2019 TFTR Masters

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2019 TFTR Masters

25-27 January 2019

 

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SCHEDULE

Friday 25 January 2019

  • Track open all day
  • Open practice – if it gets too busy then we will move to controlled practice by class

 

Saturday 26 January 2019

  •  9am drivers briefing
  • Qualifying – 5 rounds for all classes

 

Sunday 27 January 2019

  • 1 full round of open practice for all classes starting at 9am
  • Finals - 3 mains for all classes

LOCATION

Templestowe Flat Track Racers

Templestowe Reserve, entry off Porter Street

www.tftr.org.au

CLASSES

Sanctioned classes (must have 5 cars minimum to run) include:

  • ISTC Junior Sportsman (free entry, free set of tyres, and free lunch/drink)
  • R1 ISTC 21.5T
  • ISTC 13.5T
  • ISTC Modified
  • 12th Scale Stock (13.5T)
  • 12th Scale Modified

 

Demonstration classes (must have 5 cars minimum to run include):

  • F1 (21.5T)
  • FWD Mini
  • 4WD Mini

 

RCRA class rules apply unless otherwise stated in this document.

Note that this will be an RCRA sanctioned meet with points counting towards national class rankings.

The club reserves the right to cap entries if required to ensure the meet can be run as planned although it is highly unlikely this will be required.

CLASS ENTRY FEES

First class - $50

Second class - $35

Tyres pre-glued - $40

21.5T control motor hire - $20

ENTRIES CLOSE

Midnight Friday 18 January 2019

CONTROL TYRES

Control tyres for all touring car classes are:

  • Rush 36X (part number RU0364)
  • Tyres used for qualifying and finals must be pre-purchased form the club

 

Tyres for all 12th Scale classes are open

Tyres for F1 are open but must be rubber.

TYRE LIMITS FOR TOURING CAR CLASSES

Modified touring car - 4 sets

ISTC 13.5T - 3 sets

R1 ISTC 21.5T - 2 sets

ISTC Junior Sportsman - 1 set (included with free entry)

TYRE RULES

Controlled Tyres will be used for Junior, 21.5T, 13.5T, and Modified Touring Car classes.

Tyres will be available for purchase at entry as well as additional sets (up to maximum allowances) at designated times during the weekend.

There are to be no modifications made to the tyre assembly (i.e. air holes in the rims must not be made bigger).

Re-gluing and tyre balancing is allowed.

Tyres will be marked by race organisers and checked regularly, tyres are allocated to you and your class.

Tyres may be interchanged within the sets purchased by a driver for that class without penalty.

If tyres are damaged the tyre assembly may not be used.

It is the drivers’ responsibility to ensure that all identifying marks on the tyre assembly are not damaged.

You may not use another entrant’s tyre(s).

Tyres must be collected prior to racing and must be returned before you leave the track on Saturday. Drivers failing to return tyres on Saturday will be disqualified.

Tyres are property of the entrant at the conclusion of the event.

TYRE ADDITIVE

This is an open additive event.

Wurth brake cleaner and shop towel is available for purchase from the club.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND AIR COMPRESSORS

In the interests of safety, the event organisers recommend that 240V electrical equipment be tested for safety prior to the event (i.e power supplies, soldering irons, power boards).

We reserve the right to refuse the use of any equipment considered unsafe.

Compressors – the club air compressor will be available for use by all entrants.

Personal air compressors may not be used to reduce noise and potential power spikes.

 

TROPHIES

1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each class will receive a trophy.

Concourse trophy (body and chassis) trophy for best painted body shell.

All classes will be judged for Concourse together prior to the first qualifier.  To be eligible for concourse, body must be used at some stage during the event.

TRANSPONDERS

MyLaps and AMBrc transponders are supported.

MRT mPTX  personal transponders are supported.

Club transponders can be made available if required.

SEATING

Undercover benches are available with first preference to our interstate and country guests.

Local competitors are welcome to bring their own tents, tables and chairs if they do not wish to pit in the undercover area – there is ample room for these.

CATERING

Friday 25 January 2019

  • Coffees, drinks, pies and sausage rolls will be available

  

Saturday 26 January and Sunday 27 January 2019

  • Breakfast
    • Bacon and egg sandwich/roll
  • Lunch:
    • Hot dogs
    • BBQ – sausages, chicken burgers, beef burgers
  • All Day:
    • Dim Sims
    • Drinks
    • Chips
    • Chocolates
    • Slices

TOILETS

Toilets are located a short walk from the track at the nearby footy/cricket club.

CODE OF CONDUCT

This meet will be run in accordance with the TFTR Code of Conduct which is available on our website here.

The aim is for all drivers to have fun and we will have a zero tolerance approach to any poor sportsmanship, bad language, or general breaches of the code.

  

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS

 

GENERAL

All cars will be subject to typical weight and measure checks.

Bodies will be checked and marked. 

13.5T and 21.5T motors must be presented at initial scrutineering to be inspected and tagged prior to the commencement of qualifying.

The multimeter to be used for battery voltage testing will be available for checking battery voltages during Friday practice. It is the racers responsibility to ensure that their batteries are not overcharged.

No cross entry allowed between sanctioned Touring Car classes.

No cross entry allowed between 12th Scale classes.

13.5T AND 21.5T MOTORS

To speed up the process of car scrutineering, all stock classes 13.5, 21.5 will need to present up to scrutineering. Motors will be checked and tagged prior to the start of qualifying.

The tag must not be removed under any circumstances during the course of the event, it is the driver’s responsibility to make sure their motors have been through scrutineering.

Should a motor become damaged or unusable, a new one can be presented to the scrutineer and have it tagged.

Failure to comply will result in disqualification of that round.

ISTC JUNIOR SPORTSMAN

Hobbywing motor and ESC combo only to be used as per RCRA rules.

Gearing is fixed to the minimum of 3.8 final drive ratio.

Drivers must be 14 years of age or younger as of 1 January 2019.

MINI

Class rules can be located here

4WD MINI

Class rules can be located here

F1

Class rules can be located here