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Old 05-30-2017, 02:21 PM   #1
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Post '17 USVTA Summer Slam @ The Gate

The return of the USVTA Summer Slam is official! This years' race is July 28-30, which also happens to coincide with the end of the 16-17 USVTA Point Series. Bragging rights will be in high demand.

Action from last years race can be seen on YouTube here.

Sign up's open June 1st @ 6pm; pay for at least one class to guarantee a pit spot and any seating requests. Additional classes can be paid in cash at the track. Sign up on rcsignup or email and Paypal to info@norcarracing.com

USVTA Rules will be followed.

Address:
1733 Pearl Road
Unit 119
Brunswick, OH, US 44212

Schedule
Fri: 9a - 10p Practice
Sat: 8-11:30a Practice - 12:00 VTA Seeding --> 3 Quals
Sun: 8-9a Practice - 9:30 1 Qual + Mains

Key Points/Rules:

Traction: SXT 3.0 only (Heavy, Reg, or Light)

F1:
25.5 ROAR Approved, or the Novak.
Tires: CRC/TCS/Pit (571/572)

USVTA/USGT (*any new rules are not effective until 1 Aug, after this event and 16-17 USVTA Point Series)
U.S. Vintage Trans-Am R/C Racing Series

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Standard ROAR ruleset
Tires: Jaco Blue, Sweep 32, Solaris Med, Gravity Type C

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I hope to make it again this year
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I hope we get entries...

I wonder what the standard is to be on "the list" of races allowed to be posted on the main forum. Because I'm pretty sure we've outpaced a few of those races in entries both years we've run it.

Sorry, rant over, just a little salty.
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you will, I reposted on the USVTA thread
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Are the F1 tires listed the requirement or a suggestion? The reason that I ask is because the Pit tires aren't marked and you can't readily tell what compound you are looking at.
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you will, I reposted on the USVTA thread
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Are the F1 tires listed the requirement or a suggestion? The reason that I ask is because the Pit tires aren't marked and you can't readily tell what compound you are looking at.
We haven't had an issue with people trying to cheat, but if it becomes an issue we would rectify it by marking approved tires or something to that effect. It's pretty easy to feel the difference in compounds.
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Nate - rcsign up listing 1 qualifier for the F1 class.

Just a heads up if it can get updated.

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What good hotels are close by.
I may be bringing the family with me.
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There is only one hotel in Brunswick but look on Google maps at the intersections of I-71 ant SR-18 or I-71 and SR-82. These are exits just to the south and north of Brunswick and are reasonable driving distance to the track. The largest number of hotels are at I-71 and SR-18.
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okay so is there a host hotel
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just looked at the RCsignups page and for some reason it shows im not payed but i have a paypal transaction saying i did? just want to make sure im paid up before i come by friday

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I have not been out to the track for awhile and just found out I don't have to work this weekend. I see RC-Signup has closed for this event. Can I bring $$$ and show up Sat and participate? f1, VTA and 17.5 TC?
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