Tamiya DT03 Buggy Racing at Adur

Tamiya Adur TD03 CLASS


For summer 2022 we are opening a new Tamiya DT03 class. This popular car is raced locally and many of our members own a version of this 1/10th 2WD off-road chassis. The base kit is inexpensive, spares are available, and in the right hands  DT03 can perform brilliantly on the short track option here at ADUR.

TRANSPONDERS: Please note we are on the RC2 timing loop system with RC-Results. This is compatible with newer MRT and MyLaps RC4 Hybrid 2-wire (“Harry”), but will not work with most 3 wire transponders. If you need advice before racing please get in touch.

The DT 02/03 Class

We want to make this an accesible class for as many as possible, whether you are a novice looking for a step into 1/10th before committing to a more expensive chassis or someone who just loves racing, or Tamiya, and is looking for a second class to enter into.


  • Any DT02/03 Variant
  • Motor Limit 17.5T Brushless or 20T Brushed
  • Any ESC but brushless only in "blinky" mode
  • 6-Cell NiMH or 2 Cell Lipo hard cased batteries
  • No gearbox modifications APART from ballraces and ball diff
  • 17T or 19T pinion only
  • Any off-road rubber tyres that would fit the supplied wheels, and front axle hex kits permitted to allow hex wheels and wheels can be changed if track width maintained
  • Hop ups - Alloy wishbones and hubs plus damper and spring upgrades permitted inc towers, bling items that dont affect performance permitted

As a new category we will review our rules to ensure they are suited to get the best from your time at the track and to make racing fair and competitive. 


New to the sport and need advice?

Are you totally new to RC Racing or are introducing a child to the Sport?

Don’t think you are ready to race?

Not to worry, we know it can be a daunting prospect! If this is you, and you would like to come down to the track on race days and get a feel for driving on the track at your own pace, then drop us a line via our Facebook Page, make yourself known, and we can then arrange for you to have access to the track between rounds, at lunch time and at the end of the days racing!

We can also offer advice on equipment, set up, maintenance and technique if required.

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