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2019/2020 WCICS round 8, Calgary Alberta

Old 03-04-2020, 06:48 AM
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Default 2019/2020 WCICS round 8, Calgary Alberta. Postponed until further notice

As of now, due to the recent events on the corona virus (covid-19), CARCAR will be postponing the series race that was scheduled on the weekend of April 3-5 2019. On behave of the club, apologies if there are any inconveniences this has caused.

​​​​​​CARCAR is
happy to host the final round of the WCICS Championship here in Calgary Alberta. Please register on WCICS.ca!:

We are thrilled to have this year's sponsors.

PM Hobbycraft
Zombie Racing Canada

Race Dates: April 3-5

Track location

Calgary Horseshoe Club
4310 78 Ave SE
Calgary, AB
T2C 2Z5

Track details: 88x36 CRC black carpet, click track system. Tables and chairs will be provided. Please bring a pit mat, extension or power bar

Concession will be open this weekend, so food and beverage will be inside the building! Please respect the effort from the horseshoe club, no outside food or drinks!

Class info and requirements:

Touring Car stock: 21.5t, blinky ESC, 1350g minimum weight, 5mm minimum ride height, handout tire

Touring Car modified: no limit motor, boost, turbo ESC, 1350g minimum weight, 5mm minimum ride height, handout tire

Scale spec grand touring car: only scale type bodies allowed (no touring car bodies), 21.5t, blinky ESC, 1380g minimum weight, 5mm minimum ride height, Ride radials

Formula one: 25.5t, blinky ESC, 1050g minimum weight, 4mm minimum ride height

12th scale stock: 17.5t, blinky ESC, 730g minimum weight, 3mm minimum ride height, purple strip tires

12th scale modified: no limit motor, blinky ESC, 730g minimum weight, 3mm minimum ride height

Demo class: Tamiya GT and Euro truck or any old plastic Tamiya chassis with a scale body. May also mix in Mini if we have enough cars. No regulations on this class other than ride height (Tamiya GT 5mm and Mini 4mm) silver can motors on the Tamiya class and Mini runs Spec Orca Q or Sky RC.

Format: IFMAR qualifying (three rounds) on Saturday
Triple mains on Sunday,

Entry fees: First class 35.00
2nd class 20.00
3rd class 10.00
4th class and more will be free. Please make sure you have a replacement for marshalling
TC spec Sweep 32bk tires 35.00 a set

Hotel recommendations

The Glenmore Inn (only 5 minutes away! $137ish)
1000 Glenmore Ct SE, Calgary, AB T2C 2E6
(403) 279-8611

Travelodge by Wyndham Calgary South (12 minute drive, free breakfast! Also pretty cheap booking @$77ish!)
7012 Macleod Trail, Calgary, AB T2H 0L3
(403) 253-1111

Holiday Inn & Suites Calgary South (10 minute drive, close to alot of shops, ie Walmart, Superstore, Five-guys, Bestbuy. $101ish)
8360 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2J 7E1
(403) 475-8561

Schedule: Friday: Doors open by 12pm track is not open till its complete then open practice
6pm registration starts, tires handed out after payment
9pm brief drivers meeting then practice till 11pm
Doors close at 11:15pm

Saturday: Doors open at 7:00am practice till 9:00am
9:30am qualifying starts, 3 rounds with resort after each round

After Qualifying. Track will remain open till 11pm Doors close at 11.15pm

Sunday: Doors open by 7am with practice till 7:30am
8:15 mains start

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Old 03-12-2020, 02:15 PM
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CARCAR will be hosting a swapmeet on the Sunday of the Calgary round of the series this year. This is open to the public and is for both on-road and offroad RC vehicles.

Sunday, April 5th, 10am - 3pm
Tables are $5 each. Registered racers are welcome to sell from their pit table at no additional cost.
NO ENTRY FEE. Come buy some stuff and stay to watch the racing !
Concession on site with great food.

To reserve a table, PM me with your name and phone number.
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See top post. The event has been postponed due to Covid precautions
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Hey that’s lots of notice shouldn’t be a problem for anyone, soon this crazy ride we all are on will be over then we can get back to as normal as a bunch of grown men playing with toy cars can be lol.
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