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Slot Racing

Italian manufacturer NSR are offering a fabulous deal to slot car clubs returning from a long period of Covid-hibernation. They will supply ten cars to 100 lucky clubs for a single-make NSR Porsche 997 ‘Back to Race’ Championship. Applications opened last Tuesday and several clubs that post here on SlotRacer Online are in the mix. Fingers-crossed some are lucky with their applications and we’ll see plenty of ‘Back to Race’ action in the Your Club section of the forum…

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The tenth and final round of the 2021 GT3 Slot Car Proxy Racing Series took place in western Canada overnight. Did Heli_ca’s Black Arrow / Olifer Ferrari add another win to its tally? You’ll find out when the hosts have dusted themselves down and posted results and video on SlotRacer Proxy Racing section.

More here.


Slot Cars

The second Policar Ferrari 312B2 will be arriving with retailers in two weeks time. And it’s an absolute cracker – a model of the car in which Ferrari legend Clay Regazzoni claimed pole position at the 1971 British Grand Prix…

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The latest two NSR Formula 86/89 models are decorated in the colours of the Haas Lolas that were raced by Alan Jones and Patrick Tambay in the 1985 and 1986 F1 World Championship. Take a look at the new NSR rocket ships and discover more about the Mega-Bucks F1 that didn’t last in the News section of Slot Racer Online…

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Track Plans

You want to re-create the Baku circuit on your living room floor? We’ve got you covered! Track plans for both Scalextric and Ninco are included in our SlotRacer Formula One Slot Track Plans resource…

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Publications

It’s been just over a year since Robert Schleicher’s Model Car Racing Magazine went digital-only. Although it was sad to see the print magazine go, the publication has continued as strong as ever with the usual mix of industry news, reviews, the ever-popular track plans and fascinating articles drawing on Robert’s immense knowledge of the hobby. We’ll be giving you all a heads-up every two months when a new ‘virtual magazine’ is available – including a link to a free 20-page sample copy…

More here.


Motorsport News

Bentley has just released the technical specifications for its outrageous-looking Pikes Peak racer. The Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak will compete for the Time Attack 1 class record later this month…

Read more at MotorTrend here.

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix was a bit of a snore-fest… and then it all turned barmy in Baku. You can read the report and catch up with all the fall-out at Racer.com here.

Everything was looking so good for Hyundai at the Italian team’s home event in Sardinia… Join Colin Clark and David Evans on the DirtFish website as they analyse the action from a dramatic Rally Italy.

View the video here.

The 2021 Nürburgring 24 hours had pretty much everything you could want from a 24 hour race – apart from 24 hours of racing. The event was red flagged during the night due to thick fog. Otherwise, it was a gripping spectacle, which you can re-live on the ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen Nürburgring YouTube Channel here.