VSCC Championship CLASSES – Main Monthly Feature Races.
Note: Over-riding specifications for each class may apply and are shown on the Calendar page.

Super Class:
What modifications can I make to my ‘Super Class’ car?

The spirit of this class is
to allow any car eligible to the race class to race with any tune-up components and with light-weight bodies if desired.  This includes both ‘tuned’ cars as provided as standard by the manufacturer or cars tuned/uprated after purchase.

Manufacturers included in the Super class but excluded from the Standard class are:

Avant Slot
Gom
HSRR
MB Slot
MRRC Toyota GT1
MSC
Ninco Pro race
NSR
Power Slot
ProSlot
Scaleauto
Slot.It
Spirit – Racing
SRT

and includes any other tuned or kit conversion car.

Standard Class:
What modifications can I make to my car?

The spirit of this class is
to allow all main range cars from the main slot car manufacturers to race in a near to standard tune with standard low cost components.

Except where specified otherwise in the Race Calendar, it is allowable to change the following:
Front tyres,
Rear tyres,
Braid,
Motor,
Pinion (inline or sidewinder)
Guide,
Screw.

Main-stream manufacturers include:
AutoArt,
Carrera,
Cartrix,
Fly,
GB Track,
MRRC (except Toyota GT1),
Ninco,
Pink-Kar,
ProSlot
Proteus,
Revell,
Scalextric,
SCX),
Sloter,
Spirit,
Teamslot,
Takara,
Vanquish.

A Super class car can have:

  • metal gears

  • metal hubs

  • high performance motors of same or other manufacturer make.

  • ball-race bearings

  • Scalextric PCR chassis

    BUT THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS STILL APPLY:
    A Super class car must NOT have:

  • Added weight

  • High down-force magnets.

  • Firmly glued on tyres to the wheel hub

  • Wet tyres when brought to the grid to race

  • Tyres or hubs protruding outside of the car body work as viewed from above. A 1mm allowance may be made for cars whose hubs, it protruding outside of the bodywork, can not physically be moved inward. Fitting wider hubs than standard is not excused. Every effort should be made by the car owner to ensure that the car is rebuilt so that the wheel hubs and tyres remain inside the bodywork.

  • Removed body work or chassis parts.  However, broken wings (not missing wings), mirrors, aerials, etc are acceptable.  The complete absence of a wing that would normally be fitted is not desirable and the car owner should make every effort to fit a replacement wing. 

  • Removed material from the bodywork or chassis. This refers to the removal of material from the main body or chassis.

  • Sponge tyres.

  • Brass/Metal chassis.



A Standard class car must NOT have:

  • any components specified as allowable in the Super class

  • magnets

  • metal gears

  • metal wheel hubs

  • ball-race bearings

  • ballast weights

  • light-weight bodies

  • firmly glued on tyres to the wheel hub

  • wet tyres when brought to the grid to race

  • sponge tyres.

  • tyres or hubs protruding outside of the car body work as viewed from above. A 1mm allowance may be made for cars whose hubs, it protruding outside of the bodywork, can not physically be moved inward. Fitting wider hubs than standard is not excused. Every effort should be made by the car owner to ensure that the car is rebuilt so that the wheel hubs and tyres remain inside the bodywork.

  • removed body work or chassis parts.  However, broken wings (not missing wings), mirrors, aerials, etc are acceptable.  The complete absence of a wing that would normally be fitted is not desirable and the car owner should make every effort to fit a replacement wing. 

  • removed material from the bodywork or chassis. This refers to the removal of material from the main body or chassis.

  • the driver tub, or driver pan, removed. The tub/pan must be fitted if the car was designed and fitted with one. This component can be made of hard plastic or a Lexan material but not paper material.

  • generic ‘one piece fits all’ Lexan or similar light-weight material, driver pans/tubs.

  • interiors fitted from other make/marque of car. It is allowed to move across slot-car manufacturers if the transfer doesn’t require cutting-out or adding-in of material from the car body or driver pan.

F1:
Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world F1/A1GP/Indy/IRL cars can run in F1 class and no where else.
Eligibility: Typically F1 style open wheeled cars

Sports Prototypes: (Standard & Super)

Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world Sports Prototype car can run in Sports Prototype class and no where else.

This means:
a/ cars in the Sports Prototype class can’t race in other classes.
b/ a real rally or circuit-racing car, raced in any class in the real world, can’t compete in Sports Prototype slot class.

Eligibility: any car that is, what we commonly call, a sports prototype car – more commonly known as Le Mans or LMP prototypes and US equivalents such as ALMS.
It does not include cars which could be used as normal family saloon cars.
It does not include cars built as Sports cars.

Sports Prototypes:
(Slot.It Group C Prototype cars)

Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world Sports Prototype car can run in Sports Prototype AND Slot.It Group C class and no where else.

 

Eligibility: any car that is, what we commonly call, a sports prototype car – more commonly known as Le Mans or LMP prototypes and US equivalents such as ALMS.
It does not include cars which could be used as normal family saloon cars.

Sports: (Standard & Super)

Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world Sports car can run in Sports class and no where else.

This means:
a/ cars in the Sports class can’t race in other classes.
b/ a real rally or circuit-racing car, raced in any class in the real world, can’t compete in Sports slot class.

Eligibility: any car that is, what we commonly call, a sports car.
It does not include cars which could be used as normal family saloon cars.
It does not include cars built as prototypes. (commonly known as Le Mans or LMP prototypes)It does not include cars built as Sports cars.

Exceptions to the main rules applicable to this class:
Super Class: Spirit Peugeot Silhouette Coupe is allowed in the Sports Super class.

Rally WRC: (Standard & Super)

Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world WRC rally car can run in Rally WRC class and nowhere else. This class has a specific list of WRC cars rallied since year 2000. It is not a class for ALL rally cars – only WRC cars (including S2000 class cars).

This means:
Cars in the Rally class can’t race in other classes.

Eligibility: any car that is derived from normal family saloon cars. Cars based on Sports and GT (e.g. Porsche, Ferrari, etc) cars are not eligible for this class even if they ran in the real world as rally cars.

 

Circuit Cars: (Standard & Super)

Definition: A slot car modelled on a real world saloon car car can run in the Circuit Cars class but they must essentially be a real world car derived from family car based vehicle.

This means:
a/ cars in the Circuit class can’t race in other classes.
b/ a real sports car, raced in any class in the real world, can’t compete in Circuit slot class.
c/ a real rally car, raced in any class in the real world, can compete in Circuit slot class unless listed in the Rally class.

Eligibility: any car that is derived from normal family saloon cars.

Exceptions to the main rules applicable to this class:
SUPER class: It is allowable to remove the driver tub support legs which rest on the rear axle bearings.

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