January 30, 2015

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Fly corvette C5R

Does anyone know where to find a suitable replacement chassis for this car. I have one that the front axle mounts have failed. I would like to get it back up and running but I can't find the parts.

Oddly fast T-jet

So having being fairly new to the slot car world, I came in with an open mind. A couple of years ago I acquired some T-jets at an auction. Recently I have started messing with them and expanding my knowledge. While testing random motors today, I came across a christmas tree (tri-color) motor that keeps pace with my tuff ones chassis. My question is, how does this happen? Both cars have matched magnets but this tri color motor is twice as fast as any other tri color I have. Is there a reason why? Or luck?

Results for Slot.it Group C & Trans Am 1/28 Sidewinder Raceway

Group C 10 laps heats
Pro
1. Vince Puleo 14pts 6.686
2. Billy Strange 11pts 40 laps 278.258 (6.729)
3. Bill Strange 11pts 40 laps 279.493 (6.908)
4. Justin Colvin 4pts 7.349

Pro/Am
1. Michael Wright 15pts 6.874
2. Larry Stevens 13pts 6.975
3. John Roberts 10pts 6.988
4. David Helmer 7pts 7.294
5. Mike Davis 5pts 7.517

Amateur
1. Rob Marshall 14pts 40 laps 282.210 (7.029)
2. Paul Hendricks 14pts 40 laps 286.722 (6.949)
3. John Vina 10pts 7.030
4. Joe Hiner 8pts 7.257
5. Matthew Redding 4pts 8.394

Modified Trans Am 10 lap heats
Pro
1. Vince Puleo 16pts 6.654
2. Justin Colvin 8pts 39 laps 283.342 (6.901)
3. Bill Strange 8pts 39 laps 286.631 (7.318)
4. Billy Strange 8pts 39 laps 290.839 (7.042)

Pro/Am
1. Larry Stevens 12pts 40 laps 7.259
2. David Helmer 12pts 39 laps 7.299
3. John Vina 11pts 7.235
4. Mike Davis 5pts 7.169

Scalextric Trans Am 70sec heats
1. Michael Wright 40 laps
2. Rob Marshall 38 laps 18.592
3. John Roberts 38 laps 23.909
4. Joe Hiner 37 laps
5. Paul Hendricks 36 laps
6. Matthew Redding 33 laps

Tyco Lovers: New Old Stock!

FYI--Was at the local (central Florida) Hobbytown and noticed they had perhaps 6 new Tyco 440X2 (not mattel) cars in OEM packaging.

They look newly minted, not old, faded, etc.

Viper, a 300zx, a couple of NASCAR models...

$24.95--and they do not bargain.

January 29, 2015

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Issue 80 of Model Car Racing


Model Car Racing Magazine #80 $6.95

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Another track photo

Routed MDF track in Shoreline, WA.

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Slot it Le Mans winner

Slot it Le Mans winner

One more duplicate...

New in box.

International shipping at cost, ask for a quote.

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Scalextric 'Lambda Performance' Ford GT-R #62 C3290

Scalextric 'Lambda Performance' Ford GT-R #62 C3290

New car in perfect new condition.
Lambda Performance is a German shop that specialized in tuning the Ford GT. This model is a pretty darn good model of the Lambda racecar early on in the development process.



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A cost road diorama step by step, part I

Hello,

We're attempting to do a diorama based on a spanish coast road called The Garraf Curves (Las Curvas del Garraf) which is between Sitges and Castelldefels (Barcelona).

It's a 10km coast road with stunishing views of the mediterranean and the Garraf mountain.

This is the first part of the process, we will try to upload while were doing the diorama, hope you enjoy it :(

cedar rapids / iowa city 1/32

We have a club of racers in the eastern Iowa area.
We race in basement tracks, 4 different ones once a month.

you can contact us through the club website here http://www.slotcarcast.com/







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Carrera Shows 2015 Line at Spielwarenmesse

Porsche 917K D132/Evolution
1970 Watkins Glen 6 Hour

Gijs van Lennep / Gérard Larrousse


917K D132/Evolution
1970 6h Kyalami

Jo Siffert / Kurt Aherns Jr.

Formula E - Evolution
Audi Sport ABT - Lucas Di Grassi


Formula E - Evolution
Venturi - Nick Heidfeld


Photos by D. Kennedy

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Motor pictures

I am currently looking for real world pictures of race car motors.  I am looking for pictures taken from overhead so I can crop and mount them in the clear back windows of select coupe bodies.

 

Please post the pics here...

 

Thanks... 

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Scalextric 'Falken Tires' Ford GT #54 Black Swan Racing C3136 - SOLD

Scalextric 'Falken Tires' Ford GT #54 Black Swan Racing C3136

New car in perfect new condition.
Black Swan Racing ran this car in the American Le Mans Series for Tim Pappas and Anthony Lazzaro.


List Date: 1/30/2015

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Scalextric 'Gulf' Ford GT #6 C3324

Scalextric 'Gulf' Ford GT #6 C3324

New car in perfect new condition.
The iconic 'Gulf' Oil livery on the modern version of the iconic Ford GT40. The Ford GT never raced in the Gulf colors but it should have.

List Date: 1/29/2015

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Question for hardbody motor

On hardbodies can I use a Falcon motor instead of Parma? If so what gear ratio is used?

 

Parma Deathstars are becoming hard to find...

 

Also can an inline be used and not sidewinder?

Paul

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Racer-Sideways Riley MkXX #01 Target / Chip Gannassi Racing SW07

Racer-Sideways Riley MkXX #01 Target / Chip Gannassi Racing SW07

New car in perfect new condition, still in shrinkwrap.
With Juan Montoya, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas this car finished second in the 2009 24 Hours of Daytona race..

Slot.It running gear underneath, these cars make good runners.


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Racer-Sideways Riley MkXX #20 Michael Shank Racing Daytona Prorotype SW04

Racer-Sideways Riley MkXX #20 Michael Shank Racing Daytona Prorotype SW04

New car in perfect new condition, still in shrinkwrap.
With Ian James, John Pew and Raphael Matos this car won the Miller Motorsports Park round of the 2006 Grand Am series.

Slot.It running gear underneath, these cars make good runners.

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Revell Porsche 904 #54

Revell Porsche 904 #54

Revell did a nice job modeling the Porsche 904 and this one shows up well on the track.

New car in perfect new condition.

List Date: 1/29/2015

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Spirit 'Martini' Porsche 936

Spirit 'Martini' Porsche 936

New car in perfect new condition.
Spirit modeled the Porsche 936 in 1/32 scale better than anyone had before or has since. This model is as the car ran in the 1976 Dijon round of the Sportscar World Championship.

List Date: 1/29/2015

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Nissan GT390 - Jomo livery

Nissan GT390 - Jomo livery

Nissan in the appealing Jomo colors - missing mirrors, otherwise in fine shape. Comes with original box and tires, assuming I have them. Free shipping, with a surcharge for Canada.

List Date: 1/29/2015

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Race to the Fray

Friday 1/30/15
Ferndale Fairgrounds
6pm Practice
7pm Racing
IROC and Individual Competition
On the Green Table
 
Richard
707-496-4475
 
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Race to the Fray

Friday 1/30/15
Ferndale Fairgrounds
6pm Practice
7pm Racing
IROC and Individual Competition
On the Green Table

Richard
707-496-4475

Race to the Fray

Friday 1/30/15
Ferndale Fairgrounds
6pm Practice
7pm Racing
IROC and Individual Competition
On the Green Table

Richard
707-496-4475

Revell 'Jagermeister' BMW 320i Gp.5

Revell 'Jagermeister' BMW 320i Gp.5

Brand new car, perfect new condition. With a little truing up of the rear tires these are very fast cars.

List Date: 1/29/2015

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Digital questions.

I am really wanting to make sure I am getting this right. Is it safe for me to race Carrera 1/32 Digital cars on my 1/24 Carrera track without having to obtain another power supply or do I have to dial down the voltage. I have been told that the power supply that came with this Carrera Digital 1/24 Deluxe set will work ok as it is or also I can dial the power down using the CU. I am primarily wanting to race 1/32 but also do 1/24 sometimes.
On another note if I go to 4 cars racing on two digital lanes do I need to add another power pack or can I just get two more wireless controllers with the charge station for them?
I don't see my set up anytime in the future being more than 26.2 ft. / 8.1 m total track.

Thanks

Slot show reminder...

This Sunday, Feb. 1st, 10am - 2pm
Bob "Mr. Aurora" Beers presents the annual (since 1989)
***SUPER BOWL SLOT CAR SHOW***
Huntington Hilton Hotel
RT 110, Exit 49 South off RT 495 (LI Expressway)
Melville, NY 11747 -- $5 admin, under 12 free, $20 early birds @ 8 am, door prizes

info at <auroraslotcarsbobbeers.com>
mainly HO, but 1/32-24 scale stuff both old and new usually surfaces here (I will have some for sale)
Nearly 400 people through the door last year
Enter the ballroom and turn left, you'll be looking directly at my vendor tables
Please come and say hello, I'm one of the "Original Six" vendors from show #1
The roads are clear for travel, regular gas is about $2.25/gallon.
See you there... Ernie :>)

Fly ferrari 250 lm #26 mint condition! W/case

FLY FERRARI 250 LM #26 MINT CONDITION! W/CASE

FLY FERRARI 250 LM IN MINT CONDITION! W/CASE,REALLY NOT RAN MUCH,SET IT UP NO MAGNET FOR SOMETHING AND NEVER USED IT,CAR HAS A BLUEHAWK MOTOR 18K,SUPERTIRES ON REAR.
FREE SHIPPING in USA only, Canada add 8.00 / austraila/Europe add 14.95 thanks!

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HUMMER H3 PROTO DAKAR 2010 / SLOTART

(PR. -SlotArt- Jan.2015)
Starting this week will have available our new reference SLA-008-RD, corresponding to the Dakar Hummer H3 Proto 2010, this vehicle was piloted by BJ Baldwin for Robby Gordon Motorsports, is a limited and nu...

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Fly saleen s7r #2 excellent condition! W case!

FLY SALEEN S7R #2 EXCELLENT CONDITION! W CASE!

FLY SALEEN S7R ,FLY RACING EVO2 MOTOR .SUPER TIRES ON REAR,SET UP NO MAGNET,INSIDE OF CHASSIS LINED WITH LEAD WEIGHT TAPE,COMES OFF EASY IF YOU LIKE,LOW RUN TIME,MIRRORS/SPOILER INTACT/W CASE.
FREE shipping for USA only, Canada add 8.00 / austraila/Europe add 14.95 thanks!

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Fly ferrari 365 gtb/4 #39 mint in box! W/case

FLY FERRARI 365 GTB/4 #39 MINT IN BOX! W/CASE

FLY FERRARI 365 GTB/4 #39 with case,mint ,looks like it mite have been run once,i never did brought as new.
FREE shipping is for USA ONLY,canada add 8.00/ austraila/Europe add 14.95.thanks!

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Oh D i love 1/43

YES I DO :yo:

Scx ferrari fxx 'yellow' little track time perfect!

SCX FERRARI FXX 'YELLOW' LITTLE TRACK TIME PERFECT!

SCX FERRARI FXX in yellow ,little track time,set up no magnet,indy grip silicone rear tires,perfect condition.FREE SHIPPING is for USA only,canada add 8.00 / austraila/Europe add 14.95.thanks!

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My two cents

Haven't posted in awhile, but here's a random pit lane photo of my routed 4-laner in Shoreline, WA. Should be posting a few more photos within a day or two.

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OCC at HMS - Feb 7, Bellevue, OH

The next OCC race is on the King at HMSon Saturday, Feb 7. Come on out and try your skills on this fast track.

And take a look at the two new tracks which were recently installed.

HMS Speedways Hobbies & Racing Gear
109-111 East Main St.
Bellevue, OH 44811
(419) 483-5064
(419) 217-9413 cell

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PREVIEW : SCALEXTRIC HORNBY NUREMBERG

Scalextric Hornby catalog was released in mid-December last year. Until reach the Nuremberg Toy Fair has spent many days in which we have spoken at length about the novelties. Nuremberg Toy Fair is a perfect showcase for Scalextric in order the major customers can see some of the new proposals for t...

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Classic Sports Prototype

I just started racing with a group of guys in Williamsburg, Va. called the barn burners. They love to race "realistic" cars. I have been building my stable to be competitive with their rules.
These are my 2 cars for the next Classic Sports prototype race. Both are older MRRC I know one is a Porsche 904 and the other is a Ferrari but I don't know the year or model, can anyone id the yellow car. I made the decals. The orange on the bottom of the 904 is not paint, it is a decal. It was an exercise in color matching. I needed to match the orange on the hood which is Hemi Orange

Slot.it Le Mans winner - SOLD

Slot.it Le Mans winner

Slot it audi r18 Le Mans winner

New in box (slight ding in the box though)

After buyin a couple of lots recently, I ended up with three of these, so I decided to sell one.

International shipping at cost, please ask before purchasing.

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McLaren a dévoilé la MP4-30

C'était un événement très attendu. La nouvelle McLaren Honda, qui sera pilotée cette saison par Fernando Alonso et Jenson Button, a été dévoilée aux yeux du monde ce jeudi sur le site officiel de l'écurie.


La nouvelle MP4-30. (McLaren)

L'écurie de Woking qui a donc quitté Mercedes pour Honda aspire évidemment à réaliser une belle saison. La monoplace  va effectuer ses premiers tours de roue dès dimanche à Jerez de la Frontera en Espagne dans le cadre des premiers essais privés de la saison. Fernando Alonso sera au volant avant que Jenson Button ne le relaye lundi pour une alternance qui se terminera mercredi prochain. 

 

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Happy Birthday, Pappy!

Butch, Have a super day, my friend!

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slot it ford gt40 ca20z. white kit NIB

slot it ford gt40 ca20z. white kit NIB

NIB SLot IT gt40 Ca20z white kit

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What's wrong with 1/8" fiberboard or MDF table surface 4'x13'

Making a hoist table extension 4ft x13ft to hold 1/32 plastic track. Assuming lots of 1x2 supports and triangles and track NOT glued nailed down, what are the disadvantages of going so thin? Tks.

A Big Year For Classic F1 Fans

:cheers:First we got the Scalextric Legends, with more to come. Then we'll see the Policar Lotus 72 and March 701. Now SRC has published its plans for a series of 1970's GP cars: McLaren M23, Renault RS10, Ferrari 312T4 and Hesketh 308.





















Maybe we'll get some more open wheel slot racing going this year! :nod:

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Ninco: les Infos Slot Racing de Nuremberg 2015

A l’occasion du salon du jouet de Nuremberg, la firme Ninco a fait logiquement le déplacement pour présenter son nouveau catalogue 2015. Dans les pages de son livret de nouveautés le géant du jouet espagnol consacre quelques pages à ses projets slot racing à venir Dans le catalogue 2015 de Ninco, on découvre ce que […]

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Flying into Germany today

Into Frankfurt today, a quick blast down the Autobahn to Nurnberg, Toy Fair tomorrow.

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SCX NUREMBERG NEW WOS SYSTEM VIDEO

The new WOS system, Wireless Overtaking System of Scx already has his official video presentation. Through his Youtube  channel o, SCX has done publish this morning this virtual video with all the explanations about the new system functions .

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going down

my current project (build thread to follow soon) has to sit as low as absolutely possible but how low is too low purely in practical terms? it wont be a racer so outright performance isn't an issue and will run only on sport track.

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CARRERA NUREMBERG 2015 VIDEO

All the novelties and slotcar models seen at the Nuremberg Toy Fair Carrera booth. With a last hour little surprise.
To access to the

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Dont like the odd looking digital track pieces

Hi all.
I just got into slot cars. I live in Germany, so I got the a Carrera digital set. and I got some R4 curves. I plan on making a big American type oval. A couple things bother me. One is the cars going clockwise, and the second, is all the odd special track pieces (the one with the black box for example).
I was thinking, of hiding the black box piece, and have jumpers going to regular track pieces, to keep the track looking a bit more realistic. And as far as the lap counters go, how hard would it be to drill a couple of holes in a regular piece of track, pull out the IR sensors and add longer wires and have it go back to the black box?? Has anyone else done this?
Thanks!!
:USA:

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Fiat 643n Race transporter

Hi boys,

Worked on a racetransporter for the last month.
Cab, chassis inlet and inserts are made by Toni Ruvira. He made a perfect job on this parts.
Heads are painted by Lynne ( ember) she made a so realistic job on the faces.

And here is my scratched result so far,- decals are still missing but ordered.

Why can I upload pics, but can't see
But here is the link to my album

http://de.myalbum.com/Album=CAJYGLBK

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Opinions on First Carrera Track Design

Brand new to Carrera and digital.

Interested in thoughts on this track layout. Building a 12x5.33 table (undecided on swivel or tilt up method). Used Autorennbahnplaner and was able to get the track smoothed but not completed (not sure if this is a problem). The first is our eventual design, once my son saves up for additional track. The second picture is phase 1, using the parts we have now. The upper bridge section is correct in photo 1, forgot to send-to-back with software in photo 2.


Thoughts?

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La Lotus E23 en images


Lotus présente la E23.

Les premières images de l'E23, la monoplace 2015 de Lotus, désormais motorisée par Mercedes, ont été dévoilées par l'écurie basée à Enstone. Cette monoplace garde sa robe noire avec des pointes dorées. "Ce n'est un secret pour personne que nous avons lutté avec la voiture la saison dernière donc nous avons ciblé chaque endroit qui nous posait un problème. Nous avons fait des progrès significatifs en soufflerie. Nous nous attendons à ce que l'E23 soit beaucoup, beaucoup plus performante que la précédente", a commenté Nick Chester, le directeur technique de Lotus. Romain Grosjean s'est lui déclaré impatient de s'installer dans "son nouveau bureau".

 

 

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NINCO vs. Slot.it

Hey folks,

I'm new to this hobby, and I've been putting in a lot of laps with the Ninco 911 and the Benz Slo I have trying to improve my driving skills. I particularly struggle with the inside r1 curves,but I am slowly getting better at it.
Because I've always had a penchant for Gulf cars and GT40's I ordered the slot.it number 9 car which arrived yesterday. I put it on the track immediately, and boy what a difference! This thing is fast, it tears through the curves, even the inner hairpins! I can even use the Ninco wireless controllers now, albeit on 'slow' setting.
Question: is the difference between the cats a general brand associated thing, I.e. can I expect this performance difference every time, or is it related to car type, in other words would a Ninco gt be just as fast. I do have the impression the slot.it has a stronger magnet, but is also balanced better and the guide works better.

Pete

WTB Magnet Marshal

WTB Magnet Marshal

Looking for a Magnet Marshal if anyone has one they would be willing to sell or knows where one is for sale. Been waiting for the Magnet Marshal 2 to be released but can never get a date when it will be avalible.

Thanks, CJ

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Who said F1 drivers could act?

And the standard is set at a 'comfortable' level.....


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obRgDko-IpI


Interesting concept, though....


Strangely enough, one can't see Mercedes, Ferrari or Red Bull doing something like this.....


Cheers, Tony.

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Ferrari 312 B2 updated

Having spent some considerable amount of money on recent Scalextric releases of classic F1 cars of the late sixties and early seventies I was struck by the fact that Ferrari (due to licensing issues) was not represented. So off to epay and the procurement of Scalextric c.025. Not one to leave things alone I updated the car with rather good results.


That's the real car and the Scalex original.

According to the Ferrari web page I quote.
"The 312 B2 was unveiled in January 1971, but didn’t debut until the Monaco GP at Monte Carlo. Rather than a further development of the 312 B, this was a practically new car with an engine with shorter stroke which allowed it to increase its power at higher revs. The nose cone was low and squareish, the flanks straight, and the rear wing attached to an appendage of the roll-bar. The rear suspension was also innovative with twin struts and spring/dampner groups mounted above the gearbox and connected to the hub with thrust arms. The car was interesting enough but its performance was affected by other factors.

In the year before Jackie Stewart’s World title, Ferrari scored two wins in the first part of the season (one in South Africa with Andretti and the other in Holland with Ickx), but couldn’t keep up the performance in the second half. In the end, the Scuderia managed 33 points, to take fourth position in the Constructors’ classification. Fourth was also as good as the Prancing Horse drivers could manage in the Driver’s, thanks to Ickx. 1972 was an in-between season for Ferrari with the same performances in the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships. Its only success came in Germany where Ickx beat his team mate Regazzoni. The Belgian was the best driver that season, but still ended up way behind World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi in the rankings. The car was an update of the 312 used in 1971."


Started with some paint to detail the trans and engine, wheels,etc.
The motor assembly was removed to be replaced by a modern Scalex FF can.


Made a pan to fit the engine bay from .010 brass glued in place.


Couple of drops of crazy glue to place the new motor correctly and then siliconed in position.


View of the bottom with new NSR guide in place. Shaved some tabs off the body and removed a plastic strip attached to front of guide holder. The car sits lower and front wheels touch now. Made for a very stable platform.


Car looks good after I narrowed the track at both ends by cuting axles with dremel and glued new urethane tires on rear which I cast from Scalex newest classics on Lotus.


Car runs very well and looks acceptable with the others of the era.

According to Wiki:
The Ferrari 312B was a series of Formula One racing car models, designed and built by Scuderia Ferrari. It was the successor to the Ferrari 312 and was used from 1970 until early 1975. Several versions were made: the 312B, 312B2 and 312B3.

The early 1970s saw the return of success to the Scuderia; the unlucky Chris Amon left, while Jacky Ickx returned and was joined by Clay Regazzoni. A Flat-12 engine, colloquially referred to as a "boxer" (although not a real boxer engine), was developed for use in the new Ferrari 312B, giving a lower center of gravity.

During the design's first season, in 1970, Ickx battled with Lotus's Jochen Rindt and won 3 Grands Prix, while the emotional Italian Grand Prix was won by Clay Regazzoni, following the death of Rindt in the week preceding the race. In the remaining races, Ickx could not pass Rindt's point score for the drivers title, and Lotus won the Constructors Championship ahead of Ferrari.

1971 started with a win by new signing Mario Andretti, followed by another GP win for Ickx, in the Dutch Grand Prix. Ferrari ultimately came second in the Constructors Championship, as Jackie Stewart and Tyrrell dominated the season.

In 1972, Ferrari could not keep up with the progress of the competition, dropping to 4th at the end of the year. Ickx won the 1972 German Grand Prix at his favorite track, the Nürburgring, but this was to be his last GP win. The sports cars season was a success for Ferrari though, with the Ferrari 312PB based on the F1 car.

In 1973 the Ferrari 312B2 was no longer competitive, and Ickx only managed one 4th place, at the opening GP of the season. In addition to the sports cars, which were beaten by the French Matra, the F1 program of the Italian team was outclassed, and they even skipped some F1 races, notably the Nürburgring. This was not acceptable to Ickx, because the Nürburgring where the German Grand Prix was being held that year was his favorite race track.[citation needed] As a result, he left the team halfway through the season in order to contest the 1973 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in a McLaren, where he took 3rd place behind the Tyrrells of Stewart and François Cevert.

Ferrari signed BRM drivers Niki Lauda and Clay Regazzoni to rebuild the team in 1974. A new model, the 312 B3, based on a prototype called the "spazzaneve" (snow plow) was introduced.

The car was succeeded by the 312T which was introduced for the 1975 Formula One season.

Good day, eh:yo:

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ferrari1950's Blog - Ferrari 312 B2

Having spent some considerable amount of money on recent Scalextric releases of classic F1 cars of the late sixties and early seventies I was struck by the fact that Ferrari (due to licensing issues) was not represented. So off to epay and the procurement of Scalextric c.025. Not one to leave things alone I updated the car with rather good results.


That's the real car and the Scalex original.

According to the Ferrari web page I quote.
"The 312 B2 was unveiled in January 1971, but didn’t debut until the Monaco GP at Monte Carlo. Rather than a further development of the 312 B, this was a practically new car with an engine with shorter stroke which allowed it to increase its power at higher revs. The nose cone was low and squareish, the flanks straight, and the rear wing attached to an appendage of the roll-bar. The rear suspension was also innovative with twin struts and spring/dampner groups mounted above the gearbox and connected to the hub with thrust arms. The car was interesting enough but its performance was affected by other factors.

In the year before Jackie Stewart’s World title, Ferrari scored two wins in the first part of the season (one in South Africa with Andretti and the other in Holland with Ickx), but couldn’t keep up the performance in the second half. In the end, the Scuderia managed 33 points, to take fourth position in the Constructors’ classification. Fourth was also as good as the Prancing Horse drivers could manage in the Driver’s, thanks to Ickx. 1972 was an in-between season for Ferrari with the same performances in the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships. Its only success came in Germany where Ickx beat his team mate Regazzoni. The Belgian was the best driver that season, but still ended up way behind World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi in the rankings. The car was an update of the 312 used in 1971."


Started with some paint to detail the trans and engine, wheels,etc.
The motor assembly was removed to be replaced by a modern Scalex FF can.


Made a pan to fit the engine bay from .010 brass glued in place.


Couple of drops of crazy glue to place the new motor correctly and then siliconed in position.


View of the bottom with new NSR guide in place. Shaved some tabs off the body and removed a plastic strip attached to front of guide holder. The car sits lower and front wheels touch now. Made for a very stable platform.


Car looks good after I narrowed the track at both ends by cuting axles with dremel and glued new urethane tires on rear which I cast from Scalex newest classics on Lotus.


Car runs very well and looks acceptable with the others of the era.

According to Wiki:
The Ferrari 312B was a series of Formula One racing car models, designed and built by Scuderia Ferrari. It was the successor to the Ferrari 312 and was used from 1970 until early 1975. Several versions were made: the 312B, 312B2 and 312B3.

The early 1970s saw the return of success to the Scuderia; the unlucky Chris Amon left, while Jacky Ickx returned and was joined by Clay Regazzoni. A Flat-12 engine, colloquially referred to as a "boxer" (although not a real boxer engine), was developed for use in the new Ferrari 312B, giving a lower center of gravity.

During the design's first season, in 1970, Ickx battled with Lotus's Jochen Rindt and won 3 Grands Prix, while the emotional Italian Grand Prix was won by Clay Regazzoni, following the death of Rindt in the week preceding the race. In the remaining races, Ickx could not pass Rindt's point score for the drivers title, and Lotus won the Constructors Championship ahead of Ferrari.

1971 started with a win by new signing Mario Andretti, followed by another GP win for Ickx, in the Dutch Grand Prix. Ferrari ultimately came second in the Constructors Championship, as Jackie Stewart and Tyrrell dominated the season.

In 1972, Ferrari could not keep up with the progress of the competition, dropping to 4th at the end of the year. Ickx won the 1972 German Grand Prix at his favorite track, the Nürburgring, but this was to be his last GP win. The sports cars season was a success for Ferrari though, with the Ferrari 312PB based on the F1 car.

In 1973 the Ferrari 312B2 was no longer competitive, and Ickx only managed one 4th place, at the opening GP of the season. In addition to the sports cars, which were beaten by the French Matra, the F1 program of the Italian team was outclassed, and they even skipped some F1 races, notably the Nürburgring. This was not acceptable to Ickx, because the Nürburgring where the German Grand Prix was being held that year was his favorite race track.[citation needed] As a result, he left the team halfway through the season in order to contest the 1973 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring in a McLaren, where he took 3rd place behind the Tyrrells of Stewart and François Cevert.

Ferrari signed BRM drivers Niki Lauda and Clay Regazzoni to rebuild the team in 1974. A new model, the 312 B3, based on a prototype called the "spazzaneve" (snow plow) was introduced.

The car was succeeded by the 312T which was introduced for the 1975 Formula One season.

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figures for trade...

I have these guys.. I have multiples of all of them so I'd like to trade them for other figures..
4 drivers (white suit guy has no feet, he's from an AutoArt Mustang)
1 spectator with camera
12 modern pit crew guys (red and green for painting)
1 kneeling on one knee guy.. Think he had a flag at some point?
So, there they are.. 18 figures.. I'd trade them for 8 or 10 already painted people, or 1 for 1 on unpainted people..
I'd do 1 for 1 on homies as long as they are reasonable proportional and good looking spectators.. not crazy clown
guys or guys that have 2 foot long faces LOL..

Thanks and let me know~
Kev

January 28, 2015

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New MegaG+ cars

Just saw on EBay, the new stocker 2 pack of MegaG+. A blue/white Chevy SS and white with black stripe Ford Fusion. They look pretty good from the single photo. Also saw that Lucky Bobs has additional MG+ cars and tune up kits including the Chevy and Ford in both painted and white paintable. Looks like stock is finally starting to arrive :banana:.

Charlie

Hello

Hi all! It's been 22 years since I last raced a slot car and even then I didn't know spit about what I was doing. There used a small place that had a big track and me and a college buddy would go race on Wednesday nights. I miss it. I have already bought the Carrera Digital Long Race and already planning on growing it in size and adding cars. My wife thinks I'm nuts, but I'm loving it!

Just wanted to say hi and howdy!

Thanks,
James

Pete's Low Profile LED Kit

They are here boys. Cool White or Soft White low profile front LEDs. Give me a few hours to get details on the website... I am taking orders now... please PM or email me...
Art...
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For Sale: Motors &#38; arms - SOLD!

Trying to cut down on my personal inventory of parts. Everything here is used, but well maintained, complete motors blueprinted, and arms all rebalanced by Go Fast or Alpha. Quantities will be listed first, then an item description.

 

Selling used motors for $30 each shipped.

 

One (1) Pro Slot set-up with BOW .560" 16D SOLD

Two (2) Pro Slot set-ups with Pro Slot .560" 16D OLD

One (1) Pro Slot Set-up with BOW .560 S16D

Two (2) Koford Feather set-ups with Pro Slot .540" Contender SOLD

One (1) Cahoza set-up with BOW Contender SOLD

 

Arms, fresh means just rebalanced and comm cut, used means it has been run. Nothing is worn out, just used. 

$15 for a fresh arm, $10 for a used one.

 

Three (3) fresh BOW .560" 16D arms SOLD

Two (2) used BOW .560" 16D arms SOLD

Three (3) fresh Pro Slot .560" 16D arms SOLD

One (1) used Pro Slot .560" 16D arm SOLD

Two (2) used Koford Super Wasp arms SOLD

One (1) used Viper .560 16D arm SOLD

One (1) fresh Pro Slot .560 S16D arm

Two (2) fresh Pro Slot .540 Contender arms SOLD

One (1) used Pro Slot .540" Contender arm SOLD

 

Willing to deal if buying more then one item. Didn't take any pictures as I assume most know what this stuff looks like LOL

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Thinking of Switching to GO!!! from evolution

I have limited space and the 1:32/24 is a monster. I have a 8' x almost 6' table with the layout in the photo. I have the fast classics set with 2 extension (2 straights and 4 short curves) sets.racing goes by too quick and not enough options without purchasing pricey extensions and still lacking space ( i know I could make more, but I do not have that option ) I see that GO!!! is a lot more affordable as well as becoming more available in my area without having to order too much online if I should feel the need to "go" out and purchase more track or cars.
Can I also run HO cars on this track?
My main question is (and I know its not the place, but) would anyone like to trade? or buy this ( do you think? maybe) I also have a total of four 132 cars to sell with it (unless they would run on it as well) just asking...
Should I do this? is the track more suited for a smaller scale table, I want to build terrain and am willing to go up with bridges and the like to make it more os a racing experince rather than a quick lap or two and getting bored..lol

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Más Slot

Más Slot 152, Febrero de 2015



Ya está disponible la versión en papel y digital de la revista Más Slot 152, correspondiente al mes de Febrero de 2015.
                                         
En este número puedes encontrar reportajes de los siguientes modelos:

• Volkswagen Polo R WRC de Superslot
• Kamaz 491 de Maralic
• Bentley Continental GT3 de Superslot
• Volkswagen Camper de Superslot
• Lancia Delta S4 de Superslot

Reportaje sobre los chasis 3D de Sloting Plus para los DTM de Scalextric y los chasis LOP 003 y 004 para la categoría WRS.



Las Secciones habituales: Novedades,  Debate de Opinión, A vueltas con el mando, Adjudicado,Técnica, Rally Míticos.

En Más Slot Competición, visitamos STP-Siscu Slot en Barcelona.


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AFX Tri Power Walwart with GO! plug

Good afternoon gents!

I have a dedicated power supply on my HO scale track and wanted to pick up another for my Carrera Go track to be able to run Artin (lower voltage) as well as the Carrera and SCX cars.

Then a thought occurred to me. Would wiring the Carrera plug onto the AFX tri power pack allow proper (roughly) voltages at the flick of a switch on the Walwart to accomplish the same thing? I know I lose the adjustability to dial in a specific number but will the outputs listed below be within the guidelines? That would mean Artin running at 8v and SCX Compact and Carrera GO! running at 12v, not using the 22v setting.



Link to the specific product here

Specifications:
Input: 120v AC 60Hz
Output:
8v DC @1.0A (Beginner)
12v DC @1.0A (Intermediate)
22v DC @1.0A (Expert)

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37 38 v 8 FORD TRUCK I smell a rat

IT FIT SO SWEET FOR MY TRACK FAST LANE ALL THE WAY I SMELL A RATROD IN THE WORKS :yo: OL Mike

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SLA-008-RD Hummer H3 Proto B.J. Baldwin Dakar '10.

Buenas tardes,

Anunciaros que a partir de mañana tendremos disponible nuestra nueva referencia SLA-008-RD, correspondiente al Hummer H3 Proto del Dakar 2010, este vehículo fué pilotado por B.J. Baldwin para el Robby Gordon Motorsports, es una serie limitada y numerada de 20 unidades, y forma parte de los tres vehículos Hummer, que junto con el vehículo con decoración Chile, pilotado por Carlo de Gavardo ( disponible ), y el vehículo con decoración Monster Energy, pilotado por Robby Gordon, formaron el equipo Robby Gordon Motorsport en la edición 2010 de la carrera.

Esperamos que sea de vuestro agrado.

Para información estamos a vuestra disposición en la dirección de correo electrónico info@slotart.es.

Un saludo.


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Building new tracks

I was on a message board dedicated to history and all things slot cars, including building tracks (which had more than a few professional builders). The site would be immediately recognizable, but I don't want to get in trouble mentioning other sites, no matter how close they are to Alan.

Anyway, the guy who started the string was having trouble getting the retaining walls attached to his track without wobble. Apparently, like me, he had built his mdf track over time and some of the sections had sagged (don't know if mine have). It took him 6+ (40 hours a week) weeks just to get the walls up to his satisfaction (The pics had been removed).

One of the pro builders said this: (I'd quote it but I'm old and my memory is sagging too). The three operations of building a track: the track, the walls and the section connectors went like this.

The retaining walls (laminated wood) takes 2 or 3 times longer than building the track. The section connectors (if using the tongue and groove method) runs twice as long as the track and then the track.

I put a HUGE amount of time in building the track. I wouldn't spend 3x times time spent building the track to put the walls up if you put a gun to my head. I'm building the connectors in a much simpler was than traditional T&G, using 3, 1/4" X 20 bolts to pull them together (that or $200 using the kitchen counter method) and like SouthernSlotter, I'm going to use Puck Board for my retaining walls. You buy it in rolls, it comes in different widths (wide for those fast scary turns) and is EASY to install.

I wanted to go old fashioned and traditional for the walls, and 10 years ago I could have done it, but now I just want to race.

Don't know if this is any help out there. I just found it enlightening.

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NSR SLOT NUREMBERG 2015

After a year's absence, Italian brand NSR returned to Nuremberg Toy Fair, with Gerardina Gallo, wife of the late Salvatore Noviello, to the front. A few months ago was known the NSR intend to bring to market a BMW Z4 GT3 and in the NSR booth of Nuremberg we have finally seen the finished model almos...

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2 New Super G+ Traction Magnet Clips

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2 New Super G+ Traction Magnet Clips

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Nurnberg News

Press release from Slot.it regarding future releases







Slot.it News from Nurnberg.

LMP Cars
Audi R18 etron 2013
: It was already announced for 2014, but production has been postponed to 2015, for the first time ever in slot car racing, an LMP car is modeled with a fully working, and effective, miniaturized 'grand complication' 4WD system, based around a toothed belt with special front shaft differential effect, never seen before in slot cars.
Coupled with the unique Flat-6 aw LMP setup, we proudly believe that this will be the benchmark for slot car models reproducing the Le Mans winners of 2012 and 2013.
Two models are planned for 2015: the 2013 winner, in a beautiful celebrative, limited edition case on stock at the end of the year and the black Le Mans test car on stock in April, both faithfully reproducing the 2013 'long tail version' of the Audi R18 e-tron racer.
These models take advantage of existing Slot.it Audi R18 chassis.
Audi R8 LMP 2000

The 5 times Le Mans winner, one of the most successful sports cars in motorsports history, will come out with a limited edition box, code CW19.
Lola Aston Martin LMP
The beautiful British racer, total new Slot.it car, new body and new chassis, will also be available later this year.

Group C cars
Porsche 956C 85
New car, this is the standard inline configuration, with the 962 common chassis and front body, but the rear body is the 956C LH. The first car have the famous Leyton House livery.
Lancia LC2-85
New decoration for this car, new chassis and cockpit to install Slot.it chip, Oxigen and D132 Carrera chip.
Porsche 956KH / 956LH
New decorations have been planned for existing models.

Classic DTM cars
Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI
The new Classic DTM line, this new category includes reproduction of the best cars that raced in the Germany Championship in early years '90. The first model that will be released is the Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI in official colors and the famous orange livery. These cars will be sold in the inline version but with the possibility of being able to install our 4wd system.
Opel Calibra
This is the second car of the new DTM Classic Line, with same configuration of the previous Alfa Romeo 155.

Classic cars
Chaparral 2G
This car has new body but the same chassis of Chaparral 2E.
New decorations have been planned for existing models. Check out reports and pictures from the Toy Fair!
Spare parts
The range of Slot.it parts is continuously updated. We'd like to draw your attention on a few special items
Torx T3 grub screws

Sometimes small things start a big revolution: we know it well, as Slot.it reinvented the market for racing and tune up parts for slot car racing using M2 hexagonal grub screws. Now, for the first time ever, the same grub screw is available with a Torx T3 head: it's a custom screw, made for us specifically, and is compatible with any 'T3' torx drivers.
Torque limiting screwdriver
A complete redesign of the traditional Slot.it screwdriver, made with new and very special hard steel, this indispensable tool will come for M2, M2.5, and Torx T3 grub screws.
oXigen digital
After four full years of development, Slot.it digital wireless 2.4GHz system has evolved into a mature technology able to adapt to different digital systems as well - Scalextric SSD and Carrera Digital included. Raced in clubs and homes in Italy, UK and Spain, by analog as well as digital enthusiasts. Supported by popular third party applications like PC Lap Counter, and RCS64 (Minnaard/Schmidt)
External battery pack
A piggyback box, including a LiPo battery, and a recharge circuit, for all Slot.it controllers: recharge your battery from a mini-USB phone charger, and run wireless with oXigen, or with any system together with the Common Radio Interface and SCP cartridge.
Reprogrammed Scalextric Sport Digital Lane Changers
This is exciting news for all digital racers: Slot.it will release during 2015 both the code and the preprogrammed track pieces as well, so that Scalextric Sport Digital Lane Changers will benefit of anticollision and return to straight position features. For oXigen racers, the same parts will be compatible with Selective Lane Changing. This firmware upgrade enhances SSD lane changers for analog, SSD, and oXigen racers alike.



Alan Smith

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Racer Sideways News - 2015 plans



Sideways have sent us news of their plans for 2015.

SW32 - 935/77A Jaegermeister DRM 1978 M.Schurti



SW33 - Kremer 935K2 Vaillant DRM1977 B.Wollek



SW34 - Moby Dick JDAVID Le Mans 24hrs 1982



SW35 - 512BB NART - Le Mans 24hrs 1979



SW36 - Capri Zakspeed Sachs - DRM 1980 H.Ertl



SW37 - kremer 935K2 - Team Willeme - SPA 1980



SWLE04 - LImited Edition Moby Dick JPS



Still without stock code - first sample of BMW 320Gr 5
This car will be available in various configuration since we may mix
between 2 body styles, 4 different front spoilers and 3 different aerofoils.



Also we have started 3D work and development on the Mustang IMSA and the brand new 935K4 in DRM and IMAS versions as well.
Availability dates still unknown but we will try our best to have at least one of the two ready within end of the year.





Information and text as supplied by Racer Sideways

SRC News - 2015 brochure



News from the German Toy Fair as SRC release their 2015 brochure;

After a short break, SRC is back with great enthusiasm and major projects therefore we want to share our plans for 2015.

We have spent considerable time analysing, studying and selecting which 1;32 scale slot models (to make) trying always to satisfy the requirements that the vast majority of customers’ demands.

Finally, after many technical efforts we will launch the long awaited 1970's Formula 1 slotcar starting with McLaren M23, followed by the Renault RS10, Ferrari 312 T4, and Hesketh 308 and probably other surprises....

SRC is sure that you will enjoy analysing each of these reproductions, appreciating every single detail that we have introduced onto these historical racers.

We cannot forget the GT's that will arrive by mid-year, led by the BMW's (E9) 2.8 CS and 3.0 CSL, or the rally Opel Kadett GT/E reproductions, that many of you have (asked for).


SRC published their entire brochure - we show all the new products here for you;



Mc Laren M23







Ferrari 312T






Renault RS10





Hesketh 308





Porsche 914/6



Lola T600





Matra 670





BMW 3.0 CSL







Opel Kadett



Porsche 914 Street





Images as supplied by SRC - text taken (edited) from SRC brochure.

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Sideways: Les voitures du Groupe 5 prévues en 2015

Sideways: Les voitures Groupe 5 prévues en 2015Sideways n’est pas présent au salon de Nuremberg. Toutefois, la marque de slot italienne profite de l’engouement du moment pour présenter son programme de sortie pour 2015. Sideways rime avec voitures de slot racing du Groupe 5. En 2015, la marque continue sur son lancer et proposera de nouveaux modèles dans cette catégorie. Dans quelques […]

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More Atlas intersections, now in color!

A friend is working on these...now all that is left is to add rails.





Lots of ideas here.

Capri mirrors and windshield wipers

Hey Dave,

Over the last few years my fleet of Carrera Capris has begun to look a bit race weary, missing some mirrors and windshield wipers mainly (and a couple of door handles). Are these items available as spares?

Don M.

Tuesday, Tuesday, Tuesday!! At Phase II Raceway!

Another great night of racing at Phase II! This week we said goodbye to the Carrera DTMs (I think) as it was the last week of racing those. (I think). And last night I once again finished a very solid third place in the Carrera "Lack-O-Traction" Audi A5 RS-5... :rolleyes:

And in the second race of the night in the Scalextric Camaro series...:lol: Oops, sorry... I mean The Scalextric Trans Am Series... I managed to pull off another third place finish in my re-built,re-glued and re-adjusted #1 Jim Hall Chaparral 1970 (wait for it) Camaro.

If anyone has the full race report please post...

Scott

SCX Wos (Wireless Overtaking System)

Just a brief preview:

http://www.slotcar-today.com/en/noti...ystem-3910.php

90s DTM cars!!

I just came across some pictures of upcoming slot.it DTMs!!!! They are expected to be released some point this year! WooHoooooooo!!!

Italia Slot

Sideways new 2015

Sideways ha presentato nei giorni scorsi i modelli che usciranno durante il 2015.
Come nuovo modello, entrerà a far parte delle Gruppo 5 la BMW 320 Gr.5



continua...

NSR New Norimberga 2015





continua...

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PREVIEW: SCALEXTRIC/SCX NUREMBERG 2015 WOS &#8211; WIRELESS OVERTAKING SYSTEM

It is only a preview of the main innovations of the brands and what relates to SCX as premiere highlight the new WOS, the wireless overtaking system shown for the first time at the German fair. A system offered for SCX digital system in a pair of new set and allowing refuel, overtaking, car with lig...

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2015 USRA rulebook

Attached File  2015_USRA_Rulebook.pdf   947.86KB   28 downloads

 

The 2015 USRA rulebook can also be downloaded from the USRA WEBSITE.

2015 USRA Div II Scale Nats - Apr 22-26, Mt. Holly, NJ

2015 USRA Division II (Scale) National Championship

 

SpeedZone Raceway and Hobbies, Mt. Holly, NJ

Schedule:
 
Open practice 4/18-21 10 AM-9 PM, $15/day
 
USRA Scale National Dates: April 22-26, Track hours 7 AM-10 PM
 
Wednesday, 4/22/15 - GT12 Pro & Am on the Jersey Devil - Tech opens at 10:30 AM / closes at 11 AM.
 
Thursday, 4/23/15 - 1/32 F1 and 1/32 Euro on the Devil - Tech opens at 9:30 AM / closes at 10 AM.
 
Friday, 4/24/15 - GTP on the Devil & 4.5" Stock Car on the Engleman - Tech open at 9:30 AM / closes at 10 AM. Stock Car Tech opens 30 mins after GTP.
 
Saturday, 4/25/15 - USRA meeting followed by 1/24 Euro on the Devil - USRA Meeting 9-10 AM - Tech opens at 10:30 AM / closes at 11 AM. Hand-out Motors for LMP and GP10 will be available at 8 AM.
 
Sunday, 4/26/15 - LMP & GP10 (GP10 body is the RedFox Starfighter long) both on the Engleman - Tech open at 8:30 AM / closes at 9 AM - GP10 Tech opens 30 min after LMP.

Note: Track will be shut off for all divisions 20 mins after tech opens.
 
Fees:
Pit pass - $15 per day
GT12 Pro - $20 entry (Jersey Devil)
GT12 Am - $20 entry (Jersey Devil)
1/32 F1 - $30 entry (Jersey Devil)
1/32 Euro - $35 entry (Jersey Devil)
GTP - $20 entry (Jersey Devil)[/size]
4.5" Stock Car - $20 entry (Engleman)
1/24 Euro - $40 entry (Jersey Devil)
LMP - $35 entry, includes one Pro Slot PS4002FK hand-out motor (Engleman)
GP10 - $55 entry, includes one Pro Slot blueprinted 16D with American-made arm hand-out motor (Engleman)
 
SpeedZone Raceway & Hobbies
201 Pine St.
Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
(609) 702-0146

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IROC Ferrari Challenge - The Ring - January 26, 2015

Gentlemen,

The stars aligned and the gods whispered and all was good in the roman universe. The Forza proxy arrived in their sexy red transporters and Fritz Stroebl embraced their arrival with spirit and loaf. After all, they were allies, unreliable, but nevertheless, allies for the cause of grace in the race. It had been more than a decade since Herr Stroebl tutored under Giacomo, son of Guido and cousin of Vinnie, back when the Pope was born nearby and birds flocked to the statue of Paolo.
Fabrizio sang the patriotic axle melody followed by Luca and Marco on the alpenhorns (they were from Cortina)... it was a festivus of a time for the minority that survived... and Fabio modeled for his throng...
The grid girls screamed and spat as they combed their arms up and down the grid. Tight spandex unitards were ordered for them by Herr Stroebl... and silent film completed the moving picture...
But enough!!!
Time for the greatest show in our minds to commence! Alberto released his secret formula Forza and it was Enzo time!


Pre-race inspection was done...



And the cars headed back to the pits for final inspection and a pasta melody in pink...



The Epic battle would involve a qualifying round of 120 sec x 3 x 1 for a total of 6 min. Qualification rotation position would be determined by random chip draw and as always the racing would be race to line without refueling... the most laps and least extension secure pole position...

And they get the green flag...



Ohhhh... first corner hero and yellow sneaks by to take the early heat victory...


So the field was set for the Forza Challenge:


1. Chuck - 55 Laps (12.092 ext.)
2. Art - 54 (4.221)
3. Mike V. - 54 (10.063)
4. Bill G. - 54 (11.267)
5. Drew M. - 53 (4.507)

Let the race begin!!!

Art :cheers:



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PREVIEW : SLOT.IT NUREMBERG 2015 Classic DTM of the 90&#039;s: Alfa 155 V6 / Opel Calibra

In a first step of what Slot.it Italian brand presents this Nuremberg Fair week's we highlight a new category range, Classic DTM, that throughout the 2015-2016 period will introduce two new models at 1:32th scale, the Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI and Opel Calibra of the early 90s.
The final arrival o...

Odd's Oracle

L'ordinaire deaux...


As promised, a bit more ordinary stuff seen locally.  And once again, these buildings fanning out to the road have not been touched since I've lived here.
No mystery with this group as they were originally a nursery and embryonic farm market.

This, I think, was the shop
This is interesting in as much as the brick piers are fashioned from bullnosed bricks, something that I wouldn't expect to see on a simple rustic building.  Good old Critall steel window frames.

Then there's just a garage-like building in the centre

And finally a more interesting, bigger 2 story building of, I would venture, greater age than the other two.
I love the add-on at the end, but the top loading door and the piece of railway rail buried in this end wall must have a story.

The whole site is only about 100 feet square.
It would suit old cars much better than flowers.





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Slot.it: Nuremberg 2015 les nouveautés slot car et les Classic DTM

Slot.it Nuremberg 2015 les nouveautés slot car et les Classic DTMNuremberg 2015, c’est parti. Slot it présente son catalogue 2015 et devoile ses projets. Grosse information gardée secrète, Slot it travaille sur une nouvelle catégorie de voitures de slot pour 2016. Les Classiques DTM 90. D’après le catalogue de slot it voici ce que nous réserve la marque de slot. LMP voitures Audi R18 etron […]

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Ritorno al futuro

Apre oggi la fiera mondiale del giocattolo di Norimberga.
Con il grande fermento di vari produttori e, negli ultimi periodi, la rincorsa verso la produzione di telai per le DTM Carrera ed SCX, ancora una volta Slot.it stupisce presentando la nuova
linea DTM... Degli anni '90.



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Slot.it News - 2015 New models



Slot.it - Nuremberg International Toy Fair 2015



LMP Cars

Audi R18 etron 2013: It was already announced for 2014, but production has been postponed to 2015, for the first time ever in slot car racing, an LMP car is modeled with a fully working, and effective, miniaturized 'grand complication' 4WD system, based around a toothed belt with special front shaft differential effect, never seen before in slot cars.
Coupled with the unique Flat-6 aw LMP setup, we proudly believe that this will be the benchmark for slot car models reproducing the Le Mans winners of 2012 and 2013.
Two models are planned for 2015: the 2013 winner, in a beautiful celebrative, limited edition case on stock at the end of the year and the black Le Mans test car on stock in April, both faithfully reproducing the 2013 'long tail version' of the Audi R18 e-tron racer.
These models take advantage of existing Slot.it Audi R18 chassis.
Audi R8 LMP 2000

The 5 times Le Mans winner, one of the most successful sports cars in motorsports history, will come out with a limited edition box, code CW19.
Lola Aston Martin LMP
The beautiful British racer, total new Slot.it car, new body and new chassis, will also be available later this year.



Group C cars
Porsche 956C 85
New car, this is the standard inline configuration, with the 962 common chassis and front body, but the rear body is the 956C LH. The first car have the famous Leyton House livery.
Lancia LC2-85
New decoration for this car, new chassis and cockpit to install Slot.it chip, Oxigen and D132 Carrera chip.
Porsche 956KH / 956LH
New decorations have been planned for existing models.



Classic DTM cars
Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI
The new Classic DTM line, this new category includes reproduction of the best cars that raced in the Germany Championship in early years '90. The first model that will be released is the Alfa Romeo 155 V6 TI in official colors and the famous orange livery. These cars will be sold in the inline version but with the possibility of being able to install our 4wd system.
Opel Calibra
This is the second car of the new DTM Classic Line, with same configuration of the previous Alfa Romeo 155.



Classic cars
Chaparral 2G
This car has new body but the same chassis of Chaparral 2E.

New decorations have been planned for existing models.

Spare parts
The range of Slot.it parts is continuously updated. We'd like to draw your attention on a few special items;

Torx T3 grub screws
Sometimes small things start a big revolution: we know it well, as Slot.it reinvented the market for racing and tune up parts for slot car racing using M2 hexagonal grub screws.

Now, for the first time ever, the same grub screw is available with a Torx T3 head: it's a custom screw, made for us specifically, and is compatible with any 'T3' torx drivers.
Torque limiting screwdriver
A complete redesign of the traditional Slot.it screwdriver, made with new and very special hard steel, this indispensable tool will come for M2, M2.5, and Torx T3 grub screws.

oXigen digital
After four full years of development, Slot.it digital wireless 2.4GHz system has evolved into a mature technology able to adapt to different digital systems as well - Scalextric SSD and Carrera Digital included. Raced in clubs and homes in Italy, UK and Spain, by analog as well as digital enthusiasts. Supported by popular third party applications like PC Lap Counter, and RCS64 (Minnaard/Schmidt)

External battery pack
A piggyback box, including a LiPo battery, and a recharge circuit, for all Slot.it controllers: recharge your battery from a mini-USB phone charger, and run wireless with oXigen, or with any system together with the Common Radio Interface and SCP cartridge.
Reprogrammed Scalextric Sport Digital Lane Changers
This is exciting news for all digital racers: Slot.it will release during 2015 both the code and the preprogrammed track pieces as well, so that Scalextric Sport Digital Lane Changers will benefit of anticollision and return to straight position features. For oXigen racers, the same parts will be compatible with Selective Lane Changing. This firmware upgrade enhances SSD lane changers for analog, SSD, and oXigen racers alike.

Information and text as supplied by Slot.it

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PREVIEW NINCO NUREMBERG Ford Fiesta WRC 2015 / Renault RS01 / WRX range

This is a first preview of the models presented this morning at the Ninco booth in Nuremberg Toy Fair. The new Ford Fiesta WRC 2015 is one of the surprises contained in the catalog, along with proposals for the new WRX RallyCross category. Also can already be viewed the new Renault RS01 at 1:32th th...

PREVIEW - CARRERA NUREMBERG Duel Hamilton vs Alonso arrives

We present a preview of the novelties unveiled this morning at the Nuremberg Toy Fair Carrera booth. Below the full list of the 2015 models that will appear in different scales of the Austrian brand. We will make soon a detailed review of what was showed at the German fair.


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hello !

new guy here .. havent had a track since i was a youngster .

decided to go with scalextric .. started with the pole position set .. trying to get the wife onboard . got her a little MGB with lights , and a lotus cortina for myself .

space is a bit of an issue so im trying to build a smaller table that folds up .

after a couple days of looking around here , im really excited to make some scenery and lighting !

im sure ill have tons of questions !

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NSR: les photos du stand au salon de Nuremberg 2015

NSR les photos du stand au salon de Nuremberg 2015A quelques jours de l’ouverture du salon de Nuremberg 2015, NSR Slot met la pression et dévoile sur les réseaux sociaux quelques photos de son stand. C’est le rendez-vous annuel du monde du jouet et des loisirs. A partir d’aujourd’hui, à Nuremberg, en ce qui nous concerne, presque tous les acteurs du slot racing seront […]

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For Sale: Retro Stocker blow-out - SOLD!

Hello, Amigos.
 
Due to my busy work schedule I really have no time to set-up and race these great chassis. Instead of them collecting dust. It would be in my best interest to sell them to someone you can used them more regulary than I could.

Going price $35.00 each. Thank you for looking and have a great day!

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Ninco Lightning R8 GT3 DHL Car

Ninco Lightning R8 GT3 DHL Car

I have a barely used Ninco R8 Lightning GT3 DHL edition. It hasn't been run much, but the rear wing was glued back on, looks good, and the chassis has some holes drilled for magnets (shown in the pics).

Car is a great car with the Crusher NC12 motor, aluminum wheels, anglewinder, etc.

$50 shipped within the lower 48. Add $8 to ship to Alaska or Canada.

The Panjo thing is always messing up, so paypal to dean@vdubn.com is easiest.

List Date: 1/28/2015

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Ninco Lightning Renault Megane Trophy HDI - Brand New

Ninco Lightning Renault Megane Trophy HDI - Brand New

I have a brand new Ninco Lightning Renault Megane Trophy HDI edition. I opened the case to look at the car, but never ran it.

Car is a great car with the Crusher NC12 motor, aluminum wheels, anglewinder, etc.

$60 shipped within the lower 48. Add $8 to ship to Alaska or Canada.

The Panjo thing is always messing up, so paypal to dean@vdubn.com is easiest.

List Date: 1/28/2015

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Ninco Lightning R8 Bilstein Edition - Brand New - Rare

Ninco Lightning R8 Bilstein Edition - Brand New - Rare

I have a brand new Ninco Lightning R8 Bilstein edition. I opened the case to look at the car, but never ran it.

Car is a great car with the Crusher NC12 motor, aluminum wheels, anglewinder, etc.

I imported this from Spain, very hard to find.

$80 shipped within the lower 48. Add $8 to ship to Alaska or Canada.

The Panjo thing is always messing up, so paypal to dean@vdubn.com is easiest.

List Date: 1/28/2015

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New to the hobby

Hi, I am fairly new to the hobby and as my name implies, I only have HOs. Mostly, I have T-jets but I also have some random newer cars spanning about twenty years. A week ago, I didn't know there were different magnet strengths and today I helped fix three of my friend's cars that he couldn't get working, so I would say my learning about slot cars is going pretty well so far. I am some what interested in 1/24 drag cars but sticking to HO for now. Thanks for the awesome forum.

Track brand crossing

Hi, so I have two different brands of HO track and I wondered if it was frowned upon to mix them. One set is Tyco from the 80s and the other is Mattel from the 2000s. They fit together well but I just can't bring myself to combine them, this wouldn't be a problem except that I have only a few pieces of tyco track (which I am currently using) and I want to expand a little. Opinions?

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C3429 Eagle F1, 1967, Dan Gurney, Nurburgring 1967

C3429 Eagle F1, 1967, Dan Gurney, Nurburgring 1967

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C3429 Eagle F1, 1967, Dan Gurney, Nurburgring 1967

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List Date: 1/27/2015

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