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ian h
12-01-2012, 03:36 PM
The 2012 RCCAOI 1/10 offroad section rep, Derek McCloskey, is delighted to announce the following details about this year's national championship.
Event dates and locations will be announced in the next couple of weeks.


4 round multi-venue championship with 3 rounds to count
2wd Mod, 4wd Mod, 2wd Clubman, 4wd Clubman classes
Only drivers whom are fully paid up RCCAOI members by March 16th with be permitted to enter the championship classes.
2wd and 4wd will be on the same day
Each event will have 4 rounds of round-by-round qualifying with your best 2 to count. 3 leg finals for all.
Scoring will be based on your best two finals from three only.
Entry fee per event will be 10 euro for 1 class, 15 euros for two classes.
More details to follow.

ian h
31-01-2012, 11:41 AM
Membership forms are now online - they should be in by March 16th!

http://www.rccaoi.com/downloads/forms/membership2011.pdf

ian h
06-02-2012, 10:28 AM
RCCAOI 1/10th National offroad dates and venues 2012
Round 1 25/3/2012 Venue : Naul (DMCC)
Round 2 9/6/2012 Venue : Ballymena (NIMCC)
Round 3 12/8/2012 Venue : Navan (NNN)
Round 4 16/9/2012 Venue : to be confirmed - Naul or Griffeen Valley (DMCC)
Rerun date if needed 30/9/2012

Classes:
2wd mod & 4wd mod
2wd clubman & 4wd clubman (No Timing)- Which will be checked!
Open class if enough drivers

The open class is for non-association members who just want to race on the day. No results will be published for this class, and no awards given - it's purely just a run for those who want it. Any car, and motor.

Tyres:
Schumacher minispike & Ballistic buggy on drive axles.
Compound open.
2wd fronts open.

Entry:10 per class or 15 for two.

Rccaoi membership forms available now on www.rccaoi.com (http://www.rccaoi.com) to be completed and sent in before March 16th.
Not accepted on the day!

A list of participants will be published before round 1.

ian h
29-02-2012, 12:27 PM
REMINDER: Your 10.00 euro membership fee and 5.00 euro class fee must be received with a completed membership by the RCCAOI Secretary or trackside to Derek McCloskey no later than March 16th (friday week)

Allow at least 3 days if sending by post
or
Derek will be at the Naul on this Sunday, at Fivemiletown on March 10th or at the Naul again on Sunday March 11th.

ian h
06-03-2012, 03:13 PM
A list of registered drivers is now up on www.rccaoi.com (http://www.rccaoi.com)
The list will be updated for the last time on the lead up to RCCAOI 1/10th Electric Offroad Round 1.

To get your name on this list, you must joint the RCCAOI and pay your class fee by March 16th 2012

ian h
14-03-2012, 08:16 AM
JUST 2 DAYS TO GO TO GET YOUR ENTRIES IN.
Option 1: Post the membership form from RCCAOI.com to the secretary.
Option 2: Hand deliver your completed form to Derek McCloskey at the Naul on Thursday evening.

ian h
19-03-2012, 09:43 PM
Round 1 details;

Location: DMCC, The Naul, Co. Dublin
Date: 25th March 2012
Time: Doors open 9am, Track open 9.45am, Booking in closes 10.30am
Races: all races are 5 minutes, with 4 minutes from the end of race announcement to the start of the next race in sequence with an extended interval of 11 minutes at the end of each round.

Heats will be seeded as per last years championship results. New drivers will be added at random.
Format: 4 rounds of qualifying to BRCA round-by-round system with your best two rounds to count. 3-leg finals with your best two to count.

Heat order:
Heat #1 - 2wd Clubman "B"
Heat #2 - 2wd Modified "B"
Heat #3 - 2wd Modified "A"
Heat #4 - 2wd Clubman "A"
Heat #5 - Open "A"
Heat #6 - 4wd Modified "B"/4wd Clubman "A"
Heat #7 - 4wd Modified "A"

Timetable:
Round length: 70 minutes
Doors open - 0900hrs
Track open - 0945hrs
Track closed - 1045hrs
Drivers briefing - 1050hrs
Round 1 - 1100hrs
Round 2 - 1210hrs
Round 3 - 1320hrs
Round 4 - 1430hrs
Finals 1 - 1540hrs
Finals 2 - 1650 hrs
Finals 3 - 1800hrs
Meeting closed - 1850hrs

Important notes to competitors:
This is championship racing! - the meeting schedule will not be halted for any individual competitor.
Not being at your marshalling position before the 30 second race start warning will instantly result in a penalty.
The judges of fact, race director and race controllers will be announced at the drivers briefing.
Drivers not on the rostrum and/or without a car on the start line at the start of the race will be deemed to have not started the race. Drivers may not access the rostrum after the race start.
Any incident that contrevenes the RCCAOI rules should only be reported to the race director only. A competitor complaining to the race controller and/or judges of fact may result in that driver recieving a penalty themselves.

Race fees: 10 euro for 1 class, 15 euro for two classes. 5 euro per class for juniors. DMCC members who already pay the club a monthly fee are deemed to have already paid this race fee and no further monies are due.

Tyres: The contol tyre for all driven axles are Schumacher Minispikes and Balistic Buggy Spikes (all compounds).

Best of luck to all competitors. A full list of competitors will be posted on Tuesday evening.

ian h
20-03-2012, 09:09 PM
Only the drivers below will be permitted to enter the championship classes of the RCCAOI 1/10th electric offroad series. All other drivers will only be permitted to enter the OPEN class.

Official Membership List
Written by RCCAOI Secretary
Last Updated Tuesday, 20 March 2012 20:30

1 Colin Whelan
2 Derek McCloskey
3 William White
4 David Home
5 Jonathan Dunn
6 Stephen Hill
7 Lee McGuire
8 Wayne McGuire
9 Denis Farrell
10 Andrew Rennick
11 John Dungan
12 Nigel Dungan
13 Conor Reilly
14 Mick Bolger
15 Dave Bolger
16 Tony Kavanagh
17 Karl Rankin
18 Raymond power
19 Mark Penney
20 Ross McCullough
21 Keith Harris
22 Aaran Yeates
23 Kevin White
24 Ivan Thompson
25 Alan Thompson
26 Niall Cromie
27 Micheal O Leary
28 Ian Hunter
29 Aaron Vance

ian h
23-03-2012, 10:18 AM
Please remember that the hour goes forward on Saturday night.

ian h
27-03-2012, 07:37 AM
Results for Round 1 of the championship are now posted.

http://www.rccaoi.com

click on the "results" tab and then "1/10th Electric offroad".

ian h
05-06-2012, 10:16 AM
R.C.C.A.O.I. 1/10th Electric Offroad National Series 2012 Round 2
Saturday 9th June 2012

Details in Brief;
Location: http://www.nimcc.net (http://www.nimcc.net/) - Ecos Centre, Ballymena
Google maps ref; 54.867544,-6.257658
Heats will be seeded in Championship order.
Open class heats will not be seeded.

Event Format:
4 rounds of qualifying BRCA Round-by-Round Points System
3 Finals with best two scores added to count.

Heat order:
Heat #1 - 2wd Clubman "B"
Heat #2 - 2wd Modified "B"
Heat #3 - 2wd Modified "A"
Heat #4 - 2wd Clubman "A"
Heat #5 - Open "A"
Heat #6 - 4wd Modified "B"/4wd Clubman "A"
Heat #7 - 4wd Modified "A"
Booking in:
All competitors, from all classes, must book in when instructed to do so on the morning of the event.
Booking in closes at 1000hrs

Timetable:
Round length: approx 70 minutes (min. 1 hour)
Doors open - 0830hrs
Track open - 0915hrs
Track closed - 1015hrs
Drivers briefing - 1020hrs
Round 1 - 1030hrs
Round 2 - 1140hrs
Round 3 - 1250hrs
Round 4 - 1400hrs
Finals 1 - 1510hrs
Finals 2 - 1620 hrs
Finals 3 - 1730hrs
Meeting closed - 1820hrs

Race Officials:
Will be announced at drivers briefing

NIMCC in Ballymena will host, for the first time, a round of the 1/10th Electric Offroad Championship this Saturday on its purpose built Astroturf track behind the Ecos Centre in Ballymena.
The venue, which has successfully hosted many 1/8th national rounds, offers a very rewarding track to race on which can be very high grip in the dry and very low grip in the wet.
Mark Penney and Derek McCloskey lead the 2wd and 4wd modified championships going into round 2 whilst Ivan Thomson and Lee McGuire lead the respective clubman championships.
Looking forward to seeing you all there.

ian h
10-06-2012, 01:35 PM
Results for round 2 are now posted on www.rccaoi.com (http://www.rccaoi.com)

ian h
01-08-2012, 01:27 PM
Hello Racers!

Round 3 of the RCCAOI National Championship is taking place on Sunday August 12th at Navan Nitro Nuts Circuit in Navan, Co. Meath.

There is practice this sunday (5th August) as part of Navan's summer series from 9.30am. After that, the track will be closed to drivers regitered for the championship till the start of the national the follwoing week.

Direction, timetable, and news will be posted by early next week.
As usual, the event will consist of 4 rounds of qualifying and 3 finals for all. Non-registered competitors can race in the open class as usual also.

Best of luck to all competing.

dmcracing
07-08-2012, 01:23 PM
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R.C.C.A.O.I. 1/10th Electric Offroad National Series 2012 Round 3
Sunday 12th August 2012 at Navan Nitro Nuts.

Details in Brief;
Location: Navan Nitro Nuts - http://www.nnn.ie Off the R161, Navan, Co. Meath
Google maps ref; 53.623174,-6.68694
Heats will be seeded in Championship order.
Open class heats will not be seeded.

Event Format:
4 rounds of qualifying BRCA Round-by-Round Points System
3 Finals with best two scores added to count.

Heat order:
Heat #1 - 2wd Clubman "B"
Heat #2 - 2wd Modified "B"
Heat #3 - 2wd Modified "A"
Heat #4 - 2wd Clubman "A"
Heat #5 - Open "A"
Heat #6 - 4wd Modified "B"/4wd Clubman "A"
Heat #7 - 4wd Modified "A"

Booking in:
All competitors, from all classes, must book in when instructed to do so on the morning of the event.
Booking in closes at 1000hrs

Timetable:
Round length: approx 70 minutes (min. 1 hour)
Doors open - 0830hrs
Track open - 0915hrs
Track closed - 1015hrs
Drivers briefing - 1020hrs
Round 1 - 1045hrs
Round 2 - 1155hrs
Round 3 - 1305hrs
Round 4 - 1415hrs
Finals 1 - 1525hrs
Finals 2 - 1635 hrs
Finals 3 - 1745hrs
Meeting closed - 1835hrs

Race Officials:
Will be announced at drivers briefing

Venue information;
There is a limited amount of mains power at the venue it is recommended that anyone with a generator should bring it.
Access to mains power is not guaranteed.
There is toilets in the main footballers clubhouse, and compressed air on site.Chip wagon there from 12pm.
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dmcracing
05-09-2012, 08:51 PM
R.C.C.A.O.I. 1/10th Electric Offroad National Series 2012 Round 4
Sunday 16th September 2012

Details in Brief;
Location: Dublin Model Car Club - http://www.dublinmodelracing.com Haydens Lane, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Google maps ref; 53.343263,-6.445713
Heats will be seeded in Championship order.
Open class heats will not be seeded.

Event Format:
4 rounds of qualifying BRCA Round-by-Round Points System
3 Finals with best two scores added to count.

Heat order:
Heat #1 - 2wd Clubman "B"
Heat #2 - 2wd Modified "B"
Heat #3 - 2wd Modified "A"
Heat #4 - 2wd Clubman "A"
Heat #5 - Open "A"
Heat #6 - 4wd Modified "B"/4wd Clubman "A"
Heat #7 - 4wd Modified "A"

Booking in:
All competitors, from all classes, must book in when instructed to do so on the morning of the event.
Booking in closes at 1000hrs

Timetable:
Round length: approx 70 minutes (min. 1 hour)
Pedestrian access open 24hrs
Track open - 0915hrs
Track closed - 1015hrs
Vehicular Access 1030hrs
Drivers briefing - 1045hrs
Round 1 - 1100hrs
Round 2 - 1210hrs
Round 3 - 1320hrs
Round 4 - 1430hrs
Finals 1 - 1540hrs
Finals 2 - 1650 hrs
Finals 3 - 1800hrs
Meeting closed - 1845hrs

Race Officials:
Will be announced at drivers briefing

Venue information;
The DMCC has advised that only pedestrian access is available to the track before 10.30am.
Cars should be parked considerately and with safety in mind on the road outside the gates before the park opens.
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