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F1RC Club Car Racing Rules for 2013

For the 2013 season, there will be 2 classes that will earn championship points as follows: Open and Rookie class. The rules for each class are as follows:

Open Class: Racer will earn championship points for Open class only.
Chassis : any 1/10 F1, Lemans, and type-C
Shell/Body : Any 1/10 F1, Lemans, and type-C, rear wing should not be higher than highest part of main body.
Motor : Johnson/Mabuchi silvercan, Formula Tuned, or Team Powers silvercan and 21.5 or 17.5T BL subject to min FDR rule. No 4 hole 540.
ESC : Open, no turbo/boost for BL
Battery : Any sub-c 7.2V, lipo 7.4V, Life 6.6V (lipo and life must have hard case)
Tires : Any rubber tire, size consistent with chassis model (ie. 104 will use 104 wheels)

Rookie Class: Open to 2012 & 2013 rookies (Top 3 2012 Rookies excluded)
Chassis : any 1/10 F1, Lemans, and type-C
Shell/Body : Any 1/10 F1, Lemans, and type-C. Rear wing should not be higher than highest part of main body.
Motor : Johnson/Mabuchi silvercan, Formula Tuned, and Team Powers silvercan or 21.5T or 17.5T BL subject to min FDR rule. No 4 hole 540.
ESC : Open. BL no turbo
Battery : sub-c 7.2V, lipo 7.4V or Life 6.6V no more than 60c rating (lipo and life must have hard case)
Tires : Any production foam or rubber tire, size consistent with chassis model (ie. 104 will use 104 wheels)

Other Rules:
1. Minimum FDR per allowed Motor:
Brushed Motor: 3.7
Team Powers Silvercan: 4.2
21.5T BL : 3.3
17.5T BL : 4.9

2. Racers should use the same model/chassis used in first qualifying run for the entire race. If model/chassis broke during the race, changing chassis will be subject to race directors approval.

General rules for 2012 season.

F1 RC Car Racing Rules

Objective Must be encouraging for new racers to join.
Realistic speed. Rookies can easily manage. Spectators can easily watch the racing action.
Cheap racing. No to powerful batteries, power capacitors, exotic foam tires.
Scale and realism. Must use tires and body to match the original kit spec.
F1 R/C Car Models Any rear wheel drive Formula 1 or LeMans
e.g. Tamiya F103, F104, F104W, F103GT, F103LM, F201, 3Racing F109, Kyosho KF01
Motor Electric - Kit 540 Mabuchi, 540 Johnson, Tamiya 32T Formula Tuned
Nitro - Any .12cc or smaller engine
ESC Any brand but aftermarket expensive power capacitors not allowed (e.g. TOP, Keyence)
Battery LIPO - Max 7.4v and 50C rating
NiCad, NiMH - Any 7.2v battery pack allowed
Gearing Max FDR of 3.7 (e.g 93/25 or 63/17)
Tire Type Veterans - Rubber only designed for F1 or LeMans
Rookies - Rubber or foams designed for F1 or LeMans
Tire Diameter 180mm wide cars - 63mm max tire diameter
200mm wide cars - 58mm max rubber tire diameter
200mm wide cars - 63mm max foam tire diameter
Body Must be painted. F1 or LeMans style only.
Transponder Must be mounted inside the body and in a position that cannot be damaged during a crash.
Race Etiquette Due to 15 minute mains, there is no "lapping" rule in effect. Slower drivers need not give way to faster drivers. This helps rookies enjoy the race.
Only laughter in the driver stand allowed.
Masungit drivers will be penalized 1 lap.
Notes Tire and diameter must match the design of the car. F103 cars cannot run F104 type tires.
Any F1 or LeMans may join even if not compliant with rules. But will not score any championship points nor position in the race.
Rules may be ammendend as necessary to close any loopholes that will not be in the spirit of the objectives.
Qualifying 30 minute session. Fastest single lap time determines grid position.
Finals 3 x 15 minutes mains.
Scoring Best 2 finishing results will be counted.
Tiebreaker will be the fastest run. Number of laps and time.

We are a very easy going bunch of people. There to socialize and make new friends. As well as enjoy the realism of racing radio control Formula One cars.

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