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Rick Hohwart 11-09-2017 12:04 PM

2018 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions!
What started out many years ago as Mike Reedy's vision to showcase the world’s best drivers in a format unlike any other ever used in RC racing, has grown to be one of the most anticipated and prestigious R/C races in the world.

Reedy, Tamiya America, and Scotty Ernst Productions are proud to announce that the Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions will return to Tamiya America Raceway May 24-27, 2018! Sadly, this will be the last year at Tamiya America Raceway so be sure to check this one off your bucket list!

Entries open March 5th at Noon PST exclusively on www.reedyrace.com and will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Due to time constraints and to maintain the world-class nature of the event, total entries are capped at 170 for the Open classes. Due to changes in the on-road racing scene, the spec classes offered will change this year. Declining 13.5 class popularity means that a new 17.5 Expert class will take its place, while the 17.5 Sportsman class will take over as the entry-level class. The Modified class will remain unchanged with the winner receiving the honor of competing in the Invitational class in 2019!

Factory sponsored drivers (those whose travel arrangements are paid for by their sponsor and/or are paid a salary to race), or those that have finished in the A-main in the Modified class the previous year, are not eligible to compete in the 17.5 Expert class. Drivers who are sponsored or receive discounts from chassis manufacturers, or who have finished in the A or B main in the 13.5 or Modified class the previous year, are not eligible to compete in the 17.5 Sportsman class.

There is a one-entry limit per driver with one set of control tires, souvenir, and welcome bag included with each paid entry.

The highlight of the event, the Invitational class, features the best drivers in the world racing head-to-head over 12 rounds for the coveted title of Reedy Race Champion. The Manufacturer’s Cup will again be presented to the manufacturer with the lowest combined points tally of their best two finishing drivers.

Timetable for Entries:
Monday, March 5 Open and Invitational entries open
Tuesday, May 1 Deadline for Open and Invitational entries. Spots remaining after the deadline will be filled based on class availability. NO REFUNDS after May 1st.

The format and schedule for the event remains like that of last year including all main events run over three legs:
Thursday, May 24 Controlled Practice by Heat
Friday, May 25 Controlled Practice by Heat, Open Qualifying, Invitational Racing
Saturday, May 26 Open Qualifying, Invitational Racing
Sunday, May 27 Main Events, Invitational Racing

Information and updates including, entry, rules, spec tires, hotels, and more are posted at www.reedyrace.com and on Reedy’s Facebook Event page.


Chris Adams 11-09-2017 01:20 PM


Fred Hubbard 11-09-2017 01:28 PM

Originally Posted by Chris Adams (Post 15074320)

You have to at least once...whispers DO IT!!!

artwork 11-11-2017 01:47 PM

Love this race...cannot wait for another installment of Reedy Race...

yxiaocheng 01-18-2018 10:43 AM

How will the classes in open division be like? Still 17.5 13.5 Mod, with restricted entry to 13.5 and 17.5?

tandman 01-23-2018 11:07 AM

I’m ready for more punishment!!!!😂😂😂

OVA 01-23-2018 12:04 PM

Originally Posted by tandman (Post 15137829)
I’m ready for more punishment!!!!😂😂😂

Hey Buddy
that's a good thing you never too old ...:)

tandman 01-23-2018 08:58 PM

:D you need to show up!!!

yxiaocheng 01-25-2018 06:36 PM

Any information about the location?

tbrymer 01-25-2018 07:28 PM

Hopefully Tamiya USA.

Rick Hohwart 01-26-2018 08:13 AM

The race will be at Tamiya, and the format will remain the same. We are finalizing the classes and Invitational list now. Expect an announcement mid-February.

tandman 01-26-2018 10:15 AM

Excellent!!!! Flights are booked!

lpittman 01-31-2018 10:17 AM

Spec sauce for all classes by chance?

Rick Hohwart 01-31-2018 01:59 PM

Invitational Class
We are proud the release the list of drivers invited to compete in the Invitational class in 2018:

IFMAR ISTC World Champion
Ronald Vφlker – Germany

2017 Invitational Champion
Marc Rheinard – Germany

2017 Open Class Champion
Jin Sawada - Japan

Past Champions
Barry Baker – USA
Mark Pavidis – USA
Surikarn – Thailand
Craig Drescher – England

2017 ROAR Nationals
Rick Hohwart – USA
Randy Caster – USA
Ralph Burch – USA
Chris Adams - USA
Keven Hιbert – Canada

2017 European Championships
Bruno Coelho – Portugal
Alexander Hagberg – Sweden
Viljami Kutvonen – Finland
David Perez Perez – Spain
Loic Jasmin – France
Thomas Vigneron – France

ETS 2016-17
Yannic Prόmper – Germany
Freddy Sόdhoff – Germany
Marco Kaufmann – Germany
Lucas Urbain – France

2017 Invitational Top 10
Viktor Wilck – Sweden
Nicholas Lee – Singapore
Meen Vejrak – Thailand
Ryan Cavalieri - USA

2017 BRCA Nationals
Olly Jefferies - England
Chris Grainger – England
Elliott Harper – England

2017 JMRCA All-Japan Championship
Akio Sobue – Japan
Naoto Matsukura – Japan
Naoki Akiyama – Japan
Takara Sano – Japan
Yugo Nagashima – Japan
Hayato Matsuzaki – Japan
Souta Goto - Japan

2017 Australian Nationals
Ryan Maker – Australia

2017 IIC
Mike Gee - USA
Sam Isaacs - USA
Jan Ratheisky – Germany
Kyle Klingforth - USA

2016 IFMAR Worlds
Christopher Krapp – Germany
Marc Fischer – Germany
Andy Moore – England
Jilles Groskamp – Netherlands
Atsushi Hara – Japan
Ryosuke Yamamato - Japan
Michal Orlowski – Poland
EC Kim – Korea

IFMAR World Champions
Ryan Maifield – USA
Spencer Rivkin – USA
David Ronnefalk – Sweden
Ty Tessmann - Canada
Dario Balestri – Italy
Simon Kurzbuch - Switzerland
Dominic Greiner - Germany

Rick Hohwart 01-31-2018 01:59 PM

Originally Posted by lpittman (Post 15144996)
Spec sauce for all classes by chance?

It is under consideration.

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