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Meyerton RC Raceway Electric On-Road Rules

Meyerton On Road Electric Race Rules

 

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Electric 1/10 scale beginners class

1) Any RTR that is purchased as it comes out the box with motor and speed control.

Please note: only new drivers to the sport with no driving experience is allowed in this class. If such a driver wins four race days in a row, he has qualified to move on to the next class.

2) Any tyres : rubber or foam

3) Motors can be silver can, fan or black fan or any other motors fitted to a ready to run.

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must be no less than 1.38 kg.

5) Any body, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed. (Meyerton rule for club races only)

6) Battery has no limit on maximum capacity and C ratings, but must fit in battery holder without any

modifying on battery holder

7) Speed Control that is supplied with the RTR kit.

8) Gear ratio is not to be changed

Please note : The above rules applies to Meyerton Raceway, only.

Electric 540 Johnson touring class

1) Any chassis steel, aluminium, plastic or fibre

2) Tyres : rubber or foam

3) Motors must be silver can Johnson 540 two slot or silver can fan motor with two slots.

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must no less than 1.38 kg.

5) Any body, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed (Meyerton rule for club races only)

6) Battery has no limit on maximum capacity and C ratings, but must fit in battery holder without any

modifying on battery holder.

7) Speed Control that will be compatible with the 540 Johnson or the silver can fan motor any make.

8) Gear ratio can be geared to suit the 540 Johnson  and silver can fan motor.

Please note : The above rules applies to Meyerton Raceway, only.

Electric 21.5T touring class

1) Any chassis: steel, aluminium, plastic or fibre

2) Tyres : rubber  spec  or foam

3) Motors must be 21.5T to SARDA spec but can be any make as long as it has fixed timing.

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must not be less than 1.38 kg.

5) Any bodies, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric  racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed (Meyerton rule for club races only).

6) Batteries have no limits on maximum capacity and C ratings, but must fit in battery holder without any modifying on battery holder

7) Speed Control to SARDA specs and any make as long as it is not boosted and timing advanced.

8) Gear ratio will be limited to maximum roll out of 54mm.

 

Electric TTO 1 Tamiya Stock touring class

  1. Only TT01, TT01E, TT01E R, TT01 R, TT02 and TT02 R chassis’ are permitted in this class.
  2. Only spare parts and Hop-Up option parts for these chassis types currently available in South Africa are allowed, and must be used as originally intended.
  3. The list of allowable spares / Hop-Up option parts that can be used in this class are limited to the following;

TT01 Chassis

  • 42102 - TRF Special Damper (Hard Black Coating) (4)
  • 50746 - CVA Super Mini Shock Unit Set
  • 50823 - TG10/TL01 Wheel Axle
  • 50883 - TL01/TA04 Drive Shaft Set
  • 53163 - On-Road Tuned Spring Set
  • 53440 - On-Road Hard Springs
  • 53497 - TT01 Ball Bearing Set
  • 53571 - TRF Damper (Fluorine Coated)
  • 53642 - 5mm Aluminium Ball Connector (Blue)
  • 53662 - TT01 Turnbuckle Tie Rod Set
  • 53664 - TT01 Aluminium Motor Heat Sink
  • 53665 - TT01 Spur Gear Set
  • 53666 - TT01 Metal Motor Mount
  • 53670 - TT01 Aluminium Racing Steering Set
  • 53673 - TT01 Toe-In Rear Uprights
  • 53674 - TT01 Adjustable Upper Arm Set
  • 53790 - Universal Shaft Cup Joint (TT01/DF02)
  • 53792 - Assembly Universal Shaft (TA04,TT01,TT02)
  • 53864 - TT01 Aluminium Steering Link
  • 54025 - TT01E Ball Bearing Set
  • 54026 - TT01 Aluminium Prop. Joint & Shaft
  • 54058 - TT01E Aluminium Racing Steering Set
  • 3455877 - Front Prop. Joint
  • 3455878 - Rear Prop. Joint
  • 9804237 - Gear Box Joint
  • MEYERTON RACEWAY ONLY
  • ANY YEAH RACING HOP-UPS
  • RUBBER OR FOAM TYRES
  • ANY BODIES (FOUR DOOR AND TWO DOORS)
  • ANY SPEED CONTROLLER

TT02 Chassis

  • 42102 - TRF Special Damper (Hard Black Coating) (4)
  • 50746 - CVA Super Mini Shock Unit Set
  • 53571 - TRF Damper (Fluorine Coated)
  • 50823 - TG10 / TL01 Wheel Axle
  • 50883 - TL01/TA04 Drive Shaft Set
  • 53163 - On-Road Tuned Spring Set
  • 53440 - On-Road Hard Springs
  • 53642 - 5mm Aluminium Ball Connector (Blue)
  • 53792 - Assembly Universal Shaft (TA04,TT01,TT02)
  • 54247 - 3x18mm Aluminium Turnbuckle Shaft (2)
  • 54476 - TT02 Ball Bearing Set
  • 54477 - TT02 Cup Joint for Universal Shaft
  • 54500 - TT02 High Speed Gear Set (68T)
  • 54501 - TT02 Aluminium Prop. Shaft
  • 54502 - TT02 Aluminium Prop. Joints
  • 54549 - TT02 Aluminium Rear Upright 2.5°
  • 54558 - TT02 Aluminium Motor Mount
  • 54571 - TT02 Aluminium Motor Heat Sink
  • 54574 - TT02 Aluminium Racing Steering Set
  • 54575 - TT02 Aluminium Steering Bridge
  • 54623 - M-Chassis / TT02 Universal Wheel Axle & Ring
  • 9804237 - Gear Box Joint
  • MEYERTON RACEWAY ONLY
  • ANY YEAH RACING HOP-UPS
  • RUBBER OR FOAM TYRES
  • ANY BODIES (FOUR DOOR AND TWO DOORS)
  • ANY SPEED CONTROLLER
  1. The motor is limited to a standard, 2-slot, Johnson 540 motor. Any attempt to modify or to influence the ability of the motor is NOT allowed. (eg. No com-drops, No cutting of brushes, Original screws must be used. etc), however the wires of the speed controller can be soldered directly onto the motor.
  2. Only standard stick type (round case, not square or rectangular) Ni-Cd, Ni-Mh 7.2v batteries or Li-Po 7.4v batteries UP TO 4000mah, MAX discharge of 40C are allowed. Battery wires can be modified at the bottom of the connector to accept other types of speed controller connectors. Wire length must exceed 3cm. Please note that modification of the battery compartment is NOT allowed.
  3. Car does not have to be equipped with cockpit detail and a driver figure.
  4. Minimum weight of the car ready to run is to be 1,400g, without a transponder.
  5. Clearance under main chassis to exceed 5mm after the race.
  6. The highest speed gear ratios that one may use for the TT01 and TT02 respectively are as follows.

TT01 Chassis

  • Pinion 25T + Spur Gear 55T (53665)

TT02 Chassis

  • Pinion 29T (54229) + Spur Gear 64T (51356)
  • Pinion 41T (53420) + Spur Gear 90T (50978) 

 

Electric 17.5T touring class

1) Any chassis steel, aluminium, plastic or fibre

2) Tyres : rubber  or foam

3) Motors must be 17.5T and can be any make of motor

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must be no less than 1.38 kg

5) Any bodies, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed (Meyerton rule for club races only)

6) Batteries have no limits on maximum capacity and C ratings, but must fit into battery holder without any modification of battery holder

7) Speed Control can be any make to suit the 17.5 motor

 

Electric 13.5T touring class

1) Any chassis: steel, aluminium, or fibre

2) Tyres : rubber  or foam

3) Motors must be 13.5T and can be any make of motor.

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must not be lighter than 1.38 KG

5) Any bodies, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed (Meyerton rule for club races only 6) Any bodies suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing excluding world sports cars and Can am cars. (Two

door bodies and four door bodies are allowed ) ( Meyerton rule for club races)

6) Batteries have no limits on maximum capacity and C ratings, but must fit in battery holder without any modification of battery holder

7) Speed Control can be any make to suit the 13.5 motor

 

Electric open modified touring class

1) Any chassis: steel, aluminium, or fibre

2) Tyres: rubber or foam

3) Motors; any turn brushless motors no limits

4) Weight of the car with a battery fitted must not be less than 1.38 kg

5) Any bodies, scale or semi scale, suitable for 1/10 scale Electric racing, excluding World Sports Prototypes and Can Am cars.

Two door bodies and four door bodies are allowed (Meyerton rule for club races only)

6) Batteries have no limits on maximum capacity and C ratings but must fit in battery holder without any modifying on battery holder

7) Speed Control no limits

8) Gear ratio no limits

 

Electric Mini class

TAMIYA CHASSIS ONLY

  1. Only M03, M04, M05, M05 Ver. II M06 and M07 series chassis’ are permitted in this class (Including Pro chassis’).
  2. Only spare parts and Hop-Up option parts for these chassis types currently available in South Africa are allowed, and must be used as originally intended.
  3. Only Ni-Cd, Ni-Mh 7.2v batteries or Li-Po 7.4v batteries are allowed (there is no restriction on capacity or C rating). Battery wires can be modified at the bottom of the connector to accept other types of speed controller connectors. Wire length must exceed 3cm. Please note that modification of the battery compartment is NOT allowed.
  4. Any electronic speed control is permitted to be used with the brushed motors listed below
  5. Only the following Tamiya motors will be allowed;
    • 53068 - Sport Tuned Motor 
    • 53983 - Lightly Tuned Motor
    • 2 Slot 540 silver can
    • MEYERTON RACE WAY ONLY
    • ANY YEAH RACING HOP-UPS
    • RUBBER OR FOAM TYRES
    • ANY BODIES FOUR DOOR AND TWO DOORS
    • ANY SPEED SONTROLLER
  1. Motor brushes, if applicable, must be from Tamiya.
  2. Any attempt to moify or to influence the ability of the motor is NOT allowed. (eg. No com-drops, No cutting of brushes, Original screws must be used. etc), however the wires of the speed controller can be soldered directly onto the motor.
  3. Car does not have to retain the original wheel drive concept. Drivers can choose either FWD or RWD configurations regardless of car body. 4wd or twin motor configuration will not be allowed.
  4. Speed Tuned Gear – 16, 18 and 20T pinions are allowed for the M03, M05 and M06 chassis. Up to 19T pinion is allowed for the M04 chassis, but in the case of a 26D tyre being used the pinion size is limited to a 17T.
  5. Minimum weight of the car ready to run is to be 1,150g, without a transponder.
  6. Clearance under main chassis to exceed 3mm after the race.
  7. One may only use a wing if the body you are using comes with one. Please note that you may not interchange bodies and wings, they must both be used as originally intended.
  8. Only the standard differential item 53070, and the ball differential item 53267 or item 54194, can be used, and must be built as per the instructions using Tamiya lubricants only
  9. The tyre size in the front and rear must be the same. The usable tyres are as follows;

M03, M03L, M04M, M05 and M06:

  • 50683 M-Chassis 60D Radial Tyres
  • 50684 M-Chassis 60D M-Grip Tyres
  • 53254 M-Chassis 60D Super Grip Radial Tyres
  • 53340 M-Chassis 60D Re-Inforced Tyres Type A
  • 54216 M-Chassis 60D Re-Inforced Tyres Type B

M04L:

  • 50419 Celica Racing Radial Tyres
  • 50454 Racing Slick Tyres
  • 50810 Racing Semi-Slick Tyres
  • 53214 Super Grip Radial Tyres
  • 53227 M2 Radial Tyres

Please note : all other classes will be 100% to SARDA or Tamiya specs for 2016 rules and will stand for the period of 2016 at Meyerton Raceway.

IMPORTANT RULES FOR DRIVERS TO TAKE NOTE

1)  Starting time for racing on competition days (Sundays) will be as follow:

a) Gates open at 7.00am

b) Registration at 7.45am

c) Drivers briefing at 8.30am

d) Race will start appr 9am

Please note :  Any driver that has failed to register on- line and arrive late (i.e.  after the drivers’ briefing) will lose his ranking position and will be added at the bottom of the next heat.

2)      No pause will be applied after the computer’s set time has timed out.

3)      On a fun day the track will be open from 9h00 and will be open for everyone, regardless of their driving skills.   The track will not be sugared and no timing equipment will be set up.

4)      ON  ROAD RACE DAY; Times will be as in clause number one. The  track will be swept and sugared on Saturday afternoon late or early on Sunday morning. The timing system will be connected on Sunday morning.

5)      Keep in mind that the track is surrounded by gravel roads and a moderate amount of dust on the tar track is likely to be present in windy conditions.

6)      We will use the BBK system and run two qualifiers of five minutes  each, one to count, and two five minute legs in the Mains, which will be added at the end of the race.

7)      Please make sure to enter your car in the correct category according to your motor size to prevent disqualification.

8)      Please note: The track will only be sugared for club races and other big events.

 

OFF ROAD RACE DAY;

Times will be as in clause number one. The track will be prepared to off road standards and will be swept on Fridays.

There will be dust on the track and it might be bumpy to a certain level   ( it IS off road !)

We will be using the BBK system and will run three five minute qualifiers, two to count and thirty minutes for all finals.

9)      Monthly prize giving will be after every race and also at the end of a six month period.

Any person not present at prize giving will forfeit his/her trophy/trophies.

10)   All drivers are compelled to check his transponder before the race starts. Failure to comply   and then picks up trouble, the driver will have to bear the consequences. Race control will not accept responsibility, regardless whether it is a personal or club transponder.

 

THESE RULES ARE FIXED FOR THE  YEAR (2017) AND  IS NOT OPEN FOR DISCUSSION.

 

SHOULD THESE RULES NOT SUIT YOU OR DO NOT MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THEN YOU ARE AT THE WRONG TRACK!!!!!

We are looking forward to see you racing at Meyerton Raceway in 2016

 

Happy Racing!