British Motor Museum hosts popular two day 'UK Slot Car Festival'

The 'UK Slot Car Festival' is returning to the newly branded British Motor Museum for a full weekend showcasing the world of Slot Cars on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 May. This exciting festival promises to be yet another fantastic family day out featuring major manufacturers including Scalextric, Carrera, SCX,, NSR, Ninco & many more. The festival aims to bring every aspect of the Slot Car world to all of its audiences including collectors, racers and families. New for 2016 is the Slot Car Wall of Death competition and Stunt Slot Car Show.
There will be plenty of interactive activities to enjoy including free tracks to try, rally stages, oval banger racing, a drag strip, Ho Scale tracks, digital lay-outs, a massive retail area, trade stands, NSCC Live, interviews and product launches.
Visitors can also meet the manufacturers and swap, buy and sell cars as well as meet other like-minded enthusiasts, plus play for free on a host of tracks showcasing the very latest innovations - App controlled racing and Arc Air - wireless hand throttles from Scalextric. As in previous years, there will be a meet and greet on the Scalextric stand where enthusiasts can discover these and many other new and exciting product introductions for 2016.
Visitors can also enjoy entry to the Gaydon Spring Classic car gathering outside the Museum.
Tom Caren, Show Manager at the British Motor Museum said, "The UK's number 1 Slot Car event is always a fantastic hands-on weekend for all the family to enjoy. As well as appealing to slot racers collectors and car fanatics, the festival is a great opportunity for those new to the hobby to get an insight into what it's all about!"

Tickets for the show cost £10 in advance or £14 on the day for adults, £6 in advance or £9 on the day for children and £39 on the day for a family.

For more information visit the UK Slot Car Festival website at To find out more about the British Motor Museum please visit or call 01926 641188.

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