1 2018 IFMAR Off-Road World CHAMPIONSHIP . PERTH WESTERN AUSTRALIA . STAGE ONE REPORT. Model off Road Buggy Club To all the participants of the up and coming 2018 IFMAR Off- Road World CHAMPIONSHIP we would like to extend a warm welcome from the host club and the people of PERTH , WESTERN AUSTRALIA . The club grounds are situated in the grounds of Whiteman Park. A beautiful area filled with all the natural flora of WESTERN AUSTRALIA , and of course the unique fauna which only AUSTRALIA can offer. The course itself is world standard and challenging at the same time. The facilities will be the best than we can offer, but with an Australian flavour. We have made a commitment within the club to do our best to ensure you all have an enjoyable time in our wonderful city, not just with your racing, but with any and all of the sights you find time to experience.
2 PERTH , which is situated on the Swan River, has a lot to offer, apart from the beautiful views! The beaches are some of the best in the world; the food culture is such that, if you can't find somewhere special you like to eat, you're not looking hard enough! We will endeavour to make all the information possible available to you, so that you can experience as much of our interesting, historical and exciting city as time allows. We thank you in advance for taking the time to come from far and wide to enjoy our facilities, and look forward to a professional, organised and exciting race meeting. Committee Model off Road Buggy Club. Event Information Name: 2018 IFMAR 1/8TH IC off Road World CHAMPIONSHIP Date: November 1st -10th November 2018.
3 Host: Model Off Road Buggy Club Address: Beechboro Road North Whiteman Park. Website: Contact: Andrew Silvi Call: In AUSTRALIA 0412913777. Email: Track Location MORBC is a leisurely 17km drive from the PERTH International Airport. The best place for Accommodation is the "Discovery Park - Swan Valley", which is located 10km from the Airport and 7km from the track. More accommodation options are listed below. Where to stay Self-Contained units are close to the track and we will have a small bus picking up people and taking them back again (These will fill up fast as they are cheap) You can also camp here. You can get a discount from these guys you just need to enter the code morbcnov18 (November only).
4 Or here OR. Some people have stayed here but you will need transport. Or you can have a look at this web site. Note to get to the entrance of the club you need to go via Beechboro Road North. TRAVEL GUIDE. Transportation, making your way to and from the track may include the following;. CAR RENTAL SERVICES: Hertz : for details follow the link Thrifty: for details follow the link And many other car rental company's available inside the terminal at both The domestic and international Airports. TAXI SERVICES: Local Taxi Services Available is just outside the airport terminals, Estimated taxi fare from the international and domestic airport to PERTH CBD is $20 to $26 AUD and $30 to $36 AUD to Discovery Parks Swan Taxi: 131330 Black and White Taxis: 133222 Schedule Thursday November 1st Registration 8am.
5 Round one practice (Heats) starting finish Friday November 2nd Practice 8am Rounds two and three practice ( Heats) Finnish Saturday November 3rd Admin 8am Round One open practice (Heats ) starting finish Sunday November 4th Rounds two and three open practice (Heats ) starting 8am finish Monday November 5th Timed Practice Round one and two Timed Practice Start time 8am finish Opening Ceremony. Regrade Tuesday November 6th Rounds one and two qualifying Starting @8am and finish @ Wednesday November 7th Rounds Three and Four qualifying starting @ 8am finish @ Thursday November 8th Rounds Five and Six qualifying starting @ 8am finish @ Friday November 9th Lower finals up to 1/16s starting @8am finish @ , all 20 minutes each Saturday November 10th 8am start of finals Amain Final starts @ Finish @ **NOTE, Our track watering program is ongoing, all drivers subject to weather conditions will get the same track time on a watered track.
6 Track facilities All facilities will be available at the track. FOOD; we will have a good selection of different foods and snacks available for the whole event. Toilets and hand washing is just a short walk from the track We will have Internet at the track for live timing and live stream video. (Front Row Screens). Timing system will be LiveRC main and a backup as well, results will be posted here A second internet feed for the media will be available limited speed as we only can get WI-FI at the track. Pitting we will have over 280 pitting spots available at the track, 200 will be in a 25m x 30m marquee and 80 in our normal undercover pitting area and all will have 240v power supply.
7 No other pitting are is available. We have a wash down area with both water and air supply Pitting area has 240v power supply for all your needs. The above set out is the same we used at FEMCA 2015 see below Power supply Australian power supply is 240v Fuels for sale At the track or can be found local 1. VP powermaster 2. Runner Time 3. Nitrolux 4. Werks 5. NitroX. WEATHER. Guide to PERTH weather in November. The average maximum daytime temperature in PERTH in November is a warm 25 C (77 F). The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 13 C (55 F). There are usually 10 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 71% of the 14 hours of daylight. A link to PERTH weather People at the track Chairman Organizing Committee Andrew S ILVI.
8 Referees, As per IFMAR rules: TBA: IFMAR supply 1, FEMCA 1, Host Country 1. Race-director: Brendan Flegg Assistant Race-director: David Morley Track preparation and maintenance Shane Piggott David Simms Craig Laughton Technical inspection. TBA. Timing and Scoring. Rick Penlington Announcing Christopher Mitchell We will have lots of volunteers at the track for this event, but if you need any help, one of the below will be happy to help you out. MORBC Executive members President Andrew Silvi Vic President Darrin Francis Secretary Shane Piggott Treasurer David Morley More event info you can find here . OR. We look forward to seeing you all in November. Regards Committee Model Off Road Buggy Club