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USIC USGT 2016 Motor and Chassis list

TQ A.F. TSR A800
2nd D.J. TeamPowers A800
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5th M.F TeamPowers A800
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8th C.V TSR Destiny
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Old 10-18-2014, 07:42 PM   #3196
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Where do you run? How is that not legal? What is the rationale behind not allowing it? Even "THE" guys that pretty much stated the class have said as long as its not a wedge type, lmp, wgt, or touring car body its legit.

Oh and john, ose parts should get to you Monday.
Thanks for the update on the parts. Yea I hear you, but the people in power here in San Antonio and Austin have pronounce them to be illegal for their local club USGT class and for the Texas-wide EOS series. They wanted to preserve the "integrity" of the GT in the USGT. I run an Audi R8 body so it doesn't matter too much to me - not so much because it's fast but because I like the way it looks! (plus my wife now has an Audi A5 convertible so we are sort of an Audi Family).

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All done with my first IIC racing experience. I came home with a handful of awards. My favorite award is the "Best in Show" Concourse win with my Bilstein Audi R8.

Here's a pic from LiveRC of my award-winning Audi R8.
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All done with my first IIC racing experience. I came home with a handful of awards. My favorite award is the "Best in Show" Concourse win with my Bilstein Audi R8.

Here's a pic from LiveRC of my award-winning Audi R8.
Really nice R8, I'd be afraid to put that on the track.
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Thanks John. Per the requirements of the Concourse rules, I had to run this Audi R8 body in one of my qualifiers (for a minimum of 1 lap). I ran a really clean qualifier with the Audi body and finished 21 laps in 5:08.453.
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Thanks John. Per the requirements of the Concourse rules, I had to run this Audi R8 body in one of my qualifiers (for a minimum of 1 lap). I ran a really clean qualifier with the Audi body and finished 21 laps in 5:08.453.
I would have run 1 lap and brought the car in. Of course a tire rub or two adds some realism to the paint job.
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Old 10-19-2014, 09:08 PM   #3201
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Just some thoughts on our Daytona Prototypes for the USGT class....

First, we made the Daytona Prototype bodies to realistically represent the top level of road racing in the U.S., not specifically for any existing classes.

As the actual USGT body rules stand, they do fit the definition, and I think Rob K has even stated that they are legal.

My understanding of the USGT class is to have realistic looking bodies reflecting relatively current road racing cars, and not made up, stylized or distorted wedge bodies. Certainly our Daytona Prototype bodies accomplish that as well. Hopefully the tracks running USGT classes will make these considerations for allowing the Daytona Prototypes in USGT classes. However, if there is enough interest, a separate class would be cool too.

I really think it would be a shame to not have a place in RC racing for the current top level U.S. road racing cars in full size.

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As I have stated in the past I have no problems with the Daytona bodies. They have separate wings mounted on struts. They attempt to be realistic, and are not much different than the Japanese GT bodies from Tamiya for example, or some of the HPI super car bodies like the Mclaren or Saleen.

Again, this class was modeled off of the old RCGT rules, which really did not attempt to regulate bodies to the extent of a specific series. Trans AM does do that, but USGT not so much.





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Just some thoughts on our Daytona Prototypes for the USGT class....

First, we made the Daytona Prototype bodies to realistically represent the top level of road racing in the U.S., not specifically for any existing classes...

My understanding of the USGT class is to have realistic looking bodies reflecting relatively current road racing cars, and not made up, stylized or distorted wedge bodies. Certainly our Daytona Prototype bodies accomplish that as well. Hopefully the tracks running USGT classes will make these considerations for allowing the Daytona Prototypes in USGT classes...

I really think it would be a shame to not have a place in RC racing for the current top level U.S. road racing cars in full size.

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As I have stated in the past I have no problems with the Daytona bodies. They have separate wings mounted on struts. They attempt to be realistic, and are not much different than the Japanese GT bodies from Tamiya for example, or some of the HPI super car bodies like the Mclaren or Saleen.
I understand that there are groups of racers that prefer to omit these types of bodies from their events. But many of our local racers, myself included, enjoy racing models that look like real, dedicated racing cars-- something we can all dream of driving in 1:1, but could never actually afford to do.

I'm glad that there is a nationally-accepted class that permits these bodies on 4WD TC chassis (which work best on low-traction parking lot tracks), and that the bodies are both widely available and affordable. Thanks to both of you!
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I'll be running my two McAllister Corvette DP bodies in USGT very soon. Have my Whelen and Konica Minolta decals now, too!
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I'd love to run that saleen or a ford gt, but dammit if you can actually find one at a decent price.
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@RobK,
Which body is that on the bottom of your post?

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That is the Tamiya ARTA Garaiya body
www.tamiyausa.com/items/radio-control.../rc-arta-garaiya-58409
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All done with my first IIC racing experience. I came home with a handful of awards. My favorite award is the "Best in Show" Concourse win with my Bilstein Audi R8.

Here's a pic from LiveRC of my award-winning Audi R8.
Congrats, Sharpie! You or Randy coming down this weekend for the EOS? My son and I want to run VTA, but I haven't made up my mind about GT. I haven't raced on-road much at all this season, actually. Gotta blow the cobwebs off the Schueies...
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I understand that there are groups of racers that prefer to omit these types of bodies from their events. But many of our local racers, myself included, enjoy racing models that look like real, dedicated racing cars-- something we can all dream of driving in 1:1, but could never actually afford to do.

I'm glad that there is a nationally-accepted class that permits these bodies on 4WD TC chassis (which work best on low-traction parking lot tracks), and that the bodies are both widely available and affordable. Thanks to both of you!
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Congrats, Sharpie! You or Randy coming down this weekend for the EOS? My son and I want to run VTA, but I haven't made up my mind about GT. I haven't raced on-road much at all this season, actually. Gotta blow the cobwebs off the Schueies...
Thanks RJ! Randy and I can't make it to EOS since we blew all our RC money in Las Vegas.
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