FAQ’s / Contact Us

FAQ’s / Contact Us

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions. If you don’t find the answer to your query here then please use the contact form at the bottom to contact us direct.

 –  How long have you been in business?

We are a not for profit club run by volunteers. Mendip Model Motor Racing Club was formed in 1978 and has had the circuit as its home since the beginning.

 – Are the tracks available for practice?

The tracks are only available for practice to members at the moment as part of our Corona Virus safety measures.

 – What are the tracks opening hours?

On days when club meetings are being held booking in normally closes at 9.30, national meetings may have different schedules so please check with the organiser if unsure.

– What RC Cars can use the tracks?

The Off-road track is only for 1/10 scale off-road models or smaller electric models. Nitro models are not allowed on the off-road track.

The on road track can accommodate models up to 1/5 scale and both electric and nitro models are allowed to use the track.

 – Can we hire the track to have exclusive use?

No, it was decided that individuals and groups would not be permitted exclusive use, this was to ensure that all racers had equal opportunity to use the tracks for practice and preparation for major events. This is part of the committees commitment to fair racing for everyone.

 – Can children use the tracks?

The club positively encourages younger racers at our meeting and to practice and is currently offering free Junior membership to under 16’s. It is essential to remember that Juniors must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times on the site. This is to ensure the safety and supervision of junior racers. Junior racers will also need BRCA membership after their third race meeting, to join the club and to use the tracks for practice.

If your question is not answered above, please contact us using the form below.

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