DRCC Winter Series 2016/17
Dudley Radio Car Club is happy to announce that it will be hosting a Winter Series 2016/17, with the best 4 of 6 rounds counting.
Venue Location: Coseley School and Leisure, Henne Drive, Coseley. WV14 9JW
Our aim is to accommodate both on road and off road together at the same race meeting, with optional sections for jumps that can either be removed or blocked off for the on road cars.
This is a Sunday event that will be run in the big sports hall at DRCC. We will have hot freshly cooked food on site provided by Wendy Foster. There will also be the well stocked DRCC tuck shop for any snacks and soft drinks.
We are aiming to run three qualifiers and two leg finals for everybody with awards at the end of each round and trophies at the end of the series for the overall winners.
Track setup will be on the Saturday before the racing on the Sunday, if you can spare some time, please turn up and help. You can check our Facebook page for the time we can access the hall Saturday (Usually 12PM).
The 5 Remaining Rounds will be hosted as follows:
- Round 2 - November 20th 2016
- Round 3 - December 11th 2016
- Round 4 - January 15th 2017
- Round 5 - February 5th 2017
- Round 6 - March 5th 2017
The Classes we are going to host assuming adequate numbers are:
- 2w/d Buggies
- 4w/d Buggies
- 2w/d Vintage Buggies
- 4w/d Vintage Buggies
- 4w/d Micro Buggies
- Stadium Trucks
- 21.5(blinky) Touring Cars
- GT12 13.5 1S (blinky) 21.5 2S (blinky)
Touring Cars, Slick Rubber Tyres (Water Based ADDITIVE ALLOWED)
Micros, Rubber Tyres (No Mini Pins / No Micro Pins / No Mini Dart / NO ADDITIVE)
GT12, Foams (Water Based ADDITIVE ALLOWED)
2WD Buggy (Front Tyre – Open / Rear Tyre - Schumacher Mini Spike 2 Yellow Only / NO ADDITIVE)
4WD Buggy (Front Tyre - Schumacher Mini Spike 2 Yellow or Stagger Only / Rear Tyre - Schumacher Mini Spike 2 Yellow Only / NO ADDITIVE)
Stadium Truck (Front Tyre – Open / Rear Tyre - Schumacher Mini Spike Yellow Only / NO ADDITIVE)
Vintage Classes (Mini/Large spike type tyres on driven wheels only / NO ADDITIVE) - some consideration may be given to cars running rare or unique tyre sizes - please check.
Doors open at 7:00 am
Practice starts as soon as possible after 7:45 am
Racing starts as soon as practice is over.
Booking in is either online via our booking in system http://bookin.dudleyrc.club or at the club. Online booking will close on the Saturday at 12pm before each round.
If you have any questions then please contact Graeme McFarlane, Stephen Cockburn or any of the DRCC Committee
Welcome to the Dudley Radio Car Club Website!
Dudley Radio Car Club welcomes members of all ages to come and race electric cars of all classes and sizes at Coseley School and Leisure center,Henne Drive off Ivyhouse Lane, Coseley. Club meetings are held on Mondays (Micros and Buggies) with jumps & Fridays (On-Road Classes, although Micros are welcome for flat track racing) from 6pm onwards where thrilling racing, a friendly atmosphere and delicious cut-priced refreshments await.
We aim to race atleast three rounds per class, followed by a final round if time permits. Racers are asked to turn up as early as possible to help lay the track to allow racing to commence by 7:30pm. We try to accommodate all variations of electric class where possible. We also hold weekend meetings and charity events.
Lap times and race results are recorded to within one hundredth of a second using a state of the art AMB timing system. The results of both our weekly club meetings and weekend events can be found within the Fixtures & Results page.
Racing fans young and old are invited to come and spectate and chat with our friendly members, who are always happy to offer advice if you are contemplating buying a car and taking up the hobby. A membership form can be found here should you wish to become a member.
Why not come down and see what its all about for yourself? Please enjoy our promotional video, depicting typical club racing action:
Booking in Procedure
Can drivers try to book-in in advance of 6pm Friday nights. This allows for the race computer to be setup faster and allow more racing time...
Booking in is strictly on a first booking first come basis. Spaces are limited due to increased numbers in the winter / spring seasons, so please book in as soon as you can.
To book in to race before 6pm on the Friday you wish to race:
1.Before 6pm book in via the online booking system by clicking here (Online Booking System), if possible select pay at club as this saves us the PayPal fees.
2. Send a Text Message to Stephen or Graeme please only use this option if you are unable to book in online.
3.Phone Stephen on 01384 467 892 (No Answer Leave a Message to Book in), please only use this option if you are unable to send a text message.
Members are politely requested to turn up as soon as possible after 6pm to help prepare the track, it allows us to hold more racing per night.