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Nor-Cal Hobbies to host the Inaugural ROAR 1:8 Electric Off-Road National Championship
ROAR (Remotely Operated Auto Racers), the North American sanctioning body for radio control auto racing, and Nor-Cal Hobbies located in Union Hills California, announce the dates for the Inaugural ROAR 1:8 Electric Off-Road National Championship. Following the successful US Championship hosted by Revelation Hobbies in 2009, the electric 1:8 Off-Road divisions of 1:8 Buggies and 1:8 Trucks will now be recognized with Level 5 National Championship Designation.
The Event is schedule to take place at Nor-Cal Hobbies (www.norcal-hobbies.com) facilities September 15-19, 2010. Nor-Cal Hobbies is located in Union City, California. Approximately 25 miles from San Francisco, CA, and within 15-25 minutes from 3 major airports.
As a Level 5 ROAR Event, the ROAR Race Management Team (RMT) will oversee the operation and technical duties associated with such National Championships.
This event will Crown National Championships in 2 Classes. 1:8 Electric Buggies and 1:8 Electric Trucks. Each Class will be powered by any ROAR Approved Battery (up to 14.8v) and ROAR Approved Motor. Vehicles will be subject to dimensional specifications as outlined in the ROAR Rulebook vehicle guideline.
Event schedule includes:
September 15, 2010 – Open Practice
September 16, 2010 – RMT Controlled Practice
September 17 – 18, 2010 – Qualification Rounds
September 19, 2010 – Main Events
On-Line Registration will begin 12:01 AM Friday June 18, 2010 at http://www.roarracing.com
Trevor “Chilly” Duncan
Online News Editor
Radio Control Car Action