2015 Group 5 Series

Group 5 rules dictated that the lines of the production model needed to be maintained above the wheel arches. Aside from that… Make it wide. Make it low. Make it fast.

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2015 Tudor Series

Grand-Am and ALMS merged, and in 2014 prototype cars of both series were combine into a single class in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship; it's inaugural 2014 season was won by a Daytona Prototype. Will DP cars rule over LMPs in the scale version of the Series?

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Group 5 Race Results – Race #1

Group 5 Results 1 of 6

Ten racers showed up to compete in the first round of the 2015 Group 5 race series – seven Group A racers and three Group B racers.  The racers showed up with cars that were as varied as we have seen in any series to date.  Here is what everyone was running, from what I…

All Inclusive Race Package

All Inclusive

The Austin Slot Car Club will be offering a complete racing package for the upcoming race series as well as the current Group 5 series.  These packages include everything you need to race – entry fee into all six of the races in a series, Difalco controller rental for all six races and a race…

What is up with that Ford Capri?


What the heck is going on with that Capri? Here is the deal.  When we ran this series in 2013 I spent a large amount of time playing with different set ups for my Racer Sideways Ford Capri until I finally found one that worked well.  This set up helped me win the first Group…

Drivetrain Set-Up Tips

Digital Tach

How can you tell if your cars drivetrain is set up correctly before you come to the track? One of the best ways to make sure your car is set up before you turn a wheel at the track is to do a little homework to make sure the drivetrain is as good as it…

Group 5 Race Series 2015


This weekend will see the first race of the Group 5 series at the track.  This is the second time this series has been run at the track with the first series being 2013 with eight racers fighting for the top of the podium. One of the best things about this race is the option…