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kwsmith29
2012.05.15, 08:37 AM
Join us for the first Carolina Cup Race of the 2012 Season. We will be racing at High Speed Hobbies in China Grove, NC Indoor RC Track. This will be our first event of the Carolina Cup Challenge 2012, Saturday June 2, 2012 featuring the nearly unlimited, superfast CanAm1 Class! We will also be running the competitive LM2 LeMans Prototype Class 70t hand out motors and of course the main stay GT2 with the 70t hand out motors. We will also have a Sportsman GT2 class 70t/80t for new racers, young and old, who want to join the fun.

Track open for practice all day Friday June 1st(1:00PM - 7:00PM)
Saturday June 2nd Schedule: Morning Practice (8:30AM - 10:30AM)
Qualifications Start at 11:00 Noon
Three 4 Minute Heats with 8 Minute Mains

Race Location:

High Speed Hobbies China Grove, NC
2510 Highway 29
China Grove, NC 28023
US
(704) 855-2940

Sponsors:
High Speed Hobbies
Paint by K Dub


Race Fees:

First Class: $20.00
All other classes Classes $10.00
Use of Handout Stock Motor Included

Sportsman: $10.00 (Handout Motor not required)

Friday Practice: $5.00 per Racer, All Day

ILap Transponder Rental: $5 with harness (Available for purchase as well)




RACING CLASSES
GT2 - LMP2 - CanAm1 - Sportsman GT2 70 or 80 turn PN motor.

SEE RULES BELOW:


Grand Touring Class GT2

Chassis: Any 1/28th scale 2WD chassis.
Track Width: 80mm max
Wheel Base: 86-102mm

Body: Kyosho ASC, White Body or equivalent (TRP, Iwaver, X-Mod, etc...) hard plastic bodies allowed, excluding LM-LeMans Prototype bodies (See LMP class list) or Can-Am/Pan-type bodies. No thin shell Lexan/polycarbonate bodies allowed. Bodies may be altered for wheelbase but a maximum wheel opening of 31mm measured horizontally must be maintained. Wheel wells may be altered for tire clearance but the body must cover the tire completely when viewed from above. Cabin window must be retained but may be lightened internally, polycarbonate (Lexan) windows allowed. Headlight buckets may be removed but lenses or covers must be retained. Taillight lenses and housings may be removed. The rear fascia or bumper maybe cut but no higher than 18mm from the chassis bottom plane. Holes are legal in the remaining fascia. Small body parts such as mirrors, canards and exhaust pipes may be omitted. Front air-dams, splitters and body sides may be trimmed for track clearance.

Width: 82mm max.
Length: 200mm max
Height: 70mm max

Wing: All wings original to the body are legal. Aftermarket or non original wings must fit within the confines of main body. Wing must not extend higher than roof line relative to chassis bottom plane (excluding extensive roof scoops, for example Kyosho NSX), past widest point of body, or beyond rear of body work. This includes all parts of wing (side dams, etc...).

Electronics: Stock Mini Z board, Fets unlimited.

Batteries: 4 x AAA NiCad, NiMh or Alkaline (Lithium based batteries NOT allowed)

Wheels: Any Mini-Z type wheels, plastic or aluminum.
Front: 9 x 22mm max
Rear: 11 x 22mm max

Tires: Any rubber Mini-Z type tires (no foam).

Min Weight: 175g with transponder.

Motor: 70 turn hand out(hand out motors will be returned to race director at end of event.)



Le Mans Prototype Classe LMP2

Chassis: Any 1/28th scale 2WD chassis.
Track Width: 80mm max
Wheel Base: 102mm only

Body: Kyosho LM-LeMans Prototype ASC or White Body only:

Porsche 962, any version.
Mazda 787, any version.
Sauber C9, any version.
Nissan R390

Wheel wells may be altered for tire clearance but the body must cover the tire completely when viewed from above. A maximum wheel opening of 32mm measured horizontally must be maintained. Cabin windows must be retained but may be lightened internally, polycarbonate (Lexan) windows allowed. Headlight buckets may be removed but lenses or covers must be retained. Taillight lenses and housings may be removed. The rear fascia maybe cut but no higher than 18mm from the chassis bottom plane. Holes are legal in the remaining fascia. Small body parts such as mirrors, canards and exhaust pipes may be omitted. Front air-dams, splitters and body sides may be trimmed for track clearance.

Width: 82mm max.
Length: 200mm max
Height: 60mm max

Wing: All wings original to the body are legal. Aftermarket or non-original wings must fit within confines of main body. Wing must not extend higher than roof line relative to chassis bottom plane (excluding extensive roof scoops, for example Kyosho NSX), past widest point of body, or beyond rear of body work. This includes all parts of wing (side dams, etc...).

Electronics: Stock Mini Z board, Fets unlimited.

Batteries: 4 x AAA NiMh or Alkaline (Lithium based batteries NOT allowed).

Wheels: Any Mini-Z type wheels, plastic or aluminum.
Front: 9 x 22mm max
Rear: 11 x 22mm max

Tires: Kyosho LM specific tires only.

Min Weight: 175g with transponder.

Motor: 70 turn hand out(hand out motors will be returned to race director at end of event.)




Can Am Classes

Chassis: Any 1/28th scale 2WD chassis.
Track Width: 85mm max
Wheel Base: 90-106mm

Body: Atomic VDS (any version), PN Pan Car (any type), Le Mans Prototype or Can-Am style polycarbonate (Lexan) body (open or closed ****pit), Kyosho Le Mans ASC, White Body or similar.
Width: 85mm max.
Length: 200mm max
Height: 60mm max
Wing: No limitation other than must fall within Body Width-Length-Height envelope.

Electronics: Unlimited.

CanAm1

Min Weight: None.

Wheels: Any Mini-Z type wheels, plastic or aluminum.
Front: 11 x 22mm max
Rear: 11 x 22mm max

Tires: Any rubber or foam tires.

Batteries: 7.4V max. (Lithium based allowed).

Motor: Any 130 size motor. Brushless allowed.

CanAm2

Min Weight: 170g with transponder.

Wheels: Any Mini-Z type wheels, plastic or aluminum.
Front: 9 x 22mm max
Rear: 11 x 22mm max

Tires: Any rubber Mini-Z type tires (no foam).

Batteries: 4 x AAA NiMh or Alkaline (Lithium based batteries NOT allowed).

Motor: Open



Sportsman GT/LM

Chassis: Any 1/28th scale or similar 2WD or 4WD chassis.
Track Width: 80mm max
Wheel Base: 86-102mm

Body: Kyosho ASC, White Body or equivalent (TRP, Iwaver, X-Mod, etc...) hard plastic bodies allowed, including LM-LeMans Prototype bodies

Electronics: Stock Mini Z Board, unlimited fets.

Motor: Stock Kyosho, Stock PN 70T, or 80 turn.

Batteries: 4 x AAA NiCad, NiMh or Alkaline (Lithium based batteries NOT allowed)

Wheels: Any Mini-Z type wheels, plastic or aluminum.

Tires: Any rubber Mini-Z type tires (no foam).



Driver List:



GT2
Albert
Joshua
Wade
Chad
Hatley
Don
Daddy Rabbit
Landon
Shelby
Gavin
Terry
Robbie
Rodney
Conner
Grayson
Brandon
Mike Jones - maybe
Dustin
Mack

LMP2
Albert
Joshua
Wade
Chad
Hatley
Don
Daddy Rabbit
Shelby
Terry
Robbie
Rodney
Conner
Brandon
Grayson
Dustin
Mack

CanAm1
Albert
Joshua
Wade
Chad
Hatley
Don
Landon
Shelby
Terry
Rodney
Conner
Grayson
Mike Jones - maybe
Dustin


Sportsman GT/LM
Shayla
Drake
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High Speed Hobbies

hatley
2012.05.15, 08:17 PM
OK wade y did you not list me and my bunch u no we will be there if the good lord is willing :D

chad508
2012.05.15, 09:03 PM
put me down for all 3.

Daddy Rabbit
2012.05.21, 02:33 PM
Wade....Put me down for GT2 and LMP2.

miamimcnutt
2012.05.21, 03:23 PM
Wade....Put me down for GT2 and LMP2.

what about can am DR

Daddy Rabbit
2012.05.21, 03:36 PM
Trying to keep three cars going is tough for me.:o
I'll have it with me just in case I change my mind.;)

chad508
2012.05.22, 08:04 PM
hotel booked. both me and my wife are making the trip up. cant wait to tear up some rcp

miamimcnutt
2012.05.22, 08:57 PM
hotel booked. both me and my wife are making the trip up. cant wait to tear up some rcp

when r u getting here

chad508
2012.05.22, 09:58 PM
Friday around noon

kwsmith29
2012.05.25, 10:40 AM
Updated Drivers list!

Daddy Rabbit
2012.05.29, 07:52 AM
Wade....Will there be enough pits space on Friday?
Will we be able to leave our junk there on friday night?

kwsmith29
2012.05.29, 08:13 AM
Yes and yes.

Looking forward to racing with you guys. Any confirmation on who all is coming..

Wade

hrdrvr
2012.05.29, 10:30 AM
Ill be talking travel arrangements and confirming racers this week. What is the schedule looking like for the day Saturday? When does the store open? When will racing start? When do we have to be out of there?

miamimcnutt
2012.05.29, 12:42 PM
Track open for practice all day Friday June 1st(1:00PM - 7:00PM)
Saturday June 2nd Schedule: Morning Practice (9:30AM - 10:30AM)
Qualifications Start at 11:00 Noon
Three 4 Minute Heats with 8 Minute MainsIll be talking travel arrangements and confirming racers this week. What is the schedule looking like for the day Saturday? When does the store open? When will racing start? When do we have to be out of there?

landon

friday is 12pm to 7pm
sat open 9:30am

we will race till we are done

kwsmith29
2012.05.30, 10:32 AM
Unless Jim changed his mind track opens at 9:30am Saturday morning. I or Albert will double check.

Wade

miamimcnutt
2012.05.30, 02:44 PM
sat june 2 track opens at 930am

chad508
2012.05.30, 03:35 PM
Now i can sleep in and not feel bad

kwsmith29
2012.05.30, 03:53 PM
Give you time to get up and buy me breakfast..

hrdrvr
2012.05.31, 05:59 PM
Qualifications Start at 11:00 Noon



I just called the shop and Jim said they are not opening until 930. I hope this 11:00 noon, means noon and not 11:00. An hour and a half isn't much practice time for those of us who can not get out of work on Friday.

Albert, which did you mean?


Also, you can add Brandon to the drivers list for Can Am, and LMP. He will roll up with Grason and I on Saturday morning. It's not looking good for Jones, but we will know for sure tonight.

chad508
2012.05.31, 09:05 PM
heading out at 9am. should be there around 2pm. see everyone then

macn8ez
2012.05.31, 10:59 PM
Add 1 more driver from Myrtle Beach in LM and GT2. Look forward to seeing everyone Saturday.
Mack

miamimcnutt
2012.05.31, 11:44 PM
Add 1 more driver from Myrtle Beach in LM and GT2. Look forward to seeing everyone Saturday.
Mack

glad to have you see u sat

chad508
2012.05.31, 11:50 PM
mack that is great. if you need anything just ask me, if i cant help there will be plenty of great guys there that will. im glad to see we will have a good crowd from myrtle beach again. it has been awhile that we have had more than 3-4.

miamimcnutt
2012.05.31, 11:56 PM
i see u guys are gathering some troops

this will be legen WAIT FOR IT dary

Daddy Rabbit
2012.06.04, 11:10 AM
Thanks to everyone that had a part in putting the race together, it was a very fun day of racing.:D
Albert and Mike....You guys did a great job of keeping things moving along.:cool:
Micheal H....Thanks for being a sponser, that was a nice gift certficate, I enjoyed spending it.:)
Mike....Thanks for my PN towel.;)
Wade....The idea of having a 5th race in this series in a location half way between the two shops (towns) on neutral ground would be a great idea.:eek:

mleemor60
2012.06.04, 12:08 PM
It was a lot of fun. My only role was to keep enough of the duties off Albert's back so his racing wouldn't be affected. Running one is a full time effort so assisting was a better use for me than actually driving. Our newer guys are really gaining experience and abilities. I don't think I have seen Connor have a better day. Way to go.

Hope everyone made it home OK. Thanks to Brandon for relieving me of all of my 1/10th scale gear.

See everybody at the next one.

hrdrvr
2012.06.04, 12:10 PM
What an awesome day! It was a long one for me. I left the house at 5 am, and got home at 11pm :D It was all worth it though!

First off, I also want to thank Jim, Albert, Mike, and all the sponsors. It was a fun well run event. Albert, thanks for making the call for the extra practice time at the start of the race. I was able to get my cars much closer before qualifying, and that allowed me to enjoy the day much more!

I still ended up racing completely different set ups than what I showed up with :D I tried three different bodies with different tweaks under them in each class. Ended up with the mini Mac in Stock, which just didn't have enough pace, but was WAY faster than the Mosler for me. I got down to the mid 8s, but just didn't have the pace to match Rodney and Chad. I had the third fastest car, and despite a couple of tangles that sent me to the back, I was able to clean up the end of the race, and put the car in third. In pan, I also ran three different bodies, but ended up having to modify one of my lexan PN cars to get the handling I needed. I set TQ in the third round, and had a strong chance at walking away with the win. Early on Rodney got tangled up and gave me some breathing room at the front. Just by keeping smooth I had every on a lap down just a minute or so into the race, so I just tried to settle into a comfortable pace. Rodney caught up and was driving like a mad man to get by. His car was fast, but I felt like he was driving too dangerous. I let him go expecting him to fall into some mistakes while driving too hard, and fall back again. He managed to stay right on the line between stupid, and stupid fast, and ran me down for the position in what seemed like just a few laps. Our cars were closer matched this time around, and I tried to keep him behind me for as long as possible. It lasted about 6 corners, and he worked me over. I figured I would be able to stay close, but his 8.2 pace had him off in the distance within just a few laps. Once he had a little lead, he settled into my pace, but about 5 seconds ahead of me. went through a couple of short stints where I was pushing really hard, and could get the lead down to about 2 seconds but driving that hard had me making too many mistakes. After closing in a falling back, I decided to hang tight in second. With only a minute or so to go, I was still within 5 seconds, and had 2 laps on the filed. I had nothing to lose, so I went after him again. I closed it down a little, but then he picked up the pace and started pushing away. I started driving a little too hard, and made a couple of big mistakes and dropped to a lap down right at the end.

All in all a second and a third are good finishes for me. I can't expect to win against Rodney too often, and I definitely don't stand a chance at his home track running on a layout where he has months of practice, lol. Outside of Rodney, only Chad beat me in one class, so I am very pleased with my performance :D

chad508
2012.06.05, 10:55 AM
i too had a great time. i hated that i had a dnf in the can am amain but it happens. i had a good run in gt with a second place finish so all in all i had a good day. thanks to all who helped put this event on and hope to see everyone down at the beach for round 2.

hrdrvr
2012.06.08, 12:31 PM
Sorry about the delay on points totals guys. We got them figured, but just haven't gotten them into a post-able format. The HS crew won the event on the team side, and Rodney took the individual crown. Overall Rodney is first, Wade second, and Josh third. Figuring in one drop, Rodney still holds first, but I move into second, and Chad also joins the top five with me, and the top three overall guys. Ill get the full field run-down very soon...I promise. Sarah told me she was going to format it for me, since I hadn't had time to get it done. That should be a big help in getting it posted sooner :D