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Tamiya Mini Rules
It is intended that this class be a lower cost fun class to attract new
racers. For this reason the use of custom chassis’ which differ widely
from the standard M Class chassis spec is NOT allowed.
Any commercially available sealed can (non-rebuildable) brushed motor
with no less than 20 turns.
Any commercially available 6 cell NiCad or NiMH or any commercially
available 2s LiPo.
Any production Saloon or Coupe bodyshell may be used. GT shells, or any
other wedge fronted shell that can be used to lift the car in front from
the track are not allowed.
Any commercially available RC equipment functioning on the 27 MHz, 40 MHz or 2.4 GHz bands is acceptable, any servo may be used, any speed controller may be used.
Wheels & Tyres
For Tamiya cars standard Tamiya M type tyres or the M Grip or S Grip tyres or other treaded /slick tyres of similar size and construction.
Smaller diameter tyres are also allowed. Double inserts and foam tyres
are specifically banned.
Ground Clearance & Weight
All cars must maintain a ground clearance of 5mm, no screw or fitting should protrude below the bottom of the chassis. Ground clearance is defined as follows: - the clubs 5mm gauge should be able pass under the car from front to rear and from side to side when the car is standing in race ready condition without the car moving. Any movement of the car either laterally or vertically will be deemed as a failure.
Cars should weigh a minimum of 1250gms ready to go (This excludes a Club