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1 hour ago

We have some additions to the SlotRacer Online Library this week: the 2020 SCX catalogue; Policar 2020; Aurora AFX catalogue 1979 & price list 1981; Auto Modeller June 1979; Slot.It accessories & spare parts 2020; and the 2019 Polistil catalogue. As always, many thanks to those who are helping to feed the insatiable Library monster. The Library can be found here: https://slotracer.online/library/

17 hours ago

Our final look at 1/43 scale products takes us to the Polistil sets, cars and accessories. Find out more on on the SlotRacer Online website: https://slotracer.online/community/showthread.php?tid=1090

1 day ago

Our second look at 1/43 scale releases focusses on the new Carrera Go sets and cars in the 2020 Carrera catalogue. Find out more in the News section of the SlotRacer Online website: https://slotracer.online/community/showthread.php?tid=1036&pid=5829#pid5829

2 days ago

Our SlotRacer Online News this weekend focuses on the smaller 1/43 scale. Today, we look at the range of SCX Compact sets, cars and accessories available in 2020. Click through to the SlotRacer Online website to find out more: https://slotracer.online/community/showthread.php?tid=1093

2 days ago
Cadillac Eldorado

We like our scratchbuilding and kit-bashing at SlotRacer. In our thread of the week, Mark turns a Cadillac Eldorado plastic kit into a stunning slot car. See how he did it on the SlotRacer Online website...

4 days ago

All the latest racing coverage from Presto Park Slot Club in Norfolk can be found in the Your Club section of the SlotRacer Online website: https://slotracer.online/community/forumdisplay.php?fid=49

5 days ago

The latest news in the Traders section of SlotRacer Online is a 3D printed chassis for the Scalextric MG6 BTCC car by JS Chassis Design. Find out more on the website: https://slotracer.online/community/showthread.php?tid=784&pid=6165#pid6165

5 days ago
SCX have a new UK distributor

It has been announced this morning that Gaugemaster will be distributing SCX Compact, Original and Advance sets, cars, track and accessories in the UK. Find out more on the SlotRacer Online website...

6 days ago

Wirral Slot Racing are enjoying a packed schedule of Scalextric Digital action this week - see the SlotRacer Online Calendar for more details: https://slotracer.online/community/calendar.php

6 days ago
101 Circuits – slotracer.online

The Scalextric 101 Circuits booklet is one of the classic slot car publications. We have reproduced each page and transcribed the text so new generations of slot car racers can enjoy the fabulous layouts. Click through to the SlotRacer Online website to find out more...

Publications Scalextric Track Plans 101 Circuits by JasonB|Published 15th March 2019 Excerpts from the classic Scalextric track plans brochure You can see the whole brochure in the Plans section of the site. 101 Circuits Or you can browse loads more slot car magazines and brochures in the SlotRacer....

1 week ago
Staffs Slot Cars Alloy Hubs

There are some more very pretty spoked hubs on their way from Staffs Slot Cars. Click through to the SlotRacer Online News section to see the full range...

1 week ago
Carrera Evolution Cars - March 2020

After the unveiling of the Carrera catalogue a couple of weeks ago, the first two Evolution cars will be arriving in the UK next month. There's Hans Heyer's 1980 Procar M1 and Lili Reisenbichler's 1982 DRM Zakspeed Capri. Click through to the SlotRacer Online website for more details...

1 week ago
Scalextric #55 Monte Carlo & #46 T-Bird

The first slot car news of the weekend is the arrival of two more classic Nascars from Scalextric. The #46 Allama T-Bird is inspired by Alan Kulwicki's rookie year car and the #55 Monte Carlo shouts out 'Gatorade'. Read more in the News section of the SlotRacer Online website...

1 week ago
Recovering Alloy Wheels with Damaged Threads

Do you have any alloy wheels with damaged threads? Would you like to repair them? Alan posted this fabulous 'How-To' on the SlotRacer Online forum. It is our thread of the week...

1 week ago
SlotRacer Forum - Worthing HO Racing & WHO/digital

Worthing HO Racing celebrated their tenth birthday last week and have shared pictures, results and a video over in the Your Club section of the SlotRacer Online website forum...

1 week ago
Traders – slotracer.online

We have a small Traders section on the SlotRacer Online website forum. If you are a trader or an artisan wanting to reach a wider audience, do start a new topic - it’s completely free. Each Tuesday we will share recent content on our Facebook page and group.

About Traders by JasonB|Published 20th November 2019 We have a small Traders section on the SlotRacer forum, which currently offers 3D printed chassis and bodies, digital chip repairs, practical scenic tyre walls, and a decal printing service. If you are a hobbyist looking for something new for your...

1 week ago
Milton Keynes Swapmeet 2020

Next up on the SlotRacer Online Calendar is the NSCC Milton Keynes Swapmeet on Sunday (16 February). If you have an event to share, why not post it up over on the SlotRacer Online Events and Calendar sections...

2 weeks ago
Reviews – slotracer.online

We have a brand new section on the SlotRacer Online website dedicated to slot car Reviews. Fancy writing up a review and track-test of you favourite new car - or a golden oldie? We'd love to read what you have to say. Click through to SlotRacer Online to find out more...

About Reviews by JasonB|Published 30th January 2020 Forum members have been contributing some great slot car reviews, and have also shared how they went about tuning their cars. Cars covered so far include… ScaleAuto Porsche 991 GT Slot.It CA44a Mercedes 190E DTMRacerSideways Group5 ZakSpeed Capri...

2 weeks ago
BRM Alfa Romeo GTA

The final item of slot car news from SlotRacer Online this weekend is a preview of BRM's 1/24 scale Alfa Romeo 1300 Junior GTA. The first three cars are due in March, so it is time to start saving those pennies! Find out more over in the News section of the SlotRacer Online website...

2 weeks ago
Scalextric Jaguar I-Pace cars

The Scalextric Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy cars have finally arrived. This is the first time Scalextric have modelled an electric racing car. Find out more about the I-Pace over in the News section of the SlotRacer Online website...

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