Race Results

ThunderSlot 2019 – Round 1

Whew! Well, the first race of the Thunderslot LolaT70 Series for 2019 was one for the books. The action was hot and heavy, with fierce competition throughout the field, as thunderstorms raged outside. With thirty seconds to go in the final heat, there was a clap of thunder and the lights went out. It was…

2019 McLaren M8D Round #3 Results

McLaren Round Three: Tires and TemperatureBy Lotus Jr.  – A warmer track room of 75 degrees should have made for the quickest McLaren race of the series. It proved to be the opposite. Traction apparently packed up and went on Spring Break. Seven drivers came to the grid with Russell being the class of the field…

2019 Slot It Group C – Race #4 Results

Round 4 of the 2019 Group C races brought out 8 racers where temperatures hovered in the 50’s. This relatively low track temperature once again caused some questions about which tire compound to run and there were variations between the 30’s and 22’s on the fastest cars – however, lap times didn’t seem to vary…

2019 McLaren M8D Round #2 Results

The Polar Grand PrixBy Lotus Jr. Feb 9, 2019 The 2nd round of our Slot.IT McLaren series saw the track-room at Kings at a chilly 52 degrees. After the rare Austin sleet subsided ten members came to the club meeting with 8 staying to race. During tech-inspection our mag-downforce meter seemed to be ‘off’ because…

2019 Slot It Group C – Race #3 Results

11 racers started the previous race; 11 racers started round 3, showing how popular this event is within the club. Extremely tight racing matched with dream cars makes for a good turnout. It also helped that the biting cold, so recently holding Austin (and our track building) in its grip, had wandered away, making tire…

Slot It Group C – Race #2 Results

The second round of the clubs Slot It Group C series saw eleven club members fighting for the top spots on the podium.  One of the big differences in this round was the addition of A Group runner David and his super-fast Lancia LC2/85.  Last year David won the series and set the fastest lap…

2019 Slot It Group C – Race #1 Results

The first round of the most anticipated series the club runs annually began with ten anxious racers and a wreck in the first turn.  Let’s hope that’s not an omen. It was a balmy 56 degrees in the club room with humidity about the same at 59%.  The track temp was 56 degrees as well. …

2019 McLaren M8D Round #1 Results

Great cars and competition.By Lotus Jr. January 12, 2019 The 1970 M8D gave McLaren one of its best years in Can-Am. McLaren took nine wins from 10 rounds, and Denny Hulme took his second title despite driving with his hands bandaged after the fire in the M15 at Indianapolis.  The M8D differed visually from the M8B.…