Winter Carpet Championship 2017/18

• Stock

Up to 13.5 Boosted Brushless
2s 7.4V LiPo or 6 cell NiMH
Any slick tyre

• 1/12th

1s 3.7V LiPo
10.5 brushless with “Blinky” speedos as per BRCA
3.5mm minimum ride height

• GT12

1s 3.7V LiPo
13.5 brushless with “Blinky” speedos
4mm minimum ride height
All bodies must be a realistic GT type (max width 165mm)

• Tamiya Minis

The Mini class is now split into two classes

Formula 1:

Any commercially available sealed can motor with no less than 20 winds (These must be Mabuchi style, sealed motors with enclosed endbells that do not permit changes to brushes, springs or timing)


Only the following brushless combo is permitted:

HobbyWing EZRun Series 13T/3650-M Combo


HobbyWing EZRun Combo Max10 3652SL 3300kv Brushless Motor

Speed controller software must not be altered in any way. Altering the standard parameters using the supplied programmer device on its own is allowed.

Formula 2:

Tamiya silver can motors only
Silver can motors from other manufacturers such as Mardave are not permitted
Motors must not be tampered with in any way such as altering the timing

Other F1 and F2 Rules:
Geared or ball diffs permitted
Any Mini tyre on a 42mm rim (no double inserts or foam tyres)
Any 2 wheel drive Tamiya mini (M03, M05, M06 including Pro versions, M07)
Maximum size pinion: 20T
Speed tuned/fast gearsets are not permitted
Chassis modifications to the battery hole are not permitted

From the start of the 2018 summer season:-

Long wheelbase versions of the Mini will not be permitted.

Body shells must be in keeping with the spirit of Mini racing. GT12 and Touring car style shells will no longer be allowed.