Number 15 – April 2, 2018

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Next Event – CANAM Thunder II (1960-1974) Show, Tell & Race

 ‘Low’ power motored pre-canam entries will make up the PC (‘Pre-CANAM’) class while anything else will fall into the PC+ class, although they will all race on track together. Anything goes for this while we sift and sort through how best to integrate these SCCA (and USRRC) models into the scratch32 (and perhaps R32) family of classes. Contribute by expressing your preferences for this wonderful era of North American racing in person next Monday. For more info and details click on the event poster above or just click here.

Event Report – Internationale Meisterschaft VIII

Read the full report & view a gallery of pictures on the 8th running of the Internationale Meisterschaft by clicking on the picture above or by clicking here. Enjoy!

Next Workshop Academy – Monday, April 16, 2018 – YOUR SUGGESTIONS WELCOMED!

Our 8th Monday night Workshop Academy session topic is still open to suggestion. A great way to share ideas and learn new things this ‘how to’ gathering is a must for any serious builder! Email your suggestions to me at: art@darthobbies.com – anything related to the hobby is welcome! For a look at topics covered in past sessions including materials and aids check out the Workshop Academy sub forum on scratch32 by clicking here.

‘Resources’ Sub Forum

Don’t forget to check our Resources sub forum for help on every topic, including recommendations and links for parts, tools and other essentials. Since our focus is specific to scratch32 and R32 you can’t go wrong by relying on advice found here. Everything from where to get class eligible wheels to how to prep and paint your newest shell can be found inside – and if it isn’t then ask – someone will have a tried and tested response you can trust. Click here for topics in our Resources sub forum – such as ‘Class Eligible Bits & Pieces’. Helpful ‘How To’ articles are also included there in .pdf format for those with scratch32 accounts. Furthermore, unlike most other slot car websites there is no exclusive loyalty to sponsors or prohibition on providing links directly to other non-sponsoring websites. If something is useful or good – share info, pictures and a link or two – if something is garbage or should be avoided then warn us!

Give back to your friends – those with whom you share your scarce leisure time with and with whom you race – by regularly contributing to this community. If you know something or have experience share it – if you are learning then ask or comment. Silence benefits no one.


Next R32 Race – Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – R32 VII @ Spa-Lyons

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 the R32 circus returns to Spa-Lyons. Classes are: 1950’s Grand Prix (50GP), Classic LeMans (CLM), Group C (GCI) & 3.0L LeMans (3LM) – Bring 2 eligible cars for every class. Make sure to register your attendance here.

Next R32 Race – Saturday, April 14, 2018 – R32 VIII @ Molto VeLoce

Then on Saturday, April 14, 2018 R32 will close out the 2018 Winter Schedule at Molto VeLoce. Classes are: Trans Am (TA), Group 5 (G5), LMP/GT (LMP) & CANAM (CA) – Bring 2 eligible cars for every class. Check for details and to register soon under the relevant topic here.

R32 Race Report – Classic Era Challenge II (1966-1971) @ Molto VeLoce

For full details including photo gallery click here or on the picture above.


OUR FULL LINE OF 1/32 PLASTIC BODY KITS

All body kits now come with DArt inserts.

  • BRM P578 ‘Stackpipe’ – $45.
  • Chaparral 2J body kit – $55.
  • Ferrari D50 GP – $45.
  • Ferrari 290 MM Spyder – $55.
  • Ferrari 158 GP – $50.
  • Ferrari 312P – $45. (Picture Coming Soon!)
  • Ferrari 612 CANAM – $45.
  • Honda RA273 GP – $50.
  • McLaren M12 CANAM – $45.
  • Porsche 550 Spyder – $50.
  • Porsche 550 Coupe – $50.
  • Porsche RS-61 – $50.
  • Porsche 804 – $40.
Eclektrix Series Body Kit Price List

All Eclektrix Series Body Kits now come with DArt inserts.

  • Matra MS10 – $25.
  • Shadow DN1 – $25.
  • Brabham BT44 – $25.
  • Ferrari 312T – $25. 

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