Monster Truck Racing

April 9th, 2017 Results

April 23rd, 2017 and Final Series Results

 

 

 

 

 

The racing format will be side by side racing utilizing a timing light tree, and start/stop sensors.  The goal is to mimic the full scale “Monster Jam” style racing.

Dates:

We will be holding (2) events this April.  The dates are as follows:

April 9th, 2017

April 23rd, 2017

 

Time:

Pits and registration will open each race day at 9:00am.  Racing will start promptly at 10:00am, and will finish at 4:00pm or before.

Location:

Spencerport High School
2707 Spencerport Rd
Spencerport, NY 14559
(West Cafeteria)

(see flier for more information and directions)

 

Race Fee Schedule:

First Truck – $8.00

Second Truck – $5.00

Third Truck – $5.00

Every Truck thereafter – $5.00 up to a maximum of $23.00 per person, or per family.

A “Family” is a racer, their spouse, and their children up to the age of 16.

Scoring:

Scoring will be as follows:  We will take the best half of each individual trucks runs per class, and assign a points scoring system using the fastest total as the set point.  Example:  If the total of the fastest truck was 23 seconds, that truck will receive 100 points.  If the second fastest truck was 24 seconds, that truck will receive 95.8 points.

Racing will start promptly at 10:00am on each race day.  The goal will be to race two rounds per class.  Each racer will race a fixed amount of times on lane one, then the same amount on lane two.  Then the same thing in round two.

The scoring for the total event will take the best runs of each days, and add them together.

Awards:

Awards will be given to the top (3) in each class, and will be presented on the final event day of April 23rd, 2017.

Classes:

Almost every type of off-road vehicle will fall into one of the the set classes.  The only vehicle that will not be raced is buggy, or a truck utilizing a buggy chassis, or truggies.  One of the goals of this type of racing is to keep it more “Truck” based.

There will be (9) individual classes for this Series  The Rules for each class are based on the NRCTPA Monster Truck Racing Rules version 8.3, and are as follows:.

 

(1.) Novice:

This class is for beginners to learn racing and to introduce them to R/C monster truck racing.
This class is not designed to be highly competitive.
When participants are achieving times with a truck that is comparable to the time achieved with trucks in a regular class, that participant will be moved to the regular class. This point will be reached by averaging out all of the times from the regular class for the same event. This decision will be made by the Monster Truck Director and their staff.
The participants should arrange for their own vehicle. The vehicle maybe of any make size or configuration. The truck maybe be either 2WD or 4WD.  In the event a truck is not available or every member of the family, a truck may be used more than once in this class.

Buggy chassis type vehicles will be allowed in the Novice class only.

(2.) 2wd Tuff Truck:

Must be a 2WD truck

Tires: Maximum tire diameter is 6 ½ inches. The maximum tire width is 4 ½ inches. The minimum tire diameter is 4 inches.

Battery: 2S Lipo / 6-cell NICD/NIMH. Battery must be in stock location.

Motor: Maximum of one Modified motor.

Chassis: Must use stock chassis in stock location. Suspension parts may be upgraded with direct replacement parts. Direct replacement means screwed right on with no modifications.

Ground clearance minimum of 1.25″ measured from chassis to ground or from any skid plates to the ground (whichever is lowest point on truck).

Examples: This class is for but not limited to the Traxxas Stampede, Losi High Roller, HPI 2WD Wheely -King and Tamiya Blackfoot.
**** No stadium trucks or buggy conversions with truck tires.

 

(3.) 4wd Tuff Truck:

Must be a 4WD truck

To be announced shortly.  Please check back
**** No stadium trucks or buggy conversions with truck tires.

(4.) Stadium Truck:

Must be 2wd and classified as a Stadium Truck

Motor: Maximum of one Modified motor.

Battery: Maximum of 2 cell LiPo or 7“C” cell NiMh or NiCd.  Battery may be relocated.

Chassis: May be scratch built, aftermarket, or any combination of kit components, gearboxes, and chassis.

Tires: Maximum tire diameter is 6 ½ inches. Maximum tire width is 4 ½ inches. Minimum tire diameter is 2 ½ inches. Any tread type allowed.

Body: Must run a truck or utility type body.

Other: This class is for stadium trucks only.

(5.) Short Course:

2WD truck and 4WD truck

Motor: Limit of one modified motor

Battery: Maximum of 2S LiPo or 6 “C” cell NiMh or NiCd.

Chassis: Must use stock chassis in stock location. Suspension parts may be upgraded with direct replacement parts. Direct replacement means screwed right on with no modifications.

Tires: Must use uncut and unmodified Short Course tires and rims.

Body: Full size Short Course Truck body that covers wheels.

**** No stadium trucks or buggy conversions with truck tires.

 

(6.) 4wd Driveshaft:

Motor: Limit two Modified motors.

Battery: Maximum of two 2S LiPo packs or a maximum of 14 “C” cell NiMh or NiCd.

Chassis: May be scratch built, aftermarket, or any combination of kit components.

Tires: Minimum tire diameter of 5 ½ inches. Minimum tire width of 3 inches.

Body: Any car or truck lexan body is allowed.

Driveline: Transmission is to be centrally located in the chassis. Functional front and rear drive shafts are required to deliver the power to the axles. Straight solid differential housings are required. The following examples of kit vehicles have differential housings that are allowed in this class; Jugg1, Jugg2, Mad Force, Twin Force, TXT, XTM, or Xfactor. Vehicles with independent suspension are not permitted in this class.

(7.) Sport Modified Monster Truck:

Motor: Two HPI 15 turn Firebolt.

Battery: Maximum of 2S LiPo or 6 “C” cell NiMh or NiCd.

Chassis: May be scratch built, aftermarket, or any combination of kit components.

Tires: Must use uncut and unmodified Clodbuster “v” tread tires. (part #TAM9805226)

Body: Any car or truck lexan body is allowed.

Other: Gear cases are to be stock gear case halves. Adjustable motor mounts are not permitted. Motor must mount to gear case in stock fashion. Gears must be stock for that vehicle. Must run a 13 tooth pinion gear. Sport Modified trucks are not allowed to register in other classes

(8.) Modified Monster Truck:

Motor: Limit of two Modified motors.

Battery: Maximum of two 2 S LiPo packs or a maximum of 14 “C” cell NiMh or NiCd.

Chassis: May be aftermarket, scratch built, kit or any combination of these.

Tires: The minimum tire diameter is 5 ½ inches. The minimum tire width is 4 inches.

Gearboxes: Must have started life as a Clodbuster, or Bullhead gearbox.

Other: Class is limited to trucks without driveshafts.

(9.) 4wd Independent Suspension:

Motor: Limit of two Modified motors.

Battery: Maximum of two 2S LiPo packs or a maximum of 14 “C” cell NiMh or NiCd. Must be in stock location.

Chassis: The chassis, suspension, shocks, gears, and driveline may be replaced with aftermarket parts.

Tires: Minimum tire diameter is 5 ¼ inches. Minimum tire width is 2 ½ inches. Aftermarket tires are permitted.

Examples: Emaxx, Esavage, Ezilla, and USA-1.

Elimination Racing:

At one of the events, (to be determined), we will hold heads up elimination style bracket racing.  Classes will be separated, and each driver will be allowed to choose the maximum of (2) trucks per class to race in the eliminations style of racing.