ACTMCRC Newsletter February 22 2007

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ACTMCRC Newsletter February 22 2007

Postby ford_racing » Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:46 pm

Hi guys,

Next Setup will be held on Sunday March 4th from 4:00pm in the Mallee building.
The next round for the Touring Classes is on March 6th in the Mallee Building.
The next race meeting will be for the Clubman Classes on March 13th in the Mallee Building.
Wheels will be run on March 11th on the Lawns in front of Old Parliament House

For a break down on Touring and Clubman classes visit:

Wheels 2007 – SUNDAY 11 March

WHEELS 2007 is a huge display of everything automotive on the Lawns in front of the Old Parliament House – extending all the way to the Lake. Shannons (specialist car insurer and auctioneer) is the major sponsor and the ACT combined Car Clubs are the event organiser.

The ACTMCRC has been invited to demonstrate R/C racing for the past several years. You can see out setup and other photos at the Club’s website and Photo Gallery: .


We need your HELP in setting up and running this public event. We plan to use a car trailer to bring one of the drivers’ stands from EPIC to set up to block King Edward Terrace at the intersection of KET and Parkes Place. Here’s what we will need”

0800 -- 4-6 people to help load gear on the trailer
0830 – 0930 -- 6-8 people to help with:
§ Set-up the track layout
§ Set-up race control and the PA system
§ Set-up the barriers for crowd control (an important safety issue)
§ Set-up tables for display of cars and for use of the Canteen
§ TEST the track layout and just have fun running around YOUR car.

3.00 pm 6 – 8 people to help TEAR DOWN our display and track, to RE-LOAD the Trailer
4.00 – 4-6 people AT EPIC to help unload the drivers’ stand and return ACTMCRC equipment.
4.30 SHARE a couple of FREE Cold ones at EPIC and tell stories about your favourite part f the day.

IF YOU CAN HELP OUT PLEASE SEE Dan OR Mark, either at racing on 6th March OR via email:
Dan treasurer(at) Mark: mark.wallin(at)

Don’t Forget:

Wheels 2007 will be a competitive race meet on March 11th near Old Parliament House. For those who have not
attended previous years it is a fun day where we all get a chance to promote our clubs in the public eye.

For the latest information check out the website

Also check out the discussion about wheels at ... 0293#50293


Your membership in ACTMCRC is due to expire in March 2007.

You can renew your membership by completing the Membership Form found on the website and paying your fee (either in cash to Dan at the Canteen OR via direct bank transfer (details on the Form):

$45 for full members $25 for Concession and Full-Time students $60 for a family

The next membership year ends on 31 March 2008.. If paying via Direct Deposit, please email Dan at and tell him that you are paying via direct deposit.


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