R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-28-2013, 04:19 AM   #61
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default

We already have some top notch drivers and champions who have entered this past week. We would like to welcome two international drivers, Marcos Silva from Brazil and Juan Corral from Ecuador who have entered the Pan American International 1/8 GT Grand Prix.

Below is the link for more information and online entry.

Pan American International 1/8 GT Grand Prix
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2013, 03:02 PM   #62
Tech Initiate
 
CHALAS RACING's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: PUERTO RICO
Posts: 20
Default SEE YOU THERE

Flights Booked!!
CHALAS RACING is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2013, 04:05 PM   #63
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CHALAS RACING View Post
Flights Booked!!
That is great news! Last year all the racers from Puerto Rico were fast and a great group of racers who wanted to have fun! We look forward to havng you race with us again!
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2013, 09:55 PM   #64
Tech Master
 
tonylunatic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Seabrook, TX
Posts: 1,066
Trader Rating: 45 (100%+)
Default

Ok Doug,

My group and I need 100% confirmation that we are racing under the set Pan American rules, NOT THE NEW ROAR RULES.
I think you know were we stand on the subject, but need to know weather or not to attend.

Thank you
__________________
Serpent/Desoto Racing USA~Murnan Modified Motors~PTRC Racing Fluids~Flo-Control ~IGTHobbies.com
tonylunatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2013, 04:25 AM   #65
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tonylunatic View Post
Ok Doug,

My group and I need 100% confirmation that we are racing under the set Pan American rules, NOT THE NEW ROAR RULES.
I think you know were we stand on the subject, but need to know weather or not to attend.

Thank you
We will be using the Pan American International 1/8 GT Grand Prix Rules that were published on this thread and the Homestead RC Raceway facebook page a few weeks ago.

Just so everyone is very clear on the rules for this race, we will post them once again.

Pan American Intíl 1/8 GT Grand Prix Rules
Homestead RC Raceway
January 17, 18, 19, 2014


CATEGORY GT 1/8 Pro:
1. - GENERAL
Participation in this category is for eighth and seventh scale with shaft drive transmission, with a front and rear geared differential that is manufactured or a conversion based on an off road buggy platform. Belt drive transmission models may not participate in this category.
1.1-Overall Dimensions:
Maximum length (includes Body): 730mm.
Wheelbase: From 270mm to 361mm.
Width to outside of wheels: 310mm.
Maximum height: 300mm measured from the floor (with the suspension fully
compressed) to the highest point (excluding the receiving antenna of the radio).
Minimum weight: 3500grs. (Including battery and transponder, without fuel)
1.2-It is the responsibility of the drivers to make sure the car is
within specified regulations throughout the race event. The race organization can check any car for compliance with the rules at any time during the event.
1.3-If a car exceeds the limits of dimensions after a race, the driver may be disqualified for that race.
2.-Body:
2.1-The body must be a closed body, commercially available type GT or Sedan. (An exception is allowed Ipanema body used in the
Championship 2010)
2.2-The body must be cut on the manufacturer's trim line.
2.3-Front side windows may be cut out. (If sedan, ie
4-door only will be able to cut only the front side windows)
2.4-A circular hole (constant radius) not greater in
100mm diameter may be cut, between the front windshield and roof for fuel tank opening.
2.5-Rear windshield may be totally cut out.
2.6-A circular hole not greater than 35mm may be cut for glow plug access.
2.7-A circular hole not greater than 10mm may be cut for antenna exit.
2.8-Rear wing must be attached to the body and not the
chassis.
2.8.1- Rear wing cannot be higher than highest point of roof line.
2.9-No other parts may be added to the body to give cooling, aerodynamic or change the original dimension of the body.
2.10-The cylinder head will not protrude from the body.
2.11-Car tires must not protrude from the body as seen from above
3.-Chassis:
3.1-Kick up or flat chassis allowed.
4.- Engine:
4.1-.21 ci engine (3.5cc) to .28 ci (4.6cc) allowed.
4.2-Engine must be single-cylinder, two stroke,
normally aspirated, air-cooled, with glow plug ignition,
using Standard or Turbo (conical) glow plugs.
4.3-Not allowed forced extraction systems, liquid cooling or carburetor pressurization systems (other
than via the exhaust pressure applied directly to
the tank of the vehicle).
4.4-Any carburetor can be used.
4.5-Except for bearings, the use of ceramic material for
any part of the engine is not allowed.
4.6.-Induction Noise Silencer Box (INS Box) required.
5.- Transmission:
5.1 A maximum of 2 speed transmission may be used.
6.- Electronics not allowed:
6.1-D-Box or Drift Box not allowed.
6.2-Electronic gyroscopes not allowed.
6.3-Active telemetry use during race not allowed.
7.-Brakes:
7.1-Brakes must be on the axis of the transmission.
8.-Differential:
8.1-Standard type of crown and satellites only.
8.2-Central-type differential, Thorsen, TCD and One Way in either are not allowed on either axis.
9.-Clutches:
9.1-Centrifugal clutches using 2, 3, 4, shoes only.
9.2-Coaxial, Push type (Centax) clutches are not allowed.
10. - Fuel Tank:
10.1-Maximum fuel tank capacity including filter and hoses is 150cc.
11. - Muffler Pipe and Manifold:
11.1-A muffler pipe and manifold is required at all times
11.2-Any 2 chamber or more muffler pipe and manifold to .21 or .28 engines will be allowed.
12. -Tires and Rims:
12.1-Only the use of rubber tires and rims that have been manufactured specifically for GT and or Rally Game 1/8 or 1/7 can be used.
12.2-Rubber tires only, both natural and synthetic.
It is expressly forbidden to use foam tires.
12.3-All tires must be black with the exception of
sidewall letters, which can be colored.
12.4-The maximum width of the tire and rim is 45 mm.
12.5-The minimum diameter of the rim is 75mm the maximum is 85mm.
12.6-The minimum diameter of the rim and tire assembly is 85mm the maximum is 110mm.
13. - Fuel:
13.1-Nitro, oil and methanol percentage is open.
13.2-The following additives are strictly prohibited: Hydrazine
(8N2H4), Hydrogen Peroxide, Toluene Propylene Oxide.

CATEGORY GT 1/8 SPORTSMAN:

14.-The GT 1/8 Sportsman Spec Class will follow all General Pro Rules with the following added requirements.
15.- Carburetor Sportsman Spec Class
15.1-Any open engine with a maximum carburetor opening of 7 mm. Restrictor may be used to reduce opening to 7 mm.
15.2-Any engines as found in ready to run cars with functional pull start or roto start can be used without 7 mm carburetor opening restriction.
16.- Driver Eligibility Sportsman Class
16.1-Pro Drivers are not allowed. Pro drivers are defined as drivers that have finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd at any large open GT race or who are fully sponsored.
17.-Spec Tire Sportsman Class
17.1- The race organizer has the option to designate a spec tire.
17.2- The race organizer has the option to designate the number of sets of spec tires that may be used for the race event.
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 01:52 PM   #66
Tech Fanatic
 
Joseph16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 788
Trader Rating: 2 (100%+)
Questions??

Quote:
Originally Posted by CHALAS RACING View Post
Flights Booked!!
Are you guys Ready???
__________________
Serpent America & Desoto Racing.
Picco - Arrowmax.
PT RC Racing Oils.
Neal Smith Mods.
Alpha Tires and Body.
Joseph16 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 12:07 PM   #67
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default Entry list Nov. 6, 2013

Here is the entry list as of November 6th. Is it January yet????

GT Sportsman Class
Juan Corral Quito Ecuador
Doug McNeely Florida USA

GT Pro Class
Courtney Townwend New York USA
Chad Kiffe Texas USA
Marcos Silva Curitiba Brazil
Aja Archibald New Jersey USA
Tony Luna Texas USA
Joaquin Desoto Florida USA
Jose Almonte New York USA/DR
Daniel Ortiz Texas USA
Harry Barzilay Florida USA
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2013, 12:10 PM   #68
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default

Below is the link for more information and online entry.

Pan American International 1/8 GT Grand Prix
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 02:29 PM   #69
Tech Initiate
 
CHALAS RACING's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: PUERTO RICO
Posts: 20
Default HI

Quote:
Originally Posted by Joseph16 View Post
Are you guys Ready???
YES JOSE,WE REPRESENT TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND PUERTO RICO ONCE AGAING
CHALAS RACING is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2013, 08:43 AM   #70
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default Entry list Nov. 18, 2013

Confirmed entries as of Nov 18, 2013

GT Sportsman Class
Juan Corral Quito Ecuador
Doug McNeely Florida USA
Gabe Acosta New York USA

GT Pro Class
Courtney Townwend New York USA
Chad Kiffe Texas USA
Marcos Silva Curitiba Brazil
Aja Archibald New Jersey USA
Tony Luna Texas USA
Joaquin Desoto Florida USA
Jose Almonte New York USA/DR
Daniel Ortiz Texas USA
Harry Barzilay Florida USA
Juan Chalas Puerto Rico/DR/USA
Carlos Sanchez San Juan Puerto Rico
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2013, 03:51 PM   #71
Tech Master
 
dlarry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Port Charlotte, Florida
Posts: 1,978
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

Hotel Booked

Looking forward to this race.
__________________
David Larry
Shepherd Velox V8, Serpent 411 Eryx 4.0, Novarossi, Bryons Fuel, Airtronics
dlarry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2013, 04:22 PM   #72
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dlarry View Post
Hotel Booked

Looking forward to this race.
David that is great! You are going to have a fantastic time racing and meeting all the friendly GT racers!
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2013, 04:35 PM   #73
Tech Master
 
Doug M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,359
Default Confirmed entry list, Nov 21, 2013

We have had some very good racers enter over the past few days. The competition level will be incredibly high for the Pan American International 1/8 GT Grand Prix. Remember we are offering both a Pro and Sportsman class, so if you are fairly new or are not one of the super fast guys we have the Sportsman class for you to race and have a great time.

Entry list as of Nov. 21st

GT Sportsman Class
Juan Corral Quito Ecuador
Doug McNeely Florida USA
Gabe Acosta New York USA
David Larry Florida USA

GT Pro Class
Courtney Townwend New York USA
Chad Kiffe Texas USA
Marcos Silva Curitiba Brazil
Aja Archibald New Jersey USA
Tony Luna Texas USA
Joaquin Desoto Florida USA
Jose Almonte New York USA/DR
Daniel Ortiz Texas USA
Harry Barzilay Florida USA
Juan Chalas Puerto Rico/DR/USA
Carlos Sanchez San Juan Puerto Rico
Ricardo Jordao Florida USA
Paolo Morganti Florida USA

Is it January yet!
Doug M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2013, 05:30 AM   #74
Tech Fanatic
 
*1speedy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 813
Trader Rating: 12 (100%+)
Thumbs up

Quote:
Originally Posted by dlarry View Post
Hotel Booked

Looking forward to this race.
GT race with the ROAR Director of competition will be present and racing

Look forward to talking in person instead of Email.... Great for GT
__________________
🏁🏁🏁 🏆🏆🏆🏆 2013 XRAY XB9 GT8 🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏁🏁🏁
2013 & 2014 R.O.A.R. REGION 1 & NY State GT8 CHAMPION!!
....................... 🏆 SPONSORS 🏆 .....................
ABSOLUTE HOBBYZ / Engines Modded by The Nitro Shop

Last edited by *1speedy; 11-22-2013 at 10:15 AM.
*1speedy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2013, 06:44 PM   #75
Tech Addict
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 636
Trader Rating: 9 (100%+)
Default

How long is that straightaway? Thing looks amazing!
__________________
Brett Adams
Mugen MGT7
o.s. savox futaba
66 Box Nova all motor LSX
1966ss is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 09:53 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net