Digest 6

This week’s essential round up of all the best bits from the world of slot cars, plus a special feature on a seven time Le Mans winning manufacturer

Rally proxy podium, Ho track, Team Slot Escort, Lotus 23, and painted crowd figures

Slot Cars

HO scale race car transporter
Two Lotus 23 slot cars
  • Lotus 23 A/B George Turner has now released the Lotus 23, with two models available, the Lotus 23 A/B and Lotus 23C
  • Policar March 701 John Love – 1971 South African GP
  • Pendle Slot RacingCarrera Evolution 2021 cars are now available for Pre-Order from Pendle Slot Racing
  • TeamSlot Ford Escort X-PackStaffs Slot Cars have been dropping some photos of the forthcoming TeamSlot Ford Escort X-Pack cars. Get your pre-orders in now with your favourite dealer, these are expected to sell out fast.
Red and White Ford Escorts, with front and rear three quarter views
  • Lotus 30 Tamiya candy lime green and an aluminium chassis. Gorgeous newbie build by Ken
Lime green Lotus 30


The Library

Scalextric catalogues
  • The LibraryWe’ve updated the Library with some great new additions…
    • Scalextric cataloguesEleven new Scalextric catalogues from 1997, 98, & 99, 2002, 03, 04, & 05, and 2012, 13, 14 & 15
    • Carrera catalogues Twelve new Carrera catalogues from 1966, 72, 84, 87, 93, 99, 2004, 06, 07 08, 09 and 2011
    • South Coast HO DragsterThree new issues of South Coast HO Dragster, the fanzine for the Rock County Raceway’s HO Drag Proxy series of 2020 and 2021
South Coast HO Dragster magazine pages


This week we take a look at a marque that took victory at Le Mans no fewer than seven times, won numerous sports car events, competed in F1, and now races in Formula E.

A British manufacturer that were renowned for making some of the best looking cars ever, one of which was supposedly described by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world”.

Of course, it’s the big cat, Jaguar.

Le Mans 1957
Le Mans 1957


Tracks & Scenery

Model figures standing behind an armco barrier watching the race

Slot Racing

Four Scalextric Jaguar i-pace cars
  • Electric Vehicle Triathlon Proxy Event An event comprising three aspects of competition, Rally, Sprint, and Drag Race, for models of Electric Vehicles, specifically the Jaguar I-Pace. The event will take place in May 2021 and entries or notes of interest are invited on the thread.
  • WHO Winter Rally SprintThe WHO Winter Rally Sprint continues with it’s regular weekly news drop from Rally HQ on Wednesdays, and reports from two more special stages over the course of the weekend
  • HO Drag Proxy The HO Drag Proxy continues its closely fought Winter Series this week, with round 9 taking place on Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th February


Wordwide slot car chat on Zoom, with three zoom screens



  • For the Slot Classic collector So much more than 50 models – all three Collector’s Guides in a luxury slipcase, with hard covers, glossy paper, high quality pictures, and texts written in three languages: Spanish, English and German.
Slot Classic Collector's Guide