Digest 44

The tastiest slot car news, in bite sized pieces

Digest 44, with a Racer Ford GT slot car

This week’s news includes five Mitsubishis, three Ferraris, a McLaren and a Ford. Plus we have various trackside structures, a Scalextric set review, and the latest events, videos and photos. Tuck in!

Slot Cars

Now Available

Modelant Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
Scaleauto Mitsubishi EVO V/VI

Coming Soon

NSR Electric Dreams McLaren MP4/8
  • NSR Electric Dreams McLaren MP4/8 Hobbyclassic have announced that sister company Electric Dreams are producing a limited edition of 200 NSR McLaren MP4/8s, representing the car with which Ayrton Senna took his final victory in Australia 1993. At the time of writing it wasn’t on the Electric Dreams website, but I imagine it will be available soon.
Racer Sideways Ford GT

In the Pipeline

Avant Slot Mitsubishi Lancer
Avant Slot Ferrari 308


  • Scalextric ARC Pro Platinum GT – is it worth it? Woodcote takes a detailed look at Scalextric’s top of the range digital set, and answers the all important questions… Is it any good, and is it good value?
  • ARC Pro Guide For anybody using the ARC Pro system, Woodcote has also written a detailed guide on how to use the app. But it’s not just about the technical details, it’s also stacked full of useful tips about how to use Scalextric’s digital racing app practically, in a real racing environment.


Slot car event posters


Magnetic Racing Grand Billboard
  • Magnetic Racing Grand Billboard Magnetic Racing have released the Grand Billboard, which is available with a choice of 3d effect Pepsi signs, or 2 sticker style billboards, and is illuminated with two rows of LEDs.
Trackside buildings from Slotracing Studio
  • Slotracing Studio Slotracing Studio are the official distributors of Race Track Scenics building in Europe, and stock a large range of well know buildings and structures from American and European circuits.


  • Scalextric 4 Schools Scalextric 4 Schools is back for 2024. The competition asks pupils to design and build their own slot car and perhaps more importantly to understand the engineering principles involved. Good luck to all who enter.


Fly Renault 5 Turbo

Fly Renault 5 Turbo on track

Photo by RS65 Photos

Teamslot Ford Escort MKII RS2000 & Renault Alpine A310

Teamslot Ford Escort MKII RS2000 & Renault Alpine A310 on a scenic slot track

Photo by MMM Slot Car Tracks

Bugatti Royale & Baby Bugatti

Bugatti Royale & Baby Bugatti slot cars, presentation photo

Photo by Hobbyclassic