Latest new and events from Broxtowe Model Car Club

Club Constitution Proposal

New club constitution available here. This is a proposal and is yet to be voted on at the AGM.
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Christmas Cracker Entry

Chrismas Cracker entry for now available here
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Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on saturday 16th November at 5pm in the Parish hall adjacent to the sports hall.
Racing will commence in the sports hall once the AGM has completed.
This is your club so come along and let us know what you think. Committee members elected along with other issues discussed.
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Indoor Sundays at Broxtowe

Indoor Sunday club racing returns to Broxtowe. A 5 day challenge over the winter aimed mainly at on road classes. Don’t forget its on our brand new carper. More info here!
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Christmas Cracker 2 Day Event

The Cracker is Back! 2 Day Event 28th and 29th December

£10 for one day £15 for both,


run as two separate meetings with totals added together to find the ultimate Christmas cracker!


classes for 2, 4wd & s/c. entry form will be on website soon

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Indoors from September 7th

We go back indoors on September 7th to race on our NEW carpet track!

Doors open around 5.30pm if we can clear it with the leisure centre.

For more information see here
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Club Championship 2013

Browtowe Model Car Club, Club Championship 2013

Saturday 24th August From 12 noon (3 rounds qualifying minimum)


Sunday 25th August from 9.00 am (4 further rounds of qualifying and 1 final minimum)

Possible BBQ etc saturday night

Free Camping Friday / Saturday
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Snowman Series 2013 / 2014

The 2013/2014 snowman series dates have been announced.

  1. October 6th 2013
  2. November 3rd 2013
  3. December 1st 2013
  4. January 5th 2014
  5. February 2nd 2014
  6. March 2nd 2014

For more information and entry form click here
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BRCA Off Road National 22nd/23rd June

Broxtowe would like to welcome all racers to our track this weekend for the BRCA off road national event.
The committee are all looking forward to a successful meeting and hope everyone has a great weekends racing.

Looking for
directions?
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Friday 21st June On Road Racing

Due to the BRCA Off Road National being run on our track there will be no off road racing on Friday night. The track has to remain closed, and we have to set up for the meeting as well. Therefore we will only be running an on road meeting this Friday night.
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BRCA Touring CAR Clubmans

The BRCA Clubmans touring car series came to Broxtowe and it was a great success. Thanks to the BRCA for bringing the series to our track and big thanks to all the racers who attended and supported the series and the club.

Results
here

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13.5 Turn Winners
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17.5 Turn Winners
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Easter Egstravaganza!

Sat 30th March and Sunday 31st.
12am start Saturday,
10am start Sunday,
usual format. reduced fees for both days.
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Outdoor Friday Evenings

We will commence outdoor Friday evening racing from 3rd May 2013. Gates open 5.30 - 6pm. Booking in starts ASAP as does racing!
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Saturday Afternoon Racing

We will be holding 3 Saturday afternoon club meetings during April at our outdoor track. Both off road and on road classes catered for.
Start Time 2pm tip Dusk
Dates April 13th,20th and 27th.
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Indoors Ends

Indoor racing at Barber Sports Hall ends on 23rd March 2013.
the next Major event is at our outdoor track on April 7th. 2wd Mid East off Road Regional
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Snowman Series Review

Check out this cracking write up of round 4 of the Snowman series by Team Durango. Link
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Early Start!

From Saturday 19th January until at least 23rd February we will be opening up at 5.30pm on Saturday nights at Greasley leisure centre.
This is due to high numbers of racers attending our club. We would like to start racing by 6.30pm Latest, so please try to get along a bit earlier and help us setup etc.
We have done this to avoid the unthinkable of having to turn away racers!
thanks for all your support.
BMCC Committee.

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Personal Transponders

There has been some talk about the new timing system update from MyLaps (formally AMB) The is the computerised system that counts your laps when you race. There is a new update available for the timing equipment. We are using version RC3, the new version is RC4. As far as we understand it there are the following types of transponders that work with our system RC3

  • AMB Handout transponders
  • AMB Personal transponders
  • MRT Personal transponders

The old style AMB transponders are no longer available and you have the option of buying either a ‘Harry’ personal transponder or a ‘Purcy’ personal transponder.

The ‘Harry’ PT will work with our system fine, even if we upgrade our equipment. Works with RC3 and RC4
The ‘Purcy’ PT will only work with RC4
The AMB Handout transponders will work with our system, RC3 and 4
MRT Cloned transponders may not work with the new system RC4 but work fine with RC3

We as a club have decided that for the foreseeable future we will not be upgrading our system to RC4 as it works fine at the moment as there are a large number of MRT clone transponders in use. If you are looking to purchase a personal transponder we suggest you go down the ‘Harry’ route as these will work with other clubs timing equipment should they upgrade to RC4

One point we feel we must make is that handout transponders are no longer available to buy new so there will come a time when we may no longer be able to supply them at our meetings. This means that personal transponders will be required to race at some stage in the future. However we have managed to replace the batteries in our old handout transponders and keep them going strong at the moment.

We hope this clears it up a bit?
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Happy New Year

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Hangover Meeting

Come along to our outdoor track and start the year in the only way that makes sense…… Racing!!

Starting from 10:00 am All welcome, please bring your own hangover cure!

Free to all Club Members!!!!!
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Christmas Racing 2012

Just to let you all know that club racing will be going ahead as normal on the 22nd and 29th December. Doors open at 6pm as usual.

Don’t forget the Christmas Cracker indoor off road event on 28th December. Doors open 8am. Booking for this event is advised due to high numbers turning up.

Current list of entries here
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Broxtowe Indoor Challenge

Great days racing had by all today at our first indoor on road meeting in quite some time. PIctures in the photos section here

Thanks to all who supported the day. Next one is on February 10th 2013 Can’t Wait! Results will be posted on the results page here.
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Vintage Buggy Night video

Video of round 1 of the vintage buggy night held on December 8th 2012 here
All who took part had a great time and are looking forward to doing it again!
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BRCA Clubmans On Road National

Broxtowe Model Car Club is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a round of the BRCA touring car Clubmans Series in 2013 Dates are yet to be confirmed but we are pleased to have been awarded this event. More details soon!
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Annual General Meeting

Our annual general meeting was held on 8th November. The committee remained largely unchanged with the exception of 2 committee members who did not re stand. Our thanks go to them for the effort they have put in, and thanks to the rest of the committee who run this club on our behalf. Little was changed, with membership and race fees staying the same. Minutes of the meeting will be published on this website soon.
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Annual General Meeting 8th November 7.30pm

Broxtowe Model Car Club’s annual general meeting will take place on 8th November at 7.30pm
It will be held in the committee room of the parish hall, adjacent to Greasley Leisure Centre where we race indoors on Saturday nights.
Please can all club members try to attend to discuss the future of your club.
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On Road Sundays December 16th and February 10th

December 16th and February 10th

Due to polar demand we have decided to run two on road indoor events. These events will be at our indoor venue and will be using the full indoor track with pitting in the adjacent hall. This gives us a massive carpet track making racing bigger and better.
We will cater for all on road classes but it is aimed mainly at:

GT12 (Schumacher and Mardave variants)
Touring Cars Stock: 17.5 Blinky and 27 turn brushed.
Touring Cars Open: Anything faster than the above!
Minis (Open Motors)

If there is enough of any other class such as

F1
GT10
12th Scale
or any thing else we will cater for them no problem!

Trophies to the top three in each class where we know there will be enough attending. (10 or more)
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Round 1 of Snowman Series

Our Snowman series went off to a flying start on October 7th 2012. Over 50 drivers in attendance with fine weather meant a great day was had by all.
Congratulation to the winners who were:-

  • 2wd Buggy: Iain Mellish
  • 4wd Buggy: Chris Lake
  • Schort Course: John Brook

Big thanks to everyone else who attended and supported the club!
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Christmas Cracker

Our Christmas cracker indoor off road event will take place on December 28th due to popular demand. 99 places going fast. Entries to entries@broxtowemcc.co.uk
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Snowman Series Starts

Our 2012 / 2013 winter series starts on Sunday 6th October
Only real men need apply!
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New Rostrum Finished

The off road rostrum has now been finished and gives an outstanding view of the track, and also has a race directors office and storage facilities for track markings. This means off road meetings can now be set up much quicker and easier for all involved.
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New Web Site

New web site coming soon. Up to date information with Facebook integration!

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