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SRS 2016 Kicks Off At South Coast RC!

A fantastic turn out for the first round of SRS, being hosted for the first time on the SCRC Astro track! After an extremely cold start to the day which saw the track coated in frost, the sun came out and warmed us and the astro up nicely. Tyre choice was critical all day, most people moving from spirals for the earlier rounds, through various grades of mini pins as the track dried out. The track record was smashed by a certain Darren Bloomfield, taking a second of the previous record. Unsurprisingly with that kind of pace he took TQ in both nitro and ebuggy classes. Electric gremlins cut short his ebuggy A final but the win was secure in the Nitro class. We really hope everyone enjoyed the

SRS Round 1 @ SCRC 17/4/2016

Following straight on from an amazing day of racing last Sunday in the first round of SWORDS, this week sees SCRC hosting the opening round of the Southern Regional Series. There are still slots available for this race, registration can be done here Please take a look at the new entry below for information regarding camping facilities. One very important point to note is that we will be starting this event earlier than usual in order to get the racing completed in a timely fashion. Booking in will be from 7.45am until 8.45am and the first heat will be at 9am. Keep an eye on this page and the SCRC FB page for further updates as we get closer to Sunday. Please be sensible when parking your car

Camping for SCRC Race Weekends

Many of you travelling from far afield for the upcoming SWORDS and SRS events will be planning to camp overnight. Camping is available either on the SCRC site or on the official farm camping site. The charge for camping at the track is £5 per night, however be aware that there are no facilities for running water or showers although there are toilets. Please email southcoastrcuk@gmail.com if you are planning to camp on our site. If you wish to camp on the main farm campsite this will cost £15 per night along with a £15 booking fee. This includes access to drinking water and a shower / toilet block. If you would like to access this you must contact the farmer directly: Andrew Gent 07776 178249

Summer Series Round 1

After a slightly damp start and a rush to establish the best tyres, the track dried out completely and most settled for mini pins. The dry track meant there were some fast times and plenty of updates to the Stig table. A fantastic days racing with special thanks to Gary Newman for doing a fantastic job on race control, it was his first time doing it and everything went super smooth. Congratulations to the podium finishers. Roll on round 2! A Final 1st Glen Smith 2nd Robert Woodrow 3rd Steve Hamilton B Final 1st Steve Hamilton 2nd Steve Carter 3rd Peter Gray Round 1 Final Standings

2016 Robert Woodrow South Coast RC Car Club

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