2018 Slot.it Group-C / IMSA

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 and Spa and Sebring and racetracks all over the world. Slot cars eligible for this series are limited to any of the Group C/IMSA GTPs from the Slot.it company and tuning options are limited to gears, tires, and general car preparation.

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2018 RevoSlot Porsche 993 GT2

In 1996 if you wanted to go endurance racing in the GT2 class you had two options – race a Porsche 911 GT2 or lose. The Porsches were that dominate in the mid-90’s that they won just about every GT2 race and every GT2 series. They were the perfect mix of power, handing and more importantly – durability. The club is looking for the same level of durability in our RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2 series. The rules are the most simple one the club has ever used with the goal of putting the focus more on drivers skill than choice of car or set up.

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2018 NSR Rally: Renault Clio R3 vs Abarth S2000

The Fiat Punto S2000 modified by Abarth and the Renault Clio modified by Renault Sport were built specifically to compete in the IRC – International Rally Challenge as well as the WRC – World Rally Championships. Both cars were evenly matched and both were spectacular to watch. They not only excited the crowds with their drifting around turns they also sounded fantastic as drivers pushed the cars to the absolute limits. The club will be recreating some of this excitement with our NSR Fiat Abarth S2000 and Renault Clio rally series. Expect to see some of the same drifting and smell some of the tires burning as they race around the clubs new rally track.

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Painting with Auto-Air Colors Water Based Paint

For painting slot cars and scale models, my paints of choice are lacquers and Auto-Air Colors water based paints.  For the lacquers I use Tamiya, DupliColor, and PlastiKote rattle can paints as well as various airbrushed lacquers.  But the paints I often default to are the water-based paints from Auto-Air Color.  These paints are very easy to spray and compatible with all other  paints.  These paints must be clear coated and any clear coat  can…

RevoSlot Porsche GT2 Series – Race #1 Results

The first round of the clubs RevoSlot Porsche GT2 series took place this past Saturday the 6th of January.   This was the first series of the year, the first time the club have run the new RevoSlot cars in anger.  Everyone was looking forward to running these very cool new cars that are for the most part easier to set up.   The series was built to run as a stock series to make…