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NSR Abarth 500 Series – Round 2

The second round of the series had eight racers present with Brian/Painthorse One running his first round of the series.   The weather in Austin has been hot, very hot but the club’s headquarters was very comfortable with our A/C unit working hard to keep us all cool. So, while it was 105 degrees outside…

NSR Abarth 500 Series – Round 1

The first round of the NSR Abarth 500 series was a good start to what should be a great series. There were eight racers present for this opening round of the series. These are interesting little cars that don’t really scream racer but that in itself is part of the alure to their popularity. Just…

Monte Carlo 1961-1971 Revival Concours

Monte Carlo Revival Concours  The Concours for the 2022 Monte Carlo revival was held online on the 1/32 Slot Car Scratch build Facebook group.  A poll was put up on Wednesday, June 22, and the results compiled at 3:00 PM Friday, June 24. Coming in first was Marty’s 240Z with 35% of the vote Second was…

Monte Carlo Stage 6, June 18th and Final Results

Monte Carlo Rally Stage 6, June 18th The sixth and final stage of the ASCC Monte Carlo revival brought out a healthy field to the track.  Some cars were refined over the course of the series, some started out fast, and stayed fast, and some stumbled. Thanks to all who participated in the series, it…

Monte Carlo Overall Results UPDATE

There has been a large scoring error made with the top car running in the “A” group in the series.  David/Butch’s SRC Porsche 914 which was classified in the “A” group is actually competing in the “B” group as its rear tires are only 8.8mm wide and fulfill the rules of that group.  The stage…

Monte Carlo Stage 5, June 4th 2022

Monte Carlo Stage 5, June 4th, 2022 First up, subbing for Marty M. was Ary B. as Porsche 917 with Marty’s kitbashed Datsun 240Z.   With only a few minutes practice with an unfamiliar car Ary turned a very speedy best lap of 7.012 seconds with a total time of 5’4.219”.  This would be the top…

Monte Carlo Stage 4, May 21st, 2022

Monte Carlo Stage 4, May 21st, 2022 Stage five of the Monte Carly Revival found a somewhat smaller field, but the return of Erik K., and Brian H. Laps were run in the opposite direction of previous stages. The day started off with Erik K. aka StabnSteer returning with his scratchbuilt Saab 96.  After a…

Monte Carlo Stage 3 May 7th, 2022

There was a big turnout for stage 3 of the Monte Carlo revival, we had 14 heats this time around. First up was Brian H. aka Painthorse1.  Brian’s SCX MGA had been given a thorough going over, and it showed with quicker lap times, and more confident handling.  Best lap turned was 7.536. Mark L.…