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Hello All this Friday we are back at it

Like to say thank you to all the people that helped with the move back in and set up the new track lay out, should great fun

As all ways doors open 5pm racing 7pm and the BBQ will be in action

see you all there

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Hearns Hobbies 2019 State Titles Update No.1

Welcome to the first update for the 2019 RCRA state titles.

In the first, and probably most obvious news, we are pleased to announce Hearns Hobbies have come on board as the Naming sponsors for this years event.  As a part of this they have donated a Team Associated B6.1 Carpet Edition kit for our raffle.  The raffle will be drawn at Midday on Sunday of the event with tickets $2 each, or 3 for $5.

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In other major news we are also excited to welcome back Launceston Toyota as a major sponsor for 2019 after last sponsoring the event in 2017.  It’s great to see them back on board again.

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The third major piece of news is that we have secured the services of the Little Red Coffee and Food van again this year, they will have hot drinks, their famous sweet treats as well as some hot food for lunch.

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For more details on any of these items please visit the Event Page for 2019 and of course head over to the facebook pages, websites and stores of our sponsors and show them your appreciation for their support.

 

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Cancelled race meeting/ Moving back in

Racing has been cancelled for the 7th due to the fact we have not moved back in yet
We will be moving back in on the 8th 10am start bring a trailer if you have one. Depending on the amount of people that turn up to help will depend on the track being assembled on the Saturday
If all goes well racing will commence on the 21st June
Other news
just a reminder club memberships are due, keep in mind you have to be a paid member of a AARCMAC affiliated club to compete in the State Titles
The club will have tyres for sale at track so ask if interested
See you all Staurday 10am
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Committee meeting this Tuesday

As you may (or may not) know, the Launceston R/C committee meet regularly to discuss matters relating to the operation of the club, events, opportunities, changes etc etc.

This Tuesday the 21st is the next such meeting to be held at the Cock and Bull pub at 7pm.

The committee would like to invite along any members who are interested in attending, be it from interest in being involved, or if you have time to help at the state titles or regular race nights. So come along, have a beer or a meal and see what you could do to help.

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2019 State Titles Entries OPEN!

For those that haven’t seen it, the information is up, the entry form is live and the Facebook event is up for the 2019 Tasmanian EP Off Road State Titles!

Head over to the 2019 State Titles page and get your entry in ASAP!!!

2019-Poster

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May Bash at St John Craft Beer

Launceston R/C was set up with a generic sounding name for a reason, so that if there was the interest we could branch out to Quad Racing, Aerobatics, rc construction equipment, crawlers or whatever.

May brings a different opportunity for everybody for a get together as Launceston R/C has been asked to participate in a Photography workshop run by Stallards Camera House.  Olympus is launching a new camera, and our RC cars are providing a fast target for the photography on the 23rd of May from 6pm until 8 pm.

Any electric vehicles are welcome, I will probably have my Rally Car on drift tyres as well as a racing buggy or two.  So bring our monster truck, bring your short course truck, but just make sure it is ELECTRIC, not nitro.  We will be running in St John Craft Beer’s carpark to the rear and we hope to have some ropes and jumps there to lay out a bit of a circuit.

This is a great chance for some fun and relaxed time behind the wheel, although it will be on bitumen so have appropriate tyres!  We will need to have the cars running for 3 sessions of 30 minutes, so between multiple batteries and staggered runs I am sure we can give the photographers some interesting photography subjects. It is also a great PR opportunity for the club to introduce new people to what we do, so your best behaviour is required!  We will also be given many of the images taken to use for club promotion, or your own personal memories.   If you are available we need to be set up before 6:30, so help setting up would be great.

Please comment here or on the facebook group if you are available.

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Race Results for March 29

This was the last meet before the Agfest break.  Thank you to everyone who stayed behind on Friday to help pack up and an especially big thank you to Bettsy, Jade and Ben who went out on Saturday to start moving everything down to the container.

Keep an eye out on the web site and Facebook pages for announcements when the time comes to move back in.

Full results can be found here.

Novice
1st Zack Scott (TQ) (4wd Stock)
2nd Linc Brown (Q2)
3rd Lincoln Hyde (Q3)
4th Callum Green (Q5)
DNS Jamie Fisher (Q4)
DNS Leo Lorenzen (Q6)
2wd Stock Buggy A
1st Alex Cort (TQ)
2nd Jade Chandler (Q4)
3rd Chris Madziara (Q3)
4th Clint Brown (Q2)
5th Daniel Aherne (Q5)
6th Tom West (Q6)
7th Kohen Mould (Q7)
2wd Stock Buggy B
1st Andrew Barrett (Q8)
2nd Richard Green (Q10)
3rd Ben Scott (Q12)
4th Jamie Jordan (Q9)
5th Tony Fisher (Q11)
6th Mark Cullen (Q13)
7th Mark Szycman (Q14)
2wd Mod Buggy
1st Brady Anthes (TQ)
2nd Chris Madziara (Q3) (4wd Stock)
3rd Steve Madziara (Q2)
4th Damien Betts (Q4) (4wd Stock)
5th Leo Lorenzen (Q8)
6th Zack Scott (Q5)
7th Kohen Mould (Q7) (4wd Stock)
8th Daniel Aherne (Q6)
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Racing Friday

OK every body this is the last meeting for the next 2 months due to Agfest

With that being said after the racing Friday night with every bodies help we will pack up all the ropes and carpet. This makes the night a little longer but if every one helps it doesn’t take long. For those people who have tables,lights car stands etc. they will need to be collected Friday night, you will not have access to them for 2 months and there will be no responsibility for any damage to items with the move.

Then Saturday after noon 2pm I ask the help of people to transport every thing up to the container. So if you have a trailer or ute and can help this will also make for a shorter day.

Next question if any one has access to a car trailer this would help greatly as we do not have access to the trailer we have used in the past, hope some one can help this is mainly for the rolls of carpet

See you all Friday

 

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Racing Sunday

DON’T FORGET NO RACING FRIDAY 15TH ITS ALL HAPPENING SUNDAY SEE TIMES BELOW

Sunday Sunday Sunday this is the first of three Sunday race meetings for the 2019 calendar.

The aim of the game will be the first 2 hours are for kids and adult novices ONLY                we will have a small number of cars for people to have ago with, so if you know some one who is interested but never driven an rc car before come along and have ago. There will be a BBQ running for lunch and racing will be after that.

Race meeting will start after lunch see times below….

9.30am Gates open

10am to 12pm kids/Novice ( free entry )

12pm BBQ

12.30pm to 1pm race registration and drivers briefing (normal race fees apply)

1.30pm race start

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Race Results for March 1, 2019

Thanks to everyone that attended on Friday.  Full results can be found here.

A reminder that the next meet will be on Sunday, March 17.  We look forward to seeing everyone there for one of the special Sunday meets which will hold a race meet with a special novice and kids session.  Details can be found here.

Novice
1st Damien Betts (Q2) (4WD Stock Buggy)
2nd Chris Madziara (TQ) (4WD Stock Buggy)
3rd Ben Scott (Q3)
4th Linc Brown (Q4)
DNS Ben Colgrave (Q5)
2wd Stock
1st Alex Cort (Q3)
2nd Jade Chandler (TQ)
3rd Clint Brown (Q5)
4th Callum Mitchell (Q4)
5th Chris Madziara (Q2)
6th Zack Scott (Q7)
7th Andrew Barrett (Q6)
8th Mark Szycman (Q8)
DNS Damien Betts (Q9)
2wd Mod
1st Brady Anthes (TQ)
2nd Steve Madziara (Q3)
3rd Calvin James (Q2)
4th Callum Mitchell (Q4) (4WD Mod Buggy)
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