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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Controller Experiment – Maximum Output Comparison

Our club has tested several controllers for their maximum output. Here are the findings: Controller (Video order) Description Voltage Output RPM Output #1 Difalco 1/32 30 Band #1 10.21 Volts 6330(av) rpm #2 Slot.it SCP V1.1 10.17 Volts 6315(av) rpm #3 Difalco 1/24 30 Band 10.19 Volts 6320(av) rpm #4 Slot.it SCP V1.0 10.17 Volts 6340(av)…

2011 Slot.it Challenge Round #3 Update

Racers were greeted with sunny weather for this weekend’s race, even if it was still somewhat chilly.  The track surface started out a bit slippery until tires warmed up and some drivers struggled with grip for most of their heats.  In spite of that we had some very close racing, especially in the middle of…

2011 Slot.it Challenge Round #2 Update

Weather was much improved for this round of the ASCC Slot.it Challenge, unfortunately, many of our racers were more under the weather than enjoying it. That didn’t stop an exciting race from taking place. Track conditions were quite different than Round 1, leaving many racers searching for grip but finding the walls, especially in early…

Latest ASCC Track Video

Club member Autorama has put his video skills to use again and with great effect! •Check out the new car’s-eye view of a lap around our completed track as well as highlights of the track and wall scenery.  

Fly Ferrari GTO Slot.It Converson Project

Soon after the release of the Slot.It Ford GT I started looking to see what other cars the chassis might fit. The Fly Ferrari GTO, of which there are many variations, is a near-perfect fit. These cars have beautiful bodies but with the front-mounted motors, the cars don’t run well without magnets. Replacing the Fly chassis with the Slot.It sidewinder chassis promised to work much better. The BRM wire wheels really add the finishing touch.