Racing Events


MONDAY NIGHT RACING - Every Monday

RACING WILL RE-COMMENCE 12 FEBRUARY 2018 - see calendar below.

Racing will commence at 7.00pm. You must register prior to 6.45pm as names will be entered into the computer at this time. Unfortunately names cannot be added once the data entry is complete.
The centre will remain open to 6.30pm for practice racing and any shop sales that you may require.
Entry fee for the night is $15.00.
Pizza is available from the local Pizza Hut.
Drinks and snacks may be purchased on the night from our vending machine.

The race calendar.
As you know, racing commences at 7pm sharp with the shop operating extended hours for those last minute upgrades and stickers!
The next race dates are show below. Please refere to the Key at the bottom of this calander.

Armchair Racer – 2018 Car Regulations

Class 1A – Slot.it Open Class (Non Magnet, Modified)
Eligible Cars:           Any Slot.It Car (Classic, Group C, LMP and DTM)
Motor:                    Open - Any Slot.it Motor. Any Slot.It Lead Wire Allowed.
Gearing:                  Open – Any Slot.it Gearing.
Motor Config/Pod:  Open – Any Slot.it Inline, Sidewinder or Anglewinder Motor Pod configuration
Suspension:             Open – Slot.it Spring or Magnetic Suspension.
Axels & Bearings:   Open – Any Slot.it Axel & Bearings. Front Axel Height Adjustment Allowed.
Spacers:                  Open – Any Spacer Allowed
Wheels:                   Front: Open – Any Slot.it Wheel, Rear - Slot.it Sponge Wheels Only. Wheels must be inside the guard.
Tyres:                      Front: Open – Any Slot.it Tyre, Rear: Slot.it Sponge Tyres Only. Tyre Truing and Gluing Allowed.
Guide/Braid:            Open – Any Slot.it Guide. Any Slot.it/Sideways Braid Allowed
Body:                      Standard Body – Light sanding or trimming allowed to stop body catching.  Rear Wing & Windows must be in place at start of race. Rear spats may be removed.
Interior:                   Slot.it Standard or Lexan Interior.
Chassis                   Slot.it Standard or Evo 6 Chassis - May be trimmed to allow body roll.
Screws:                   Open – Any Screw Allowed        
Weight:                   Allowed. Maximum Car weight including magnet downforce from motor, 105g
Ground Clearance:  Day Light must be seen, chassis or body must NOT touch the track.
Magnet:                  None – Non Magnet Class

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded.


Class 1B – Slot.it Group C (Non Magnet, Australian National Rules)

Car Regulations as per to 2018 Australian Model Car National Rules/2018 Sydney Interclub Challenge Rules.

Eligible Cars:             Any Slot.It Group C Car
Motor:                      Original Unmodified Slot.it Group C Motor (Orange/Red Can 23,000
Mabuchi Motor). Any Slot.it Lead Wire Allowed.
Gearing:                    Original Unmodified Slot.it Group C Gearing – 9 tooth pinion, 27 T
Yellow Inline Crown Gear
Suspension:               None – Not Allowed
Axels & Bearings:     Original Unmodified Slot.it Axel and Bearings, Front Axel Height Adjustment Allowed.
Spacers:                    Open – Any Spacers Allowed
Wheels:                     Front – Original Unmodified, Rear - Slot.it Sponge Wheels Only. Wheels must be inside the guard.
Tyres:                        Front – Original Unmodified, Rear - Slot.it Sponge Tyres Only. Tyre
Truing and Gluing Allowed
Guide/Braid:              Any Slot.it Guide. Any Slot.it/Sideways Braid Allowed.
Body:                        Standard Unmodified Slot.it Group C Body – Light sanding or trimming allowed to stop body catching. Rear Wing & Windows must be in place at start of race. Rear spats may be removed.
Interior:                     Standard Unmodified Slot.it Interior.
Chassis                     Standard Unmodified Slot.it Standard or Evo 6 Chassis - May be trimmed
to allow body roll.
Screws:                     Open – Any Screw Allowed
Weight:                      Allowed - No Maximum Weight Limit
Ground Clearance:     Day Light must be seen, chassis or body must NOT touch the track.
Magnet:                     None – Non Magnet Class

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded.

Class 2A – Plafit Mini Z (1300/1700 Chassis, Cheetah Motor Class)

Eligible Body’s:          Any Kyosho 1/27 Scale Mini Z Hard Plastic GT Body’s
Chassis:                      Plafit Excel #1300 or Super24 #1700 Chassis Allowed (No #1700G or SLP Versions)
Chassis Parts:             All Plafit #1300 and #1700 chassis system parts allowed (except #1700G and SLP Versions).
                                  No Chassis parts mixing between #1300 & #1700 chassis system parts.
                                  Chassis springs, spacers and/or additional screws may be substituted, added or removed.
                                  No Chassis modifications other than within its design limits.
                                  Chassis blue-printing is allowed. No excessive sanding for weight reduction!
Body Mounts:             Plafit Flat or Side Body Mounts Allowed.
Motor:                        Plafit Cheetah 2 or 4 Motor (Cheetah 80% of a 16D) Any Lead Wire alowed.                             
                Gearing:                               Open – Any Plafit, Scaleauto or JK Gears.
                Tyres & Rims:                     Open – Any Plafit or Scaleauto Foam Tyres, Wheels must be inside the
guard.
Guide/Braid:                Open – Any Plafit, Scaleauto or MRRC Guide. Any Braid Allowed. Guide washers allowed
Axel:                            Any Plafit or Scaleauto 3mm Axels. Independent Front End Allowed.
Bearings:                      Any Plafit 3 x 6mm oilite axle bushings or 3 x 6mm axle ball bearings.
Weight:                        Minimum Weight Limit 155g. Additional weight may be added as long as it is placed on top of the chassis.
Ground Clearance:       Day Light must be seen, chassis or body must NOT touch the track
Magnet                        None – Non Magnet

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded

Class 2B – Plafit Mini Z (1700/1900 Chassis, Fox Motor Class – Australian National/APC Rules)

Car Regulations as per to 2018 Australian Model Car National/Australian Plafit Championship Rules: 

Eligible Body’s:              Any Kyosho 1/27 Scale Mini Z Hard Plastic GT Body’s
Interior :                         Is required, but won’t be enforced.
Chassis:                         Plafit Super24 #1700 Chassis (No #1700G or SLP Versions) and Plafit4 #1900 (not #1900S) Allowed.
Chassis Parts:                All Plafit #1700 and #1900 chassis system parts allowed (except #1700G and SLP Versions)
                                     No Chassis parts mixing between #1700 & #1900 chassis system parts allowed.
                                     Chassis springs, spacers and/or additional screws may be substituted, added or removed.
                                     No Chassis modifications other than within its design limits.
                                     Chassis blue-printing is allowed. No excessive sanding for weight reduction!
Body Mounts:               Only Plafit Flat Body Mounts Allowed
Motor:                          Plafit Fox 4 Motor (Fox 4 - 60% of a 16D) Any Lead Wire Allowed.             
Gearing:                        Open – Any Plafit, Scaleauto or JK Gears. (50 Pitch)
Tyres & Rims:               Front – Any Plafit or Scaleauto Foam Tyres. Minimum diameter – 21mm.   Rear – Any Plafit or ProComp 3 Scaleauto Foam Tyres. Min diameter – 22mm. Wheels must be inside the guard.   
Wheel Inserts:               Are required, but won’t be enforced.
Guide/Braid:                  Open – Any Plafit, Scaleauto or MRRC Guide. Any Braid Allowed. Guide Washers Allowed.
Axel:                             Any Plafit or Scaleauto 3mm Solid Axels.
Bearings:                       Any Plafit 3 x 6mm oilite axle bushings or 3 x 6mm axle ball bearings.
Weight:                         Minimum Weight Limit 160g. Additional weight may be added as long as it is placed on top of the chassis.
Ground Clearance:        1.0mm under the entire chassis including gear.
Magnet                :        None – Non Magnet

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded.

Class 3 – Carrera GT Handicap (Box Standard - Magnet/Non Magnet Class)

Eligible Cars:                 Any Original Unmodified Carrera GT Race Car. No Road Cars Allowed. (Refer to eligible car list below)
                                    Note: Digital Cars Allowed. Wiring Bypass of Digital Chip Allowed, Chip must remain in place though.
Motor:                          Original Unmodified Carrera 18,000 Mabuchi Motor.
Gearing:                        Original Unmodified Carrera Pinion/Crown Gearing - 9/27 Ratio.
Motor Config/Pod:       Original Unmodified Inline Motor Pod Configuration. Cars that come with adjustable Motor Pods, must run with the screws done up fully tight.
Axels & Bearings:         Original Unmodified Carrera Axel and Bearings.
Spacers:                        None – Not Allowed.
Wheels:                         Original Unmodified Front and Rear Carrera GT Wheels.
Tyres:                            Original Unmodified Front and Rear Carrera GT Tyres.
Tyre Gluing - All Competitors Allowed
Tyre Truing – All Non Parc-Ferme Drivers Allowed, refer to list below. Armchair Communal Sanding Block – All Drivers Allowed.
Guide/Braid:                   Original Unmodified Carrera Guide (Black or Red) and Braid Only
Body:                             Original Unmodified Carrera GT Bodies Allowed. Rear Wing & Windows must be in place at start of race. NO Light sanding or trimming of body allowed.
Interior:                          Original Unmodified Carrera GT Interior.
Chassis                          Original Unmodified Carrera GT Chassis. NO sanding or trimming allowed.
Screws:                         Original Unmodified Carrara GT Screws Only. All Screws must be used.
Weight:                         None – Not Allowed
Ground Clearance:         Day Light must be seen.
Magnet:                         Yes – 2. Handicap Step-Down Format.
                                      Cars that come with adjustable magnet plates, must run with the screws done up fully tight.
Magnet Downforce:       Adjustable Magnet Plate Cars – 350g Maximum
                                     All other Models – As per out of the box.            

Handicap Format:          At the end of each round, the top 4 drivers within the ‘Carrera GT Series Pointscore’ will lose a magnet. If a driver remains or places within the top 4 of the pointscore a second time during the series, they will lose their second and final magnet. The driver will then run Non-Magnet for the rest of the series.

Eligible Cars:

Aston Martin Vantage GT3

Ferrari 488 GT3

 

Audi R8 LMS

Ferrari 575 GTC

 

Audi R8 LMS Sport

Ford GT LeMans

 

BMW M3 GT2

Lamborghini Huracan GT3

 

BMW M6 GT3

Mercedes-AMG GT3

 

BMW Z4 GT3

Mercedes SLR McLaren 722 GT

 

Chevrolet Corvette C6.R

Mercedes SLS GT3

 

Chevrolet Corvette C7.R

Porsche 911GT3 RSR

 

Ferrari 458 GT2

Porsche 997 GT3 RSR

More models may be added to this list in line with Carrera GT releases.

Parc Ferme:                        The drivers listed below are subject to parc ferme rules. Their cars must remain at Armchair Racer at all times. Cars will be released for practice 1 hour before racing starts on the evening of the Carrera GT category – no other times. Cars will be returned to parc ferme conditions at the end of the race evening. Cars may be replaced at any time during the season, but once they are replaced they are ineligible for further racing. The replacement car becomes subject to parc ferme rules.

The following drivers are subject to parc ferme rules for their cars:

Parc Ferme Drivers:

John Amundsen

Ian Rice

 

John Van Dyk

Nigel Barker

 

Fardin Heydari

Gregg Treagle

 

Jason Brooks

Ben Darley

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded.

 Class 4 – Scalextric BTCC (Box Standard - Magnet Class)

Eligible Cars:        Any Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Race Car Allowed. (Refer to eligible car list below)
Motor:                 Original Unmodified Scalextric 18,000 Mabuchi Motor
Gearing:               Original Unmodified Scalextric Pinion/Crown Gearing - 9/27 Ratio.
Motor Config/PodOriginal Unmodified Scalextric Inline Motor Pod Configuration.
Axels & Bearings: Original Unmodified Scalextric Axel and Bearings
Spacers:                None – Not Allowed
Wheels:                 Original Unmodified Front and Rear Scalextric Wheels
Tyres:                    Original Unmodified Front and Rear Scalextric BTCC Tyres.
Tyre Gluing - All Competitors Allowed.
Tyre Truing – All Non Parc-Ferme Drivers Allowed, refer to list below. Armchair Communal Sanding Block – All Drivers Allowed.
Guide/Braid:          Original Unmodified Scalextric Guide and Braid Only
Body:                    Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Body Allowed. Rear Wing & Windows must be in place at start of race. NO Light sanding or trimming of body allowed.
Interior:                 Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Interior.
Chassis                 Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Chassis. NO sanding or trimming allowed.
Screws:                Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Screws Only. All Screws must be used.
Weight:                 None – Not Allowed.    
Ground Clearance: Day Light must be seen.
Magnet:                Original Unmodified Scalextric BTCC Magnet that came with car.
Magnet Downforce:All BTCC Models – Maximum 300g.
               


Eligible Cars:

BTCC – Volkswagen Passat

BTCC – MG6

 

BTCC – Honda Civic

BTCC – BMW 125 Series 1

More models may be added to this list in line with Scalextric BTCC   
releases.

Parc Ferme:                        The drivers listed below are subject to parc ferme rules. Their cars must remain at Armchair Racer at all times. Cars will be released for practice 1 hour before racing starts on the evening of the Scalextric BTCC category – no other times. Cars will be returned to parc ferme conditions at the end of the race evening. Cars may be replaced at any time during the season, but once they are replaced they are ineligible for further racing. The replacement car becomes subject to parc ferme rules.

The following drivers are subject to parc ferme rules for their cars:

Parc Ferme Drivers:

John Amundsen

Ian Rice

 

John Van Dyk

Nigel Barker

 

Fardin Heydari

Gregg Treagle

 

Jason Brooks

Ben Darley

Any items/issues not mentioned, covered, or arising is not permitted.

Pre and Post Race Scrutineering conditions apply for all cars within all classes.

Any vehicle that does not comply with the above rules or that is deemed to be not within the spirit of these rules will be excluded.