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Posted 06 December 2011 - 08:15 AM

Thanks, Jonathan. I'll add that raceway in a few moments.

If you get a chance to snap a track pic for the entry, it would be appreciated.

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 10:16 AM

Going there on Wed. I have some pics on my phone, but nothing great that captures the whole track. I'll bring my real camera and get a good shot. Thanks!

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Posted 06 December 2011 - 10:28 AM

Jonathan,

That would be great. Just send me the raw pics to greg@slotblog.net.

Much appreciated!

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 02:12 PM

I forgot about sending them to you to your email. my apologies, I noticed you pulled my post, so I assume you got them anyway? If not, I can send them to your mailbox..

Thanks

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 03:07 PM

Thanks! Got the pics and have added them to the Thazer entry.

Please ask Dave if he knows who built that track. I've not seen one like it in a long time.

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Posted 08 December 2011 - 04:29 PM

He told me where it came from but I can't recall... LOL. There is actually some nice history behind it. I will get the details this weekend. :)

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Posted 09 December 2011 - 10:33 PM

The track was built in 1966 by American. I was told it came from the east coast, and was owned by Crawley. I haven't confirmed this yet. From there the track moved to northern Ill., can't remember the owners name at the moment (I think John S.). I have a classified add from Scale Auto Mag listing the track for sale at $3500.00. From northern Ill. the track went to Bloomington Ill. where it was set up as a rental track, don't know if any races were held on it there. I traded my 155 ft Dadds Hillclimb for this track, and it received a total rebuild. It took three years and got a new surface, new side walls, and we had to completly make a new section. I have to admire those American builders from the sixties, not as easy as it looks. This is a fun and challenging track, come by and give it a try. Dave

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Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:11 AM

The Slot Shop 3002 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 801 466-7568. Tracks include a 95 ft. Kingleman, an H.O. Tri oval, a 1/32 wood road race 6 lane track, and a 4 lane Scalextric road race track. A 145 ft Hillclimb waiting to be installed this spring. Owner is Don Hasse. Lots of RTR's, parts, rentals, and fun! Womp races on Wed. night. Various races on Friday depending on who shows up, 2 different class races every Saturday.
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Posted 10 January 2012 - 10:18 AM

Rick,

The Slot Shop is already listed in our Raceway List. Here's a link:

The Slot Shop

Can you check the list of tracks and let me know what needs to be removed and what needs to be added? Thanks!

Also, if anyone can provide pictures of the tracks at The Slot Shop, we'd love to add them to the entry.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 12:54 PM

Hi guys...

I'm new here. I noticed the thread about raceways and thought I would add another to the list. There is no sub-directory for the state of Oregon but we have a new track opening up soon in Albany, OR.

It is a commercial track located at ASA Hobbies... 1193 Santiam Rd S.E. 97321, phone is (541) 926-5075... The 1/24 scale raceway has just been completed but is still a few days away from being operational. They have a huge four-lane HO track at the same site.

I'm not sure how they plan on organizing events but at least there is a new venue for racing here in Oregon.


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Posted 26 March 2012 - 01:01 PM

Thanks, Bob.

I'll get a new Oregon subforum created and add a listing for ASA Hobbies ASAP.

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 04:17 PM

Grandega Speedway, Had its first official race last weekend.
Here is the Info
Grandega Speedway
235 Grand Av
Haskell, Arkansas 72015
www.grandegaspeedway.com

Grandega Speedway is an 8 lane 143' Chris Dadds Kingleman


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Posted 29 March 2012 - 05:36 PM

Thanks, Greg. It may take me a day, but we'll get it listed.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:14 PM

Brand new track in Santa Barbara:

Hobby Central Raceway
4 Anapamu St,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 965-2972

Owned by Daves Hobby Central, formerly Adkins Hobby.


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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:35 PM

Thanks, Jay. I'll add this raceway to the list later today.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:53 PM

I knew that raceway sounded familiar... I entered it in the list on 4/16/12.

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Posted 28 July 2012 - 02:13 AM

Guys,

Yes, there is a nice facility in Dallas, GA, and Acworth, GA. The Dallas track does indeed have a Purple Mile track and a huge Daytona oval as well as a drag strip. The Acworth Speedway is moving to a new location on Glade road and has a Daytona Oval and a "Smooth as silk" Windsor road course. They both host FCR touring series races. Jeff and John are old slot car racers struggling to keep the hobby alive.

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Wow, is there really another real Purple Mile in Georgia? Can anyone verify this, or if it is not in operation what happened to this track?

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:29 PM

I have started a map of slot car track locations globally. It seems like a perfect companion to the amazing list that has been created here. I would love to find a way to link the listings in this site with the pins on the map. There must be a way.

http://goo.gl/maps/X5qhd

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 01:23 AM

Max,

There was never a Purple Mile at Dallas. This was simply confusion about the unique shortened track that John has, which for many years was at Flashbacks in Snellville, GA.

There's a long thread about this track and I'll try to post a link to it later.

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 01:24 AM

Cory,

Let me think about how is the best way to do this.

I'll be in touch.

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 08:44 AM

Cheater,

Thanks, you are the Man!

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 08:51 AM

Max,

Here's your link, with pics of the track:

Monster track in Dallas, GA

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 09:32 AM

Cheater,

Thank you so much for your effort and attention to my request. Although I want to open a slot car raceway one day, if not I want to travel to where great old tracks are still in operation with slot cars I have yet to produce. You have greatly assisted my effort.

Best,

-Max
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Posted 01 October 2012 - 10:51 PM

Slots-A-Lot Raceway, 1100 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010. (516) 616 7075. slotsalotracewaynewyork@gmail.com. They have a kingleman, Hillclimb, King, and 1/4 frag tracks. Been there for 18 years.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 06:10 AM

Thanks for the help, Frank. We've actually had Slots-A-Lot listed in the Raceway List for a good while.

Here's a link to their entry:

Slots-A-Lot Raceway

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