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Summer Racing 2018
« on: April 24, 2018, 09:09:14 PM »
IROCC Summer 2018 Race Season Information:

Sunday May 20th is our first outdoor race of 2018.  Please arrive at the track by 9:30AM so we can all chip in with track setup.




Track Location:
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?ll=48.445031%2C-123.467274&spn=0.062628%2C0.169086&msa=0&mid=1WNIgsyyH8ywhHuUkQ3vuqmurVmI

(Closest known street address)
1845 Island Hwy, Colwood, BC V9B 1J3
https://www.google.ca/maps/place/1845+Old+Island+Hwy,+Victoria,+BC+V9B+1J3/@48.4434889,-123.4700633,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x548f0cd77aeec82f:0x343ec655abacbe8b!8m2!3d48.4434889!4d-123.4678746


Classes:
Novice/Run-What-Ya-Brung (any clean car/truck/buggy is fine)
Scale Spec 21.5, USGT rubber tire, 1400g
TC Stock 17.5, Open rubber tire 32-36, 1350g
TC Nitro .12, Open foam tire, 1650g
TC Modified, Open rubber tire 32-36, 1350g


Race Fees:
Members:
1st Class: $15  (Kids $10)
2nd Class: $5

Non-Members:
1st Class: $20
2nd Class: $10

Summer Club Membership: Adults $40, Kids $20, Family $50

IROCC is a non-profit club.  Everyone pays and everything goes back into the club (liability insurance, cube truck, track materials, generators, computers, PA, etc...)  If you would like to inquire about our finances please speak with us.


Loaner Car:
The club has a loaner car that outside racers may rent for the day to give R/C racing a try.


Schedule:
May
May 6      Track cleanup, New layout, Open practice
May 13    No racing, Mother's Day
May 20    Club Race - Season Opener
May 27    Club Race

June
June 3     No racing, Strawberry Cup
June 10   Club Race
June 17   Club Race
June 24   Club Race

July
July 1      No racing, Canada Day long weekend
July 7/8  Speed Weekend Trophy Race
July 15    No racing, Rock The Shores concert
July 22    Club Race
July 29    Club Race

August
Aug 4/5  RRR Summer Challenge in Richmond (Let's get all club members over there to support this!)
Aug 12    Club Race
Aug 19    Club RaceUpdated - WE ARE RACING
Aug 26    Club Race

September
Sep 2      No racing, Labour Day long weekend
Sep 9      Club Race - End of Season



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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2018, 02:50:46 PM »
Hi all,

Reminder that we're cleaning up the track tomorrow, Sunday May 6th.  We're going to meet there at 10AM.  Bring a push broom, blower, and anything else that could be useful.  There could be some limited practice afterward if you want to bring a car.

See you there,
Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2018, 03:43:04 PM »
Hi all,

This Sunday (May 20) is our first outdoor club race of the season.  Please be there by 9:00AM for track setup.

See ya there,
Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2018, 01:23:59 PM »
Hi all,

After a weekend off for Strawberry Cup, IROCC's next club race is this Sunday June 10th.  Currently the weather is looking a little iffy so stay tuned.

Track setup will be at 9:30AM if it's dry.

See you there!
Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2018, 07:35:10 PM »
Forecast for tomorrow:

Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

Could be worse.  See you there!

Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2018, 05:52:50 PM »
Club racing this Sunday June 17th.  Celebrate Father's Day at the track!  This is the second to last club race before Speed Weekend.

Weather forecast is looking hot!

See you there,
Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2018, 08:00:13 PM »
Hi all,

Who is planning on racing this Sunday July 22nd?  I'm asking because I will be out of town and I know that the Youngers are also out of town.  Please post in here if you are planning to race so we can determine if there is enough interest.

Thanks,
Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2018, 08:04:58 PM »
 Just got back in town. Was going to charge up my batteries tonight to see if they still hold a charge.  Was planning on coming out this weekend. If not then that's fine it will give me some time to sort my gear out.


Shawn

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2018, 10:51:03 PM »
Rob fantetti will be there if we have enough

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2018, 09:45:31 PM »
not much interest

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2018, 10:58:04 PM »
not much interest

Hey Rob. No matter what I am going to show up. Even if we are not racing, i need to shake my car down.  Might just be a couple of battery packs and a coffee.

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2018, 05:00:48 PM »
Hey Guys, are we racing this week?

Lets get a show of hands for those that CAN make it out.

Craig, who has to pick up and drive the Cube van, would rather not go though the hassle if we end up not having enough people to race.
Same with the other die-hards that show up and wait around.
We'd all like to race, no question, but also dont want to waste a morning sitting around wondering.

We are suffering from parked cars on the race surface more regularly now also, so if we get serious we should try and address that as well.
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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2018, 06:37:18 PM »
Hey Guys, are we racing this week?

Lets get a show of hands for those that CAN make it out.

Craig, who has to pick up and drive the Cube van, would rather not go though the hassle if we end up not having enough people to race.
Same with the other die-hards that show up and wait around.
We'd all like to race, no question, but also dont want to waste a morning sitting around wondering.

We are suffering from parked cars on the race surface more regularly now also, so if we get serious we should try and address that as well.
Cheers
Jody

I asked around yesterday and here is the data I have so far:

Racing:
ShawnZ
GlennA
BlakeB
BrianA
CraigR
JodyH
CarterH
RobF

Maybe Racing:
AveryB 80%
LukeP
DalynS
JoeF
NickF

Not Racing:
TomY
PaulY
PaulG
NeilJ


It would be nice to get out there and race, so hopefully a couple of those "Maybes" will make it happen.

Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #13 on: July 28, 2018, 07:52:14 PM »
Hi all,

We have 10-11 people committed for racing tomorrow, so we're going to give it a go.

See you there!

Blake

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Re: Summer Racing 2018
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2018, 03:36:20 PM »
It ended up being a good race day yesterday with 13 people racing.  Reminder we're off this long weekend as some of us are travelling to Richmond for the RRR race.  We'll take a roll call for the Aug 12th club race as we get closer.

Blake