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Old 2011.12.26, 11:30 AM   #1
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Mbmzr @ lgr - 01/28/2012

MBMZR's first event of 2012 will be held on January 28th. It will be a one day multi-class event, held at the new LET's Go Racing facility at the Myrtle Beach Mall.

The racing will take place on a large elevated layout similar to our previous events and club races.






We have plenty of pit space with electricity. You just need to bring your power strip, pit mat, and light.

I am going to be running a beginners class (and separate kids class if we get the participation), Kyosho Stock, GT2, and one more class. I am leaning towards a mod class for hatches, but only want to run it if we will have participation. I would opt out of that for F1 or Can Am 1 or 2. Local participation will be strongest with the mini class, followed by Can Am 2, and lastly F1. Post up if you would run a 90mm narrow class with narrow 0s all around, or if you would prefer CA1, CA2, or F1. I want to make the decision in the next week or two, so every one has time to prepare a car for whatever it is we decide to run. Rules for all classes will be in the following posts.

Pricing will be:
Friday
$5 up to 3 hours of practice, or $10 for all day. $5 transponder rental.

Saturday
$20 for the first class, and $10 for each additional class. Practice is included for the morning of the event. Transponder rental will be $5 for the day.

Tentative schedule:
Friday
10am-7pm - Open practice
7pm-9pm - Controlled practice

Saturday
8am-10am - Open practice
10am-11am - Controlled Practice
11am - Drivers Meeting
Racing to start immediately after the drivers meeting is finished.
I will post the rest of the schedule as people respond, and I find out how many participants we will have.

Stay tuned for other updates, and post if you are planning on coming out.
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Old 2011.12.30, 02:03 PM   #2
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Kyosho Stock:

Chassis: Any Kyosho 2WD Mini-Z chassis excluding formula 1.
Track Width: 80mm max (Must be original to the body selected)
Wheel Base: 86-106mm (Must be original to the body selected)

Body: Kyosho ASC only!

Wheel wells may be altered for tire clearance but may not be trimmed fore or aft to accommodate alternate wheel bases. Cabin windows must be retained but may be lightened internally, polycarbonate (Lexan) windows NOT allowed. Headlight buckets and lenses or covers must be retained. Taillight lenses and housings must also remain installed. The rear fascia maybe cut but only minimally for track clearance. Small body parts such as mirrors, canards and exhaust pipes must be installed, but canards can be slightly modified to keep from catching on track walls. If something is to break while on the track, it does not have to be reinstalled. Reinforcement to the inside of the body is legal, but hidden from view while looking at the outside of the body. The body must appear stock as Kyosho intended it to look.
Width: 82mm max.
Length: 200mm max
Height: 60mm max
Wing: Only wings original to the body are legal, and must be installed. If you have to replace a wing, it must be form the same model, and as long as it matchees (race directors judgement) can be a different color than the stock one. (ex: You can paint a wing from a white body kit of the same body black, and run it on your ASC legally.)

Electronics: Kyosho standard electronics only. FET upgrades are NOT legal.

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

Wheels: Wheels must be original to the body being used.

Tires: Any rubber tires that properly fit on the wheels.

Min Weight: None.

Motor: Kyosho stock motor only.

Motor Mount: Kyosho plastic motor mount associated with the body selected only!

Suspension: No upgrades allowed. Shimming and modding (modification, not exchange for aftermarket) is allowed, but only suspension that is associated with the stock motor mount and body are allowed. Ex: No fitting of LM damper to 98mm pods, etc. Only a top spring is allowed for anything other than LM. Greases and oils are permitted. Only parts associated with the stock front end can be used. Parts can be modded, but not used on a different front end. Ex: No MR-02 king pins on MR-03s front ends. Bascially, you can do what you wish with the parts that come with the kit, but you can NOT add anything other than these parts. Stock springs (front and rear) ONLY! Stock T-H-plates ONLY!

Bearings: Bearing of any brand may be used.


GT2:

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

Body: Kyosho ASC, White Body or equivalent (R246, TRP, Iwaver, X-Mod, etc...) hard plastic bodies allowed, excluding LM-LeMans Prototype bodies 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: 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

Motor: PN80t, PN70t, RR70t, or Kyosho stock motor


Can Am 2:

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.

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: 4 x AAA NiCad, NiMh or Alkaline (Lithium based batteries NOT allowed)
Motor: PN80t, PN70t, RR70t, or Kyosho stock motor



Novice/Kids:

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 (R246, TRP, Iwaver, X-Mod, etc...) hard plastic bodies allowed, including LM-LeMans Prototype bodies

Electronics: Unlimited.

Motor: PN80t, PN70t, RR70t, or Kyosho stock motor


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).


DRIVERS LIST

Kyosho Stock:
Albert
Andy
Chad
Collin
Eric
Griffin
John
Landon
Michael
Shane
Terry


GT2:
Albert
Andy
Bill
Carlton
Chad
Chris
David
Gary Jr
Gary Sr
John
Landon
Michael
Shane
Terry


CA2:
Albert
Bill
Chad
Landon
Shane
Terry


Novice:
Brandon
Grason
Greg
James
Mack


Kids:
Mariah
Miranda
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Old 2011.12.30, 02:03 PM   #3
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LOCATION:
The Myrtle Beach Mall
10177 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

If you look at this map (it's hard to read) we are in number 70.


It's in the green section, in the middle of the middle section. If you come in by the theater (Carmike 12), you turn right, and we are on the right. If you come in the entrance just south (left on the mall map), you come in and turn left, and we are on the left. As early as most of us are going to be showing up, the prime parking spots will be available. The entrance next to the theater is closer for those parking in handicap spots, otherwise, they are equal. The bottom of this map faces the main highway (17), so you need to come around the back of the mall to get to those doors. I usually come in around the Bass Pro end, as it will be bring you right to the doors I recommend coming into.


HOTELS:
As you know, Myrtle Beach is full of 'em There are a number of hotels on the beach, and we are very centrally located between Myrtle and N Myrtle. Any hotel you chose won't be too far. I will give links to a few that look like good choices to me. I don't stay in hotels too often at the beach so my experience is limited.


The Fairfield Inn
is the absolute closest hotel, and is less than a quarter of a mile away.

There is a Courtyard by Marriott at Barefoot Landing, which is right down the road, and is a shopping and restaurant mecca for those bringing family along.

If you don't mind a 10-15 minute drive to the track, you can find numerous hotels at the beach for under $50. This is the off-season for tourism here, so all hotels should be very affordable. Of course expedia, or hotels dot com will hep you find the cheapest ones.


Feel free to make any recommendations you know, or ask me any more questions you might have. Look forward to seeing every one again!
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Old 2012.01.11, 10:15 AM   #4
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Is this thread in two different places?
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Yes, it's in our local section, and here in the normal event section so people who aren't peeing in on MB can see it is coming up as well.
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Old 2012.01.11, 01:51 PM   #6
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What class cars are to be used in the novice as well as the kids classes? Can anyone entering either class run in both?
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Old 2012.01.11, 01:59 PM   #7
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Novice is for beginners over the age of 15. The kids class is for 15 and under. Any one choosing to run in one of these class is only eligible for that one class.

The body rule for those classes is:
Body: Kyosho ASC, White Body or equivalent (R246, TRP, Iwaver, X-Mod, etc...) hard plastic bodies allowed, including LM-LeMans Prototype bodies
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Old 2012.01.24, 02:26 PM   #8
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Looks like i will be able to make it down for this race.

Couldn't pass up how cheep the plane tickets are. 30 bucks
plus fees. I will have to travel lite though.

Put me in for ca2 and gt2.

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Old 2012.01.24, 05:41 PM   #9
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Sounds great Bill! I'm surprised, and excited you are coming down for this Let me know when you are flying in, and Ill see about getting you some transportation from the airport to the track. If you get a room at the Fairfield Inn, I'm sure we can work out rides there too. Also, a taxi should only be a buck or two...whatever the minimum is. Just trying to help save from renting a car Also, I don't what you would need that would be hard to transport, but you are welcome to anything in my pit boxes. Ill get you onto the driver's list!



FWIW, there are a handful of other drivers coming out who have not committed to what classes they are going to run. I will assume that all the classes will have a few more than what is currently listed.
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Old 2012.01.24, 10:22 PM   #10
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it will be good to see you again bill. im just hoping i can get you to sand bag enough were i can keep up

this event is turning out to become a real nice one. we are getting several people to attend that have never been here before and some that have been to the beach but not the new shop. im getting excited to say the least.
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Layout down. Tested last night. There are a few spaces I need to work on, but this should be the final configuration for the event!





The rhythm section in the back is tricky to get the timing on. Should be a good layout for some tight racing. Look forward to seeing every one tomorrow for some practice!
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Hey guys I will open the store (track) at 7:00 am Saturday, if I have enough takers to make it worth while.
Let us hear from you.
Looking forward to this one.
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Hey guys I will open the store (track) at 7:00 am Saturday, if I have enough takers to make it worth while.
Let us hear from you.
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I will open the shop at 7:00 am tomorrow morning.
Looking forward to seeing everyone.
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Really sucks that i wont be able to make it there. i wanted to race so bad. well good luck to all of you.
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