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Old 05-01-2017, 09:30 AM   #1
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Default 2017 U.S.VTA+ Southern Nationals in Music City U.S.A.

Darkside Productions would like to welcome you back to another great year of some of the best U.S.VTA racing anywhere. Robert Dirla and Thunder RC Raceway will be hosting the event for the 7th year in a row. We would like to invite the best, and average racer to come join us. We plan to have a great mix of racers of all ages and skill level. With the edition of new bodies,tires, and strong rules for motors, the VTA class should be attractive to all.

Signup will go live Friday May 5th....TQ signup for VTA will get FREE entry to that class.

https://www.rcsignup.com/tracks/prof...nt.cfm?id=5691

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VTA,GT, and F1 will have Concourse for Best of Show, and Runner up. It must be run in the main

Crowning KING of VTA (pending) more details to come

2017 U.S.VTA+ Southern Nationals in Music City U.S.A.

September 21-24th

Thunder Rc Raceway

Classes:

Pro Invintational VTA
a. must have TQ'd or finished in the top 10 of one of the following events running U.S.VTA rules: Scale Nats(Chicago) Southern Nats(Nashville) Summit Nats(Ft Wayne) Halloween Classic or Summer Slam(Cleveland) Snowbirds Nats(Orlando) U.S.VTA Pavement Nats (FL) or the U.S.VTA National Points Series...other events will be considered
b. sponsored racers are encouraged to run this class over regular VTA, but sponsored or unsponsored is welcomed
c.handout Novak VTA Boss 25.5, built by Charlie and/or Bob Novak. Built to be as equal as possible. One motor per racer
d. battery will be tech for capacity with the ICharger. NEW Rule is 6000 mah. Must use the same battery, limit 2.
e. simple points system 1-10, lowest amount of points wins. tie breakers will be times and laps
f. limited to 10 racers
g. random sort and starts using all 3 types: rolling, lemans, inverted
h. 6 rounds at 10 min each


I.R.O.C. Pro GT Class
a. must have TQ'd or finished in the top 10 of one of the following events running U.S.VTA rules: Scale Nats(Chicago) Southern Nats(Nashville) Summit Nats(Ft Wayne) Halloween Classic or Summer Slam(Cleveland) Snowbirds Nats(Orlando) U.S.VTA Pavement Nats (FL) or the U.S.VTA National Points Series...other events will be considered
b.sponsored racers are encouraged to run this class over regular GT, but sponsored or unsponsored are welcome
c. limited to 10 racers
d. 6 rounds at 10 min each


USVTA
a. tires must have visible tread to pass tech
b. all blinky type esc must be on the ROAR list
c. all qual will be heads up. Thats 5 qual for VTA. A-main will be triple mains points style if time permits


USGT
a. tires must have visible tread to pass tech
b. all blinky type esc must be on the ROAR list
c. bodies must have at least 3 numbers
d. must be in some form of race lively
e. must have a front and rear bumper of some sort.
f. use your decals and make it look like a race car including headlights and taillights
g. all rotors can not be larger than 12.5 mm in diameter


Fomula 1
a. the stock wing on the new Xray F1 car is allowed, but it must be trimmed correctly
b. Novak or ROAR approved 25.5 motors only


Jr VTA
a. 16 and under with possible exceptions like moms/girlfriends ect
b. USVTA rules will be loose. ask if you are not sure


TC 17.5
12th Scale 13.5




Thursday noon to midnight practice setup

Friday 8am till 4pm practice, 5pm 1st chance qualifier

Saturday 8am tll noon practice, qualifiers 4 rounds

Sundays 8am till 10am practice,mains at 11am

Tech will be very strong this year as well...


Sponsors:
Paul Lemieux and Gravity RC/Motiv
Team Gravity Rc | RC Racing
Don and Team Associated and Reedy Powered
https://www.teamassociated.com/
Gary and McAllister Racing Products
RC Race car bodies
Justin and Track Lyons
https://www.facebook.com/TrackLyons/
Kayla and Boca Bearings
https://www.bocabearings.com/
Mike and the Exotek Racing
Exotek Racing
Barbara and Maclan Racing
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Barbara and Xpert RC
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Eric and PROTOform RC
PROTOform | RC Bodies & Accessories
Andy and Alpha RC F1
https://www.facebook.com/AlphaRCRace...SEARCH&fref=nf
John and Prolix
https://www.facebook.com/ProlixRC/

Who will be this years National Champions?

2011 National Champions
Dave Johnson VTA
RJ Whiteside USGT
Kody Fry Jr VTA

2012 National Champions
Richard Devroeg VTA
RJ Whiteside USGT
Calvin Rogers Jr VTA

2013 National Champions
Robert King VTA
Rich Murphy USGT
David Owens Jr Jr VTA

2014 National Champions
Cory Parsons VTA
Fabio Evangelista USGT
David Owens Jr Jr VTA

2015 National Champions
Jeremiah Ward VTA
Matt Lyons USGT
David Owens Jr Jr VTA
Cory Parsons Pro Invite VTA

2016 National Champions
Cody Armes VTA
Jeremiah Ward USGT
Sean Jackson JR Jr VTA
Matt Lyons IROC Pro GT
Myron Kinnard Pro Invite VTA

who will be champions in 2017?
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There was a glitch in the forum Matrix! See the next post for all official info for the 2017 U.S.VTA+ Southern Nationals.
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OH YEAH!!!!! Time to get this party started. Look forward to this race every year. Is it September yet!?!
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Here we go....thank you for always having our backs and especially mine. Don and the great people at Team Associated and Reedy Powered have come through year after year with no hesitation to make sure we are supported.

Welcome again and thank you....check them out here

https://www.teamassociated.com/
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OH YEAH!!!!! Time to get this party started. Look forward to this race every year. Is it September yet!?!
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Pro VTA....... Hmmmmm

Not sure I want to buy another motor I really won't use after, But I like the idea
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Pro VTA....... Hmmmmm

Not sure I want to buy another motor I really won't use after, But I like the idea
I'm pretty sure they're handouts.

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Not sure I want to buy another motor I really won't use after, But I like the idea
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I'm pretty sure they're handouts.

Mark
Mark is correct...10 Pro Tuned motors from Bob Novak and Charlie...these motors are set pretty much identical, something like +/-.04...they will be re-checked for the event and numbered. You pick a number and thats your motor for the event. No extra cost this year either.
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I expect that Mark has already made reservations for the usual motel room.
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My favorite event of the year!!
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My favorite event of the year!!
thank you...your dedication is greatly appreciated
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Good morning USVTA world....please help me welcome Gary and McAllister Racing Products to this years event. Gary and friends are all over the USVTA and USGT bodies, producing them with new styles and types for racers across the country.

We are pleased to have them this year and check out all their products at....

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Concourse, the event within the event.....Ive seen some of the best bodies looking so good over the years. And I understand the time and effort to get the results we want from our paint jobs. Well if you dont know, let me introduce you to Mr. Justin Lyons and his Track Lyons Curbs. These are design to basically save your bodies and keep that lid looking new. Tracks all across the country have started using these including Snowbirds. Now Justin and his Curbs are coming to the USVTA Southern Nationals.

He is also doing a racer and beginner layout that will be fun and challenging for all. Nice flow and enough technical run to make everyone smile.

So please join me in thanking Justin and Track Lyons for coming onboard for this years event. You can check out more of his amazing products here

https://www.facebook.com/TrackLyons/
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Concourse, the event within the event.....Ive seen some of the best bodies looking so good over the years. And I understand the time and effort to get the results we want from our paint jobs. Well if you dont know, let me introduce you to Mr. Justin Lyons and his Track Lyons Curbs. These are design to basically save your bodies and keep that lid looking new. Tracks all across the country have started using these including Snowbirds. Now Justin and his Curbs are coming to the USVTA Southern Nationals.

He is also doing a racer and beginner layout that will be fun and challenging for all. Nice flow and enough technical run to make everyone smile.

So please join me in thanking Justin and Track Lyons for coming onboard for this years event. You can check out more of his amazing products here

https://www.facebook.com/TrackLyons/
I can attest to this, these work perfectly. You can actually keep a body for a race season not just a few races.

Very nice and very forgiving if you KO a corner.

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I can attest to this, these work perfectly. You can actually keep a body for a race season not just a few races.

Very nice and very forgiving if you KO a corner.

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yes Ive heard that a lot and I cant wait to see what he comes up with...lol, Ive already seen the layout(early stage anyway)...going to be a great layout and tons of fun
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