UPDATE to information pack for this weekend’s National rounds now available.
SATURDAY will be Ebuggy and Truggy
Gates open 7 am and drivers brief will be at 7.45 am , all competitors for this event have been pre booked there is no entry on the day , closing date for entry is FRIDAY 2pm 14th MAY.
The first heat will be off at 8 am and will start with 2 x 7 min controlled practice (this will be stand on your allocated car number), all drivers to bring their own hi viz vest for marshalling (or buy one trackside at a cost of £10). There will then be 3 round of qualifying with 2 to count , 7 mins heats . Points will be awarded for qualifying position . Lunch break will follow . Ebuggy and Truggy will have 2 x. 10 min finals and points will be awarded for both. All finals will be a reverse grid final so if you pole you start at the back . Estimated finish time will be 5pm .
SUNDAY and Nitro buggy will follow the same setup gates open 7 am drivers briefing 7.45 am with first heat of line at 8am . Again it will be stand on your allocated car number and the event is pre booked , no entry on the day . 2x7min practice and 3 x 7 min qualifying with 2 to count . Finals this time will be double sided Xmas tree with the top 20 drivers all having to run a semi finals to make the main event . All finals will be 20 mins with exception of the main final which will be 45mins .. those drivers that go directly to the semi congratulations you may have to marshal twice (all will be explained at drivers briefing ).Again there will be points from qualifying and points from final positions , this should help to eliminate any chance of a draw in the series . Don’t forget marshals your hi viz vest as above if you forget they will be available trackside £10.
Note for both days it is your responsibility to marshal , marshals will not be allowed to leave their posts until relieved by the next guy, failure to do so will result in your fastest time being removed .
**Update** With the latest Irish government announcement regarding cross county travel we are now set to proceed with Round 1 of the Irish National series at Badmcc on May 15th + 16th as planned. Membership for the RCCAOI is available through this site but for those drivers looking to take part note this event will be a pre-registration only. You can find details to pre-book your spot for Ebuggy/Truggy on the Saturday or Rallycross on Sunday by Clicking here .Read more “1/8th Off-Road National Round 1 set to go ahead”
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Faced by the ever growing uncertainty around the Covid-19 virus and how it with will affect our RC – community as well as community at large. We are looking at taking actions now,
For all those drivers that qualify for participation at the 2020 EFRA and IFMAR events, below is a list of the events and venues with some dates
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