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The Billericay Soap Box Derby 2017

Following the success of the Billericay Soap Box Derby in 2016 which had 5000 attendees, the Rotary Club of Billericay decided unanimously to host another this year! Soap Boxes, for those of you that don’t know, are basically gravity powered … Continue reading

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BDC Rockingham: Drift Games

The British Drift Championship has undergone a huge transformation this year and one of the changes has been the introduction of Drift Games. Drift Games is a set of fan decided challenges that the drivers can partake in. The challenges … Continue reading

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Scalextric K.I.T.T Restoration

A few weeks ago Craig Hamnett very kindly sent me over two ‘loft find’ slot cars. One was a Datsun 240Z and the other was K.I.T.T, or a black Pontiac Trans-Am. For those of you that don’t know K.I.T.T is … Continue reading

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Assetto Corsa car reviews #1: Ferrari 312T

Racing simulator Assetto Corsa was on sale on the PlayStation Store and I simply couldn’t say no to it! One of the things that struck me most was the difference in which the way each of the cars drives. I … Continue reading

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London Classic Car Show 2017: Aston Martin

This year really started for me with the London Classic Car Show at the ExCeL in London. The show is a celebration of classic motoring and features many machines from the top marques of the 20th Century along with stands … Continue reading

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Used and Abused: Weathering

One thing I’ve noticed when scrolling through Facebook and Instagram is that those of us who make model cars, be that static, slot or RC, tend to make them clean and in pristine condition. That’s fine but in truth a … Continue reading

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Balsa Wood Super Cub Build: Part 1

Hi guys, Nearly as long as there have been aircraft there have been model aircraft. Now-a-days the majority if aero modellers build either static plastic kits such as the Airfix DH88 Grosvenor House kit (build thread here:¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/11/08/air-racing-dh88-comet/ ) and RC … Continue reading

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2016 in review!

Chaps and Chapettes, 2016 has been a busy year for me and has seen this blog properly get on it’s feet. I’ve had the pleasure to be able to bring you coverage of lots of car events and have been … Continue reading

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CSR Racing 2

Chaps and Chapettes, CSR Racing 2 is a free to play racing game by Natural Motion on iOS platforms. It’s a drag racing game and includes lots of modern cars ranging from the Fiat 500 Abarth and Fiesta ST all … Continue reading

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MrD Slot Drag Racing, Chelmsford, December 2016

Chaps and Chapettes, Most of the slot car stuff I cover on this blog tends to be 1/32 scale circuit cars; Formula 1, LeMans and such. However, the other month I discovered the MrD Slot Drag Racing Championship who race … Continue reading

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