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UK Slot Car Festival to Take Place on 16-17 May

The popular ‘UK Slot Car Festival’ is returning to the Heritage Motor Centre on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 May from 10am – 5pm.  This exciting two day festival promises to be yet another fantastic family day out featuring major manufacturers including Scalextric, Carrera, SCX, Slot.it, NSR Slotfire & many more. The festival aims to bring every aspect of the Slot Car world to all of its audiences including collectors, racers and families.

There will be plenty of activities to enjoy including rally stages, oval banger racing, a drag strip, Ho tracks, digital lay-outs, a massive retail area, trade stands, NSCC Live, interviews, product launches and scalextric for schools. Visitors can also meet the manufacturers and swap, buy and sell cars as well as meet other like-minded enthusiasts plus play for free on a host of tracks showcasing the very best of the Scalextric collection including rally stages, banger racing and digital layouts. As in previous years, there will be a meet and greet on the Scalextric stand where enthusiasts can discover the company’s new and exciting product introductions for 2015.

Scalextric Marketing Director, Jim Procter-Bain said: “We are delighted to once again support one of the biggest slot car events in the world.  We look forward to meeting fellow slot car fans and showcasing our exciting new Scalextric lines.”

Tom Caren, Show Manager at the Heritage Motor Centre said, “The UK Car Slot Festival is a fantastic hands-on weekend for all the family to enjoy. As well as appealing to slot racers collectors and car fanatics, the festival is a great way for those new to the hobby to see what it’s all about!”

Ticket prices are Adults £12, Children £8 (5-16 years) under 5 free, Concessions £10 & a Family £34 (2 adults & up to 3 children).  Discounted advance tickets are available online.

 

Iuliia Tore

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