The city of Shepparton is located in Victoria, Australia. It is about 2 hours drive north of Melbourne and about 1 hour drive East of Bendigo.The Shepparton Offroad RC Car Club meets on the second weekend of each month, either at 4pm Saturday Night in the warmer months and 9:30am Sunday in the cooler months. Check the Calendar for full details. Our members are very welcoming and friendly and first timers are warmly accepted.
11/01/11 - SHEPPARTON FIRST RACEMEET OF THE YEAR
Shepparton's first racemeet of the year was held last Saturday/night. The track was in great condition and was good to see so many guys and girls come from a far. A big thanks to all the guys who helped get the track and surroundings in such good condition and of course Ben and Darryl for a professional ran event. The Results were as follows:
Pro Buggy Final: - 1st Matt Griffin, 2nd Matt Chatz, 3rd Jamie Obrien.
Truggy Final: - 1st Shane Bostock, 2nd Wayne Helliwell, 3rd Norm Guthrie.
Electric Buggy Final: - 1st Paul Garner, 2nd Scott Rawlings, 3rd Kade Chalcraft.
Sports Buggy Final: - 1st Gary Angov, 2nd Dave Trevethan, 3rd Richard Lawrence.
Check out some video of the days racing: HERE
See you racing next month on Saturday the 12th of February!
02/01/11 - SHEPPARTON RACEMEET
Shepparton's first racemeet for the 2011 year is held next Saturday Afternoon starting at 3pm sharp. This will be Shepparton's first racemeet in sometime due to weather/track conditions. The track is in great condition, see you all there.
04/12/10 - NITRO X MASTERS FINAL NOW AT BARMAH
Okay Guys we have a change of plans we just got 18 mil of rain on our track last night and it is now under water. So the final will be held at Barmah's track Moores Rd, turn left off Barmah Bridge Rd comming from Barmah, same time 3pm start track will be open for practice in the morning.
01/12/10 - NITRO X MASTERS FINAL
Shepparton's Last Race meet for the year is the Mitro X Masters Final this Saturday Night. There has been some constant rain for the last week, so a working bee is being held Thursday night at the track. Hope to see all members there.
15/11/10 - NOVEMBER RACE MEET RAINED OUT
Shepparton's Last Race meet was all set to go, but the rain bucketed down flooding the track and continued to rain all night adding to our bad luck this year, with it raining always before or when we have a racemeet scheduled.
Our members are hard at work preparing the track and ensuring everything everything will be running smoothly for the Nitro X Masters Final on Saturday Night 4th of December. The track is already quickly drying and will be in Perfect Condition for use for this weekend with sunny skies Forecast.
04/11/10 - NOVEMBER RACE MEET, CALLING ALL SCT DRIVERS
Shepparton's Last Race meet was Rained out. Our next Race meet is Saturday the 13th of November Starting at 4:30, gates should be open from 2:30.
Classes are as follows:
1/8 Nitro Pro Buggy
1/8 Nitro Novice Buggy
1/8 Nitro Truggy
1/8 Electric Buggy
1/10 Short Course Trucks
This is the first time we are having short course trucks racing at Shepparton. So if you race 1/8 and have a Short Course Truck, bring it with you this race meet or just come race SC with us, if we have a good turnout we hope they become a regular class.
26/10/10 - RACE MEET ORGANISED FOR THIS SATURDAY
We are going to try race at shep this weekend, Saturday night under lights, first night meeting of the season. Gates open around 2pm racing will start about 4pm. For those travelling long distance, if racing is cancelled due to weather it will be posted
in the forum HERE.
15/10/10 - RACE MEET TOMORROW CANCELLED
Well the track was starting to look good, but after 40+mm of rain in last couple of days the track is now underwater. Once again nature is against us and we hope it dries out before our next months racing. On a good note we have all the lights working and tweaked and our club transponders all have a new set of batteries. Keep an eye out here for updates on when the track is dry enough to use.
10/10/10 - Tracks Dry and looking good
Few of us worked on the track and had some practice this Saturday, track is dry but a bit rough, hopefully with a bit more work we can smooth it out and it will be better this weekend for Raceday. There is some rain forecast midweek to late which is a worry, will will let you know here if racing is cancelled. Photos of Track below on the Saturday after practice racing.