Car Rules 2017

Molesey Scalextric Club has its own venue, and it's own six lane 170ft Ninco track.

Molesey Scalextric Club

2017 Car Rules

Slot.it Group C


Eligible models:

Porsche 956C/KH, Porsche 962C/KH/LH/IMSA, Jaguar XJR9/12, Sauber C9, Mazda 787b, Lancia LC284/85, Nissan R89c.


Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable changes:

• Any inline Slot.it crown wheel may be used.

• Axle stopper/s may be used on rear axle to control gear mesh.

• Slot.it suspension may be used on rear of motor pod.

• Standard plastic suspension 'bump stops' can be upgraded to aluminium end of run nuts.

• Front tyres are free choice and can be glued and trued. Front tyres can also be 'glazed'.

• Guide can be replaced with Slot.it screw fit version: CH85. Guide can be trimmed.

• All screws, wires, braid and eyelets are free choice.

• Standard front axle blocks can be replaced with grub screws in the provided holes only.

• Overall front/rear track can be extended to 62mm max.


The following changes are mandatory:


• Traction magnets must be removed.

• Rear tyres must be Slot.it 'E1' compound.






Sideways Group 5


Eligible models


Zakspeed Capri, Lancia Beta, Porsche 935, BMW M1, BMW 320i, Mustang, Ferrari 512bb, Lancia Stratos.


Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable changes:


• Slot.it suspension may be used on the rear of the motor pod only.

• Rear wheels are free choice.

• Standard motor pod can be upgraded to slot.it equivalent and can be any offset.

• Any grade of chassis can be used (hard/soft etc.) but must be the correct chassis for the car.

• Standard front axle blocks can be replaced with grub screws in the provided holes only.

• Rear tyres can be any Slot.it or NSR compound*. Rear tyres can be glued/trued.

• All screws, braid, wires, eyelets are free choice.

• Front tyres are free choice and can be glued/trued/glazed.

• Guide can be upgraded to Slot.it screw fit version: CH85. Guide can be trimmed.



*Silicone and sponge tyres are not permitted.


Traction magnets must be removed!





GT/NSR GT3


Please note this class now incorporates GT & NSR GT3 into one class with separate rules for each category. These go as follows:


GT:


Eligible Cars:


Any GT model from the following manufacturers are permitted:


Slot.it, NSR, Arrowslot, MB slot, Scaleauto, SCX, Scalextric, Ninco, Black Arrow, Fly, The AREA71.

Cars from other manufacturers fitted with 3D printed Olifer chassis, may be allowed, subject to approval by the scrutineer.



All components in this category are free choice apart from the following restrictions:


• All components must be off the shelf, mass produced, available to all.

• No Sponge or Silicone Tyres.

• Maximum overall front/rear track must not exceed 65mm.

• When viewed from above, no part of the wheels/tyres should be visible.

• Body and Chassis must match.

• All components used must be in their standard form.

• Bodyshell must have all components fitted, with the exception of mirrors, aerials etc.

• Lightweight interiors are not permitted.

• Scaleauto SC-0027B (baby sprinter) motor is mandatory!




NSR GT3:


For those wishing to run to NSR GT3 rules, they go as follows:


Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable changes:


• Maximum overall rear track must not exceed 64mm.

• Maximum overall front track must not exceed 64mm, but mustn't protrude beyond body.

• Axle spacers/stoppers are permitted.

• Wheel trims can be omitted.

• Front wheels can be replaced with 16” (5001) small diameter items.

• Guide can be replaced with NSR screw fit version.

• NSR suspension can be used.

• Traction magnet MUST be removed.

• Rear tyres can be glued/trued. Any NSR rubber is permitted.

• The NSR logo must remain visible on at least one sidewall of each tyre.

• Front tyres, screws, braids, wires are free choice.


Bodyshell must have all components fitted, with the exception of mirrors, aerials etc.


Please note the only models that can run to these rules are the NSR Corvette C6r/C7r, Aston Martin/ASV, Porsche 997, Audi R8, BMW Z4.


Traction magnets must be removed!







Classics


Rules for NSR models:


Eligible cars:

NSR Porsche 917k, Ford MkIV, Ford P68, Ford GT40.


Cars must remain standard apart from the following mandatory changes:

• Cars must be fitted with Slot.it V12/3 21k motor.

• Cars must be fitted with NSR 11t pinion and NSR 32t spur gear. Axle spacers are permitted.

• Cars must be fitted with any Slot.it tyres (unglued) except silicone/sponge.


The following items are deemed free choice:

Braid, Wire, all screws, eyelets, front tyres.



Rules for Slot.it models


Eligible cars:

Ferrari 312pb, Alfa 33/3, Chapparal, Ford GT40, Matra filth, McLaren cheese.


Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable change:


• Cars can be fitted with any slot.it tyre (unglued) with the exception of silicone/sponge


The following items are deemed free choice:

Braid, Wire, all screws, eyelets, front tyres.



Traction magnets must be removed!






Ninco Renault Megane Cup


Eligible Cars:

Ninco Renault Megane.


Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable changes:


• Gearing can be replaced with Slot.it items but standard ratio must remain.

• Tyres can be glued/trued.

• NSR Baby King motor is mandatory.

• Guide can be trimmed.

• Slot.it f22 rubber is mandatory on the rear.



The following items are deemed free choice:

Braid, Wire, all screws, eyelets, front tyres.


Traction magnets must be removed!







Slot.it DTM


Eligible cars:


Any DTM model produced by Slot.it.

Cars must remain standard apart from the following:-

• Traction magnet must be removed.

• Grub screws may be fitted into chassis to adjust front axle.

• Axle spacers are permitted. However, front/rear track must not exceed width of body.

• Body/motor mount screws can be loosened.

• Screws can be used to secure motor into mount.

• Guide can be trimmed.

• An axle stopper can be used to control gear mesh.

• Chassis can be fitted with front axle bearings.


The following items are deemed free choice:

Front tyres, Braids, Motor wires, screws, axle spacers.

For the avoidance of doubt, the only motor permitted in this class is the MX15 Black endbell motor fitted as standard to all new DTM models. Early release special edition models were fitted with other motors. These are not permitted!






LMP


Eligible Cars:


Any modern era Le Mans prototype model produced by Slot.it, Scaleauto, The Area71, Avantslot, Carrera*, Arrowslot, Ninco*. 

Brands marked* will require a 3D printed Olifer chassis to make them compliant with the rules. 

Any grade of chassis is permitted: soft, medium, hard etc. Chassis may have grub screws installed to control front axle. Chassis can also have front axle bearings installed if the provision exists as a standard feature. 


All cars must be fitted with the following components: 

• Any Slot.it Flatsix motor except flatsix rs or Scaleauto Baby Sprinter. 

• 0mm offset inline motor mount. 

• 9t pinion. 

• Slot.it E1 tyres on rear (unglued). 


All other parts are free choice. 

Maximum Front/Rear track is 64mm.

However when the car is viewed from above, no part of the wheels/tyres should be visible.




Traction magnets must be removed!





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