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Which Scalextric digital track can be used with Scalextric ARC Pro?

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Which Scalextric digital track can be used with Scalextric ARC Pro?
A list of Scalextric 1:32 digital track that can or cannot be used with Scalextric ARC Pro

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Forget Black Friday!

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Forget Black Friday!
Forget your one day sales, we have overhauled our postage and pricing system to permanently reduce prices for you.

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We have created a YouTube channel

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We have created a YouTube channel

We have created a YouTube channel which has a few videos on changing Scalextric braids. Hopefully you will find the information useful as it is one of the most popular questions we get asked. Click Here for our YouTube channel

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UK Slot Car Festival 2018

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UK Slot Car Festival 2018

UK Slot Car Festival. 19th & 20th May 2018. FUN FOR KIDS...AND BIG KIDS! A full weekend of showcasing the world of Scalextric within the great venue of the British Motor Museum. The UK Slot Car Festival aims to bring every aspect of the Slot Car world to all its audiences - Collectors, Racers, Families in all the different scales. It is also a great opportunity for those new to the hobby to get an insight into what is out there.The success of the previous years, has attracted the support of all the major manufactures - including, Scalextric, Carrera, SCX,...

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What is Magnatraction?

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What is Magnatraction?

Magnatraction is the definition used by Scalextric (Hornby) to "market" the use of additional magnetic devices in their vehicles to help give extra traction on the track. Very simply, it is the use of specific magnets to help hold the car on the steel rails of the track, giving extra downforce, preventing the rear end from skidding sideways. Note that the contact rails must also be made of a magnetic material. Certain motors also have an inadvertent Magnatraction effect, if the car is low enough to the track and the magnets are open. This effect is very slight with most...

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