First quarter of 2020: Slot.it Group-C

Return with us to the days of MTV and Nintendo and the sleek Group C and GTP Prototype race cars. Slot cars eligible for this series are limited to any of the Group C/IMSA GTPs from the Slot.it and tuning options are limited to gears, tires, and general car preparation.

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First half of 2020: RevoSlot

This series is meant to be a driver’s series with the cars being run in stock configurations with very limited modifications being allowed. The cars will all be stock with the only items open for change to a non-RevoSlot item being the motor wires, braid and axle spacers.

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Second quarter of 2020: Thunderslot

ThunderSlot, founded by Giovanni Montiglio, a designer from NSR who wanted to create a higher quality but more affordable product, based on design elements that proved successful at both NSR and Slot.It.  These cars have fantastic performance out-of-the-box.

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Second Half of 2020: BRM 1/24

The FIA's Group C formula was designed primarily for the WEC which included the 24 Hours of Le Mans. However, several smaller series also adapted the Group C regulations. The Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft allowed Group C cars to compete alongside various other types of cars from the 1982 season until 1985 ...

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Forth quarter of 2020: Slot.it DTM

DTM is a touring car series in the mid-90’sis famous for the quality of close racing between very different makes of cars and the quality of drivers it attracted. The combination of closely matched cars and fast drivers meant the races were always close affairs with door banging and rubbing being more the rule than the exception.

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2019 McLaren M8D Round 4 Results

Slot.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 overall, 1st B and fastest…

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

By 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 at 223.89 laps. Dave had…

LED TV Black Screen Repair

Guys This is kind of off-topic for the website but I thought this information would be usefule.  Last week I bought an LED TV from Goodwill and when I got it home it had a black screen–apparently no power.  Upon further investigation I found it was not quite a black screen.  By shining a flashlight…

IndyCar Spring Training at COTA

  The IndyCar teams rolled into Austin for two days of testing in advance of their first race at Circuit of the Americas on March 24th.  This was the first time on the track for all but a handful of the IndyCar drivers.  The track proved challenging for the teams, with the combination of long…

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

By 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 both static-weight and…

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…