Slot car racing revving up in Pantyffynnon
1:30pm Thursday 31st October 2013 in Sport
ARE you keen on cars and motor racing? Then perhaps Pantyffynnon’s slot car club is the place for you.
A competitive hobby, Slot Car Racing sees enthusiasts race small vehicles on a purpose built track.
The group, held at Pantyffnnon social club, are keen to welcome new members to the track.
Club member Keith Morgan said: “We meet every Tuesday at 7.30pm for three hours of competition,” said club member Keith Morgan.
“We use a custom made digital track with up to six competitors racing together.
“Our racing is not just about speed but also includes an element of tactics as our computer controlled track can be programmed to include pit stops, fuel consumption and refuelling.”
Pantyffynnon slot car club run a number of championships over the course of the year with points awarded and prizes at the end of the season.
“We offer club cars that new members can use, so there is no need to buy any cars in advance,” said Keith.
“The evenings are great fun with a friendly ambiance and a mix of ages and genders, so we encourage people to come and give it a try,” he added.
To find out more you can contact Keith on 07973687546, or visit the website www.pantyffynnonslotcarclub.org.uk.