Race Results

2019 McLaren M8D Round 5 Results

Figuring it Out by Lotus Jr. May 11 2019 – Eight drivers competed in McLaren Round 5, but like the Mercedes F1 team this year, only two drivers really figured it out. Marty lowered his center of gravity with a Slot.IT ‘offset’ pod and was running 3.686 sec and totaled 233.75 laps. Dave had a…

2019 Thunderslot Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019 Thunderslot series was one of the fastest races that the club has run. Marty threw down the gauntlet in the first heat, running 78 laps in Blue. The fourth heat was a great battle with David, Alejandro and Russell all turning 78 laps and David setting his second-best race lap…

2019 McLaren M8D Round 4 Results

2019 McLaren M8D Round #4 ResultsSlot.It McLaren Pre-Easter Meet, Round Four by Lotus Jr. While our entrants were down to seven, the racing was strong as ever. Marty blistered the track with 229.74 laps and a best lap of 3.714 finishing 1st overall. Erik put in a stellar performance with 221.44 laps, coming in 2nd…

2019 Thunderslot Round 2

The second round of the 2019 Thunderslot series did not disappoint. The competition is strong and, despite being run at 12 volts, the cars are very stable and de-slots are few. Ary set a high mark in the first three heats, with a combined run of 234.82 laps. Starting in the fifth heat, David tried…

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 eight staying to race. During tech-inspection our mag-downforce meter seemed to be ‘off’ because…