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 company and tuning options are limited to gears, tires, and general car preparation.                                                                                            

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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 ever used, aiming to focus more on drivers skill than choice of car or set up.

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Thunder Slot Lola T70 MKIII

The Lola T70 race car, designed by Eric Broadley, was a hit right out of the box, winning the inaugural Can-Am Challenge in 1966. Developed as both a spyder, as well as a coupe, it proved quite versatile, with a large variety of engines. ThunderSlot cars, founded by Giovanni Montiglio, have proven to be very quick right out of the box. For this one-marque series, cars will run mostly stock with only a few optional parts, this should create a level playing field and fierce competition.

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NSR Rally: Renault Clio R3 vs Abarth S2000

The Fiat Punto S2000 by Abarth and the Renault Clio by Renault Sport were built to win rally championships. Both cars were evenly matched and 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. Recreating some of this excitement is the goal of this 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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1/24 Scaleauto GT

Things are bigger in Texas, so you want to race bigger things, right? Then join us for the Q3 series as we take the 1/24 Scaleauto cars around the tight track at ASCC. Come run mass at speed and see how you fare with your skills. This is our next GT series with modern cars from FIA WEC, IMSA and PSCC. We look forward to seeing you in Q3.

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Carrera Modern GT

Forget about "classic" - this is as Contemporary as it gets! Combining the latest class of highly tuned closed roof race cars from IMSA's GTLM and GTD, as well as WEC's LM GTE, the club's Modern GT Series will feature evenly spec'd slot cars from the Carrera catalog. To lower the cost of participation, all cars are restricted to their original chassis, but guides can be replaced to improve performance. And while talking about enhancing, most of the mechanics can be upgraded in this semi-open series. Are you in?                                                             

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RevoSlot Porsche GT2 Series Preview

The Austin Slot Car Club’s 2018 racing season will start next Saturday the 6th of January and the big change is that it will not be with the Slot It Group C cars we have run for the past four years.  The club elected to instead run the new RevoSlot Porsche GT2’s by BRM.  …

BTCC Series – Round 3 – 2017

Race 3 of BTTC had only 5 drivers and saw its 3rd lead change of the series. This time it was Marty taking 1st place and fast lap with Ary in 2nd and David taking 3rd. Marty, Ary, and David all had slower times than race 2, but Mark was 10 laps faster than race…

WRC Race #4 Results

  The fourth round of the modern WRC series was well attended with nine total racers.  On top of having more racers there was a large selection of cars running this round.  Even with all the new cars the field was still heavy with Subaru’s.  The racing was very close with the top three being…

RevoSlot Porsche 993 GT2 Review and Setup

Here is the first look at the new RevoSlot cars that the club will be using for it’s first quarter race series.  The cars are so well constructed the video’s will show the basic steps that can be used to properly set up the car.  This is just a first look.  I am sure we will learn more about setting these cars up as we race the series.  Expect some real race set up tips very soon.

BTCC Series – Round 1 – 2017

Fifty nine years ago BTTC had its start. On Oct.7 Austin Slot Car Club represented this race with a mixture of manufacters from Honda, MG, BMW, and VW. It was a close race between David and Shawn with David barley pulling it out, and Ary taking 3rd place. Their was a good battle between John and Mark…