HO Slot Car Racing
The purpose of this site is to support and encourage HO slot car
racing in the Sacramento area. The local group is very family oriented, and
prides itself on being respectful of others and enthusiastic for the sport.
Samlex makes power supplies sold by Radio Shack, Marlin P. Jones and
Associates and others. My power supply is Samlex model RPS-1204CPBT (13.8
vdc @ 4-6 amps). I have two of these power supplies to power a four-lane
- The San Francisco HO Racing
The site for a new club (in 2003) in San Francisco. There are schedules,
rules, results and products (coming soon) for racers.
Jose Youth Slotcar Organization (SYSO)
SYSO is San Jose's first Slotcar club for Children and the SYSO Racing
Series events will be run on the Skjerbergring 4 Lane Track. We will start
off with a
Drivers Challenge” type series where all the cars and controllers will
be provided by myself and the contributing sponsors of the series. Teams
will be made up of 1 parent and 1 child. The hope is that it will catch on
and we continue with additional races and progressively faster classes of
cars. This is a non-profit club and all dues or fees will go into prizes,
track upkeep, and a limited number of parts we will have for sale to the
- Sapphire Slots
A very nice home track and lots of car pictures. There's also some
downloadable video of cars racing.
- Scale Auto Racing Association
If you are a slot racer and would like a totally free website for your
personal use or for your business, you can have it here at Slotcars dot Org.
- Scale Auto Racing News
(SARN) Online Magazine
The online version of the longtime publication Scale Auto Racing News. There
is a fee for viewing many part of the online magazine.
- Scale Body Concepts (S.B.C.)
Online catalog and ordering for all scales. Some vintage HO cars and parts.
- The Scale Card
If you want to be close to scale, the Scale Card will tell you! Choose 1/64,
1/72, 1/87 and many others.
Tools & Accessories for Scale Auto Racing” featuring “HO,
1/32, 1/24 Racing Products”. This looks like it will be high quality tools
but I have no personal experience with them.
The home of Tomy slot cars, BSRT racing parts and many other
cars and parts.
A very slick site with a lot of facets to it. Calendars, Articles, Hop-Up
Hints, and a Speed Shop. Well worth a browse!
- Scalex de Groisy
A French site in English and French. Includes The Slot Car Racing
System”, a set of shareware and free hardware designs designed for all
slot car circuits, circuit designer software”, a PC based lap
counter (with source), an OCX to build your own PC lap counter around a
parallel port and several hardware designs to build reliable slot car
If you scroll down the page you will find a US dealer listing and
a Micro-Scalextric link. They have pictures of all the 1/64
- Scenic Express Model Landscape
Everything to make terrain look good. I have not ordered from them.
- Scenic Hills Raceway
...situated in the rolling hills of Southeastern Wisconsin's scenic
Kettle Moraine, offers HO scale slot car racers a world class motorsports
facility.” A very nice website, but all the photos are of 1:1 cars.
- SCM Performance
T-Jet Blueprint Pack
Serious precision tools for serious T-Jet racers. The title says it all.
Primarily a 1/32nd site, but...
Everything you've ever wanted or needed to know about How to Build your
own Slotcar Track is in out extensive guide.” and
Once you've built your own track you'll need some way to time your races
so then you'll want are deceptively low cost Slotcar Timing Software”.
- Settler's Creek
...located approximately one hour northwest of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
in the picturesque Caledon hills. The circuit is named after a small
stream which is responsible for several ponds on the property.
Development of the SCIR facility has contributed significantly to the
economy of the nearby town of Orangeville.
A new site. The track is a custom routed six-lane
tri-oval where the action is fast and furious. Here's the old site: Shaunadega
- Slot Addicts
A Japanese site in English and Japanese featuring HO and larger scales.
- Slot Car Association of
This is a club page for a very active club somewhere in the world. I looked
through the site and can't seem to find where they are. The site is well
done with lots of cool stats and pictures.
- Slot Car Bill's
Bill's got some nice pictures and some cars for sale and trade. Music plays
on the home page.
Slot Car Center Bulletin Board (Formerly the H.O. Message Board)
An internet BBS where you can post cars for sale, cars wanted and
general questions. Also has spaces for other scales.
- Slot Car
Where 10s of 1000s of HOs Reside.
- Slot Car City
Raceway and store in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Slot Car Collectables
Slot cars for sale. Most have pictures. This site has a lot of music.
Car Controller Race Day
The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at University of
Canterbury in New Zealand holds a contest to build a slot car controller
based on EMF feedback. This automated controller must then drive a car
around a track and the best time wins.
- Slot Car
A magazine devoted to slot racing in all scales. Includes HO. I
liked the first issue, but it appears to have died.
- Slot Car Express
Slot Car Express brings you collectable and vintage HO slot cars from
Aurora, Tyco, AFX, etc. along with parts (new and old) for restoring your HO
slot car chassis and track plus chrome parts / glass for your HO cars.
We also carry new HO slot cars as well such as Model Motoring, AFX,
- Slot Car Garage
Slot Car Garage brings you information about the hobby of slot car
collecting and racing. The main scales that are covered here include
1/24, 1/32 and HO but others pop up as well.
- Slot Car
Cars for sale in all scales. Located in San Jose, California.
- Slot Car Illustrated
A neat online magazine aimed at the home racer. Primarily 1/32nd,
but HO is covered too. They did a very complete review of the JL Thunderjet
slot cars, including how to fix the short guide pin.
Good prices on NOS Aurora chassis. They made a custom orange Johnny
Lightning Dodge Charger. Johnny is great to deal with. Click
here for an alternate site.
An on-line slot car simulation written in Java.
- Slot Car Mark's
Welcome to Slot Car Mark's Raceway and Mail Order Speed Shop. We have
been Ohio's Home Track Headquarters since 1991 and have been active
supporters of Slot Car Racing at the State, Regional and National level for
- Slot Car
Scans of the first and second patents granted to Albert E Cullen for Toy
Electric Automobiles and Roadways Therefor.
- Slot Car Portal
Primarily a 1/32nd scale site, but includes information on Minic
and Micro-Scalextric cars I have not seen elsewhere.
- Slot Car Stan
If you're ever in Boise, Idaho be sure to stop by the Fun Center Arcade for
some HO racing!
- Slot Car Thunder
The Biggest Little Speedways in Kansas City.” This is a commercial
- Slot Car Timing
Alex shows you how to build your own using software he provides for free.
- Slot Car
Tips for Newbies
If you're just getting started in HO slot cars, or if you've been
around awhile, here's a collection of information worth checking
- Slot Car
Bob Hardin's intense ORIGINAL full color scenes depicting the H.O.
racing action of your dreams. Highly recommended for your
Car Track Java Calculator
Compute the length of your track.
- Slot Cars
An on-line slot car racing simulation. This is very well done! You can build
your own track and race against the computer. Check it out!
- Slot Cars
HO slot cars for sale by someone who is responsible for a large
part of my collection. Great prices and high integrity.
- Slot Cars Direct
Formerly Midland HO. An English (U.K.) site with lots of cars for sale. I have bought from Barry
before and been quite happy with service to the U.S.
- Slot Heaven
I wish I could read Japanese! This site has great pictures of Tomy, A/FX and
Tyco cars. Especially the Far East versions. Worth a look even if you can't
read the captions.
HO en México
A great Mexican slot car site. Mostly in Spanish, but AltaVista can
translate it. Pablo is also the author of HOTRACK, layout design
software. Get it here!
Computer-based timing, scoring and race management.
- Slot Racing Technology
Race director and time selling equipment for professional raceways.
- Slot Pro Speedway Racing Products
We are a host track on the NITRO Racing Series in Illinois.
As a former 1/24th racer, I wanted to bring some of the neat decal & custom paint trends to HO.
All of our decals are printed with solvent-based inks on very thin self-adhesive 2 mil vinyl & then die-cut for ease of installation.
Our custom painted resin cast bodies come from the finest casters specializing in FRAY style racing.
The custom painted Lexan bodies readily turn heads at the raceway.
- Slotcar Heaven
Roman's Internet slot car shrine. Very slick website by one of the most
dedicated slotters it has been my pleasure to deal with.
- SLOTcar MANager
“SlotMan is a software for the administration of slotcar tracks.
“The basic idea of SlotMan is to create a software that includes a track
editor as well as timing. This combination allows an analysis of which type
of layout fits a particular car best. This site is in German and
We are an HO slot car raceway, shop and website located in the small
village of Adelphi, Ohio. About 45 miles south of Columbus and within 20
miles of Circleville, Chillicothe, Lancaster and Logan and just 10 miles
from the scenic Hocking Hills State Park.”
Worldwide source 1/32, 1/24, 1/43, 1/40, HO slots.” I don't know how
you can be more complete than that! :-) They have some JL, Bauer and others.
- SlotKing's Slot Car
Includes personal track and cars. Also sells a gauss meter or magnetometer
for testing magnets.
- SlotLink by
Links! Links! Links! All scales.
One man's custom T-Jets. Very nicely done and worth a look Includes pictures
of a cool four-lane raceway.
The biggest slot car show in Europe.
The ultimate freeware all-in-one program for the slot race enthusiast.
SRM2 has 4 lane timing capabilities and can store extensive info on your
cars, track(s), drivers and of course all accomplished lap and race times.”
Worth a visit just to see the 431 foot test track! They are a frequent
seller on eBay too.
“We are a full service H.O. Scale slot car shop. We carry everything from
T-Jets to full blown Neo's. On this website you can view pictures of the
various slot car equipment I have to sell.
- SlotSide - The Internet
Home of Slot Car Racing
A comprehensive site for all scales. Includes an HO message board
and HO tricks and tips.
- Slotspeed.com - True Value Paint,
Hardware & Hobby
An Indiana, PA hardware store with a nice hobby shop. This looks like a good
place to get the Tyco and Tomy releases of a few years ago that you missed.
- Slottech H.O. Racing
High performance cars (the Cheetah) and parts.
- Slotworx Slot and R/C Raceway
A raceway in Pedricktown, New Jersey.
Slot Car Country
Very nice pictures of multiple raceways.
- Sluggo's World of H.O. Slot
A good selection of parts and cars. Captain Hook is quite helpful.
If you speak to him, tell him Malcolm sent you. This is also the
best source I've found for parts from Quicker Engineering. Great
inexpensive double-flanged hubs. Their Internet provider goes on
the fritz from time-to-time, so try back if you can't get to
- Small Parts Inc.
A source for many small parts and things you may need for your slot cars. I
have not used them, but others have and like them. If you're looking for a
special small part, try here.
Joe's Slot Car City
A couple of tracks. Looks like a raceway in Front Royal, Virginia.
nice modifieds. The site takes a while to load because of all the
- Smokin' T-Jets:
Jeff Ryan's Slot Car Reproductions
Jeff makes lighted Batmobiles, Black Beauties, Monkeemobiles and a T-jet school bus!
A place to visit if you want to mold your own bodies and small parts.
Liquid Rubbers and Plastics for Artists and Industry”. Check out their
Pourable Silicone Starter Package”.
A very cool-looking 3-lane routed track. Nice pictures and a nice layout.
- Southern California HO Racers
This is the winning team at the Fray in Ferndale for 2000 and 2001.
- Speedrome H.O.
H.O. Scale Slot Car Club Racing in Sacramento, California. All racing is
done on a 4'x12' Bucktrax commercial style pro slot car track.
Online Article - Slot Car Tracks Meet The Computer Age
...Smith, a retired U.S. Air Force pilot, and his wife have built a
prototype race track that incorporates a small computer to help control the
cars and give a more interactive and realistic racing experience than has
ever been possible before at the scale-model level...”
Clay Moore has many discontinued new and used HO cars available at
reasonable prices. I've been very happy with every purchase (three
as of 6/98) from Speedway Hobbies. Speedway hobbies also carries 1/32
cars and Performance parts for HO cars.
- Speedways & Model Motoring
A sample of my (Robin's) collection of HO Slot cars from the 1960's. Examples from over 25
manufacterers (worldwide) and pictures of custom creations. Included are pics of my previous
tracks and my current track which is a Super Model Motoring approximately 55' in length.
- Spyder Speedway
This is the home of Spyder Speedway. An HO Slot Car raceway in Central
- Steve Cook's Home Page
Lot's good info on Faller AMS. The site is under construction as of
29-Oct-2000, but there are still nice shots of Faller magazine covers and
- Steve's Custom Cars
Excellent custom slots! Steve has his whole collection listed on this site.
Also some track layouts, including ones with train crossings!
- Steve's Aurora A/FX Collecting
Universe - The Closest Thing To Real Racing
A very well designed site with good pictures of most all the A/FX
Be sure to check out the fantastic HO dirt track and the beautiful bodies
- Strat City Racing
Pictures or Lexan bodied racers. Nicely painted and detailed.
- Sudbury South Slot Car
Pictures of a nice 4-lane track.
- Summit Motor Speedway
Claims to be the Highest HO Track in North America. Click on
logos and banners to navigate.
They do have stuff for sale.
- SuperCal Water Slide Decals
Use your ink-jet printer to create water slide decals.
- Super Tires
H.O. scale silicone racing tires. Available in sizes. These can be purchased
direct form here or from Tom
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