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History and Key Facts

  • Founded in July 1992

  • DHORC: Derby HO Racing Club (“HO” Is The Scale = 1/64th)

  • Section of Rolls-Royce leisure association but open to all!

  • World famous international Le Mans 24 Hour race each November.

  • Smaller scale version of Scalextric, once set up works all night!

  • Four-lane, eight-lane and ten-lane circuits

  • Computerised timing

  • Statistics for every meeting and every member since July 1992

  • 26 race meetings each year

  • 24 circuit designs, up to 394 feet in length

  • Three ten-lane ovals and an eight-lane purpose built Rockingham oval

  • Two car categories  – Tyco open wheel (F1)  – Tomy enclosed wheel (GC)

 

The Club Nights and Magazine Coverage

  • Racing starts at 19:30

  • Four  3-minute  qualifying races & at least one final for each member

  • Championship points for all members

  • Magazine produced for every single meeting

  • Tracks & Facts booklet covering every track and all 

  • statistics produced each year

  • Rules & regulations booklet covering all the DHORC rules produced each year

  • Great family atmosphere, a help-all culture

 

 

Membership Fees, Car Costs and Prizes
  • Membership prices are currently adult £20 and junior (under 16) £10

  • Only £30 Total expenditure for two cars

  • All cars and spares can be bought at club

  • Adult and junior (under 16) championships – Best 16 of 24 meet’s

  • Championship prizes adult / junior   

  1. £100 - £70

  2. £50 - £35

  3. £25 - £15

 

 

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