Off Road Racing Classes/Rules

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Small Addictions RC Off Road Class Rules

 

Racing at Small Addictions RC is separated for competition by both car type and skill level, and the following are the current rules for each of the different classes that we offer. 

Racers have the opportunity to advance to more experienced classes as they improve and gain more skill during the race season. Advancement is at the discretion of the race director based on performance and our scoring system. Once a racer is moved up to a more advanced class, the racer cannot step back down into a lower level class such as Novice, for example.

Please note that, due to attendance or special events, we may not offer all classes on the same race days. 

 

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​​​​Novice:
The Novice class is for entry-level drivers that are new to RC racing. 
The rules for this division are as follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any 2wd 1/10th electric off-road competition vehicle or 1/10th RTR vehicle with RTR electronics. 
  • We strongly discourage the use of 4wd vehicles in this division.
  • Motor: Any 1/10th scale brushed/brushless motor or the original RTR power system for your specific vehicle
  • Batteries: 6-7 cell NiMH batteries, or 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries
  • Tires: Any rubber tires are allowed.
  • Bodies: Any body style is allowed.
  • Minimum Weight: None.

 

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17.5T Stock Buggy:
The 17.5T Stock Buggy division is for intermediate/advanced racers who wish to run 2wd buggies with stock/spec motors.
The rules for this division are as follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any 1/10th off-road 2- rear-wheel drive buggy style chassis.
  • Motor: ROAR Approved stock 17.5 spec brushless motor.
  • ESC (Electronic Speed Control): ROAR Approved ESC's (https://www.roarracing.com/approved_non_timing_escs.php), in “Blinky” only
  • Batteries: 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries (8.44v)
  • Tires: Any wheel with rubber tires intended for the class is allowed.
  • Bodies: Any 2WD buggy body intended for the class.
  • Minimum Weight: 1474 grams.

See ROAR rules, page 49, section 8.7.1, for all chassis rules

 

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Modified 2wd Buggy:
The Pro Buggy division is for advanced/expert racers who wish to run modified motors, and is one of the fastest, most demanding divisions at the track. 
The rules for this class areas follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any off-road 2-wheel drive buggy style chassis.
  • Motor: Any brushless motor. Generally, this class will be 13.5T motors and lower.
  • Batteries: 6-cell NiMH batteries, or 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries
  • Tires: Any wheel with rubber tires intended for the class is allowed.
  • Bodies: Any 2WD buggy body intended for the class.
  • Minimum Weight: None

See ROAR rules, page 49, section 8.7.1, for all chassis rules

 

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13.5T Stock 4WD Buggy:
The 4WD Buggy division is for Intermediate/advanced racers who wish to run 4-wheel drive buggies 
with approved 13.5 motors for the most challenging and fastest divisions of racing at the track. 
The rules for this class are as follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any 1/10th off-road 4-wheel drive buggy style chassis.
  • Motor: ROAR Approved stock 13.5 spec brushless motor
  • Batteries: 6-cell NiMH batteries, or 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries
  • ESC(Electronic Speed Controller): ROAR Approved ESC's(https://www.roarracing.com/approved_non_timing_escs.php) In "Blinky" mode
  • Tires: Any wheel with rubber tires intended for the class is allowed.
  • Bodies: Any 4WD buggy body intended for the class.
  • Minimum Weight: 1588 grams

See ROAR rules, page 49, section 8.7.1, for all chassis rules

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Pro 2wd Short Course Truck:
The Pro 2 Short Course Truck division class is a great class for advanced racers wishing to 
compete with 2wd short course trucks and modified motors, and offers very realistic looking vehicles.  
The rules for this class are as follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any off-road 2-wheel drive Short Course Truck style chassis.
  • Motor:  Any 1/10th scale brushed/brushless motor.
  • Batteries: 6-7cell NiMH batteries, or 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries
  • Tires: Any rubber tire/wheel designed specifically for short course trucks is allowed in this class.1/8 Buggy tires are NOT allowed!
  • Bodies: Any short course truck style body.
  • Minimum Weight: None

See ROAR rules, page 68, section 8.7.12, for all chassis rules

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Stadium Truck:
The Stadium Truck division is for intermediate/advanced racers who wish to be able to run 2wd stadium trucks with modified motors.  
The rules for this class are as follows:
 
  • Chassis: Any off-road 1/10 2-wheel drive stadium truck chassis (no short course truck chassis).
  • Motor: Any 1/10th scale brushed/brushless motor.
  • Batteries: 6-7cell NiMH batteries, or 2-cell hard case Li-Poly batteries
  • Tires: Any wheel with rubber tires intended for the class is allowed.
  • Bodies: Any 2WD truck body intended for the class.
  • Minimum Weight: None

See ROAR rules, page 50, section 8.7.2, for all chassis rules 

 

 

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