Category Archives: Getting Started

Code of Behaviour / Ethics

On our recent break one of the things that the committee worked on was a code of Behaviour / Ethics for everybody visiting our venue.  The below is a result of that work.  There isn’t anything in here that we … Continue reading

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How to be a better Marshal

Often overlooked and frequently dreaded, turn marshaling is a very important part of racing. Although in a perfect world nobody would ever crash during a race, the reality is that crashing, flipping your car and getting pinned into the wall … Continue reading

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School of R/C: The Ethics of R/C

As we continue to grow as a club, and learn our way around the R/C hobby, perhaps it’s time to think a little about ethics for R/C racers. R/C is like any sport in that there are some guidelines which … Continue reading

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School of R/C #1: The Racing Line

At our practice session last night, we kicked off what will hopefully be a semi-regular “School of R/C”.  This is all about helping you go faster, get more performance from your car, improve your driving and preparation.  If there are … Continue reading

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Setting the Rules

Six months into the life of Launceston R/C and we’re loving the relaxed, enjoyable and competitive atmosphere each fortnight at Rutherglen. But we recognise that it’s also time to start getting ourselves a little better organised, and making sure that … Continue reading

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Getting Started: Tourers & Minis

This is the second in a series of posts on “Getting started” racing with us at Launceston R/C. As we noted last time, it’s not aimed at the experienced racer, but more those contemplating trying out racing for the first … Continue reading

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Getting Started: 8th Scale

Over the next few weeks, we’ll post a series of stories here on how to get started racing with us at Launceston R/C.  These stories are not designed for the super-experienced among you, but for those first getting started.  We … Continue reading

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