Digest 21

Here’s our round up of the most important slot car news of the week.

Slot Racing

  • Brighton to John O’Groats Road Race -Proxy Event 2021 The weekend’s results are in with especially significant placings for Green Star Racing. Next, the competitors will be moving on to the “The Great Glen” and “Rest & Be Thankful” stages in Edinburgh on 29/30th May for the conclusion to this length of Great Britain Road Race.
Ferrari on the start line at the Brighton to John O'Groats Road Race
HO Scale drag cars
  • GT3 Proxy 2022 Registration This year’s GT3 proxy has proved to be very competitive with so many great cars. But here is your opportunity to pre-register for the 2022 “Championship Proxy” GT3 series.
Green Scalextric Jaguar I-Pace on the start line of the EV Triathlon
A huge grid of HO cars for the Smoky Mountain Spring National

Slot Cars

Toleman TG184 1984 with a blue and white livery
  • Fly Ferrari GTO Pendles are now taking Pre-Orders for the Fly Ferrari GTO No.1 Rally Dos Catalunas 1965, S.Garant/ D.Blain. This is the exclusive commemorative car for 10 years of online news magazine SlotCar Today, and is a limited edition of 350 units.
  • Scalextric Ford Escort RS1800 Ari Vatanen As promised, the 2022 Scalextric Club car was announced in UK Slot Car Festival week, and it’s the Ford Escort RS1800 ‘Black Beauty’ as driven by Ari Vatanen on the 1982 Manx Rally. Andy has all the details.
Scalextric Ford Escort RS1800
  • Slot.it Porsche 956C LH – Le Mans Winner 1983 Slot.it built their reputation with these truly exceptional Group C models – and they still look and perform wonderfully. New components have made the latest releases even better on track, but the basics remain the same: high-performance slot cars that recreate the awesome spectacle of 1980s Group C grids.
Rothmans sponsored Slot.it Porsche 956C LH - Le Mans Winner 1983
  • 63 Split Window Stingray Ken has shared his lil’ red Corvette, built using an AMT model with a custom aluminium chassis. He claims “it’s loaded with mistakes,” but it looks great to me.
Red, split window Corvette Stingray model
Black and gold Pontiac Bonneville model with hand drawn graphics.