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IMSA Tudor Championship – Road America 2015

Austin Slot Car members were at “cheese country” this past weekend the Tudor race in gorgeous Elkhart Lake. We took lots of great pictures to share and post. Here are a few:   Local racer and slot car enthusiast, Jeff Mosing, had cars entered in three classes; he finished third in the No. 56 Murillo Racing Porsche Cayman.  …

Tale of a Mini – Road America 2015

  It started out so well… In spite of a significant setback in the first lap of the race they turned in a dramatic (and entertaining) drive and finished! And on some days, that is the victory.   Pushing hard in practice Pushing really hard in practice Getting pushed in the first lap of the…

2013 Scalextric GT Series – Round 5

Saturday, Dec 7, saw record-breaking cold across central Texas.  Racers came out in temperatures that never rose above the low ’30’s to campaign their cars in the penultimate race of the Austin Slot Car Club Scalextric GT series. Thankfully, Ary was on the case of the low temperatures, and having aquired a mushroom heater for…

2013 Scalextric GT Series – Round 4

The low temperatures on Saturday brought decidedly different track conditions, challenging drivers with previously solid setups and predictable performance to adapt quickly. The cool temps (57 degrees F) seemed to favor Marty and his Bilstein Audi as he turned in fast lap after fast lap, turning in a very impressive 216 laps with a high-point…

2013 Scalextric GT Series – Round 3

Round 3 of the Scalextric GT series saw a nearly full field of racers, with only two club members sitting this one out.  The field was made up of 3 Corvettes, 3 Audis, a Ford GT, and an Aston Martin.  The Aston Martin, driven by Shawn, continued to dominate the field, with a steady performance…

2013 Scalextric GT Series – Round 2

Round 2 of the Scalextric GT series saw three new entries on the grid. Before the day was over it became clear that Bret’s Audi, and the Corvettes campaigned by Brian and Russell still had some bugs to get worked out. The ‘Vette’s were loose and “tippy”, while Brett’s Audi took on the characterstics of the…

2013 Scalextric GT Series – Round 1

The first round of the Scalextric GT series saw a thin field of racers due to “real life” interferring with one our favorite pastimes, Slot Car Racing at ASCC.  Never the less, those who were ready and available took to the track to test their best initial tuning attempts against the other drivers.  Watch the…