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Old 17-09-2015
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Default Summer series - Final Round! 20th Sept

Mendip Summer Championship Round 8 - The Final!

As this is the final round of the Summer series, we will be running to the schedule listed below.

Gates open 08:00(ish)
Booking in from 09:00-09:50 - Open practice.
Drivers briefing 09:50
Racing starts at 10am!
Multi leg finals for all!

Race Fees £7 members & £10 non members.
On site cafe serving everything from a cracking full English Breakfast to hot and cold drinks and snacks!
On site ladies and gent toilets.
Covered pits.
And a warm welcome to any new racers out there!

2wd Buggys
4wd Buggys
Short Course Trucks 2wd + 4wd
No TC this week. We are short of people to run the on road race control.

Second classes,
If there is anyone intending on running a second class, they must have a replacement marshal for the day, or we will not be able to accommodate it. In previous weeks we have had to drop the trucks due to 4 of the 5 entrants wanting to run two classes. This would have left one heat with only 1 marshal. If this is the case we will do the same at round 4 and drop the heat with the least drivers that are only running one class. It's only fair to everyone that there are enough marshals to cover each round, so to keep things fair for everyone, we will make a judgement call on the day.

Loan transponders,
The club also has a limited amount of loan transponders. We will be giving these out to the new racers at the club. If you are intending on running a second class, but do not have a transponder for your second vehicle, you will not be permitted to use on of the clubs loan transponders. Transponders are an essential part of your racing gear, without one, it will be impossible to race.

Lipo's,
Please charge Lipo's in the approved charging bags/sacks. The club will not be covered by the insurance, if there is a fire caused by a lipo that is being charged outside of an approved charging bag.

Driving standards,
The last few weeks have shown some real improvements. Lets keep this standard of driving going and try to remember the basics. Let faster drivers through, stop your car if you knock someone else's car over, if you have cut the track, stop and count to 10 before setting off again and try to be considerate to everyone on the track. The fastest way to drive an RC car is to keep it on it's wheels!

Marshalling,
Quite simply, marshal others as you expect to be marshalled. Be fast, but be safe! The rostrum is a 'quiet' zone. Anyone shouting at a marshal will have times removed and/or a penalty given. It's not the marshals fault that you have crashed, so please don't shout at the guys on the track that are trying to help you after you have made a mistake. Hi Vis safety jackets are provided and must be worn. YOU will not be covered by the BRCA insurance if you choose not to wear one. If there is any confusion on this, please refer to your handbook that came with your 2015 BRCA license. Only BRCA members are permitted to enter the track or the rostrum.

The weather looks dry for us on Sunday so we should be in for a good days racing!
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Finally managed to get to a meeting and really enjoyed the day, both the racing and the atmosphere.

4 qualifying and 3 finals for everyone and still got home for tea at a reasonable time.

Thanks to everyone who made the meeting run so well.

All the best and see you all again soon

Roy
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