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How to build and race a slot car

Sunday 30th June-Sunday 28th July 2024

Learn how to build and race a slot car.

All participants will learn about: Different types and makes of metal chassis and scalextric type slot cars, chassis building, dismantling and rebuilding a motor, machining a motor commutator, wiring, cutting out and painting a slot car body, soldering, trimming tyres to size, how a slot car hand controller works, and assembling a slot car ready to race.

Three workshops on:
30 June, 21 & 28 July.

Register for all three workshops with Pete at
Gold coin entry to each workshop.
One off entry fee of $25 for all three workshops if you want to build and keep your own slot car valued at $130.00.

A race event will be organised for those that have built/helped to build a slot car. A Radio Controlled boat awarded to the fastest slot car.

Have a go at slot car racing after each workshop.

See the Motueka Slot Car Club Facebook page

Family Friendly Free


June 30
July 21, 28


10am to 12pm


Mapua / Moutere / Motueka


Marchwood Park (kitchen block)
62 College Street, Motueka
Please park in the designated visitor parking area

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Tickets from ph. 027 295 1969.


Ph. 027 295 1969

Additional Info

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