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The first round of this six round series will be held on the 18th September, and we will be in Faversham Kent racing scalex Nascars, with no magnets Zakspeed has told us that the club will supply cars for practise as we dont race these cars as a class or even for fun at any of the other clubs in the series, 01843 582259 is the contact number for the club if any of you want to come along for a look or even to join.
The reason for the heading!!!, all you have to bring along is your STANDARD controller no electric controllers are allowed you dont even have to bring a car as these are provided, a lot cheaper than the other series running on the same day.
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QUOTE (zendragon @ 2 Sep 2011, 15:01) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>The first round of this six round series will be held on the 18th September, and we will be in Faversham Kent racing scalex Nascars, with no magnets Zakspeed has told us that the club will supply cars for practise as we dont race these cars as a class or even for fun at any of the other clubs in the series, 01843 582259 is the contact number for the club if any of you want to come along for a look or even to join.
The reason for the heading!!!, all you have to bring along is your STANDARD controller no electric controllers are allowed you dont even have to bring a car as these are provided, a lot cheaper than the other series running on the same day.
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You pays ya money, you make your choice. I know what i would rather be doing.
 

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QUOTE a lot cheaper than the other series running on the same day.
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If you want cheap racing bring along your ten quid nascar for our saturday series. Remove magnet & race.
There are different levels of slot racing just as in real racing - i'm sure you'll find on the same day F1 are racing in Monaco there will be others racing Karts or banger racing on a shoe string budget.
Many of the kart racers aspire to be F1 racers, perhaps you never did

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It would appear that selling the CL race as better than the SIC meet has backfired. Since the SIC is a brilliant series, that is no surprise.

I'm sure everyone has noticed that the slot car calender is much more congested than it used to be, especially when one adds in the element of people dabbling in SlotStox, HO, digital and other stuff outside their usual wheelhouse.

Given that all hosts can do is pick a date that works for them, have some savvy about it if they are able (but don't sweat it if they can't), and then get on with it.
 
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Sorry Jack but i (the bank manager) am unable to finance the cost of a couple of cars and a weekends enjoyment any longer.
Maybe you will have to get another job shovelling coal in that far off northern place you live in if you wish to continue in the SIC.
 

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Montoya1, I am not 'selling' the CL as a better series, 'far from it', I was simply pointing out the expense of that series and comparing it to ours.
Sean, I gave up racing years ago, I simply drive the cars around the track now!, I am not having a go at your series I am just saying it is quite expensive and I have heard this from others.
Gash, Standard controllers no exterior swithches just standard resistor controller of your choice. one thing though the event is for club members, visitors are more than welcome but cannot represent any teams unless they are a member of a club and attend more than 4 rounds. no renta drivers.
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With all due respect Ken, it was a fairly inflamatory post in the first place. Racing in the Slot It Challenge can be, like any form of hobby, as expensive as you wish to make it.
It is balatantly obvious that racing in the Champions League will be a cheaper option but appearing to pit one series against the other in an open forum is pointless.
Hopefully both of these events will continue to enjoy the success that have at the moment but everyone has a choice in which they participate.
 

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It's fine champions league is like the football conference and slot if challenge is the premier league , it's up to people what they prefer
 

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i wouldn't say its like the conference there are a lot of decent racers and they will enjoy themselves racing nascars. just like we will enjoy ourselves at pendle.

i think it was a controversial title. there was no need for it. people make their choices and hopefully enjoy it. i dont no of anyone that participate in both anyway. its been said before but its as expensive as you make it. 1 car, upgrade the motor and pod. happy days.

next SIC thread title "best series in england if your willing to put your hand in your pocket for £50 for a car"
 

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I wasn't talking about driver ability I was talking money involved . If your cars are only costing you £50 to build your doing very well .
 

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I've been out of the country on holiday for three weeks but I see the same rivalry and banter is fully alive and kicking. This thread has been amusing to read, as was said earlier you make a personal choice which series you want to race in there are pros and cons to both. I'm sure there are drivers in both series that could switch over and do well in the opposing series.

As for the football comparison I would always prefer to watch the football league as oppossed to the premier league. Did anyone see Joey Barton go down as if he had been shot when the other guy brushed his hand across his face, that sort of stuff really annoys me because it transfers into junior/youth football.


Come on Brentford (league 1 champions elect).

Nightrider (the other Brentford supporter).
 
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Agree with all of that Russell.
Congratulations on the wedding.

Come on you Bees. This could be THE year.
1 of 3 Brentford supporters on the forum.
 

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QUOTE (zendragon @ 2 Sep 2011, 15:01) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>all you have to bring along is your STANDARD controller no electric controllers are allowed you dont even have to bring a car as these are provided, a lot cheaper than the other series running on the same day.
Although cars are provided if needed, youcan race your own so tuning is still a factor of racing.

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Tom you can practice with you own car but you can only us cars provided in the heats

The other clubs (in the series) have all banned silicon tyres. This is why we all tend to practice with your club cars (we don't get any grip with the tyres we normally use)

Seem to remember there was a problem at West London for 6hr where someone used silicon tyres in practice.

Don't now Brentford club what track surface do they use ? is it a twisty track or a large rectangle ?

See you all on 18th, please have kettle on

John
 
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