2017 Warm Up Meeting Details

The warm up event for the 2017 LSOR Euros will be held over the Easter weekend, 15th / 16th April at the Nene Valley Raceway Off Road Model Car Club when they host the opening round of the 2017 BRCA LSOR national championship.

The venue will be open from Friday for those wishing to camp for the weekend, the Nene will not be charging for camping at this meeting. Hot food and drinks will be available from mid morning Saturday throughout the weekend until the event is over on Sunday evening thanks to the Nene’s in house catering team.

Practice will commence at 10am on the Saturday and will go on until early evening. Late afternoon the trophies for the 2016 BRCA LSOR series will be presented.

A normal BRCA round will be run on the Sunday with qualification and finals. (Only BRCA licenced drivers will score points in the BRCA series).

The Nene will be open for further testing on Easter Monday after the national for those who wish to test further.

The standard BRCA meeting fees will apply with race entry costing £20 per adult driver (reduced fee for second car) which covers the Sunday.

 Saturday practice will be £5 and those who wish to practice on the Monday then an additional £5 per vehicle will be required.

To enter the meeting please click on this link which will take you to the BRCA website to register your entry into the meeting. Can all those wishing to enter the 1st national of the BRCA season PLEASE  register on the BRCA website.

We look forward to seeing you at the Nene this Easter.

Please note that whilst additional features have already been added more changes will be done after this warm up meeting along with the race surface being replaced before the Euros in July.

Darren Worth

BRCA LSOR Section Chairman


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Nene Valley Raceway Off Road Model Car Club

Nene Valley Raceway Off Road Model Car Club.
Airfield Rd, Podington, Wellingborough NN29 7XA

Venue for the 2017 Large Scale Off Road EFRA European Championship
From 24th to 29th July 2017

Airfield Road, Podington Civil Parish, England, United Kingdom

Drivers wanted

on behalf of the UK organisers can we ask that all those countries participating in the 2017 European championship to keep the EFRA largescale section updated with your driver numbers so we can ensure the right planning is in place for the event.

The UK are pleased to announce an increase in our team size and welcome the additional drivers to our 2017 team. Our team members are :-

1Dave AshtonJack KeatleyPete Barns
2Andy KnightCraig OrmanJez Cauldwell
3Mark HigginsMark SuggittMatt Perry
4Mark CoveGuy PageJim Whitehead
5Paul GrestyStu WoodIan Southey
6Karl NorrisChris SutcliffeSteve Jones
7Oliver WhittlestonMike HumphreysTommy Chung
8Terry JacksonRik AshmanAndy Spence
9Mark BrownAyaz AslamJohn Hall
10Phil ChesterLeon SatchelRob Harpham
11Martin FitzpatrickLee Chapman
12Les DarbyJames Clark
13Dave ParishJamie Boobyer
14Roger SmithMatt Stokes
15Gary BarnsMark Pearson
16John DarbyMatt Buxton
17Adam EllisMark Newham
18Sohail "sid" IqbalPaul Lyczba
19Kevin EvansSimon Gaskell
20Kevin Lander
21Heidi Shilcock

This now makes the UK team 50 drivers and the meeting according to the EFRA numbers now has 128 drivers.
The 128 drivers entered are as shown below :-

24. – 29.07.2017 EC LS OR – Nene Valley, Great Britain        
    4WD 2WD SC Total
Australia   1 1   2
Austria OFMAV – OFMAV Oesterreichischer Funk Modell Auto Verband 1     1
Belgium FBA – F.B.A. Federation Belge d´Automobiles 2     2
Croatia HAMS – HAMS Hrvatski Automodelarski Savez 1     1
Czech Republic RCACR – RC Autoclub of Czech Republic    2   2
Denmark DASU – DASU Dansk Automobil Sports Union 2 7   9
Estonia EAK – Eesti Automudelispordi Klubi 2     2
Finland AKK – AKK-Motorsport Ry 12     12
France FFVRC – F.F.V.R.C. Fédération Française de Voitures Radio Commandées 5 5   10
Germany DMC – DMC Deutscher Minicar Club e.v. 7 1 5 13
Great Britain BRCA – British Radio Car Association BRCA 19 10 21 50
Netherlands NOMAC – NOMAC Nederlandse Organisatie Model Auto Clubs 5 6 13
Spain AECAR – AECAR Asociacion Española de coches a radiocontrol 2 2   4
Switzerland SRCCA – SRCCA Swiss R/C Cars Association 4 3   7
    63 37 28 128

From the table you can see that we have now got the required 3 counties minimum to comply with the EFRA rules to award a European title to our short course entrant, we still have places in this class too along with the others has the maximum meeting attendance is limited to 150 drivers across the three classes.

Also if any non European drivers are reading this and want a crack at being crowned the 2017 European champion in any of the classes then you can apply as you may participate in the LSOR Euros until such time that a suitable world championship is run.

Darren Worth

BRCA LSOR Section Chairman