Events

Event 

Title:
RC Acres ThunderDome 2014 Blast-Off ft. 1/8 eBuggy
When:
Jan 04 '14 - Jan 04 '14  8:00AM - 4:00PM
Where:
RC Acres - Hamilton
Category:
RC Racing

Description

Race into the New Year at the RC Acres ThunderDome 2014 Blast-Off featuring 1/8 Scale eBuggy Racers January 4th, 2014!   Cash Payout... Heated Pits... Heated Drivers' Stand... Hot Racing Action!

Entries are limited and based on minimums so pre-register today!RC Acres ThunderDome 2014 Blast-Off Featuring 1/8 Scale eBuggy

Pre-Registration Forms
1/8 Scale eBuggy - Jan 4 - Click Here

or use RCsignup here: Register Here

RC Acres Club in Hamilton is home to one of the most regarded Outdoor Fifth Scale Off-Road Tracks in North America, and has just completed construction on its INDOOR 1/8 and 1/10 Scale Off-Road Thunderdome! 

RC Acres Club 1/8 and 1/10 Scale Indoor Track 2013Big Air, Fast Turns and a 21-second Lap-time (approximately 650 Metres of Raceway) are just a few of the things to be expected from a RaceDay at RC Acres Club's Indoor Venue.

Spectating is always free, photos and video are always exciting to capture, and the racing is always larger than scale.

KpopRC Fisheye Photo of the Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race at RC Acres Hamilton KpopRC Fisheye Photo of the Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race at RC Acres Hamilton

Joe Scully, ProRodeo MC will be the Race Director for this Race... expect rocking music, engaging commentary and a new flair on Race Command.

Located on Highway 5 west of Highway 52 outside Hamilton.

This event is NOT weather permitting!  Heated Pits... Heated Drivers Stand... Indoors... Awesome!

 

RACE DETAILS
First Class: $30.00 CAD
Second Class: $0
Third Class: $0
Qual Type: Rocket Round
Best 1 of 3

 

ENTRIES
Entry Deadline: Prior to Registration Closing or Entry Limit, whichever is first
Entry Limit: 30

 

Classes
1/8 Scale eBuggy (Electric Offroad)

3 Quals (5 Min ea)
A Main (10 Min)
B Main (10 Min)
C Main (10 Min)
Lower (10 Min)
7 Car Mains + 1 Bumps

 

Tentative RaceDay Schedule:

  • 7am Doors Open
  • 8am Registration Opens
  • 8:15am Open Practice Begins (Once Registered)
  • 9:00am Registration Closed
  • 9:15am Practice Heats Posted
  • 9:25am Open Practice Ends
  • 9:30am Heated Practice (2 - 5 minute sessions per driver)
  • Qualifying Heats Posted
  • Driver Meeting
  • Qualifying (3 Rounds - 5 minutes each, Rocket Round - Best qualifying time used)
  • Mains (10 Minutes Each, 1 Bump per Main)
  • Awards / Completed RaceDay (approximately 4:30p)

Entries To Date:

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Pre-Registration Forms
1/8 Scale eBuggy - Jan 4 - Click Here

or use RCsignup here: Register Here

twitterOfficial Twitter Hashtag: #RCacres

Event Director: Joe Scully, ProRodeo MCfacebookwww.facebook.com/TheEventHosttwitterwww.twitter.com/MCScully

Venue

Map
Venue:
RC Acres   -   Website
Street:
1476 Regional Road 5
ZIP:
L0R 2B0
City:
Hamilton
State:
Ontario
Country:
Country: ca

Description

RC Acres is a Remote Controlled Racer's Theme Park!

Featuring:

  • Outdoor 1/5 Scale Track: 1.5km worth of clay loam track with big jumps timed perfect for 5th Scale (but has hosted 1/8 Scale and 1/10 Scale)
  • Indoor 1/8 Scale Track: THE THUNDERDOME - 600 m worth of non-loam track with lots of turns and lots of opportunity to get big air!  Plus heated pits and radiant-heated Driver Stand.
  • coming soon: OUTDOOR 1/8 Scale Track

Located on Highway 5 west of Highway 52 outside Hamilton. 

Track Specs:

  • Concession Stand (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Bathrooms (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Camping Allowed (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Trailers Allowed (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Covered Pit Tables (Indoor only)
  • Electricity (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Lap Counting System (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Lighted Track (Indoor only)
  • Pit Tables (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Pit Table Chairs (Indoor only)
  • FM Transmitter (Outdoor only)
  • Indoor Offroad
  • Outdoor Offroad

CONTACT:
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(905) 923-0994
RC Acres on Facebook www.facebook.com/rc.acres.3

www.RCacres.com

Thunderdome eBuggy Records:

Fastest Lap: 19.951 - George Stillitis - November 30, 2014
Top TQ Time Qualifying: 14 / 5:06.980 - Derek Sousa - December 7, 2013
Top TQ Mains: 27 / 10:14.699 - Justin Silva - November 23, 2013

Wins
Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race (13/11/23) - Justin Silva
Skycraft Hobbies Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race (13/12/7) - Justin Silva
Christmas Electric Classic (eBuggy) (13/12/21) - Justin Silva
Race into the New Year 2014 Blast-Off ft. eBuggy (14/01/04) - Justin Silva
Dome Opener (14/11/30) - Steve DiPlacido

 

Thunderdome 1/10 4WD SCT Records:

Fastest Lap: 23.883 - Eric Devos - December 21, 2013
Top TQ Time Qualifying: 13 / 5:23.133 - Eric Devos - December 21, 2013
Top TQ Mains: 19 / 8:03.722 - Eric Devos - December 21, 2013

Wins
Christmas Electric Classic (1-10 4WD SCT) (13/12/21) - Eric Devos

Enjoy the Inaugural Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race A-Main inside the Thunderdome as captured by Aaron Lee!
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Check out the KpopRC Youtube Video of the entire A-Main from the Skycraft Hobbies Invitational 1/8 Scale eBuggy Race inside the Thunderdome:
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"The Calm Before The Storm"
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A snapshot of 1/5 Scale Outdoors:
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RC Acres - Hamilton