Model Car Racing Magazine index 2012 Print E-mail

 

 

1/32 SCALE MODEL CAR RACING:

 

 

Body Shop (see Paint Shop):

 

Can-Am Cars:  

•Carrera 1971 Lola T222, Issue #62

•Race Car Shop: RMS 1964 Lotus 30 with MRRC chassis, Issue #64

 

The Constructor (see Race Car Shop):

 

Digital Racing:

(Note:  every issue also has track plans that include locations for lane-changers for Scalextric Sport Digital and Carrera Pro-X track---see "Race Tracks on a Tabletop" and "Real Race Track Plans")

•SCX Digital-to-analog One-Minute Changeover, Issue #61

•Carrera Digital 132 number 30355 Lap Counter, Issue #62

•SCX  Digital in SCX GT Cars, Issue #63

•Carrera Digital 132 in Monogram Grand National cars, Issue #64

•Rules (to avoid six-car crash-fests), Issue #65

•Scalextric Digital in MRRC GT Cars, Issue #A66

 

Editorials:

•How Much Do You Want To Win?, Issue #61

•Does It Take Two To Race?, Issue #62

•Didn’t Have A Chance!, Issue #63

•How Much Do You Want To Win?, Issue #64

•The Object Of My Desire, Issue #65

•In The Black, Issue #66

 

Fantasy Racing:

Auto World Batmobile , Issue #64

 

Formula 1:

Carrera 1937 Avus Mercedes W25 & Auto Union Type C, Issue #61

Scalextric Digital in Carrera Formula 1 Cars, Issue #61

•SCX 2010 Renault R30 & 2011 Lotus-Renault R31, Issue #61

•Scalextric 2010 Mercedes MGP W01/05 Petronas, Issue #61

•Race Car Shop: 1959 Ferrari Dino 246 with Dave Jones’ Body on Penelope Pitlane Chassis, Issue #66

 

GT Cars (see "Sports-Racers" and “Supercars”):

 

Historic Racing:

Modern Era GT Cars, Issue #61

•Sebring 1968, Issue #61

•LeMans 1955, Issue #62

•Sixties Era Production Class, Issue #62

•Modern LeMans GT Series Cars, Issue #63

•LeMans 1957, Issue #64

•LeMans 1962, Issue #65

•Group 5, 1977-85, Issue #66

 

Home Racing:

SCX’ New Universal Track, Issue #61

Start Here:  Joining Different Brands of Track, #61

•Start Here: Race Timing, Issue #62

 

Le Mans Racers:

Carrera 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #61

SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #61

•Paint Shop: 2008 Ginetta G50 from the Scalextric Start “Pro Racing” Car, Issue #61

•Chris Walker’s Revell 1965 Lightweight E-Type Jaguar with PCS-32 chassis, Issue #61

•Track Test: SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #62

•Slot.it 1966 LeMans-winning GT40 Mk.II, Issue #62

•Track Test:  Slot.it “Reloaded” 1999  Audi R8C, Issue #62

•Track Test: Scalextric 2010 Corvette C6R GT2, Issue #62

•NINCO 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #62

•Equal-Performance Racing: The “Production Class 1-3/4-Inch Rule”, Issue #62 

•Race Car Shop: Ken Miles’ 1955 MGA From the SCX Model, Issue #62

•NINCO 1962 Jaguar XKE, Issue #63

•MRRC 1964 Cheetah, Issue #63

•MRRC 1965 Porsche 911, Issue #63

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers: SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #63

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers:  Slot.it “Reloaded” 1999 Audi R8C, Issue #63 

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers:  Scalextric 2010 Corvette C6R GT2, Issue #63

•Carrera 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, Issue #63

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers:  Mr. Slotcar 1991 Mazda 787B, Issue #63

•Slot Classics 1954 OSCA MT4, Issue #63

•Scalextric 2009 Nissan GT-SR, Issue #63

•Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #64

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: NINCO 1963 Jaguar XKE, Issue #64

•Track Test:  Carrera 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, Issue #64

•Track Test:  Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: Carrera 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, Issue #64

•Scaleauto 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLSL AMG GT3, Issue #64

•Scalextric 1957 Jaguar D-Type, Issue #64

•Paint Shop:  Fly 1979 LeMans-winning 935 K3, Issue #64

•Slot.it 1985 Lancia LC2/85, Issue #64

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  NSR 2011 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #65

•NSR 2011 Audi RS18 TDI, Issue #65

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: “Performance Package” for Fly 1981 BMW M1, Issue #65

•Race Car Shop:  Polar Lights Batmobile Chassis for LeMans 2010 Aston Martin DBR9, Issue #65

•Track Test:  NSR 2010 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #65

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #65

•Slot.it 2010 Lola B09/60, Issue #65

•Paint Shop:  NINCO 1962 Jaguar XKE, Issue #65

•NINCO 1963 Jaguar XKE “Lightweight”, Issue #65

•Race Car Shop:  Slot Classics 1954 OSCA MT4, Issue #65

•Flyslot “Alpha” 2010 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #66

•Track Test:  Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #66

•Racer “Sideways” 1977 Zakspeed Capri Group 5, Issue #66

 

 NASCAR:

Monogram 1967 Plymouth Belvedere Grand National, Issue #62

•Monogram 1966 Dodge Charger Grand National, Issue #63

•Digital Racing: Carrera Digital 132 in Monogram Grand National cars, Issue #64

•Racing Equality Kits:  Remoter the Monogram 1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX Grand National, Issue #66

 

Off-Road Racing:

 

Paint Shop:

Production Sports Cars:  Scalextric 1967 MGB at Sebring, Issue #61

•LeMans: 2008 Ginetta G50 from the Scalextric Start “Pro Racing” Car, Issue #61

•LeMans: Ken Miles’ 1955 MGA From the SCX Model, Issue #62

•Rich Taylor’s 1958 Kellison J4 From the MRRC Model, Issue #63

•LeMans:  Fly 1979 LeMans-winning 935 K3, Issue #64

•LeMans:  NINCO 1962 Jaguar XKE, Issue #65

 

Performance Packages:

•LeMans: Slot.it Sidewinder 1986 Porsche 962 & other Group C cars, Issue #61

•LeMans: Fly 1981 BMW M1, Issue #65

 

Production Sports Cars:

•Track Test: Supertuned Racers, Part 78:  Magnet-Free:  SCX 1956 MGA, Issue #61

•Paint Shop: Scalextric 1967 MGB at Sebring, Issue #61

•LeMans: Equal-Performance Racing: The “Production Class 1-3/4-Inch Rule”, Issue #62 

•Ken Miles’ 1955 MGA From the SCX Model, Issue #62

•MRRC 1965 Porsche 911, Issue #63

 

Race Car Shop: 

Trans-Am:  RMS 1967 Mercury Cougar on a Scalextric Mustang chassis. Issue #61

•Production Sports Cars: Ken Miles’ 1955 MGA From the SCX Model, Issue #62

•Can-Am:  RMS 1964 Lotus 30 with MRRC chassis, Issue #64

•LeMans: Polar Lights Batmobile Chassis for 2010 Aston Martin DBR9, Issue #65

•Trans-Am: Polar Lights Batmobile Chassis for Trans-Am 1970 Camaro, Issue #65

•LeMans: Slot Classics 1954 OSCA MT4, Issue #65

•Formula 1: 1959 Ferrari Dino 246 with Dave Jones’ Body on Penelope Pitlane Chassis, Issue #66

 

Race Tracks on a Tabletop Plans:  

(All 2-lane for Carrera, Sport, Scalextric, SCX or NINCO Track)

•2-Lane Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong tabletop, Issue #61

•2-Lane Monaco Formula 1 Track on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong tabletop, Issue #62 

2-Lane Suzuka Formula 1 Track on two 4 x 8 tables to form an 8 x 14-foot tabletop, Issue #63 

2-Lane Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong tabletop, Issue #64

•2-Lane Platinum Raceway on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong table with a 3 x 3-foot extension to form a 5 x 12-foot tabletop, Issue #65

•2-Lane Circuit Of The Americas Track on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong tabletop, Issue #66

 

Race-Tune Your Race Car (with Track Tests):

•LeMans:  “Performance Package” for Slot.it Sidewinder 1986 Porsche 962 & other Group C cars, Issue #61

•LeMans: Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: “Performance Package” for Fly 1981 BMW M1, Issue #65

•LeMans: Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #65

 

Racing Equality Kits:

NASCAR:  Remoter the Monogram 1967 Plymouth Belvedere GTX Grand National, Issue #66

 

Rally Cars:

SCX 2011 Ford Fiesta WRC World Rally Cup , Issue #62

•Citroen 2011 DS3 WRC, Issue #64

•NINCO 1983 Lancia 037 Rallye Group B, Issue #66

 

Real Race Track Plans:

All plans are designed for Scalextric Sport, Classic, SCX, NINCO or Carrera track (with optional lane-changing).

2-Lane Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong table with a 3 x 3-foot and a 3 x 6-foot extension to form a T-shaped tabletop, Issue #61

•2-Lane Monaco Formula 1 Track on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong table with a 3 x 3-foot and a 3 x 6-foot extension to form a 9 x 11-foot T-shaped tabletop, Issue #62 

2-Lane Suzuka Formula 1 Track on two 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong tables to form a 7 x 18-foot tabletop, Issue #63 

2-Lane Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on a 5 x 9-foot Ping-Pong table with a 3 x 3-foot and a 3 x 6-foot extension to form a T-shaped tabletop, Issue #64

2-Lane Riverside Raceway on an 8 x 16-foot tabletop, Issue #65

•2-Lane Circuit Of The Americas Track on an 8 x 12-foot tabletop, Issue #66 

 

Sedan Racing (see Touring Car Racing):

Carrera 1975 BMW 2002 , Issue #62

•Scalextric 1963 VW Beetle, Issue #62

•Scalextric' Australian Touring Car Championship 1976 Holden LZ34 Torana, Issue #64

 

Shoot-Outs (see Track Tests):

 

Sports-Racers (see also “Production Sports Cars”):

MRRC 1958 Kellison J4, Issue #63

 

Start Here: 

Joining Different Brands of Track, Issue #61

•Race Timing, Issue #62

•Race Set-up: Score Sheets, Issue #63

•Run What Ya’ Brung? Part 1, Out-of-the-box Racing Classes, Issue #64

•Run What Ya’ Brung? Part 2, Mixed-Brand Racing Classes, Issue #65

•Run What Ya’ Brung? Part 3, Equal-Racing With “Performance Packages”, Issue #66

 

Supercars:

Scalextric 2010 Bugatti Veyron, Issue #65

 

The Supertuned Racers (magnet-free, with Track Tests): 

•LeMans:  SCX 1956 MGA, Issue #61

•LeMans:  “Performance Package” Slot.it Sidewinder 1986 Porsche 962 & other Group C cars, Issue #61

•LeMans:  SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #63

•LeMans: Slot.it “Reloaded” 1999 Audi R8C, Issue #63 

•LeMans: Mr. Slotcar 1991 Mazda 787B, Issue #63 

•LeMans: Scalextric 2010 Corvette C6R GT2, Issue #63

•LeMans:  NINCO 1963 Jaguar XKE, Issue #64

•LeMans: Scalextric 2010 Audi R8LMS GT3, Issue #64

•LeMans: “Performance Package” for Fly 1981 BMW M1, Issue #65

•LeMans:  Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #65

•LeMans: NSR 2011 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #66

 

Track Tests 

(There’s an index and the test result times for all previous Track Tests from the paper and paid Internet issues under the top bar “More Information” then click on “Race Car Tests”):

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  SCX 1956 MGA , Issue #61

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  Slot.it 1986 Porsche 962 & other Group C cars, Issue #61

•SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #62

•Slot.it “Reloaded” 1999  Audi R8C, Issue #62

•Scalextric 2010 Corvette C6R GT2, Issue #62

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  SCX 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, Issue #63

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  Slot.it “Reloaded” 1999  Audi R8C, Issue #63

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  Scalextric 2010 Corvette C6R GT2, Issue #63

•Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: NINCO 1963 Jaguar XKE, Issue #64

•Carrera 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, Issue #64

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  Carrera 2011 Ferrari 458 Italia GT2, Issue #64

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  Scalextric 2010 Audi R8LMS GT3, Issue #64

•Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: “Performance Package” for Fly 1981 BMW M1, Issue #65

•NSR 2010 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #65

•Supertuned Racers, Magnet-Free: Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #65

•Race Car Shop: Polar Lights Batmobile Chassis for SCX Aston Martin DBR9, Issue #65

•Supertuned Racers:  Magnet-Free:  NSR 2011 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR, Issue #66

•Flyslot 1970 Ferrari 512S Coda Lunga, Issue #66

•Track Test DIGEST:  Summary of  Full Race Track Test Reports on 16 Model Racing Cars, Issue #66

 

Trans-Am:  

Race Car Shop: RMS 1967 Mercury Cougar on a Scalextric Mustang chassis, Issue #61

•Ed Bardill’s RMS 1968 Javelin & 1970 Firebird. ‘Cuda and Charger, Issue #62

•NINCO 2010 Chevrolet Camaro GS.R GT3, Issue #63

•Race Car Shop: Polar Lights Batmobile Chassis for Trans-Am 1970 Camaro, Issue #65

•Race Car Shop: 1964 Ford Falcon with RMS Resins body on Scalextric Mustang Chassis, Issue #66

•Race Car Shop:1965 Plymouth Barracuda with RMS Resins body on Scalextric Mustang Chassis, Issue #66

•Scalextric 2011 Chevrolet Camaro GT.R GT3, Issue #66

 

Vintage Racing:

Doug Logston’s RMS 1967 Trans-Am Cougar On K & B Challenger chassis, Issue #61

•The Pioneers: Russell Sheldon’s Auto Hobbies 1964 Cobra Daytona Coupe, Issue #63

 

Your Cars:

•LeMans:  Chris Walker’s Revell 1965 Lightweight E-Type Jaguar with PCS-32 chassis, Issue #61

 

Your Tracks: 

Zak Brown’s 15 x 25-foot Wood SlotMods Slag Raceway, Issue #61

•Grant Baxter’s 6 x 20-foot Four-Lane Wood Monaco Formula 1 Track, Issue #62

•Tom Abrams’ 7 x 30-Foot Four-Lane Wood SlotMods Reliable Raceway, Issue #63

•Ed Bardill’s 6 x 10-foot Carrera Desert Mountain Raceway, Issue #64

•Don Edward’s SlotMods 8 x 16-Foot Riverside Raceway, Issue #65

 

 

HO SCALE MODEL CAR RACING:

 

HO Drag Racing:

•Auto World Pro Stock cars and Top Fuelers, Issue #62 

 

Home Racing:

•Color Coding The Lanes, Issue #61

•JL Innovative Design’s Grandstand, Issue #64

•Race Track Maintenance, Issue #65

 

Race Car Performance:

•AFX Mega-G Hop-Up, Issue #62

 

Track Plans:

(all for 4 x 8-foot areas)

• 2-Lane Laguna Seca Raceway, Issue #61

•4-Lane Monaco Formula 1 Track, Issue #62

•4-Lane Suzuka Formula 1 Track, Issue #63

•4-Lane Laguna Seca Raceway . Issue #64

•4-Lane Riverside Raceway, Issue #65

•4-Lane Austin Formula 1 Track, Issue #66

 

Your Tracks:

•Randy Pepprock’s 6 x 11-foot Four-Lane AFX LeMans, Issue #61

•Dan Dekker ‘s 2-Lane AFX 4 x 6-Foot Road America Raceway, Issue #66

 

 

1/43 SCALE MODEL CAR RACING:

NOTE:  see the “Carrera Go!!!/SCX Compact” link in the box to the left for articles on 1/43 scale cars.

 

Home Racing:

•Joining Carrera Go!!! and SCX Compact Track, Issue #66

 

LeMans:

•Track Test:  Kyosho “Dslot” 1983 Porsche 956, Issue #65

 

Track Test:

•LeMans:  Kyosho “Dslot” 1983 Porsche 956, Issue #65

 

1/24 SCALE MODEL CAR RACING:

 

LeMans:

•Cox 1965 Lotus 40, Issue #64

•Monogram 1965 Ferrari 330LM & Ford GT40, Issue #64

•Bill Wesssel’s Merit 1956 Lotus 11 with Dynamic Chassis, Issue #66

 

Paint Shop:

•Trans-AM: Painting Auto World’s 1970 Camaro, Issue #63 

 

Race Car Shop:

•Auto World’s 1970 Camaro kit, Issue #63

 

Trans-Am:

•Paint Shop:  Auto World’s 1970 Camaro, Issue #63 

 

Vintage Racing:

•LeMans:  Cox 1965 Lotus 40, Issue #64

•LeMans: Monogram 1965 Ferrari 330LM & Ford GT40, Issue #64

Formula 1:  Revell 1962 Lotus 24, Issue #65

•LeMans: Bill Wesssel’s Merit 1956 Lotus 11 with Dynamic Chassis, Issue #66

 

1/28 SCALE MODEL CAR RACING:

 

Sedan Racing:

•NINCO 1991 BMW M3, Issue #61

 
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