We are in final stages of planning a 2012 Mid-Atlantic slot car Regional racing event to be held Friday evening, September 7 through Sunday afternoon, September 9, 2012.
The racing will cover both 1/32 and 1/24 scale car classes. Location for the event will be The Race Place, 1151 Highway 33, Farmingdale, NJ, 07727.
All races will be held on their "Red Lightning" track, , see below:
Plans are for Alan Smith to fly in from Washington State with lots of good stuff; we need to also provide planning information to the host as well. In addition to prizes and trophies to be awarded, the top finishers will also qualify for national class events to be held later this year, location and other details to follow.
Regarding specific rules for the cars:
Slot.it 1/32 and 1/32 Manufacturer's Challenge:
Scaleracing Slot.it GroupC Rules
Scaleracing Manufacturers Challenge Rules
BRM Challenge Rules
Scaleracing Scaleauto 1/24 Rules
The Rules are updated we are using the 2012 Rules
We've already had interest in attending expressed from racers located out of state and/or several hours away. Therefore, the first night of the event will be focused on track time for 1/32 scale practice, and getting as many cars teched for the 1/32 races as possible. Here's the TENTATIVE schedule of events, subject to some tweaks:
(note - sprint races 5 min. heats; team endurance races 4 hours total; subject to # of entries)
FRIDAY EVENING, 9/7/12
Practice for 1/32 races only
Tech inspection and cars impounded for Saturday 1/32 races
(NO OFFICIAL RACES THIS EVENING)
Completion of 1/32 tech
Slot.IT Group C 1/32 "Sprint" race
1/32 Mfg. Challenge* "Sprint" race
*Manufacturer's Challenge for LMP/GT 1 type cars only.
Arrow, Avant Slo,t Scaleauto and Slot.it cars. Class to be announced. You will be allowed to use any motor as long as it is the brand of the car. Same brand parts only ( except gears ). Original motor configuration only. Tires will be Scaleauto SC-2007
BRM 1/24 Group C and Scale Auto 1/24 practice/tech
BRM 1/24 Group C "Sprint" race
Scaleauto 1/24 GT "Sprint" race
Practice and tech for 1/24 BRM and Scaleauto Team Endurance race
BRM 1/24 Team Endurance Race (tentatively 4 hours, subject to number of racers)
Scaleauto 1/24 Team Endurance Race (tentatively 4 hours, subject to number of racers)
Sunday Endurance events will have maximum of 8 teams.
Race fee of $25/race includes a pair of Scaleauto sponge tires on aluminum set screw rims. Discounted race fee available for attending multiple races, to be announced shortly.
Please respond regarding interest and availability for which race(s) ASAP so we can finalize plans with the host and race organizer. Any questions feel free to post here, or e-mail me at email@example.com.