Tag Archives: racing

Betta & Classic Porsche 917/30

Most of my slot car projects on this blog seem to be resin bodied scale models or restorations of older Scalextric cars. That’s ok but it really isn’t pushing my modelling ability or bringing any new content to the blog. … Continue reading

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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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Formula Drift 2017: Long Beach #FormulaDeane

I’ve been a fan of Formula Drift since 2008 and even ventured across the pond to watch a round in Atlanta in 2012. There really isn’t much hype for FD on this side of the Atlantic though. I suppose people … Continue reading

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DTM in Assetto Corsa

One of the most exciting periods in Touring Car racing history was during the late 1980s and early 1990s. ‘Group A’ touring cars was a favourite class for manufacturers and privateers alike as the cars were based off of production … 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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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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Soviet Slot Car

Chaps and Chapettes, I have this rare and strange gene that dictates whenever I see anything old, broken and rusty I simply have to buy it and pay far too much money for it. I inherited this gene from my … 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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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part 6

Hi Chaps and Chapettes! Last time we finished building up the body and and did a little chassis work. This can be found here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/10/05/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-5/ Since then I’ve added some more details to the body and today I wanted to … Continue reading

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