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Series Race This Saturday January 21st

By: Aaron Roed
January 17, 2017

Series racing will resume this Saturday the 21st at 1pm with the 4 classes that are always run. As always the Nascar class will race at 7pm on Friday night.

An even dozen racers came out for last Friday nights Nascar race and treated themselves to some really, really good slot car racing! There were also 2 first time racers in the amateur class, Jeff Pierce, and Bruce Wolfe. Both guys did exceptional in their maiden voyage on the Twister.


Year In Review 2016

By: Aaron Roed
December 28, 2016

I thought it might be fun to take a look back at some of the happenings at the raceway during the last year.

January-March

What I remember most about these months were the really tight and competitive Nascar races that are run on Friday nights. If you weren’t racing in the 4.6’s, you were not going to be in the mix for any wins. Personally, I remember the tight races I had with Tom, he really made me step up my game on the gutter lanes speed wise.

Series racing was strong, most of us were preparing for the Nats by trying different chassis, motors, bodies, etc etc….

I think that just about everyone pitched in to help refurbish the Twister for the Nats. Looking back, a lot was accomplished in a short period of time.

April-June

During this period, it was pretty much all about the Nats. Rick Linn who made monthly trips from California to race with us during our series racing won the 1/24 ES race.

2 memories stand out to me. The thrill of victory in the biggest race held in the U.S annually, and how much that meant to Rick. Also, seeing Matt Bruce walk away from the drivers panel after a late race mechanical failure ended his chance at a win. Handling that situation with as much class as he did is something just about every human could learn from.

July-September

Nascar racing on Friday nights was strong. It seemed that Ryan, and Roman were the 2 guys to beat most of the Summer.

The annual AFTW’s took place in July. (Also known as the Jim Radford Flat Track Worlds) Jim won an amazing 5/6 races he entered, only stumbling a little in the 1/24 ES race. Hey, I remember that race! Truly an amazing accomplishment, as that unofficial record will stand for a loooong time.

In late August was the 6 hr. enduro using both the Twister and the
Bullring. The field was full with 8 three person teams. This event brought out half a dozen guys that had not raced in quite a while, so it was good to catch up with some of those folks.

October-December

At least 5 of our racers went to the “Worlds” held in Chicago this year. We continued racing every Friday night with the Nascar class, and Series racing resumed in November.

I will end this rambling by saying this, and I am sure I speak for all of us. Thank you Jim, Diane, and Ryan for all the hard work each of you put in to keep the raceway thriving. Jim and Ryan are there well before the open sign is turned on filling orders for online customers and tending to business matters. It’s easy to take for granted all the hard work that goes into running a small business, little things that us racers don’t notice when we come in to race, but are vital in keeping a business growing. Diane works in law enforcement during the day, and comes in after work to run races for us, works on inventory control, and does a variety of other tasks. Now that I think about it, the only thing I have not seen her do is pick up a controller and race!

Jim and Diane are not ones to seek praise, I think it’s best to show our appreciation by grabbing our slot car boxes and making it out to the track often!


Clemans, And J. Nelson Winners On Friday Night

By: Aaron Roed
December 10, 2016

Snow and ice kept a few racers away last night, but 10 racers made it to the track for some Friday night Nascar action, including 1st time racer Dick Pitigliano!

Jim Nelson flexed his muscle in the amateur race, winning the contest by a large margin. Cora Nelson finished second and upheld the family name as her husband didn’t make it too far in the expert race. Finishing in the final podium position was Fonn Guiher.

The expert race was won by Bill Clemans. The key to Bill’s success was staying out of trouble as his actual/potential percentage was 97.0, typical Bill! Finishing second was Jim Alden, who by the way won his first expert race the previous weekend. Third place went to Fred Klinger.

Up next is is Nascar racing on Friday night at 7pm, and series racing on Saturday the 17th with a 1pm start time.


Close Racing!

By: Aaron Roed
November 15, 2016

11 racers tried their luck on the Twister this past Friday night, as everyone wants to make sure there is no rust on the trigger finger for the upcoming series opener happening THIS weekend at 1pm.

Jim Nelson took the win in the amateur class ahead of Dan Parris, and Fon Guiher. The car count in the amateur division has been a little light lately, partially due to some really good racers moving up to the expert class. Hopefully Gene and Leo can make it back soon, as we all miss having those 2 guys around for some racin.

The expert class was, as usual, extremely competitive this week. It felt like 3 different guys had the fastest cars at different times during the race. With the outcome not decided until the final 10 seconds of the race, look for more of the same this week.


First Win For Fred Klinger!!

By: Aaron Roed
November 9, 2016

Congrats to Fred Klinger picking up his first win with the expert group in the Friday night Nascar race. Fred had the lead by a very slim margin heading into the final segment with Bill Clemans right on his tail. Bill is about the last guy you want trying to run you down at the end of a race, but Fred was able to keep Bill behind him and win the race. I guess now instead of calling him “Fast Freddie”, a more deserving nickname would be “First Place Freddie.” Look for Fred to be in the mix again this week for the win as we all get ready for the series opener happening Nov. 19th at 1pm.


2016 Rulebook Updates

By: jradford
November 5, 2016

The PNW AMCA Rulebook has been updated for the 2016 Season. Most notably are body change rules with the addition of 2 new GTP (High Downforce) Bodies to replace the unavailable options previously from Outisight. We will continue to allow the Bentlee to run through this season and remove them from the legal list at the conclusion of the season.

We will also be allowing the current ISRA/USRA bodies in 1/32 and 1/24 Eurosport in addition to last seasons bodies.

The rulebook can be found here: http://pacificslotcarraceways.com/Scale-Rules.php


2016-17 Racing Series Opener November 19th

By: Aaron Roed
November 1, 2016

Series racing begins November 19th at 1pm. LMP, Group 10, GT12, and 1/24 ES will race on this day. After a long lay off, it will be fun for all of us to get back to some racing again. Jim also mentioned that from time to time a few other classes will be run as well.

Though not part of the series, the Friday night Nascar class offers some really good racing, and is a good warm up for Saturday’s racing adventures. Racing starts at 7pm on Friday nights.


Tim Burgess Dominates!

By: Aaron Roed
October 26, 2016

Master builder, and the producer of concours winning bodies from around the country picked up the win this past Friday night with the Nascar group. Known for helping out many different racers with their slot car needs, Timmy was TQ, led every segment, set fast time on each lane, and won the race. Ryan Guiher finished second.

Jim Alden made his monthly trip to the raceway successful as he won the amateur race ahead of Jim Nelson.

Racing continues this and every Friday night at 7pm.


Looking Ahead

By: Aaron Roed
October 6, 2016

Nascar racing on the Twister happens each and every Friday night at 7pm. Bench racing begins as early as 5pm, and the track is open for practice shortly after that. One of the many great things about this class is that there are racers of all skill levels that compete on Friday night. If you are just starting out with slot cars there are other racers doing the same. If you want the chance to race against some of the best slot car racers in the country, you have that as well.

Speaking of the best slot car racers in the country, the ISRA Worlds, held in Chicago begin on Oct. 7th, and last until Oct.15th. There are a number of our racers that will be a part of that event. Jim Radford, Lee Gilbert, and Rick Dodge I know for sure are going. I also think Mike Stahl, and Peter are going as well. Herman, and Rick Linn, along with some other guys that we get a chance to race with from time to time will be there as well. A simple search of ISRA Worlds should point you in the right direction if you want to follow their racing endeavors over the course of the next week.


Ryan Guiher Wins His First Expert Race!

By: Aaron Roed
September 15, 2016

With a thin field of just 8 racers this past Friday, the field was separated into an A main, B main format.

We did have a new racer this week Chad Morehouse. I was able to win the B main, followed by Gene Caldwell, and Jim Nelson. Both racers had a good tussle for second place.

Ryan led from start to finish, and picked up his first win with the expert group. Roman was second, and I think Timmy was third.

Grab your slot car box and come racing this Friday at 7pm. If anyone needs help getting their cars going, there are numerous people that would look forward to helping you out.



Below please check out "YOU TUBE" videos of racing Gp 10 on the Twister plus Dan and Rob explaining some of the cars and classes we run.
 
In memory of our dear friend and fellow racer Rob McCuistion 1957 - 2012


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