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1/10 Saloon Rules

Any 1/10th scale touring car chassis (Xray, Schumacher, Tamiya etc) may be used.  The underside of the chassis shall be smooth and free of any loose screws or other projections that may damage the carpet. 


Brushless motors may be used with 13.5 Turn limit (13.5 turns or more).


Any commercially available 6 cell Nimh
Any commercially available 2S Lipo. Solid cased racing packs only (soft cased model aircraft packs not permitted on safety grounds).
Max voltage rated 7.2v for Nimh 7.4v for Lipo
Any and all LIPO battery charging or discharging at club meetings must take place with the LIPO pack contained within a LIPO Sack. A LIPO sack is a fire retardant bag with velcro seal specifically designed for containing LIPO cells whilst charging. Only commercially produced LIPO sacks are allowed for this purpose.
Any person found charging without a LIPO sack will not be allowed to race, persistent offenders may be asked to leave.

 Weight limit

Cars must weigh a minimum of 1350 grams (including personal transponder, excluding handout transponder) ready to race including bodyshell.


Any 1/10th saloon racing bodyshell may be used. 

Radios and Speed Controllers

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

Rubber Slick tyres of suitable type only to be used.  Mini pin or block type tyres may not be used. 

Ground Clearance

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

Please note that the Race Directors decision is final in all matters concerning the eligibility of cars to run but the prime consideration will always be safety for both the club and the venue.