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Posted 18 August 2019 - 09:45 AM

'Spotswood' is a classic Australian drama film released in 1992. The film was titled 'The Efficiency Expert' in the United States.

Sir Anthony Hopkins played the lead role, with Russell Crowe also in the cast.


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:19 AM

I really like the track layout - especially the dip on the straight!
 
Interesting that the "tunnel" is a complete blind spot!
 
Very kool - thanks, Greg!
 
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Posted 18 August 2019 - 10:21 AM

There should be a US remake. I'm sure we could find more than enough "characters" to play the slot car racers!!!   :laugh2:

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 11:24 AM

Talk about "run whatcha brung." 

 

We have Grand Prix and LeMans back to back starting at 1 PM today here in Cincinnati.

 

What we need is "Slot Cars the Movie." Featuring Greg "The Cheater" Wells as A.J. Camshaft, defending World Champion slot car racer.  :laugh2:  :crazy:


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 11:55 AM

What network, Butch?

 

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:01 PM

Jeff, it would have to be on an XXX-rated channel.

 

I have seen that movie and like that it shows the fun that slot racing can be.


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:02 PM

Matt,

 

I think Jeff was asking about the info "We have Grand Prix and LeMans back to back starting at 1 PM today here in Cincinnati."


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:18 PM

I guess I should have used the quote option.

 

I was asking about Grand Prix and LeMans. 

 

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:24 PM

It's a local over the air channel 20.1 called "Movies".


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 12:31 PM

:good:

 


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 02:05 PM

Butch 

    

"I was referring to this part of Jeff's  post.     "What we need is "Slot Cars the Movie." Featuring Greg "The Cheater" Wells as A.J. Camshaft, defending World Champion slot car racer. " 

"I was referring to this part of his post.


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 03:47 PM

Hi Matt,

 

That line was in my post #4.

 

It's hell getting old, isn't it.  :laugh2:


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 04:12 PM

I did catch the innuendo Matt.  :laugh2: 

 

I've got both "Grand Prix" and "Le Mans" on both VHS and DVD. But I always try to watch them when they are on TV anyway.

 

There is a slot car scene in "Grand Prix" as well.

 

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Posted 18 August 2019 - 06:06 PM

I have this on DVD....


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 08:23 PM

The Gran Prix scene looks pretty neat.  Maybe a Scalex track?   

 

Butch that post was so long ago, I don't remember it!    A couple days a week I go to lunch with a bunch of my old hot rod buddies.   My wife says "what do you talk about day after day"?     I say, "same thing, we all forgot we talked about it yesterday".


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Posted 18 August 2019 - 08:44 PM

"More of a train driver, really...."

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 10:46 AM

Good God, we slot car guys are such GEEKS! :laugh2:


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