"NorCal V-town Rumble"
In Memory of Gene Husting - Drag Proxy.
Location: Eddies' Slot Car World, Vallejo CA
Date: September 13th, 2014
Doors open at noon, 1st race at 2 p.m.
Fees: $5.00 per entries - (Entry fee paid to track owner)
Track: 1/4 mile. Power 16.2 volts. 1 cap.
No glue on track and house controller will be used
Any questions feel free to PM “DVan” or post on here.
Link to this proxy event page on Bracket 500:
All costs to be paid by the sender. Make sure to package your car/s safely and have a return address so we can send them back.
More sign up and Shipping information coming soon!
Note: These are based on rules from 1963, found in a June 1963 Model Car Science Magazine. Some classes have been combined to keep it simple.
All entries to be powered by "open frame" or "padlock style" motors. Bonner motors okay.
Stock type period correct motor magnets only.
No functional wheelie bars.
All four wheels must be able to roll and touch the track when the car is sitting on a test block.
No vacuform bodies other than for D-Dragster class.
Minimum tire size is 1".
Driver figure required (at least torso and head). Dragsters could have just driver head.
Roll bars on open cars required.
Maximum tread width is 3 1/4".
Period looking cars are encouraged. This is for fun. We are not going to freak out if your car has a jet flag because this is all that you have, for example.
1/24th and 1/25th scale. Stock or mildly customized and must run full street equipment. No re-working of wheel openings other than mild trimming of front or rear areas where body curls inward. American production cars 1965 and older.
Example is the red 1962 Pontiac:
1/24th and 1/25th scale. American production cars 1965 and older. Cars must have at least one bumper. Fenders could be trimmed to clear tires. Cars to retain headlights and tail lights.
Examples are the Falcon, black Chevy and the blue Willys:
1/24th and 1/25th scale. 1965 and older production sports cars and specials like Scarabs are allowed.
Example is the Red Cobra:
1/24th and 1/25th scale. Coupes or sedans or roadsters 1965 and older. Cars may be chopped , channeled or sectioned. Fenders are optional. Plastic engine detail encouraged.
Example is the green Hot Rod:
1/24th and 1/25th scale. Entries must have some form of body around the driver's cockpit. Fenders optional.
Example is the silver dragster:
1/32 Scale Dragster Class
Entries must have some form of body around the driver's cockpit. Fenders optional.
1/32 Scale Other Than Dragsters
Non-dragster cars 1965 and older.
Special thanks to Rodney for the pictures of his event entries to illustrate the different classes!
Further event information will be added here as it becomes available.