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Old 10-14-2006, 09:39 AM
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Thumbs up St Louis Carpet Racing 2 - Performance Hobbies, Belleville, IL

Opening today, Saturday October 14th.

We will be running on-road, off-road, and oval.
Bring your 18th/16th/12th scale racing machine and a good attitude.


Electric on-site, along with heated facility (no kerosene heaters here...We have two gas furnaces)

Things to bring:
Pit Table
Chair
Extension Cord/Power Strip

Doors to open at 4PM, racing to start at 7PM.

Track dimensions of 24' by 40'.

4' by 16' driver's stand 30" up from the floor (about 4 steps) allows for great viewing of the track.

Reasonably priced concessions on site, including:
Coke
Diet Coke
Mtn. Dew
Red Bull
Gaterade
Bottled Water
Various Chips
Hot/Cold Sandwiches
Snickers
M&M's

Coming summer 2007... 5,000 SQ Ft racing facility with a 2500 Sq Ft carpet track and 2 acres outdoor for dirt/asphalt. We plan on being the premier place to race in the STL metro area.

Track Address:
633 West Monroe
Belleville, IL 62221

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Performance Hobbies is located a convenient 6 blocks away at the corner of West Monroe and South 1st St.

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Old 10-31-2006, 04:02 PM
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Apogee Lithium Batteries is sponsoring a special event. For one night, Performance Hobbies Raceways will hold a 30 minute A-main in Unlimited 18th scale off road class. Entry fee is $25 and includes a free Apogee 2S 2200 mah battery pack that is a drop in replacement for the RC18 series trucks. Top 3 in the 30 minute A-main will receive trophies.

Track- Indoor, Ozite, Off road layout, 25' x 40', on site food and beverages

Where- Performance Hobbies Raceways
633 West Main
Belleville IL, 62220

When- Doors open at noon, racing starts at 4pm Dec 2, 2006

Contact info- call Performance Hobbies (618) 222-2765, or email [email protected]
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How about some pics of the facility?
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Carpet racing

I was wonderring if you run every weekend?
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I understand that Performance Hobbies has moved and now has an onsite carpet track. What is the race schedule on Saturdays?
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Yes,

We have moved to a new, larger location:

http://www.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en...8&ct=clnk&cd=1

The track is now 32x50 feet (1600 sq ft), and we have an AMB system.

Track/Shop photos attached. The off-road is still being designed. A few jumps are pictured, but not yet carpeted. Hope to see you guys soon!

Track Rules: 2-14-07
1. No smoking, alcohol, or drugs on premesis.
2. No children under 18 without adult supervision.
3. Do not sit on the driver’s stand, driver’s stand steps, or on track walls.
4. No running in the pit area or hobby shop.
5. No food or drink on track surface.
6. Only odorless traction compound may be used.
7. Track marshals are to upright cars or remove cars from the racing surface.
8. Do not work on vehicles on the track.

Entry Fees:
1. $5.00 to practice, payable before putting a car on the track.
2. $10.00 to race for 1st class. $5.00 for each additional class.

Track Schedule (Tentative):
Monday – Helicopter Flying/Car Practice – All Day
Tuesday – Helicopter Flying/Car Practice – All Day
Wednesday – Oval Racing – Practice 10AM – 6PM – Racing 7PM
Thursday – Helicopter Flying/Car Practice – All Day
Friday – On-Road Racing – Practice 10AM – 6PM – Racing 7PM
Saturday – Off-Road Racing – Practice 10AM – 3PM – Racing 5PM

Classes:
1/10th Touring Car (Stock/Mod)
1/10th Pan Car (Stock/Mod)
1/10th Buggy (Stock/Mod)
1/10th Stadium Truck (Stock/Mod)
1/12th Pan Car (Stock/Mod)
1/18th Stadium Truck/Buggy (Stock/Mod/Open)
1/18th Monster Truck (Stock/Mod) – STOCK RUBBER TIRE REQUIRED
1/18th Touring Car (Stock/Mod)
1/18th Pan Car (Stock/Mod)
1/36th Truck (Stock/Mod)

Stock Specific Rules:
1. Stock brushed motor
2. Nickel Cadmium or Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries – 6-cell max
3. Stock chassis
4. Body to resemble what came with vehicle
5. Wings Allowed
6. Foam or Rubber Tires.

Modified Rules:
1. Brushed or Brushless motor
2. 6-Cell Nickel or 2-Cell Lithium batteries
3. Aftermarket chassis permitted
4. Body appropriate to class
5. Wings Allowed
6. Foam or Rubber Tires.

Open Rules:
1. Run what ya brung and hope ya brought enough.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 10AM - 9PM
Saturday: 10AM - 3PM (Re-Open at 5PM for racing)
Sunday: Closed
Phone: 618-222-2765
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