Kev’s Lotus

Lotus 40

Another restoration project for Kevin M.

Lotus40 can-am car by Tamiya from the 1960’s. Chassis is alloy sidewinder with adjustable rear suspension. Powered by Mabuchi 36D motor.








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Vintage Tinplate

Scalextric Tin Plate Ferrari 375

Another lovely old car on display, thanks to Kevin M for sharing. The “gimbal” pickup guide is amazing.


Kevin Writes:- “Scalextric Tin Plate Ferrari 375, C 1957-1959. Motor and rear axle are integrated into one unit, gimbal wheel pickup guide. One rear wheel has hard rubber for drive, the other three are hard plastic, helping the car slide into corners. The driver figure is moulded from rubber.




Sean’s Truck!

Sean is always working on something new. This truck has been developing over a few weeks/months I imagine. Looks great.

Not sure about the JPS on the Fly prime mover and the other manufacturer of cancer sticks on the trailer, but it still looks good.

Disclaimer – “Slotmasters Slot car club does not endorse smoking!” (Unless it’s Slot car tyre rubber!)



Kev’s Restoration Project – Tamiya 1/24 Lola Spyder


Kevin M has two of these vintage slot cars, one restored and one a project car he plans to bring up to the same standard. The difference really shows between the restored car and the  Lola still waiting for restoration.

About The Restored Car

“Mid to late 1960’s Tamiya 1/24th scale Lola T70 Spyder Can-Am Car. Inline brass chassis with rear suspension, Mabuchi 36D motor.”

IMG_3953The Yet to be Restored car

“Mid to late 1960’s Tamiya 1/24th scale Lola T70 Spyder Can-Am Car. Inline brass chassis with rear suspension, Mabuchi 26D motor. This car is in the original condition as raced in the 1960s.” (Although it probably looked better in the 60’s – ed.)

I was unaware that Tamiya had ever made Slot Cars! Thanks for sharing this with us Kevin!




2015 Scale Model Nationals – Day3


Plait Mini-Z

1 Jason Brooks

2 Cameron Neilson

3 Noel  Batson

4 Gregg Treagle

5 Greg Colgan

6 Jules Rutty

Historic Can-Am 1/24

1 Jason Brooks

2 Cam Neilson

3 Ian Sutton 

4  Andrew Shirley

5 Noel Batson

6 Shane Atkinson

Scalextric magnet Muscle under 14


Scalextric magnet Muscle – Amatuers


Scaleauto 1/24

1 Shane Atkinson

2 Jason Brooks

3 Noel Batson

4 Ian Sutton

5 Cameron Neilson

6 Rodney Clarke


2015 Scale Model Nationals – Day2

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1. Shane Atkinson

2. Jason Brooks

3. Cameron Neilson

4. John Hanna

5. Greg Treagle

6 Rodney Clarke

Scalextric Under 14


2. Bailey

3. Lachlan

4. Conner

5 James

6 Jorja

7 Ethan

8 Bradley

9 Cooper

Scalextrics – Amateurs

1 Guy

2 Chris D

3 Aaron

4 Ira F

5 Terry

6 Garry E

7 Richard

8 Adam

LMP 1/32

1 Shane Atkinson

2 Jason Brooks

3 Ian Sutton

4 Cameron Neilson

5 Mitch Walker

6 Chris Richardson

LMP 1/24

1 Team NSR, Shane A/Noel

2 Greg and Gary

3 Kim and Cam

Slotworx Aussie V8

1 Team Xtreme

2 Team NSR

3 Team Phoenix

2015 Scale Model Nationals – Day1

First of the Races is today at 12PM!


Results here as the come to hand:

NSR Classics. 

1 Shane Atkinson

2 Jason Brooks

3 Cameron Neilson

4 John Hanna

5 Kevin Wilson


1 Shane Atkinson

2 Jason Brooks

3 Ian Sutton

4 John Hanna

5 Ray Sweeting

6 Cameron Neilson

Group 5

1 Cameron Neilson

2 Jason Brooks

3 Ian Sutton

4 Shane Atkinson

5 Ray Sweeting

6 Rodney Clark