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Thunderslot 2022 Series Final Results

The final race of the 2022 Thunderslot series was held on June 4.  Once again, Ary was the fastest with 236 laps.  However, for this race, second place was very close.  Stephen, John, and David all completed 224 laps, finishing in that order. For the first heat, David and Stephen completed 74 laps, with David…

Thunderslot 2022 Race Series Race 5 Results

  Thunderslot Race 5 was held way back on May 7; please pardon the late posting.  Five members raced that day.  David emerged victorious, with 231 laps.  John was second and Stephen was third.  In heat #1 Butch surged to the lead, completing 78 laps.  Stephen was second with 71 and Randy had 66.  David’s…

Thunderslot 2022 Series Race 4 results

  Thunderslot 2022 Series Race 4 was held on April 23 and, basically, turned into a two-horse race between Ary and Marty.  Heat 1 was dominated by David, who completed 76 laps to Stephen’s 70 laps and Randy’s 61.  David increased to 77 laps for Heat 2, but Marty joined with a 79-lap run, while…

Thunderslot 2022 Race 3 Results

Okay, above are the results of Thunderslot 2022 Race 3.  More on this race in a moment; but first I need to make some corrections on the first two races.  While I was teching cars for Race 3, I found out why my #21 Andretti Lola had so much downforce.  I had a hidden magnet! …

Thunderslot Series 2022 Race 2

The second round of the Thunderslot 2022 series was held on February 19.  The day started out chilly but warmed up as the day went on.  Brian Harriger, in the middle of his plans on returning to Texas, was able to participate in both series that day.  Brian brought his cars out of mothballs and…

Thunderslot Series 2022 Race 1

    Last Saturday was the opening day of the 2022 racing season for the Austin Slot Car Club.  The first race saw the return of the Thunderslot series.  A popular series, the Thunderslot cars are wicked fast and controllable.  We had a somewhat late start as two club members were unable to attend.  Steve…