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2020 - NCTS2 Series

2020 marks a truly remarkable milestone as the JConcepts Indoor National Series will now be in its 10th year as the most highly participated 1/10th dirt off-road series in the world. However, our vision doesn’t stop there. We also wanted to elevate the carpet and turf off-road racing scene and cater to all types of racers and that’s why we went all in to established the JConcepts National Carpet and Turf Series last year.

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2019 NCTS Series Overall Champions!

When the JConcepts National Carpet and Turf Series was announced, it was met with a lot of positivity and excitement, but as well as a little apprehension. Many wondered if it was too premature to hold a specific race series just for carpet and turf racers, but we wanted to take a chance and venture out and establish a legit series for the ever-growing carpet and turf race fans out there.

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Setser Doubles and Vitale took Wins at the 2019 JConcepts Turf Nationals!

Each year, the 1st weekend of September holds one of the best-kept racing secrets in RC…. the JConcepts Turf Nationals. It’s not your ordinary race as it’s a top-level race that’s focused on fun, exciting high-speed racing, and is consistently one of the biggest racing draws in the Northeast.

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Broc Champlin and Maifield Take Top Honors at Rd 2 of the JConcepts NCTS!!

Carpet and Turf racing is slowly changing the RC game. With a clean facility, almost zero tire prep, just dust off the cars and go race attitude, is proving to be a popular race formula for tracks all over the world. Best of all, quick track changes keep things interesting for all racers making it more exciting each time out to your local track...  READ MORE

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Maifield Doubles Down in Vegas at the Inaugural JConcepts NCTS!

There’s no question that carpet and turf racing is on the rise in the United States and this high-speed, mega traction style of racing is definitely entertaining and intense. Sure, it isn’t dirt and yes it’s not the same, but the fact is… you still get to drive your awesome toy car and competitively race it against others to find out who’s the fastest. Plain and simple, it’s called racing!  READ MORE

RACE RESULTS


 

Registration Info

2020 NCTS Event Dates

JConcepts Western Carpet Nationals 
March 20th - 22nd 
702 Raceway - Las Vegas, NV

JConcepts Northwest Carpet Nationals
April 17th-19th
Northwest Hobbies -Albany, OR

​JConcepts Northeast Turf Nationals
September 11th - 13th 
RC Madness - Enfield, CT

JConcepts Midwest Carpet Nationals
October 23rd- 25th 
Thunder Road RC - Waite Park, MN

 

2020 Entry Fees

  $50 first class, $35 second class, $25 third class on down
 

Class Info

Available Classes

2020 NCTS2 Classes –

  • 2wd modified
  • 4wd modified
  • 17.5 Expert 2wd buggy
  • 13.5 4wd buggy
  • 13.5 Stadium truck
  • 13.5 SCT
  • 40+ 2wd modified buggy
  • 21.5 Independent buggy
  • 2wd Open
  • Tuff Truck

Independent 21.5 Buggy

HobbyWing 21.5 motors can be picked up on loan from representative Ron Schuur on Friday morning. The timing on the motors has been fixed and inspected by Ron and cared for by him and in his possession. During racing and practice, Ron will be happy to assist with gearing suggestions and care throughout the event.

The motor can stay in the racers vehicles throughout the race weekend.

​Once the race is over, please return the motor to Ron.

 


2020 Control Tires

Control Tires for each class can only be purchased through the tracks Hobby Shop leading up to and during each event.
 

Las Vegas, Oregon and Minnesota (Carpet)

  • 2wd /4wd – Swagger and Twin Pins
  • Truck classes – Swagger and Pin Downs

Connecticut (Turf)

  • 2wd / 4wd – Swagger and Nessi
  • Truck classes – Swagger and Pin Downs
     

JConcepts control tire information –

Traditionally, a racer can run open practice with tires of the same brand and compound that they might already have in their possession. However, during seeding, qualifying and main events, the tires must be acquired from the track-side hobby shop and marked according to their rules for the weekend. This method allows racers to maximize their equipment during practice and then ensure they are on a level playing field once competitive action begins.

Rules

Format

• 3 Qualifiers – 5 minutes each – Qual Points Scoring 

• 2wd and 4wd Mod will be Triple A-Main format with one bump up from the B-Main 
• 10 drivers go directly to the A-Main, 1 bump will make 11 

• All other A-Mains will have 2 bumps ups with extended Single Mains
• A-Main = 8 min, B-Main = 7 min, C-Main = 6 min, D-Main = 5 min

Results

2019 RESULTS

Final Points Standings

 


Western Carpet Nationals

RESULTS | PHOTOS | RACE REPORT


Northwest Carpet Nationals

RESULTS | PHOTOS | RACE REPORT


Northeast Turf Nationals

RESULTS | PHOTOS | RACE REPORT


Midwest Carpet Nationals

RESULTS | PHOTOS | RACE REPORT

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