2017 Tourist Trophy Celebration

The British Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration is a race for closed-cockpit GT cars of 1960-64. The race takes place at the Goodwood Circuit during the Revival festival and gathers together a multi-million dollar start grid for an action packed round of racing. In 2017 the Austin Slot Car Club will pay homage to it in 1/32 scale.

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2017 Slot.it Group-C / IMSA Series

Return with us to the days of MTV and Nintendo and the sleek Group C and GTP Prototype race cars. These ultimate sports racers, from the bulletproof Porsche 956/962 to the Jaguars, Toyotas, Nissans, Mazdas, and more, battled for supremacy at Le Mans, Spa and Sebring and racetracks all over the world.

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2017 NSR Porsche 917

Described by British magazine Motor Sport as the ‘greatest racing car in history’, in addition to its Le Mans wins, the Porsche 917 - powered by an air-cooled, boxer, 12-cylinder, 4.5-litre, 520-horsepower engine - holds, to this day, the record for fastest qualifying lap, an incredible 3:13.90 done in 1971 by Pedro Rodríguez. Will the NSR scale version be as impressive?

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2017 WRC

The World Rally Championship is widely regarded as the most challenging motorsport championship in the world. Each year's rallies take place in several countries were drivers battle one at a time to complete stages as quickly as possible on surfaces ranging from gravel and tarmac to snow and ice - fastest overall time wins. The club's 2017 series will spotlight WRC cars of 2005-15 and two tracks.

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2017 Group 5 Series

The years of 1976-82 were host to the 4th Generation Group 5 Series. The period rules dictated that the lines of a production car needed to be maintained above the wheel arches, mostly everything else was unrestricted. These turbocharged Monsters with 500+ HP under the hood and no traction control or fancy driving aids demanded every last bit of skill of those who dared tame them.

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Porsche 917 Series – Race #1 Results

A total of eleven cars entered for the 2017’s inaugural NSR Porsche 917 Series race.  Although unplanned, the field could be split into very defined groups. Gulf‘s baby blue and orange color combo were represented by three entrants – annoyingly, two of the cars shared both livery and racing numbers (#2). Two racers opted for all-white…

2017 Group C Slot.it Challange #5 Results

Give me $5 … and let’s race.
Slot.it Lancias, Porsches and a lonely Jaguar took to the track for the fifth round of Group-C racing 2017. David scored the extra, fastest lap, point after clocking a blazing 3.785 seconds lap around the club’s 54 feet track. Ary and Marty finished less than a quarter-lap apart and John was only about half-lap ahead of Brett after 15 minutes of close racing. As some of you may be curious…

Goodwood Tourist Trophy Race #2 Results

The second round of the Goodwood Tourist Trophy series was another great round but was run under very different conditions from the first one.  The big difference was the weather.  Not just the weather but the effect it had on track conditions.  The temperature outside was a balmy 85 degrees while the track room was…

Goodwood Tourist Trophy Race #1 Results

After taking a full month off to get the rules and BOP, balance of performance, sorted out the club was ready to hold the first round of the Goodwood Tourist Trophy.  The race ended up being lots of fun and very enlightening. BOP Ruling Just in case you are not one to read the rules…

2017 Group C Slot.it Challange #2 Results

The always popular Slot.it Group-C series had 14 racers registering for its second round. The popularity of the series is likely linked to how close the racing is, among each racing class.   Some of the close racing highlights included Group-A racers, Ary and David, pushing their 1/32 cars to the limit  while battling for…