The Manual

The SlotRacer’s Manual is our attempt to guide you through all the steps you’ll need to get your slot cars running smoother and faster, your track working perfectly, and your scenery looking fantastic .

MRRC Porsche slot car with an oil can and screwdrivers.

In bite sized chunks, and simple language, we’ll show you how to maintain and tune your cars, how to design and make your track, and how to create realistic scenery, without spending a fortune.

Sunbeam and Citreon slot cars with two timing screens

The SlotRacer’s Manual covers all of the important subjects to help you get the most out of your hobby…

  • Maintaining and tuning your cars
  • The tools you’ll need
  • Designing, building, and maintaining your track
  • Hand controllers
  • Race formats and timing
  • Scenery and landscaping
  • Scratch building

We’ll give you all of the tried and tested techniques that most slot racers use, and the important information that you need.

Team Slot Lancia Stratos slot car with a screwdriver

This is a vital guide for beginners, but even the more experienced amongst you might find it a useful recap.

The SlotRacer’s Manual