAR or BRCA Approved. Open gearing.

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost.

Battery: 2S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard, protective case.

Tires/Wheels: Gravity USGT/Ride 24025 with included inserts. Any 24 or 26mm spoked (non-dish) type wheel.

Weight: 4WD: 1450g Minimum / FWD: 1250g Minimum

Ride Height: 5mm minimum.

Bodies: Any 190mm or 200mm body. Body can be any body that is NOT on the ROAR T2 or WGT body list. No bodies intended for pan cars or USVTA are allowed.

STOCK 1/12 SCALE 13.5

2 wheel drive, foam tire, the lightest class, high traction.

Class Rules:

Motor: 13.5t Brushless motor ROAR or BRCA Approved

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost.

Battery: 1S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard protective case.

Tires: Open tire

Weight: 730g Minimum

Ride Height: 3mm Minimum

Bodies: Can-Am/Lola style bodies

FORMULA 1

2 wheel drive, rubber tire, very challenging class.

Class Rules:

Motor: 21.5t ROAR or BRCA approved Stock Spec

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost.

Battery: 2S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard protective case.

Tires: Open Rubber F1 scale. 200mm cars must run narrow modern tires eg. F104 tires.

Weight: 1050g Minimum

Ride Height: 4mm Minimum

Bodies: F1 scale. Molded front/rear wings. No lexan wings

Width: 190mm Maximum

Drivetrain: 2-wheel rear drive cars only

Wheelbase: 270mm Maximum

Suspension: All suspensions allowed, including IFS suspensions. All front suspension mounting points must be located entirely within the body shell (no pan-car front suspension systems). Adjustable link front ends are OK as long as the inner mount point is located within the body.

Driving Aids: None

STOCK TOURING CAR 17.5

The most popular class at our club. Very challenging for beginners to jump right into this class first. Faster than Tamiya Mini, CTA, USGT. Slower than Modified Touring Car.

Class Rules:

Chassis: Any on-road FWD or 4WD 1/10th scale TC Chassis

Motor: 17.5t Brushless motor ROAR or BRCA approved

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): No ESC timing or boost.

Battery: 2S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard protective case.

Tires/Wheels: Open tire, we recommend the Sweep Racing QTS32 True Black part#SQT-32BK for the new CRC black carpet.

Weight: 1350g Minimum.

Ride Height: 5mm minimum.

Bodies: Top of wing on touring cars must be equal or below the roofline in race ready position. Bodies must also be able to pass testing using a template gauge. The template will be available prior to the first qualifier at all races to ensure that competitors can meet the standards.

MODIFIED TOURING CAR

The fastest class. You'll need high driving skills and a lot of spare parts to be successful in this class. You've been warned.

Class Rules:

Chassis: Any on-road 4WD 1/10th scale TC Chassis

Motor: Any 540 Size Motor.

Electroic Speed Control (ESC): ESC timing and boost allowed.

Battery: 2S Li-Poly battery packs must have a hard protective case.

Tires/Wheels: Open tire, we recommend the Sweep Racing QTS32 True Black part#SQT-32BK for the new CRC black carpet.

Weight: 1350g Minimum.

Ride Height: 5mm minimum.

Bodies: Top of wing on touring cars must be equal or below the roofline in race ready position. Bodies must also be able to pass testing using a template gauge. The template will be available prior to the first qualifier at all races to ensure that competitors can meet the standards.

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