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    Mini -z Box Stock Rules

    1. Motor:
      • Only Kyosho MZ9P and MZ9E motors from RTR kits are permitted.
      • Motor wire changes and removal of the safety switch are allowed.
      • PN 70T motors are prohibited.
    2. Chassis:
      • Limited to Kyosho MR03S, MR03S2, and MR03 RWD chassis models.
    3. Wheels:
      • Only Kyosho or PN plastic wheels are allowed.
      • Front wheels must measure 8.5mm x 20mm, while rear wheels must measure 11mm x 20mm.
      • Wheel offset must fit within the confines of the body.
    4. Tires:
      • Participants may use Kyosho, Marka, or PN rubber tires exclusively.
      • The application of traction compounds to tires or the racing surface is strictly prohibited.
      • Tire warmers are permitted.
      • Cleaning tires with a 70% alcohol solution is permissible.
      • Use of illegal tire cleaners will result in penalties.
    5. Electronic & Transmitter:
      • Only unmodified Kyosho original transmitters from RTR kits are permitted.
      • Chassis modifications and gyros are not allowed.
    6. Gear Ratio:
      • Gear ratio adjustments are limited to up to 9T pinions with the stock gear differential.
    7. Wheelbase:
      • Wheelbase settings must fall within the range of 90mm to 102mm.
    8. Body:
      • Acceptable bodies include Kyosho original AutoScale bodies, white bodies, Jomurema GT01 bodies, and TRP Scale bodies.
      • All body parts must be original to the respective body model, with minimal wheel clearance modifications permitted.
    9. Batteries:
      • Participants may use any AAA NiMH batteries.
    10. Option Parts:
      • Only Kyosho or PN ball bearings, wheel nuts, T-plates, front springs, and kingpin flip modifications are permitted.
    11. Modifications:
      • Vehicles must adhere to stock configurations without modification.

    National Class Rules – 1/10 offroad/onroad, 1/8th offroad

    At RC Madness, we adhere to the ROAR racing rules for national events. You can find the current ROAR rules at the following link: ROAR Rule Book. If you have any questions or need clarification, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Please note that certain rules may be relaxed or modified at the club race level.

    Box Stock TT02 Rules:

    1. Chassis: Only Tamiya TT02 chassis kits are allowed.
    2. Motor: Participants must use the stock motor included in the TT02 kit. No modifications or substitutions are permitted.
    3. Electronic Speed Controller (ESC): Only stock electronic speed controllers (ESC) from the TT02 kit are allowed. Modifications to the ESC are not permitted.
    4. Battery: Participants may use 7.4-volt LiPo battery packs or 7.2-volt NiMH battery packs with a maximum capacity of 5500mAh.
    5. Tires: Participants may use only SXT traction compound on tires. Gravity RC tires, as well as those provided in the TT02 kit, are permitted. No other tire additives or traction compounds are allowed.
    6. Body: Bodies must be Tamiya original TT02 bodies, with no modifications permitted other than minor trimming for wheel clearance.
    7. Suspension: Suspension components must be stock TT02 parts. Aftermarket upgrades or modifications are not allowed.
    8. Gearing: Gearing must be stock as provided in the TT02 kit. No aftermarket pinion gears or gear ratios are allowed.
    9. Bearings: Participants may use aftermarket bearing kits. Only stock plastic bushings or bearings provided in the TT02 kit are allowed otherwise.
    10. Optional Parts: Optional parts allowed include front CVD axles and bearing kits.
    11. Steering Servo: Any steering servo is allowed.
    12. Radio System: Participants may choose any radio system.
    13. Weight: Cars must meet the minimum weight requirement specified in the TT02 kit manual.
    14. Modifications: No modifications are allowed to any components, except as specifically noted in these rules.
    15. Race Format: Races will be conducted according to standard race formats, with heats and mains as determined by the race director.

    2024 Mini Nationals Oval Rules & Classes:

    Mini Late Model & EDM Open

    1. Chassis: Losi Mini B/Mini T 2.0 with HackFab Oval Conversion, Losi Original Mini Late Model & Similar
    2. Wheelbase: 205mm Max
    3. Width: 184mm Max
    4. Motor: Open
    5. Tires: Any rubber tire that fits on OEM Mini-B or Mini-T size rims. Mini-B rear rims/tires are interchangeable with Mini-T rims/tires & Gona Bananas Foam Tires/Wheels
    6. Electronics: Open
    7. Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV 8.44v Maximum charge
    8. Body: McAllister Mini Late Model (Greenville/Batesville), GT Bodies EDM (Gen 1 or Gen 2 High Downforce), GT Bodies MWM, Kipps EDM

    Losi Mini B Sprint Open

    1. Chassis: Stock Mini B Aluminum Chassis ONLY
    2. Wheelbase: 191mm
    3. Width: 177.8
    4. Motor: Open
    5. Tires: Any rubber tire that fits on OEM Mini-B or Mini-T size rims. Mini-B rear rims/tires are interchangeable with rear Mini-T rims/tires & Gone Bananas Foam Tires/Wheels
    6. Electronics: Open
    7. Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV 8.44v Maximum charge
    8. Body: HackFab Bolt on Sprint Cage and Lexan Body (or similar)

    1RC Asphalt Modified (SK) Open

    1. Chassis: 1RC Asphalt Modified Chassis Only
    2. Wheelbase: 155mm Max
    3. Width: 130mm Max
    4. Motor: Open 1RC Specific Motor
    5. Tires: Open 1RC Tires
    6. Electronics: Open
    7. Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV 8.44v Maximum charge
    8. Body: 1RC Asphalt Modified Body

    1RC Sprint Car Open

    1. Chassis: 1RC Sprint Car Chassis Only
    2. Wheelbase: 125mm Max
    3. Width: 120mm Max
    4. Motor: Open 1RC Specific Motor
    5. Tires: Open 1RC Tires
    6. Electronics: Open
    7. Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV 8.44v Maximum charge
    8. Body: 1RC Sprint Car Body

    Mini Racing Rules

    Rules & Classes:

    1. Mini T 2.0 Spec
      • Chassis: Stock Mini T 2.0 Aluminum Chassis
      • Only Wheelbase: 160mm
      • Width: 179mm
      • Motor: Dynamite 280 47T (DYNS1218) ONLY with stock gearing (15/60)
      • Tires: Mini T 2.0 BK Bar Tires ONLY
      • Electronics: Box Stock 2-in-1 ESC Receiver ONLY
      • Battery: Dynamite 650mAh & 800mAh 2S LiPo batteries or Spektrum 650mAh & 810mAh 2S LiPo batteries only
      • Body: Open Mini Stadium Truck style body with wing attached to the body
    2. Mini T 2.0 Pro Stock
      • Chassis: Open 2wd 1/18 Truck Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 168mm Max
      • Width: 184mm Max
      • Motor: Dynamite 280 47T (DYNS1218) or Firma JR’s Choice 42T (SPMXSM5100)
      • Tires: Any rubber tire that fits on OEM Mini-B or Mini-T size rims
      • Electronics: Open Electronics
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV 8.44v Maximum charge
      • Body: Must Use a Stadium Style Truck Body
    3. 1:18 2wd Truck Open (Mod Mini T)
      • Chassis: Open 2wd 1/18 Truck Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 168mm Max
      • Width: 184mm Max
      • Motor: Open Brushed/Brushless Micro Motor Not To Exceed 390 In Size
      • Tires: Mini T/Mini B 1/18-1/16 Specific Rubber & Foam Tires ONLY
      • Electronics: Open Electronics
      • Battery: 2-3 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Must Use A Stadium Style Truck Body with wing attached to the body
    4. Vintage 1/18 2wd Truck Open
      • Chassis: Open Rear Motor 2wd 1/18 Truck Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 168mm Max
      • Width: 184mm Max
      • Motor: Open Brushed/Brushless Micro Motor Not To Exceed 380 In Size
      • Tires: 1/16-1/18 Specific Rubber & Foam Tires ONLY
      • Electronics: Open Electronics
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV
      • Body: Must Use a Stadium Style Truck Body with wing attached to the body
    5. Mini JRXT Truck Spec
      • Chassis: Stock Fiberglass Chassis Only
      • Wheelbase: 196.8mm
      • Motor: Firma JR’s Choice 42T (SPMXSM5100) Motor ONLY with stock gearing (15/60)
      • Tires: Box Stock Tires
      • Electronics: Box Stock 2-in-1 ESC Receiver & box stock servo ONLY
      • Battery: Dynamite 650mAh & 800mAh 2S LiPo batteries or Spektrum 650mAh & 810mAh 2S LiPo batteries only
      • Body: Box Stock body only
    6. Mini B Buggy Spec
      • Chassis: Stock Mini B Aluminum Chassis ONLY
      • Wheelbase: 191mm
      • Width: 177.8mm
      • Motor: Dynamite 280 47T (DYNS1218) Motor ONLY with stock gearing (18/60)
      • Tires: Box Stock BK Bar Tires
      • Electronics: Box Stock 2-in-1 ESC Receiver ONLY
      • Battery: Dynamite 650mAh & 800mAh 2S LiPo batteries or Spektrum 650mAh & 810mAh 2S LiPo batteries only
      • Body: Open Mini B Buggy Body
    7. Mini B Pro Stock
      • Chassis: Open 2wd 1/18 Buggy Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 191 mm Max
      • Width: 184 mm Max
      • Motor: Dynamite 280 47T (DYNS1218) or Firma JR’s Choice 42T (SPMXSM5100)
      • Tires: Any rubber tire that fits on OEM Mini-B or Mini-T size rims
      • Electronics: Open Electronics
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Open Mini B Buggy Body
    8. Mini JRX2 Buggy Spec
      • Chassis: Stock fiberglass chassis only
      • Wheelbase: 181mm
      • Motor: Firma JR’s Choice 42T (SPMXSM5100) Motor ONLY with stock gearing (17/60)
      • Tires: Box Stock Tires
      • Electronics: Box Stock 2-in-1 ESC Receiver & box stock servo ONLY
      • Battery: Dynamite 650mAh & 800mAh 2S LiPo batteries or Spektrum 650mAh & 810mAh 2S LiPo batteries only
      • Body: Box Stock body & wing only
    9. 1:16 2wd Buggy Open (Mod Mini B)
      • Chassis: Open 2wd 1/16 Buggy Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 180mm Min, 191mm Max
      • Width: 170mm Min, 184mm Max
      • Motor: Open Brushed/Brushless Micro Motor Not To Exceed 380 In Size
      • Tires: 1/18 & 1/16 Specific Rubber Tires ONLY
      • Electronics: Open Electronics
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Open Mini B Buggy Body
    10. Mini Truggy Open
      • Chassis: Open
      • Wheelbase: 235mm Max
      • Width: 265mm Max
      • Motor: Open Brushed Or Brushless Motor
      • Tires: Rubber Tires ONLY
      • Electronics: Open
      • Battery: 3S/11.1V LiPo Max
      • Body: Open Truck/Truggy/Stadium/Baja/Monster Truck or similar open wheeled body and Wing
    11. 1:12 4wd Buggy Open
      • Chassis: Open
      • Wheelbase: 235mm max
      • Width: 190mm min, 215mm max
      • Motor: Open Brushed Or Brushless Motor
      • Tires: Rubber tires only
      • Electronics: Open
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Open Buggy Body and Wing
    12. 1:14 4wd Buggy Open
      • Chassis: Open
      • Wheelbase: 180mm min, 190mm max
      • Width: 190mm min, 215mm max
      • Motor: Open Brushed Or Brushless Motor
      • Tires: Rubber tires only
      • Electronics: Open
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Open Buggy Body and Wing
    13. 1:14 2wd Buggy Open (BHC-1)
      • Chassis: Open
      • Wheelbase: 205 mm Min – 215mm Max
      • Width: 190mm min, 200mm max
      • Motor: Open Brushed Or Brushless Motor
      • Tires: Rubber only
      • Electronics: Open
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: Open Buggy Body and Wing
    14. LaTrax Rally On Road Spec (Saturday only)
      • Chassis: Box Stock Traxxas LaTrax Chassis
      • Wheelbase: 165mm
      • Width: 125mm Max
      • Motor: 370 Brushed Motor with stock gearing
      • Tires: Rubber – Box Stock Tires & Rims
      • Electronics: Box Stock Servo, Speed Control, Transmitter and Receiver
      • Battery: 2 Cell LiPo/LiFe/LiHV Max
      • Body: La Trax Rally Style Body Only

    Miscellaneous:

    • Personal transponders are required for lap counting.
    • At least 5 cars/trucks are required to run a class.
    • Velcro to hold on a body in any class is acceptable.
    • Traction compound is not allowed on the big track.
    • No rough or “team” driving allowed.
    • All races will be 5 minutes long.
    • “Bling” (colored nuts/bolts) allowed in all classes.
    • 3D printed parts allowed for style/color without performance improvement.
    • Vehicles can ONLY race in classes originally intended by the manufacturer unless approved.
    • For box stock classes, vehicles need to be assembled per the factory diagram with box stock gearing.
    • Motor cooling fans and corresponding mounts allowed in all classes.
    • All prototype and one-of-a-kind items/modifications must be approved by the race director before competition.

    These rules aim to ensure fair competition and safety while accommodating a variety of hobby-grade mini vehicles on the market.

    RC MADNESS LEGENDS RULES 2024/2025

    1.THE FIRST RULE IS THAT IF THE RULES DO NOT SPECIFICALLY STATE THAT YOU CAN DO SOMETHING [YOU CANNOT DO IT]   [CAR MIN WEIGHT 2.10]

    2. PINION RULE FOR CLASS IS 54,55,56 WITH A 80 SPUR 64P ONLY.

    3.  ANY 1 CELL BATTERY  MUST FIT STOCK LOCATION IN CHASSIS

    4. MOTOR AND SPEED CONTROL IS HOBBY WING JUST STOCK WITH 21.5 LOCKED TIMING MOTOR LOCKED TIMING.

    5. LEGENDS CAR CAN BE SWITCHED OVER TO BEARINGS FRONT AND REAR AXLES. 4 IN FRONT AND 2 IN BACK.  NO BEARINGS IN RIGHT SIDE DIFF HUB.

    6. CRC RUBBER TIRES

    7. ONLY LEGENDS APPROVED BODYS. WINDOWS NEED TO BE CLEAR AND MUST HAVE A CAR NUMBER.  NO CUTTING WINDOWS OUT.

    8. YOU CAN USE BALL CUPS AND TURNBUCKLES FOR STEERING.

    9. ALL CARS MUST HAVE FRONT LEGENDS BUMPER.

    11. ONLY STOCK LEGNEDS STEEL  AXLES AND  HEIGHT ADJUSTERS.

    12. ONLY STOCK LEGENDS SPRINGS AND STEERING BLOCKS ARE ALLOWED.

    13. FRONT KING PIN BRACE NEEDS TO BE ON CAR.

    14. SHIMMING OF THE FRONT SPRINGS AND KING PINS IS ALLOWED.

    15. WEIGHT IS ALLOWED

    16. YOU CAN USE A CLAMPING HUB ON LEFT REAR TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE REAR AXLE FROM SETSCREW.

    17. THE PLASTIC OUTER DIFF HUB PART#5309 THAT COMES IN THE KIT YOU ARE ALOUD TO  USE THE ALUM ONE PART #5318.

    18. YOU CAN MOVE BATTERY TO THE LEFT SIDE OF CAR AND LOWER IT TO BE EVEN WITH BOTTOM OF CHASSIS RAIL.

    19. SERVO MOUNTS ARE ALOAD.

    20.  BATTERY VOLTAGE  NEEDS TO BE 4.22 OR LOWER BEFORE START OF A HEAT OR MAIN.  ANY CAR THAT FAILS THIS MUST RESOLVE ISSUE BEFORE START OF RACE.

    RC MADNESS SPRINTBOSS RULES 2024-2025

    1. If the rules do not specifically state you can do something you cannot do it
    2. Chassis and electronics:

    A. Traxxis Slash 2wd with XL5 ESC and 12T motor only. No reverse

    B. LSG chassis is aloud

    C. Only Mudboss approved 5200 – 50C battery

    D Battery to Speedo can use any connector no bullets

    E. Motor to Speedo must remain stock connectors

    F. Traxxis 1075 servo only. Metal gears aloud

    G. No hop up parts aloud. Only RPM equivalent suspension parts.

    H. Any Radio

    I. 23/86 pinion and spur only

    J. No adding weight  or lighting parts

    K. servo saver has to be stock

    L.No shimming or altering parts to remove suspension play

    3. Body+Tires:

                Mcallister sprinter body. Must have numbers

                Indoor carpet must use mudboss  foam tires

    Tires can be glued or taped to help with handling

    Tire wheel hexs can be moved around but you must run two black and

    Two grays hexs

    Elastic bands can be used.  

    Bodies can be reinforced so they last longer.  No remaking any parts of body.