Digest 16

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Digest 16, with slot car magazine covers

This week we’ve added 32 slot car publications to the Library, we have news of an XJS, an R8, an M8, a 412P, and a Kamaz. Plus we have our events from the calendar, and our pick of videos and photos.

Slot Cars

Coming Soon

Scalextric Jaguar XJS
  • Scalextric Jaguar XJS The next livery for the Scalextric Jaguar XJS is expected in stock imminently. The model is a recreation of the car driven by John Goss and Bob Muir at the 1986 Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama.
Slot.it Audi R8 LMS Evo II
  • Slot.it Audi R8 LMS Evo II Reportedly shipping from May 3rd is the new Audi R8 LMS Evo II from Slot.it. The model recreates the car which finished sixth at the 2023 24 Hours of Nürburgring, driven by Christopher Haase, Christopher Mies, and Patric Niederhauser.
Avant Slot Kamaz truck
Scaleauto BMW M8 GTLM
Policar Ferrari 412P
  • Policar Ferrari 412P The Policar Ferrari 412P which was first previewed over a year ago, is now expected in June. The strikingly coloured livery models the car which David Piper and Richard Attwood drove to fifth place in the 1967 Kyalami 9 hours.

The Library

Magazine and brochure covers
  • The Library The Library is a massive resource for slot racers with over 350 publications, from the very beginnings of the hobby, right through to the present day. We have some substantial new additions to the Library to report this week, thanks to members and others kindly contributing scans. So if you haven’t checked it out yet, now might just be a good time to drop by.
  • Stabocar Stabocar was a German company which produced slot cars and track from 1963 to 1979.


Slot car event posters



Racer Sideways Porsche 935/78

Racer Sideways Porsche 935/78

Photo by Doug Johnson