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Hello to one and all. Many of you have been following the progress of ENSCA and its new track. Now you can come and sample it for yourself......

LINGwood Festival of Speed - 2010

Hosts and Contact:
East Norfolk Slot Car Association (ENSCA)
Ben Bethell - [email protected] or PM "BBENSCA" on SlotForum
Sean Green - PM "Hankscorpio" on SlotForum

Venue:
Lingwood Village Hall, Station Road, Lingwood Norwich, NR13 4AZ
Fully licenced bar open from 12 noon until 6pm serving hot and cold drinks. Ample car parking. Kitchen. Secure storage facilities for equipment.

Date and Time:
November 13th 2010 12noon until 6pm and November 14th 9am until 1pm

Format:
Saturday - Endurance Racing, teams of four racers, heats and finals
Sunday - Individual challenge, qualifying and finals.

Cost:
£15 each racer to include racing and lunches on Saturday and Sunday

Trophies:
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Endurance Event, Race Winning Team
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Endurance Event, Runner-up Team
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Individual Event, Winner
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Individual Event, Runner-up
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Best Team Livery
ENSCA, LINGwood Festival of Speed, Fastest Lap

Running Order:
Saturday
12 noon - Registration and informal lunch (provided). Track walk around and scrutineering.
1pm - Practice session
2pm - Endurance Race Event - Heats
4pm - Endurance Race Event - Finals
6pm - Close of day's racing
8pm - Meal and drinks (optional and at own cost) in Norwich
Sunday
8:30 - Registration and Scrutineering
9am - Individual event - Heats
11am - Individual Event - Finals
12 noon - Informal lunch and Prize giving
1pm - Close

Track and Equipment:
75ft Scalextric Sport track, fully digital with Race Management
• 14 lane changes
• 6m multi-bay pit lane
• PB PRO with Simple H (25amp PSU)
• Pit Pro with fuel load settings
• Rich G Lap Tower
• Race Management (SSDC) with two screens
• Uninterrupted Power Supply
• PA System
We will also be running a "SlotForum" standard test track for practice and some fun!
Each team will be asked to marshal a particular section/bend. No track calls will be used unless a "fatality" occurs. Controllers will not enable track calls.

Entry Requirements:
Racers must enter in teams of four. This will entitle them to race in both Endurance and Individual events. Racer MUST be 18 or over, though well behaved children(!) are welcome to attend. We are racing 12 teams of 4 in the Endurance races and 48 individuals on Sunday morning. Please forward payment of £60 to Ben via paypal or cheque (to Lingwood Village Hall) to confirm entry. If there are individuals who would like to race but do not have a team, please contact us and we will try to form teams from those individuals.

Car Requirements:
Cars MUST be Scalextric GT cars with SSD Digital chips installed. Please check with Sean or Ben if you are unsure. Cars must come without magnets - these will be supplied. Standard Scalextric motors, wheels, axles. Tyres must be standard Scalextric (no silicone). Gearing may be changed, as may bearings, and non-performance parts.
ENDURANCE RACE - Each team should provide TWO cars in the SAME livery. Liveries must make each car easily distinguishable from a "standard" Scalextric scheme. Cars should have a white square on the top and on each side allowing racing numbers to be fixed (these will be kept for the duration of the racing). These white squares must accept a number measuring 12mm by 12mm.

Menu (provided meals):
Saturday Lunch - Baked potatoes, Rice, Chilli, Cheese, Tuna, Baked Beans, Bread, Salad, Crisps
Sunday Lunch - Assorted meat and/or vegetable pies, Potatoes, Vegetables and Gravy

Bring your Partner scheme(!):
Norwich is a great place to shop and has some very interesting sights. Our train station is a 2 minute walk from the Hall and has regular direct services to Norwich (15 min journey). Why bring your partner? They can stay and watch, take your credit card and go to Norwich, or a bit of both! Partners are welcome to join us for lunch(s) if they wish for a small charge.

Evening Entertainment:
As an option, why not come on an evening out in Norwich on Saturday? Racers and partners can join us in a local restaurant for a meal (not included in the price!) and a few drinks. Transport back to Acle Travelodge can be arranged.

Overnight Stay:
Accommodation list available on request. Approx cost for our local Travelodge (Acle) is approximately £50 per room. Acle is 2.5 miles from the hall. Transport to/from the hall can be arranged.
 
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