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Old 12-22-2013, 03:10 PM
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Hello all,

im from the UK and im lookin at starting to get into NITRO CARS!

I dont know which to start off with? off road or on road? and what would be good for a beginner?

Anyone please with help that would be much appreciated!

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Callum
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Old 12-22-2013, 03:40 PM
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Hello all,

im from the UK and im lookin at starting to get into NITRO CARS!

I dont know which to start off with? off road or on road? and what would be good for a beginner?

Anyone please with help that would be much appreciated!

Kind Regards
Callum
On road more traction but some say boring. I don't. Off road is cool but much looser to drive but real fun also. Off road is more popular over here. It's your call.
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Old 12-22-2013, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Sneakkk View Post
Hello all,

im from the UK and im lookin at starting to get into NITRO CARS!

I dont know which to start off with? off road or on road? and what would be good for a beginner?

Anyone please with help that would be much appreciated!

Kind Regards
Callum
Hi Callum,

Where in the UK are you? Maybe best to first understand what tracks/clubs are nearest to you. Then go along to a club meeting and see what is popular and/or what you like.

For example Mendip Raceway in Weston-super-Mare is a circuit that caters for on and off road as it has two tracks on site! One of the few places if not only track like this in the country.

I started with On Road 1/8th and 1/10 nitro. It was a crazy steep learning curve to say the least however I had great help from most of the guys at the club and it didn't take too long to learn the ropes. Took about 5 years to get competitive mind you

I enjoy off road now as well but to be honest there is something about on road that keeps me hooked. I can't really put my finger on it which I know doesn't help but personally I prefer on road to off road but I love them both!

My advice is as above. Find out what is raced locally and go from there!

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Old 12-23-2013, 03:44 AM
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Sneakkk where are you from in the UK ?

Off road is more popular in the UK .....most tracks are now AstroTurf because of our amazing weather !! Our track isa couple of hours over the boarder in Scotland , but we race most of the tracks in North England regularly .
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As said by others, look about for what is local to you and pop down to have a look.
Then choose what you like....on road is not for me, off-road all the way

For a full list of all tracks on or off orad go to www.brca.org
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