This class is designed for the beginner! Any 10th scale electric RC car and drivers with no previous experience in RC racing. Here is where you will learn to drive on a specially design track with people of similar skill level.
Once you have the understanding and some experience of RC circuit racing you can then move on to specific classes where more experience is required.
This class is designed for beginners and inexperienced drivers, most chassis are eligible to enter into this class providing they are On-road 1:10 scale electric RC cars OR a Mini class car.
Any competitor entering this class with a touring car or mini will eventually be moved to the closest matching class for there RC car
Mini class cars must meet Mini class rules (Ref: 3.12)
Experienced drivers CAN NOT enter novice class.
Any four-wheel drive chassis is allowed. Chassis must have independent suspension on all four wheels. Each driven wheel must have a flexible joint, eg: dog bone/s or universal joint/s in its driveshaft. Drive train and suspension design is free from restriction. Flat Pan (1/12th and 1/10th Track Style) chassis are not allowed. The Chassis must not be shaped to gain an aerodynamic advantage. In principle the underside of the chassis must be flat and parallel to the ground along the entire length of the body-shell. Aerodynamic shaped parts (splitters/diffusers/tunnels/etc) may not be fitted to the chassis.
Any ROAR or BRCA approved motor. Stator, Stock Motor: Only three slot “Y” wound stators are permitted. No delta wound or slot less stators are allowed. Only circular (round) pure copper magnet wire permitted. The three slotted stator must be wound with the respective turns as per the class with 2 strands of a maximum diameter of 0.0724 mm per slot.
Any Speed Controllers as per ROAR BRCA list. Speed controllers eligible for "Blinky" classes must indicate a blinking LED while the ESC is armed and in neutral position. Modified class has no restrictions to "boost" and "turbo"
Any 4 door sedan style bodies are allowed that are currently on the IFMAR, EFRA or ROAR body listings, and fit within the GLOBAL BODY SPECIFICATIONS for electric touring cars.
Rubber tyres only (24mm)
Any hop up available from any manufacturer.
Any 2 cell Hard-cased approved 7.4 Lipo packs as listed on the ROAR or EFRA websites.
Gearing is not restricted.
Minimum 1320 grams ready to run including transponder.