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Members’ Day at RHR


On Sunday July 16th we are having a special day at RHR for Yorcc Members and their families. It will run from 11am to 4pm and will include the presentation of this year’s Championship Trophies.

There will be an open track and the club cars that we loan out at the Open Track sessions in York will be there for any newbies to play with (obviously you can bring your own).
There will be a free BBQ lunch and a bouncy castle (and possibly some garden games too).
The idea is for a nice Sunday out and a chance for people to see the RHR track.

If you need any more info, contact Ben Riley , Jerry Ibbotson or Steven Pierce.

Membership Renewal 2016

This from our Membership Secretary, Mike Cockerill:

Club membership was due for renewal on the 1st October.
As in previous years a period of grace is given, and this expires on 5th November. So you must renew before then.

What happens if I don’t renew before that date ?

Simply put, you become a Temporary member (T number), pay the non-members race fee, and if you race in a ‘points night’ class you will not be eligible to score points in the Club Championship. Nor will you be allowed to run in the A final of that class (unless there are less than 8 competitors).
To renew, complete a 2016-2017 Membership form, available from race control or as a download The form must be signed as indicated and the Fee paid at the time it is handed in.
After processing you will receive a YORCC Club card.



Site tweaks

Two small bits of site info:

The Results for the 2016 / 17 season are now on the site (we’re only just getting underway).

The format of the Calendar has been tweaked to an agenda style ie just the dates that have events on. Less us know what you think via Facebook or Oople. It can be easily changed back if needed.


Vintage Class kicks off

We are going to be running a Vintage class at the next meeting this Saturday 30/01/2016.
Normal 2WD/4WD classes will also run.

Vintage Rules:

Age – pre 2000 (eg 1999 and earlier)
Electrics – modern electrics allowed for reliability
Class – all Vintage class will be entered together eg 2WD with 4WD and all ages together
Spirit – car should be vintage in spirit, eg as true to original as reasonably possible

As these are the first Vintage races they will test the interest level, so dust of your shelf queens and get them running. If there are enough entries we can look at running another meeting when our calendar allows.





Racing returns to Huntington School this Saturday (9th Jan). It’s Round 4 of the 2WD Championship, which includes 540 Sealed Can and Modified.

For the Racing Calendar up until April, visit the club Racing Calendar. This is a Google Calendar, so you can share it with yourself if you have a Google / Android account. It’ll then synch with you automatically.


A Busy Weekend Ahead…

We have two meetings in succession at Huntington this weekend (28/29th of November).

It’s a Club night on Saturday, with all usual classes etc. Doors open early at 1715 for track building. Racing starts around 1900 when track is complete. The track will be left in place overnight for the Sunday meeting.

Doors open at 0800 on Sunday for our Inter-Club event. Practice can start after changes to track, hopefully around 0815.

There will be only one 5min. practice session per driver allowed. Qualifying begins 0930.
Closing time for on- line entries (brca-ne or will be
Friday 27th at 1800, to allow for heat listings to be made.
Any entries on the day will be unseeded in an additional heat or replace no-shows.
Please note: There are no hot food facilities at the school, only snacks. However there are takeaways nearby and they do deliver. Details are available from regular users

Autumn Cup 2015

Summer may be over (nearly) but there’s one last chance for a bit of outdoor racing on the astro at Robin Hood – the Autumn Cup 2015. It’s taken place on Sunday 13th of September, for 2wd and 4wd buggies.

FORMAT:- Five minute races and finals – Maybe 3 leg finals, for all
Round by Round qualifying – Best 2 TIMES (2 from 4 or 5)
Sunday Open practice 8.00am – 9.30am – Heat 1 at 10.00am
Max. of 12 Heats. Drivers may be restricted to 1 class.

Basic BRCA Rules:- Possible random scrutineering during the event
Tyre Rule:- Buggies:- Commercially available 1/10 off-road tyres only
Motors:- As per current BRCA Listing (Brushed or Brushless)
Batteries:- BRCA/EFRA/ROAR Listed Cells

Enter via E-mail to: or just turn up on the day, and take pot luck in the heats.

Details required: Name, BRCA No., Class, Transponder No., Age if U17, Formula/Ability.

Download the details as a .pdf.


NE Regional Round 1 at RHR

The YORCC 2015 North East Regional Round One takes places at RHR.

2wd – 25th April

4wd – 26th April

Signing In is from 08.00 to 09.15. Please pre-book on or email with the following info: Formula, Age Group, BRCA No, Transponder, Class and Frequency.

Practice This will be from 08.15 to 09.30 with 5 minute slots in heat order.

Qualifying: There will be 4 rounds (weather permitting). Round by round scoring starts at 10.00.

Remember – this is our Regional so let’s have a good turnout of Yorcc members and get your championship hopes off to a good start.

Outdoor Racing at RHR

Some details to add to the Racing Calendar dates:
22nd March. The opening meeting at Robin Hood Raceway, which is renamed the Bradby Cup in memory of our Late Chairman, Derek. Format and details of the meeting will
be announced shortly.
11th/12th April. Rnd 1 of the 2015 BRCA National series. Come and watch
the best of the top UK drivers in action. Entries are still open if
you wish to enter. Details on BRCA site and closing date is 11th March.
25th/26th April Round 1/4 of the 2015 NE Regional series. This is a must do
event if you want to get a Formula grade for racing.