Winter Series Vehicle Classes

The 2018/2019 Winter Series will include races for the following vehicle types:

  • 1/10th Scale 2WD Buggy
  • 1/10th Scale 4WD Buggy
  • 1/10th Scale 2WD Short Course Truck
  • 1/10th Scale 4WD Short Course Truck
  • 1/10th Scale Sportsman ( any vehicle not listed above )
  • 1/10th Scale Under 16 Sportsman

Click on a heading below to see more details about each vehicle class.

GENERAL NOTES
R/C vehicles outside of these official race classes will not be turned away; everyone gets a
chance to race in this club. All other 1/10 scale (or smaller) vehicles will be placed in the Sportsman class. Heats may be split to run similar vehicles together depending on entries.
To earn points, a minimum of 3 vehicles must be registered at each race to complete a class. If only 1 or 2 vehicles are registered for a class, they may run with another class or the Sportsman class.
We of course want everyone in attendance to participate and will make every effort to find a way for every R/C vehicle to be raced.
1/10 2WD BUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/10th buggy size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard dimensions:
Buggy Length 457.2 mm
Buggy Width 250 mm
Buggy Height 203.2 mm
Buggy Wheelbase 229 to 292 mm
Buggy Weight 1499 grams
Wheel Diameter 61.468 mm
Wheel Width 38.1 mm
Tire Diameter 90 mm
Tire Width 44.45 mm
Motor – 13.5 or higher turn brushless suggested, no timing limit
ESC – ‘Blinky’ mode enabled (no boost)
Battery – 2S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
1/10 4WD BUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/10th buggy size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard dimensions:
Buggy Length 457.2 mm
Buggy Width 250 mm
Buggy Height 203.2 mm
Buggy Wheelbase 229 to 292 mm
Buggy Weight 1613 grams
Wheel Diameter 61.468 mm
Wheel Width 38.1 mm
Tire Diameter 90 mm
Tire Width 44.45 mm
Motor – 10.5 or higher turn brushless suggested, no timing limit
ESC – open to racer’s choice
Battery – 2S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
1/10 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK
R/C industry standard 1/10th Short Course Truck size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard dimensions.
Truck Length 21.25 in. (540mm) 22.36 in. (568mm)
Truck Wheelbase 12.59 in. (320mm) 13.19 in. (335mm)
Truck Width 11.42 in. (290mm) 11.65 in. (296mm)
Truck Height 7.835 (199mm)
Truck Weight (2.505 kg) 88 oz
Wheel Diameter 3.0 in (76.20mm) Outside / 2.2in. (55.88) Inside
Wheel Width 1.65 in. (41.91mm)
Tire Diameter 4.2 in.(106.68mm)
Tire Width 1.85 in. (46.99mm)
Motor – 10.5 or higher turn brushless, no timing limit
ESC – ‘Blinky’ mode enabled (no boost)
Battery – 2S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Tires – must run short course sized (2.2” outer bead, 3.0” inner bead) wheel and tire. No 1/8th Buggy sized wheels/tires.
Body – must run a short course truck styled body which covers the wheels when viewed from above. No wings allowed – number plates supplied with the body are OK.
1/10 4WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK
R/C industry standard 1/10th Short Course Truck size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard dimensions.
Truck Length 21.25 in. (540mm) 22.36 in. (568mm)
Truck Wheelbase 12.59 in. (320mm) 13.19 in. (335mm)
Truck Width 11.42 in. (290mm) 11.65 in. (296mm)
Truck Height 7.835 (199mm)
Truck Weight (2.505 kg) 88 oz
Wheel Diameter 3.0 in (76.20mm) Outside / 2.2in. (55.88) Inside
Wheel Width 1.65 in. (41.91mm)
Tire Diameter 4.2 in.(106.68mm)
Tire Width 1.85 in. (46.99mm)
Motor – open to racer’s choice
ESC – open to racer’s choice
Battery – 2S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Tires – must run short course sized (2.2” outer bead, 3.0” inner bead) wheel and tire. No 1/8th Buggy sized wheels/tires.
Body – must run a short course truck styled body which covers the wheels when viewed from above. No wings allowed – number plates supplied with the body are OK.

Summer Series Vehicle Classes

The 2018 Point Series will include races for the following vehicle types:

  • 1/8th Scale Nitro Buggy
  • 1/8th Scale Nitro Truggy
  • 1/8th Scale Electric Buggy
  • 1/8th Scale Electric Truggy
  • 1/10th Scale Electric 4WD Short Course Truck
  • 1/10th Scale Electric 2WD Open ( Buggy / Stadium Truck / Short Course / MT )
  • 1/10th Scale Electric U16 Sportsman ( 2WD/4WD vehicles – Drivers under 16 years old only )

Click on a heading below to see more details about each vehicle class.

GENERAL NOTES
R/C vehicles outside of these official race classes will not be turned away; everyone gets a
chance to race in this club. The car will be placed with the most similar class based on scale and power system. For example, nitro powered Monster Trucks are place with 1/8th Scale Nitro Truggy. These vehicles do not collect points in the race series.
Novice sub-divisions for youth under 16 years old will be created provided there are sufficient entries.
To earn points, a minimum of 3 vehicles must be registered at each race to complete a class. If only 1 or 2 vehicles are registered for a class, they will run with another class just for fun.
We of course want everyone in attendance to participate and will make every effort to find a way for every R/C vehicle to be raced.
1/8 NITRO BUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/8th buggy size restrictions apply, for reference here are the standard
dimensions:
Buggy Length 28.74in. (730mm)
Buggy Width 12.20in. (310mm)
Buggy Height 9.84in. (250mm)
Buggy Wheelbase 10.63in. (270mm) to 13.2in. (330mm)
Buggy Weight 7lbs .05 oz (3.2kg)
Wheel Diameter 3.2in .54in. (90.0mm)
Wheel Width 1.98in.(50.45mm)
Tire Diameter 4.3in.(109.22mm) to 4.7in.(119.38mm)
Tire Width 2.03in.(51.59mm)
Engines – 0.19 to 0.21 cubic inch. Only RTR vehicles will be allowed to run with larger
displacement (typically a 0.28ci engine), any replacement engine must be 0.19 to 0.21ci.
Throttle Return Device – All vehicles must have a TRD installed. It must close the carburetor
if the throttle linkage becomes detached from the carburetor. The TRD must be attached to the carburetor directly. A failsafe is not considered a TRD. Examples of an acceptable TRD would be a rubber band, o-ring or a spring.
Fuel Capacity – Maximum 125 ml/cc – includes tank, filter(s) and fuel line from tank to carb.
Exhaust pipes – must meet the 85 decibel limit and have no movable parts in them.
Charging – LIPO/LIFE receiver batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically
designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle’s
receiver box with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Transmission – 1 speed only
Bodies – Buggy only
Tires – Rubber only
1/8 NITRO TRUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/8th truggy size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard
dimensions:
Truggy Width 18 in. (457.2mm)
Truggy Wheelbase 12 in. (305mm) 16 in. (406.4mm)
Truggy Weight (3.2 kilos) 8lbs 6 oz
Wheel Diameter 4 in. (101.6)
Wheel Width 2.2in.(55.88mm)
Tire Diameter 4.55in.(115.57mm)
Tire Width 2.03in.(51.59mm)
Engines – 0.21 to 0.28 cubic inch.
Throttle Return Device – All nitro vehicles must have a TRD installed. It must close the carburetor if the throttle linkage becomes detached from the carburetor. The TRD must be attached to the carburetor directly. A failsafe is not considered a TRD. Examples of an acceptable TRD would be a rubber band, o-ring or a spring.
Exhaust pipes – must meet the 85 decibel limit and have no movable parts in them.
Fuel Capacity – Maximum 150 ml/cc – includes tank, filter(s) and fuel line from tank to carb.
Transmission/diff – single speed direct drive (1/8 buggy) style driveline only.
Charging – LIPO/LIFE receiver batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle’s receiver box with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Bodies – Truck or SUV styles only (no buggy or car bodies allowed)
Wheels – Must be manufactured for Monster Trucks/Truggy.
Tires – Rubber only. Note LPR and VTR based wheels and tires are OK.
1/8 ELECTRIC BUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/8th buggy size restrictions apply, for reference here are the standard
dimensions:
Buggy Length 28.74in. (730mm)
Buggy Width 12.20in. (310mm)
Buggy Height 9.84in. (250mm)
Buggy Wheelbase 10.63in. (270mm) to 13.2in. (330mm)
Buggy Weight 7lbs .05 oz (3.2kg)
Wheel Diameter 3.2in .54in. (90.0mm)
Wheel Width 1.98in.(50.45mm)
Tire Diameter 4.3in.(109.22mm) to 4.7in.(119.38mm)
Tire Width 2.03in.(51.59mm)
Motor is open to racer’s choice.
Battery 2S – 6S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Hard case lipo batteries are not required but strongly encouraged. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Transmission – 1 speed only
Bodies – Buggy only
Tires – Rubber only
1/8 ELECTRIC TRUGGY
R/C industry standard 1/8th truggy size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard
dimensions:
Truggy Width 18 in. (457.2mm)
Truggy Wheelbase 12 in. (305mm) 16 in. (406.4mm)
Truggy Weight (3.2 kilos) 8lbs 6 oz
Wheel Diameter 4 in. (101.6)
Wheel Width 2.2in.(55.88mm)
Tire Diameter 4.55in.(115.57mm)
Tire Width 2.03in.(51.59mm)
Motor is open to racer’s choice.
Battery 2S – 6S lipo or equivalent LiFe or NIMH voltage, no capacity limit. Hard case lipo batteries are not required but strongly encouraged. Damaged or swollen packs must not be run.
Charging – Batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
Bodies – Truck/Truggy styles only
Wheels – Must be manufactured for Monster Trucks/Truggy.
Tires – Rubber only. Note LPR and VTR based wheels and tires are OK.
4WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK
Vehicle must be a commercially marketed 1/10th 4WD Short Course Truck such as Traxxas Slash 4×4, Losi TEN-SCTE, Tekno SCT410, Team Durango DESC10, Team Associated SC-10 4×4, Jammin SCRT10, Arrma Senton, etc… (not a 1/8 conversion)
R/C industry standard 1/10th Short Course Truck size restrictions apply; for reference here are the standard dimensions.
Truck Length 21.25 in. (540mm) 22.36 in. (568mm)
Truck Wheelbase 12.59 in. (320mm) 13.19 in. (335mm)
Truck Width 11.42 in. (290mm) 11.65 in. (296mm)
Truck Height 7.835 (199mm)
Truck Weight (2.505 kg) 88 oz
Wheel Diameter 3.0 in (76.20mm) Outside / 2.2in. (55.88) Inside
Wheel Width 1.65 in. (41.91mm)
Tire Diameter 4.2 in.(106.68mm)
Tire Width 1.85 in. (46.99mm)
Tires – must run short course sized (2.2” outer bead, 3.0” inner bead) wheel and tire. 1/8th Buggy sized wheels/tires are not allowed. Any tire pattern/compound allowed; no tire tread cutting.
Body – must run a short course truck styled body which covers the wheels when viewed from above. No wings allowed – number plates supplied with the body are OK.
Battery – voltages up to 3S (11.1V) lipo allowed. No capacity limit.
Electronics – motor, ESC, servo are open to racer’s choice.
Charging – batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
2WD OPEN
This is a mixed class of a number of 1/10th scale electric 2 wheel drive vehicle types. Vehicle must be a commercially marketed 2WD Buggy, Stadium Truck, Short Course Truck, Short Course Buggy, or Monster Truck.
Tires – must run tires intended for the chassis type being raced. Example: Buggy sized tires on a buggy chassis. Short Course Tires must have a 2.2” outer bead, 3.0” inner bead wheel and tire. No 1/8th sized wheels/tires. Any tire pattern/compound allowed; no tire tread cutting.
Body – must run a body intended for the chassis type being raced. Example: Buggy body on a buggy, Stadium Truck body on a ST, etc… Short course trucks should run a body which covers the wheels when viewed from above.
Battery – must run a 7.4V 2S lipo or 7.2V 6 cell NIMH battery. No capacity limit.
Electronics – motor, ESC, servo are open to racer’s choice.
Charging – batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.
U16 SPORTSMAN
This is a mixed class of a number of 1/10th scale electric 2 wheel drive and 4X4 vehicle types. Vehicle must be a commercially marketed 2WD/4WD Buggy, Stadium Truck, Short Course Truck, Short Course Buggy, or Monster Truck. Smaller scale vehicles are also OK but may have trouble getting around the track.
Tires – must run tires intended for the chassis type being raced. Example: Buggy sized tires on a buggy chassis. Short Course Tires must have a 2.2” outer bead, 3.0” inner bead wheel and tire. No 1/8th sized wheels/tires. Any tire pattern/compound allowed; no tire tread cutting.
Body – must run a body intended for the chassis type being raced. Example: Buggy body on a buggy, Stadium Truck body on a ST, etc… Short course trucks should run a body which covers the wheels when viewed from above.
Battery – must run a 7.4V 2S lipo or 7.2V 6 cell NIMH battery. No capacity limit.
Electronics – motor, ESC, servo are open to racer’s choice.
Charging – batteries MUST be charged in a charging sack specifically designed and marketed for the purpose of charging lipos or charged inside the vehicle with the body on. Do not exceed manufacturers recommended charge rates.