2017 Racing Classes

The Farrout Slot Car Club is dedicated to enjoying 1/32 scale model car racing based on minimal changes and preparation of “Ready to Run” model slot cars sans magnet traction of any kind.
The current classes are as follows:
• Le Mans 1949 - 1963 based on RTR cars made by Ninco
• Le Mans 1964 - 1974 based on RTR cars made by Fly
• Group 5 based on RTR cars made by Racer Sideways
• Le Mans GT1 based on RTR cars made by Ninco
• Group C/IMSA GTP based on RTR cars made by Slot.it
• 1970’s – 1980’s Formula 1 based on RTR cars made by SCX and Spanish Scalextric
• 4/WD Rally based on RTR cars made by SCX and Spanish Scalextric

All cars in all classes must run exactly as originally produced including all OEM parts with the following notations and anything not mentioned here is probably not allowed:
• Any braids, wires and bushings may be used, but no ball or roller bearings allowed.
• Tire truing allowed, but all tires must remain in contact with the surface when the car is placed on a flat piece of track
• Motors may not be opened for tuning purposes
• Any motor that seems inordinately fast may be disallowed by the Club President without discussion or inspection
• No magnetic downforce allowed
• No chemical treatment of tires allowed
• No modification of chassis or body allowed without specific approval from the Club President
• Alternative bodies of an appropriate style may be allowed upon specific approval and final inspection by the Club President

Exceptions by class notes:

Le Mans 1949 – 1963 based on RTR cars made byNinco
• Must use Ninco NC-1 or NC-8 motor
• Ballast allowed to improve handling

Le Mans 1964 - 1974 based on RTR cars made by Fly
• Must use OEM motor 18,000 RPM Mabuchi
• Must use Ortmann urethane rear tires style 49 or 43b as appropriate (www.rsslotracing.com)
• Any replacement front tire allowed except silicone or “zero grip” type
• Ballast allowed to improve handling

Group 5 based on RTR cars made by Racer Sideways
• Must use OEM specification motor
• Must use OEM specification tires

Le Mans GT1 based on RTR cars made by Ninco
• Must use BWA replacement for NC-1 motor
• Must use OEM specification Ninco tires
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Group C/IMSA GTP based on RTR cars made by Slot.it
• Must use OEM specification motor
• Must use Ortmann 51a (recommended), 51 or 51b rear tires (www.rsslotracing.com)

1970’s – 1980’s Formula 1 based on RTR cars made by SCX and Spanish Scalextric
• Must use OEM style RX motor in “Version 2” state of tune (Pro versions and Suffix versions such as RX-42B, C, D, etc. are not allowed)
• RX-81 4/WD motors may be used after cutting off the front drive section (Pro versions and Suffix versions such as RX-81B, C, D, etc. are not allowed)
• Must use Ortmann 36d rear tires (www.rsslotracing.com)

4/WD Rally based on RTR cars made by SCX and Spanish Scalextric
• Must use OEM style RX-81B, RX-81C, RX-81D, RX-91, Pro Turbo 4x4, or Pro Double Rally motor with functional front wheel drive (Newer cars that come with RK motors are allowed if a resistor is used to make them slower than the Pro Double Rally equipped cars)
• Must use Ninco 19x10 natural rubber rear tires