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About the Festival

A full weekend of showcasing the world of Scalextric within the great venue of the British Motor Museum. The UK Slot Car Festival aims to bring every aspect of the Slot Car world to all its audiences - Collectors, Racers, Families in all the different scales. It is also a great opportunity for those new to the hobby to get an insight into what is out there.

The success of the previous years, has attracted the support of all the major manufactures - including, Scalextric, Carrera, SCX, Slot.it, NSR Slotfire & many more.

The event offers plenty of interactive activities to enjoy during the day:

FREE TRACKS TO TRY, RALLY STAGES, OVAL BANGER RACING, DRAG STRIP, HO SCALE TRACKS, DIGITAL LAYOUTS, MASSIVE RETAIL AREA, TRADE STANDS, NSCC LIVE, INTERVIEWS, PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 3D PRINTING & SOFTWARE DEMO, MEET THE MANUFACTURERS, DISPLAYS, THE NEWLY REFURBISHED BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM, THE GAYDON SLOT CAR AUCTION - ... plus entry to the Gaydon Spring Classic car gathering outside the Museum.

The key aim of the event is to showcase all the great things that the slot car hobby has to offer & make it a fun and exciting day for all. The organisers are keen to involve as many manufactures, slot racing clubs, and organisations as possible along with the general public.

 

Race Zone

Below shows a list of tracks that are planned to be at the UK Slot Car Festival.

UK Festival Slot Rally
Various tracks will be set up for a Special stages competition which is free for all to take part with some great prizes to be won. The tracks will include, SCX Digital, Off road, Compact & single lane stages to test out the cars from SCX, Team Slot & MSC.

BSCRA - British Slot Car Racing Association
Examples of the cars we race, Maintenance bench where car repairs can be watched, Rolling presentations of our hobby, video with interviews with some of the BSCRA racers including our ex world champion.

Stock Car/Banger Oval Track
Six-lane routed wood oval, with a “squeeze” section on the back straight to produce the risk-taking “bash-and-crash” style that makes SlotStox so much fun for racers and spectators alike.

Drag Strip
Like speed? Try out the drag racing track.

Minic Motorway
Tri-ang Railways An excellent set up with several automated items.

Scalextric Digital Track
Fully working Scalextric digital track enabling the drivers to overtake and defend by changing lanes

Slotfire Tracks
Slot Fire track confirmed with a 3 Lanes layout.

Martin De'Ath - Carrera track and display
Check out Martin's vast collection of unusual slot car conversions from shoes to rubber ducks!!

manufacturers / Display Zone

This area is a dedicated to manufacturer & distributor exhibitors. Displays will include pre-production & prototype models with display access to test tracks to try out the range of products including cars, controllers & timing equipment. Come along and meet the manufacturers and see what new products are in development.

 

 

 

Retail Zone

A wide range of trade stalls where a gathering of Europe's top traders will have a stunning array of Scalextric and slot car equipment from past & present available to buy, sell or swap.

Event Zone

• NSCC Live Interviews
• Aston's Slot Car Auction
• Lucky 7 Porsche Drive Competition
• Time Trial

Event Organised by
 
Sponsored by:
Pendle Slot Racing
Scale Models
 
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