Does anyone sell "metal" fingers that attach to the right side of a Parma handle on a Difalco Controller to help protect the wiper blade. It's totally exposed!
I'm looking for a instruction sheet for a Cox Cuccaracha Chaparral to see what parts are missing from a recent acquisition.
live streaming with internet interactive controllers,live stream to see your car,and the cost of track time would include the cost to rent various classes of cars(insurance policy as well incase you demolish the car) and paying marshals and pit crew.
This seems to be where things are heading or atleast it would make the tracks more profitable since it makes more racers available,the building aspect of racing could also be preserved by sending the car you build with backup motors tires etc.through the mail system.
The Amazon version of slotcar racing.
whats holding this concept up,I think its viable,all the technology is available and inexpensive enough.
A good IT person and computer hardware person with modest computer hardware.
come on guys lets move into the 21st century and now and start enjoying the few raceways still left in the world and through this 21st century concept lets create a new boom in the Hobby,(plus renting and selling rtr cars from the maufacturers and local builders which can keep if you buy it,soon to be added smell o vision so you can enjoy the smell of the race and the smells like moo juice,wintergreene,stp,burnt motors,lol
But seriously its doable,so why not do it?
Retro Coupes on the Figure 8 – 5/22/18
Another month, another race featuring Coupes on the Figure 8. Ten racers presented their cars at tech which required the race be run in 4/4 format with four cars on the track and an abundant number of marshals manning the turns.
Ten Retro Coupes in Tech:
Early in the race Ray Lee, Peter Lentros and Woody Hazelwood were chasing the podium as they managed to open a respectable gap on the rest of the field. Richard Payne and Dave Panich were dueling for 4th while several laps back Rich Girvin, Tom Smith and Dan Savage were mixing it up in the race for the best of the rest.
At the change to the inside lanes Ray had logged 208 laps to lead Peter by one lap and Woody by two. With 203 laps Richard P held a one lap advantage over Dave while Rich G led the rest of the field. His 193 lap total was good enough to give him a two lap lead on Dan and Tom who were tied with 191 laps while an additional two laps back "The Enstigator" and Dick Griffin were also tied.
At the start of the second half of the race Ray’s luck took a turn for the worse as he had to stop to tighten a loose crown gear, losing several laps and giving up the race lead. At about the same time Woody’s car woke up and he slipped past Peter to take the lead. Dave struggled on black after taking a ride and bending his chassis while Rich G and Tom also had some issues, giving up laps and ultimately track positions.
When the dust settled, Woody took the win by 5 laps as he bested his first half lap total by six. Ray logged 3 fewer laps in the second half but was able to salvage 2nd place due to Peter also logging 3 fewer laps on his way to claim the bottom step on the podium. Dan had the best second half of the evening logging 12 more laps than in his first half which moved him up to 6th place at the expense Rich G. Ernie and Dick Griffin finished in a virtual tie with each racer logging 382 laps and 8 sections though Ernie prevailed by a matter of inches.
Ray put up the fastest lap of the evening with Woody and Peter in a dead heat for 2nd fastest, trailing by just 1/100th of a second. A tenth back at 3.344 Richard P and Dan also logged identical fast lap times.
Finishing Order, laps recorded, best overall lap time and lane:
1) Woody Hazelwood 418/8 3.241 YL
2) Ray Lee 413/11 3.233 GN
3) Peter Lentros 411/10 3.241 GN
4) Richard Payne 409/8 3.344 BK
5) Dave Panich 405/2 3.297 PU
6) Dan Savage 394/11 3.344 OR
7) Rich Girvin 389/7 3.405 GN
8) Ernie LaChance 382/8+ 3.452 YL
9) Dick Griffin 382/8- 3.460 BK
10) Tom Smith 381/11 3.562 YL
Next Week's MVH Tuesday Night Retro-Race: 5/29 - Can-Am on the King
SCHEDULE NOTE: I will miss next week’s race and the June schedule is currently not available. Please call MVH (508-881-7616) after 5/29 to confirm class and track for the 6/5/18 retro race.
Cars on the Podium (L to R): 2nd Place – Ray Lee, 1st Place – Bob “Woody” Hazelwood, 3rd Place – Peter Lentros
Woody’s 1st Place Chassis:
Ray’s 2nd Place Chassis:
Peter’s 3rd Place Chassis:
The RACE PLACE will be closed from June 6 -June 10 2018 for VACATION and will reopen June 12. The June meeting of the C.A.R.S. Vintage Slot Car Club is hereby CANCELLED...
If any of the members wish to gather informally and wish to have an "unofficial meeting" they can post here.
From the USRA:
"2018 USRA Wing Car Nats will be held at PA Watson's Slot Car Raceway in Houston, TX, August 1-5, 2018. Racing on Gerding G-16 formally at Dallas Slot Cars and used at the 2016 USRA Nats."
The NASRA Nats are scheduled for August 21-26 at SlotCars-R-Us "The Track" in Tennesee.
It will be interesting to see which and how many wing racers show up for each Nats.
Is there a particular LMP body that is more aerodynamic (faster, better handling) than others?
As the title said just looking for what you have found best to break in a Mini Brute. Been running Hawk 25s but want to give the Bini brute a try in our Womp class. I use the Simple Green method for the 25 but not sure if that is the way to go with the MB.