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Slot Magazine

6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €3,16 per issue The World’s only dedicated magazine for slot racing covering all areas of the slot hobby from starting at home with your first set to racing at the world championships!

Slot is jam packed with articles on how to build your own layouts, extend your home track, make your cars faster and build incredible layouts.
We also cover the latest releases from Scalextric, Carrera, Ninco and SX plus all the other manufaturers. For up to date daily news and offer see our website:

www.slotmagazine.co.uk

In each issue we have race reports from around the world – the very latest tests of new sets back-to-back and hints and tips from the top drivers. Also win prizes in our competitions to win the latest sets and cars!

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Slot  |   015 Nov / Dec  


FEATURES
18 COMPETITION
WIN ‘A DAY AT THE RACES’ book,
worth £19.49. We have a copy of
this book, signed by the author ‘Slot
Car Superstar’ Carlo Tonalezzi, to
give away.
20 HEAD TO HEAD
Modern versions of an old classic
let you step back in time and enjoy
some classis racing. Is the Cheetah
still a great slot car?
30 FORMULA E : FULL SIZE ELECTRIC
RACING CARS
Colin Spinner went to Donington
to see full size cars using electric
motors. Are there comparisons with
slot cars?
36 MONTE CARLO AS YOU HAVE
NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE
Canadian reader Peter McGilton has
built a stunning replica to race on.
We think this is outstanding – what
do you think?
58 THE ART OF SLOT PHOTOGRAPHY
Our cover picture was done by
Japanese photographer and slot
racer Yunichi Kimura. Have a look
at some of his other atmospheric
shots and see how your slot cars
could look.
62 FORD ESCORTS THROUGH THE AGES
A look back at the family history of
Ford Escort slot cars – how do they
rate with the new Escort RS2000
MK2 we review in this issue?

REVIEWS
10 FORD ESCORT RS2000 MK2
The Droop-Snoot Escort was a hit with
anyone who wanted a fast and fun road
car that could be used competitively.
How does the slot car compare?
16 CARRERA FORMULA E CARS
The world-wide racing series comes to
the slot tracks courtesy of Carrera. The
FIA would be impressed.
54 A DAY AT THE RACES: BOOK REVIEW
One man’s story of a special day racing
and the characters and cars at his club.
WORKSHOPS
46 BUILDING A WOODEN DIGITAL
TRACK
Lee Thorndike has managed to
combine the smoothness and variety
of corners a wooden track offers with
the excitement of racing multiple cars.
See how he managed the technical bits
like lane changing, and how to manage
Pace Cars.
52 GLITTERBUG – ANOTHER
UNUSUAL TONY DAVEY PROJECT
Remember the fantasy custom cars with
weird characters that were popular in the
1960s? Tony Davey has built a modern
car on an old theme.
RACE REPORTS
& EVENTS
The World’s only dedicated magazine for slot racing covering all areas of the slot hobby from starting at home with your first set to racing at the world championships!

Slot is jam packed with articles on how to build your own layouts, extend your home track, make your cars faster and build incredible layouts.
We also cover the latest releases from Scalextric, Carrera, Ninco and SX plus all the other manufaturers. For up to date daily news and offer see our website:

www.slotmagazine.co.uk

In each issue we have race reports from around the world – the very latest tests of new sets back-to-back and hints and tips from the top drivers. Also win prizes in our competitions to win the latest sets and cars!
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You'll receive 6 issues during a 1 year Slot magazine subscription.

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good level of content and it is a very interesting magazine to read Reviewed domenica 23 febbraio 2020
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Great Mag!!!!

Always a great read when I can pick it up in WHSmith. Great articles and advice..... Decided to purchase digital online version so I don't have to travel to WHSmith (12 miles) Reviewed giovedì 29 novembre 2018

slot magazine

Absolutely brilliant magazine, loved scalextric and ninto growing up, this is totally brilliant, good reviews I personally would like a section on real beginners where to go who to speak to chassis ideas reasons for different types etc.
only downside nowhere locally to go watch or compete?? Reviewed martedì 30 dicembre 2014

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