Busier week this week and the first of the new ramps made their debut appearance 🙂
Al’s big chat
Alan took the time this week to clear the air in response to some of the suggestions posted on social media. It culminated in a pole dance. It was a beautiful thing… 😉
In all seriousness though, The gist of his speech was this. We have always been, and will always be , a grass roots club but regardless of whether you are at the bottom, middle or the top of ‘The Pole’ you are welcome and important to the club. The enforced move away from the polished floor has had both positive and negative effects on the club and we are still trying to adapt and move forward to provide a safe, economical and competitive racing environment. With that in mind, Alan appolgised for the short notice at which the new motor and tyre rules will apply to those that want to enter into the club championships. If you just want to turn up and race once in a while, then you can run whatever tyre and motor combination you like. If you stick a fast motor in and drive like a tool though, expect to be taken aside for some constructive critisism…
What comes in and when…
2WD & 4WD Rear Control Tyre – Schumacher U6786
2WD & 4WD Front Tyre will remain free choice
The tyre rule applies from this Sunday for the whole Winter Series. Both shops will be selling them on the day. Because we are in the middle of a Wednesday night championship, the tyre rule for that will apply from January when the next championship starts.
7.5T Motor Limit
Remember it is a limit and not a mandated motor. You can run ‘slower motors’ legally within the championship and with the right ESC settings they can be just as fast. There will be an amnesty for the first round of the Winter Series but it will be applied from Round 2. As with the tyres, The rule for Wednesdays will be applied from the next championship in January.
It all starts this Sunday. Don’t forget the clocks go back this weekend! We still don’t know yet if we can get in on Saturday for the track build. Assuming we can then the doors will open at 8 on Sunday. If not then it will be earlier but I’ll update this when we know.