Just to share news with you guys. 2012 edition of "Copa del Pacifico" in PERU - Southamerica (LIMA City) is ready to roll !, some of you would remember the great pictures from this year edition posted here by February.
So, 2012 Edition will be during 2nd and 4th of March in Lima - Peru, and track will be open starting on 1st no problem for out-of-country drivers.
2 classes will be raced, IFMAR 200mm Nitro Sedan, and GT Class.
GT Class rules as follows :
1.- Any GT Class 1/7 and 1/8 scales chassis, as any Buggy/Truggy transformation are allowed since main transmission is SHAFT BASED.
2.- No Carbon fibre chassis allowed.
3.- Any commercially available GT Body allowed since appears as 1:1 scale street car in appeareance, engine cooling head is not exposed and the wings are attached to body and not "buggy/truggy" wings mounting. Ipanema's "Warrior" GT Body is permitted.
4.- Front and rear windshields cut allowed maximum 4 inches in diameter. Passenger and driver side windows are free to be cut completely.
5.- Maximum 1 inch for glow ignitor acces over the engine is permitted. Small holes for access to engine needles are allowed.
6.- Tires. Only rubber tires are permitted (no foams allowed), any brand, any compound.
7.- Fuel tank capacity : Maximum 150cc including filters and fuel line (10 inches maximum fuel line permitted).
8.- No D-BOX or similar electronic devices allowed.
9.- Personal transponders (AMB compatible) are mandatory, there is no availability of rented transponders at the track.
10.- Engines. Any .21 - .28 engine is allowed since the commercial price is at a maximum of US$ 280 (any change of this rule will be informed). No modified engines allowed (any engine is elligible for internal technical inspection). Bump start, roto start and pull starts allowed.
11.- No Centax type clutches allowed, only 2, 3 and 4 shoes standard "offroad type" clutches permitted.
12.- Differentials. Standard offroad type differentials permitted, no spools or one ways allowed.
13.- Pipes. Any commercially available exhaust system for .21 - .28 engines are permitted.
14.- 3 top drivers from each round are always elligible for technical inspection.
Here some pics from this year edition :
The layout of the track will remain the same, only upgrades on pits will be done. The track have GREAT traction and tire wear is medium.
Great weather, track at beach line, engines at full power !!
Try to jump down to southamerica for this event,