BOURNEMOUTH SLOT CAR CLUB
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RACING HAS BEEN SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS
The 19 March clubnight has been cancelled, we will resume club racing every Thursday once the crisis is over.
Calendar - racing every Thursday
Come slot racing at the Bournemouth slot car club. The emphasis is on enjoyable racing, and a friendly club atmosphere. There are classes for a a variety of cars to suit all tastes. We frequently run handicap racing, this gives everybody a chance of winning - its usually the up and coming driver who can improve his scores rather than the established expert who wins the nights handicap racing. As well as club racing, we support National and regional racing
We have run regular racing for Scalextric/ Ninco / Fly cars - but this is not currently active due to lack of competitors. We are keen to get this sort of racing up and running again - if you are interested please contact us
To contact the Bournemouth Slot Car Club - e mail Derek Purkis - firstname.lastname@example.org
1/24 Classic Sports
Scott Francis, National Production Champion 2012 : Simon Francis National INTRO 32 Champion 2017
BOURNEMOUTH SLOT CAR CLUB - SOUTHERN 32 Club champions 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012!
Southern 32 Race Reports Including Bournemouth's annual round of the serries
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Derek Purkis opens our new clubroom in
You can run your own car, or for most classes you can borrow a club car. Club controllers are available, or you can use your own.
The club started at Slot Racing Supplies, one of the leading slot racing suppliers in the country - so you can buy just about any sort of slot racing equipment.
The BOURNEMOUTH Slot Car was set up by Derek Purkis in late 1993. After considering several tack designs, of 4 and 6 lanes, it was concluded that 6 lanes would limit the layout options too much. So Derek settled on the current 4 lane design by Chris Frost. The track was built in early 1994 by Terry Wood and Chris Frost. The track layout has remain unchanged since then. In we had to leave our original clubroom at the end of September 2005, and the track was moved to our clubroom, and racing restarted on 17 November 2005.
|Lap length||107 ft./ 32.6m|
|Lane centers||4 in / 102mm|
|Lanes||4 - Yellow, Red, White, Blue|
|Surface||Mid Grey polyurethane|
|Pick up||Copper braid|
|Power supply (full power)||Regulated 14.2 volts, 75 amps|
|Power supply (low power)||As above with a 1 ohm resistor in the supply to each lane. (lanes can be individually switched)|
|Controller wiring||To BSCRA regulations|
BSCRA 2003 / Scalextric / Ninco/ Fly (positive on the right).
(Each lane can be reversed from race control.)
|Race Control||Fully computerized Race Coordinator system.
This includes race timing, individual laps timed to 1/1000 sec.
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Caravan Racing- something different for the Christmas fun night
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