Looks like Carrera and Scalextric are doing a better job of detailing their slot cars than some of the manufacturers of static “collectables” !
Did you know that Australia has produced a slot car World Champion? Wayne Bramble won the title a couple of years back, then got himself and the hobby on Channel 7’s Today show
Check out this clip and the speed of top-level slot cars as they compete in the final of the European Slot Car Championship in Finland recently! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8Pm6ACLsq0
Martin Raceway is a 1:32 scale custom slot car track built by Slot Mods USA for, reportedly, about $300,000. It’s highly detailed, an interesting layout and even features live-streaming from onboard mini-cams that actually work. But $300k? I’m sure I could have done that for not a cent over 200… 😉 To see more examples … Read more $300k Slot Car Track