CARS New Year GP

CARS New Year GP
Sunday 5th January 2020

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Note, for the absence of doubt all LMP/GT12 tyre compounds are allowed at this meeting, not just Worlds control JFT A foam.

On Sunday 5th January 2020 we are running a one day meeting. For those entering the 12th Scale LMP Worlds it will be an ideal last chance for some practice on a similar carpet. Classes are as below:

  • 12th Scale Open Modified
  • 12th Scale 13.5 Blinky
  • GT12

Venue :- Sharley Park Leisure Centre, Market Street, Clay Cross, Derbyshire S45 9LX, easily accessible from junctions 28 and 29 of the M1. We will be setting up and running a club night the night before so you can come and race then too! We have very good lighting, new Prima GT carpet and an extremely flat floor making it one of the very best tracks to race on in the UK. There is always a friendly and helpful atmosphere and all abilities are welcome. We hope to see you there.

Details are below.

Entry is via this web site only. Verbal, email etc. entries will not be accepted. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Reserve lists will be kept if necessary. Entry Fee £12.00 per class.

Cash payment will be taken on the day. If you need to cancel please do so by emailing


Doors will open at 8:00am. First heat on the line 9:00-9:30am. The meeting have the following format:

  • a minimum of 4 rounds of qualifying
  • a single final

Mains power will be available for charging. We will try to supply as many tables and chairs as possible but they may be limited, so if you have a table and chair please bring them.

An AMB/MyLaps RC3 compatible personal transponder is required, there are no handout transponders.


You must marshal, or supply another competent person to marshal the heat after your own. Marshals should stand in their numbered positions unless otherwise told by race control.

LiPo Charging Rules

It is essential that LiPo batteries are charged using a 1S/2S LiPo compatible charger set to the correct charging mode. LiPo batteries are not to be charged at greater than 20A or the maximum manufacturers recommended charge rate, whichever is lower. 1C is advised.

It is strictly not allowed to charge 1S LiPo batteries to give an output voltage exceeding 4.20V, and 2S LiPo batteries to give an output voltage exceeding 8.40V.

A LiPo sack must be used when charging and this must be fully closed.

All charging equipment must be in plain view at all times to enable the above to be checked.

Non compliance with any the above will result in immediate expulsion from the meeting.