VEHICLE SPECS

Thompson Valley RC Race Club prides itself by being open to many of the well-known and well-driven classes in RC Hobby Racing. Whether it's indoor racing on carpet, or outdoor racing on the dirt track, there's lots of fun to be had by everyone, no matter what your experience level is!

INDOOR RC Racing Classes

Touring Stock

 
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • 1350g Minimum Weight

  • 5mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Open Rubber Tires

  • 4 Door TC Body Shell

  • 2S 7.4v LiPo Hardcase Battery

  • ROAR Approved 21.5T Brushless Motor – Blinky Mode
     


Touring Open

 
  • 5 Minute Race-time
  • 1350g Minimum Weight

  • 5mm Minimum Ride Height 

  • Open Rubber Tires

  • 4 Door TC Body Shell 

  • 2S 7.4v Lipo Hardcase Battery

  • Any ROAR Approved Open Motor

World GT
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • 930g Minimum Weight

  • 4mm Minimum Ride Height

  • WGT Spec Tires

  • WGT Spec Bodies

  • 1S 3.7v Lipo Hardcase Battery

  • LiPo Battery ROAR Approved

  • 10.5T Brushless Motor – Blinky Mode

  

12th Scale 17.5
 

  • 8 Minute Race-time

  • 730g Minimum Weight

  • 4mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Open Foam Tires

  • Can-Am/Lola Style Bodies

  • 1s 3.7v Lipo Hardcase Battery

  • ROAR Approved 17.5T Brushless Motor
    Blinky Mode

$2600

Touring Novice
 
  • 5 Minutes Race-time

  • 1350g Mininum Weight

  • 5mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Open Rubber Tires

  • 2S Hardcell LiPo 7.4v or 6 Cell NiMh 7.2v

  • 17.5T Brushless Motor or 27T Locked Endbell Motor

  • This class runs by pre-approved request only, primarily needing enough people (4 or more)

Mini Spec Class – TCS Rules
 
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • 1200g Minimum Weight

  • 5mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Any Tamiya M-Chassis Car

  • 540 Silver Can Motor or ORCA Q Spark System

  • Rounded 2S LiPo 7.4v or 6 Cell NiMh 7.2v Battery

  • Tamiya 60D Rubber Tires

  • Tamiya or equivelant Hop-ups allowed,
    no chassis lightening allowed

  • Open Bodies but must fit M-Chassis

 Formula 1
 
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • No Minimum Weight

  • 4mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Any Tamiya or HPI F1 Car

  • ROAR Approved 540J Brushed Motor or 21.5T Brushless Motor

  • Rounded 2S Lipo 7.4v or 6 Cell 7.2v NiMh Battery

  • Non-Boosted ESC's Only

CTA – Canadian Trans Am  And USGT
 
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • 1380g Minimum Weight

  • 5mm Minimum Ride Height

  • Gravity USGT/Ride 24025 Tires with included inserts

  • Any Body That Is Not On The ROAR T2 Or World GT List

  • 2S Hardcase LiPo 7.4v Battery

  • ROAR Approved 21.5 Brushless Motor – Blinky Mode Speed Control

  • Open Gearing

  • For Complete Spec Rules visit WCICS.CA under “CTA Class”

R-Car
 
  • 5 Minute Race-time

  • 17T Brushed Motor (Specific motor available at local hobby shop)

  • 6-Cell NiMh 7.2v Battery Pack (3000mah recommended)

  • 190mm TC Body Shell

  • Spec Rubber Tires

OUTDOOR RC Racing Classes

2WD Short Course Spec
 
  • 6 Minute Race-time

  • Whatever Electronics Original KIT Came With

  • 13.5T Motor with ESC in Blinky Mode

  • 2 Cell Lipo 7.4v Hard Case or 7.2v NIMH Battery

  • Short Course Only Tires and Wheels

  • Full Short Course Bodies (Must Cover Wheels)

4WD Short Course Open
  • 6 Minute Race-time

  • 540 or 550 Can Sized Motors

  • 2 Cell Lipo 7.4v Hard Case

  • Open Motor and Timing

  • Same Tire and Wheel Regulations as 2WD Short Course Spec

Mod Truck (Stadium Truck)
  • 6 Minute Race-time

  • Open Motor and ESC

  • Timing Allowed

  • 540 Can Brushless or Brushed

  • 2 Cell Lipo 7.4v Hard Case or 7.2v NIMH Battery

2WD Buggy
  • 6 Minute Race-time

  • Open Motor and ESC

  • Timing Slowed

  • 540 Can Brushless or Brushed

  • 2 Cell Hard Case Lipo (Charge in Lipo Bag)

4WD Buggy
  • Open Motor and ESC

  • Timing Allowed

  • 540 Can Brushless or Brushed

  • 2 Cell Lipo 7.4v Hard Case or 7.2v NIMH Battery

1/8th Scale Buggy
  • 6 Minute Qualifier Race, 10 Minute Main
    Race

  • Open Motor and ESC

  • Timing Slowed

  • 550 Can or 1/8 Motor

  • 4 Cell 14.8v Lipo Hard Case Lipo (Charge in Lipo Bag)

Traxxas Slash Spec Class
  • Traxxas Slash Model 58024 or 58024-1

  • Stock Radio Transmitter and Receiver MUST BE USED, servo may be replaced with any TRAXXAS servo with STOCK servo saver

  • Brushed Titan 12t Motor and XL5 Speed Control

  • 2 Cell 7.4v Hard Case Lipo (Charge in Lipo Bag) or 7-cell 8.4v NiMH Battery Pack

  • Other requirements will be posted soon, but basically if it didn't come with it in the original Traxxas box, you probably can't use it (other than bearings)

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