Owners say their tracks are "smooth "forgiving to abuse and "versatile".
The 1/64 scale slot cars are the smallest available and tend to be less expensive than the other larger scale cars.
The 1/32 slot car tracks are very common and allow you to really setup some nice configurations for whatever space you have in your home.The top brands are Carrera, Ninco, Scalextric, Monogram, Fly, Artin, SCX and Johnny Lightning.It's a fun pasttime and kids especially enjoy learning how to setup and race the cars.Produced by AFX, you get 27 running feet of 4 lane track.More videos and resources are here on our Slot Car Racing Resource Page.TOP selling track on Amazon - the 4-Lane International Super Challenge.The T2 Track Set includes the power base, hand controllers, half straight, straight, transformer, short straight, radius curve pieces, and more.The most common scales are 1/64, 1/32, and 1/24.Carrera Evolution Sweet Dreams Set is a good starter set with two cars (an Audi R 8 and a 2008 Porsche 911 8 curved pieces of track, 7 straights, 2 speed controllers, guardrails, transformer, and connection section.There are lots of websites dedicated to slot cars and you can find the vintage slots cars from Monogram on sites like woodstock bingo Ebay.
Slot cars are made with tiny electric motors that run on electric tracks powered by one main box.
Artin slot cars and tracks are great for beginners while the Carrera and Ninco are better suited for intermediate to advanced racers.
Carrera tracks are best suited for those that aren't going to move the track or put it away too often.The cars weren't very durable and seemed like they were constantly breaking as we repaired tires, body parts, and more.You can view the top selling slot car track sets online here.I always found with the older tracks that one power supply often had trouble reaching all sections of the track and often the cars would die out if they were in the far reaches of the track where power was less prominent.With head to head racing action between #24 Jeff Gordon and #88 Dale Earnhardt.