702 RC Raceway Track News: Week of Mar 22 – Mar 24

The JConcepts Western Carpet Nationals.  Signups are up at RCSignup.

JConcepts Racing Tires (NCTS – National Carpet Turf Series) –  Available at a discount price the week of the event.  Please Note: Sold in pairs (2 each)3136-010Pin Downs – pink compound, medium soft – (fits 2.2″ buggy rear wheel)$133137-010Swaggers – pink compound, medium soft – (fits 2.2″ 2wd “Slim” front wheel)$133166-010Swagger 4wd front – pink compound – (fits 2.2″ 4wd buggy front wheel)$133162-010Swaggers – pink compound – (fits 2.2″ truck wheel)$153163-010Pin Downs – pink compound – (fits 2.2″ truck wheel)$153187-010Swaggers – pink compound – (fits SCT 3.0″ x 2.2″ wheel)$163188-010Pin Downs – pink compound – (fits SCT 3.0″ x 2.2″ wheel)$16

We have good news about raffle items being contributed for the event. Jason Ruona recently worked with AE, Reedy and will be donating a B6.1 vehicle to the race raffle.  This is his personal car with a display body outfitted with all the JConcepts goodies and backed by event sponsors Team Associated and Reedy.   Along with ProTek R/C gear, and our other sponsors donating items, this will be an awesome raffle event.

Please stay tuned as other sponsors get their donations in for the raffle. Raffle tickets are available at RCSignups and can be purchased at the Hobby shop throughout the weekend until A3 mains.  Tickets are 1 for $5, and 5 for $20.

For Motel accommodations, the Motel 6 located by the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is offering a 20% room discount to 702 RC Raceway customers! Call 702.745.8448 to reserve your room, give the code 702RC to receive the special discount.

If you want to stay at a Hotel Casino that’s located a few miles from the track, there’s the:

Cannery Hotel & Casino, North Las Vegas

3.5-star hotel in North Las Vegas with 2 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges

2121 E Craig Rd, North Las Vegas, NV, 89030, United States of America, 800-491-6126


Wednesday, Mar 20 – On-road practice. Doors open 1pm-9pm.  Good news, for our F1 class, we were able to bring in a new allotment of Pit Shimizu 0575 rear tires.  With 2 more on-road series races and with “Spring is coming”, get’em while you can.


Thursday, Mar 21 –  Off-road practice.   Doors open 1pm-6pm.  Pit tables cannot be reserved, please don’t ask. Layout for the Western Carpet Nationals will be installed after 6pm.


Friday, Mar 22 –  All day practice and seeding for the Western Carpet Nationals race.  Doors open at 11pm and seeding starts at 6pm.  Seeding will consist of a 3-minute practice round that takes the best 3 consecutive laps to sort for the qualifying rounds.

Tires will be available, but you will be limited to 4 sets on your first purchase until everyone has had a chance to buy them.  After everyone has their first allotment, you can buy more tires at your leisure.

Payments accepted for race if have not already through RCSignup via PayPal.

Tables can be reserved for the weekend.  We also ask that locals bring small tables and chairs in-case we need any additional space.

Saturday, Mar 23 –  Western Carpet Nationals Qualifiers.  3 rounds of qualifiers.  5 minutes each –  Qual Points Scoring.  4 qualifiers if time allows, based on entries.  Doors open at 7am, tone at 10am


Sunday, Mar 24 – 2wd and 4wd Mod will be Triple A-Main format with one bump up from the B-Main only.  10 drivers go to directly to A-Main, 1 bump will make 11.  If time allows, we’ll add Triple A-Mains to other classes.  All other A-Mains will have 2 bumps ups with extended Single Mains – A-Main = 8 min, B-Main = 7 min, C-Main = 6 min, D-Main = 5 min.  Doors open at 7pm, tone at 10am. Raffle held before A3-Mains.


Upcoming Races:

Super Sunday On-Road Series: March 31 and April 6

Tamiya Championship Series – April 27

Please Note: GT classes for our regional TCS event will be the Tamiya Type C, which is a Tamiya tire designed for carpet. The tire for the M-Class will be the Ride tires.

May: Spring is Coming

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