Jun 25 2016

2016 BRCA LSOR Section Are Pleased To Announce We Are Out Too

The third of our 2016 race reports penned by fingers for the season is now online

Keep them coming Steve.

Darren Worth
BRCA LSOR Section Chairman

 

Jun 20 2016

Rnd 4 – Thank You

A big thanks to all those who made it to the Nook for Round 4 of our series yesterday and thanks to the weather towards the end of the day some interesting racing was seen in the final two finals.

Due to the weather I think most of you missed the presentation at the end but I can confirm that the standard engine was won by ticket number 7. This ticket belonged to Dave Ashton so well done Dave on this and the 2 wheel drive final win.

 

Our next round will be a return visit to MMR raceway just off the M4 in Wiltshire before a few of the UK drivers head over to the French Euros a week later.

The results for rnd 4 are now online

 

 

Jun 15 2016

LSOR Raffle is back

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Thanks to the generosity of Zenoah at the 2016 Zenoah challenge cup the section has one 26cc standard G270 engine left over which we will be raffling at the Nook round this coming weekend.

Tickets will be £5 each and available from Andy Knight throughout the weekend.
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As announced at Kendal, Mike Humphreys has obtained from MRS a 26cc tuned engine, and also an MRS head kit. These two items along with other articles generously donated to the section will be raffled at the final round of the 2016 series with tickets available at rounds 5,6,7, and 8. Again the tickets will cost £5 each and available via Dane Whittleston and Andy Knight. You do not need to be at the final round to claim the star prize or head kit but able to collect if from a committee member or one of their home clubs.

On behalf of the section I would like to thank MRS and Zenoah for their generosity with the engines and to our other suppliers who have contribute towards the Rnd 8 raffle.

Please support these raffles as for a little outlay you could win one of two engines or even some cable ties at rnd 8.

Jun 13 2016

Euros 2016 – News

Firstly good luck to the uk drivers going over to the Euros next month and if you have not seen the following from Mike then please read :-

Some small points to think about for the Euros.

Don’t take UK race fuel, there will be a designated fuel station posted on the club website and that’s where you must get it from. – Fuel will be tested during the week

Pitting area would normally be done in countries – they will have power, don’t forget your adapter plugs and extensions. You will probably have less room than you would normally have. I doubt that the pitting area will be secure enough to keep your gear in all week. If possible double up with someone else and share tools for the week. The pitting area is not where you are camping either so bring what you need to the pitting area.

Each race – only 1 mechanic plus the team manager as an observer are normally allowed in the pit lane – 2 mechanics and team manager in the finals.

Schedule – this will be posted within the team area but is normally as follows.

Monday & Tuesday free practice in groups – seeding for timed practice will follow this.

Wednesday – Timed practice plus reseeding for qualy if required.

Wednesday afternoon – open ceremony plus welcome dinner, normally free for drivers but charged for mechanics and family.

Thursday – Qualy

Friday – Qualy and some sub finals

Saturday -Finals and presentations.

Practice – normally 8 minutes plus a couple of minute warm up and your last lap.

Qualy – normally 10 minutes plus warm up and last lap.

Racing.
The time clock will start at the designated start time each morning and run until the end of that days racing – if your are not in the pit lane ready…. tough luck.

The sequence\race heat order will change throughout each day. – Read the time table

Marshalling.
If you’re not in your marshalling position before the start of the next race, you WILL loose your best time. If you’re a driver on last on a particular day, this means you will marshall first – BE THERE.
For the A finals, every country will be asked to provide marshalls – these will be names drawn from a hat.

There is NO excuse not to marshal – ask someone, pay someone, just make sure they are in the right place at the right time. Anyone not doing the marshalling required will be reported to the BRCA Exec.

Any questions, please ask on here or at the Nook.

Mike

BRCA EFRA Rep

Jun 07 2016

2016 LSOR Rnd 4 – News from the Nook

Hi all its the Nook National on the 19th June Round 4

Camping is available from Friday Morning earlier by arrangement.
We have a big grass field for tents so plenty of space. Maybe caravans depending on the weather.
Please be careful when parking on grass as it could still be soft in places.

In line with BRCA recommendations:
Camping will be a flat rate of £10 per pitch
Saturday practice will be charged at £5 per driver.
Nook members camp and practice for free.

We do not have a catering van so make sure you bring your own food.
There are plenty of takeaways in the area for the evening.

Can you all please try to keep the noise to a minimum as we have houses backing up to track now.

There will be, as usual, a disco in the Pub on Saturday night and i would like all to support. Should be a good night.

Directions are on Nook website and Nook Facebook page. Post Code WF3 3JU
http://www.nookraceway.com

Please pm with any questions.

Dane Whittleston
Club Treasurer

Jun 04 2016

2016 BRCA LSOR Rnd 2 Race Report Now Online

The second of our 2016 race reports penned by fingers for the season is now online

Keep them coming Steve.

Darren Worth
BRCA LSOR Section Chairman

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