Test Track is our new monthly blog that takes a look behind-the-scenes of the Scalextric Development department, tracking the development of Scalextric products often many months before release, and taking a closer look at new technologies.
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Test Track Episode 5 wishes the Ford Escort a happy 50th birthday as we try to capture as much of its history as we can in 50 seconds. We also pop 'Inside the Garage' and look ahead to an event just around the corner.
With the 2018 season of the British Touring Car Championship coming to a close, Simon was in attendance at Brands Hatch to witness the close of another thrilling year. Scalextric was also there in an official capacity, offering racers the chance to win a brand new set - and if that wasn't enough we were also involved in an amazing RCIB Insurance competition!
Test Track episode 4 takes a look behind the scenes with Scalextric's most recent campaign 'Own the Track', as we speak to Mike, the man responsible for this exciting ad. There's also a wealth of reintroductions to discuss and our trip to Goodwood Revival 2018.
Simon takes a small break from Brands Hatch to visit racing legend John Fitzpatrick. With Scalextric models in hand, Simon discusses all things motorsport and is even lucky enough to grab a couple of signed cars for competition prizes!
Test Track episode 3 is here! Oscar and Dan do battle in a drag race using the brand-new Lamborghini Centenario, which gives us a chance to learn more about this fantastic project. We also take a quick look at the team's time at CarFest South 2018.
It was a hot and sunny weekend as Simon attended the British GT Championship at Brands Hatch. Taking in the sights, Simon picks out some of the top GT3 cars in the series, and which cars are available as Scalextric models.
All kinds of weird and wonderful cars awaited Simon as he attended the Classic Sports Car Club's Special Saloons and Modsports Series, leaving him to reflect on what could potentially be produced as a Scalextric model.