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Old 03-29-2017, 10:10 AM   #61
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Bringing this 3 horse pony show on the road for my first race out of state. Looking forward to it, but will have to learn how to "Pit stop"
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Bringing this 3 horse pony show on the road for my first race out of state. Looking forward to it, but will have to learn how to "Pit stop"
I think most of us are in the same boat, when it comes to Pit Stops.
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Final day to register to get an event T-Shirt. After today you can still register for the race after today and or add an additional class but will not be able to get an event shirt after today.

The entry list is rapidly growing with more people signing up as we get closer to the event...over 30 entries in VTA alone...and over 25 in USGT.

It should be a good event dont miss it...

https://www.rcsignup.com/events/disp...nt.cfm?ID=5589
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Pit stops you say??
Mandatory??
For why??
Does someone need a pit guy??
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Pit stops you say??
Mandatory??
For why??
Does someone need a pit guy??
It's a "Stop and Go" pit stop. There is a pit lane and a Go light. The UF1 series has used this format and it adds strategy to the race. Pit early and hope others have problems...Pit late after building a lead. You Decide.
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It's a "Stop and Go" pit stop. There is a pit lane and a Go light. The UF1 series has used this format and it adds strategy to the race. Pit early and hope others have problems...Pit late after building a lead. You Decide.
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Pit stops you say??
Mandatory??
For why??
Does someone need a pit guy??
The way this will work is that 1 marshal each race will have the responsibility on working the pit station...so no need for a pit man or crew.

The pits will open after 1 minute into the race and close 1 minute before the end...so we are all racing 8 minute races so the pits open at the 1 minute mark and close at the 7 minute mark. Every racer will be required to make 1 stop per race. When you choose to make the stop is up to you but you have 6 minutes to get it done. The pit stop timer is 10seconds so once your car comes to a complete stop the timer starts and during that time the pit worker/marshal will place a colored sticker on your car and at the end of 10 seconds the car will be released. There will be a working Red and Green light that will be easy to see. When it goes Red your timer starts...when its green your released and the pit is open. If more that 1 car enters the pit at one time only the first car in line will be counted. The second car will have to wait until the first car is done for its own timer to start. So you will need to keep an eye out for when the light goes green so you can enter and be mindful of when other cars are in the pit lane.

The why....is why the heck not...this is a lot of fun and adds another element to the race.
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If anyone has a group or is traveling with a group and want to all sit together please send me a list or reach out to the guys at WCRC and let them know. They will do their best on getting everyone that request to sit together to all get grouped together.

A few other tidbits....Hand out motors will be available on Friday so you can practice with them all day. Also from all our testing that we have done you should be safe to run them anywhere from 3.5 to 4.0 FDR anything lower than 3.5 so no improvement in lap time. Motors must be paid for before you are able to use your motor.

There will be some VTA tires for sale on site but how these are made available will be TBD.

for USGT and 17.5 you are free to practice with what ever tires you wish but you must race Saturday and Sunday on the tires purchased at the track.

Race/track Schedule is as follows....
Friday Open practice Doors open at 9am close at 10pm
Saturday Doors open at 8am first race goes off at 12pm and we will run 3 rounds of racing
Sunday Doors open at 8am 4th round starts at 10am and we will run 3 more rounds of racing.

Any questions please let me know.
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will the pit stop be working during practice...and will we have control practice
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will the pit stop be working during practice...and will we have control practice
The lane will be open for practice and we will go over how this works in the drivers meeting. Aside from that if you would like to test it out before hand we will see about setting aside some time to show how it works.

As far as controlled practice that will be determined on how well everyone behaves. If we can all get along on the race track we would like to keep it open but if it gets to be "unfriendly" then we will look to make it controlled. We will all get more track time with it being open so please play well with others because once its goes to controlled it will be less time for everyone else.
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Bump to the top Cuz this thread didn't get a sticky
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As per their Facebook page, they will have registration open until Sat. morning. Come on out and race at one of the nicest RC facilities in the US. #NicestBathroomsInRC
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