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Welcome to Test Track

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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Scalextric Meets John Fitzpatrick

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!

Festival Season at Brands Hatch!

It's back-to-back festivals for Simon as he catches us up with his recent visits to Brands Hatch!

Ep. 3 - Drag Race Battle!

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.

The British GT Championship at Brands Hatch

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.

Super Special Saloons and GTs (and why we can’t make them)

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.

Ep. 2 - Build, Build, Build!

It's time for episode 2 of the brand-new video Test Track, covering the newest cars, events and a set that's just come out!

A Classic week for Scalextric!

Simon reports back from both Le Mans Classic and the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Plus, there's a competition to win a signed Scalextric t-shirt!

Skinny tyres and slides with the Aston Martin Owners Club

Simon returns for the third edition of Test Track Pit Stop, enjoying a great day's racing with the Aston Martin Owners Club.

Ep.1 - Test Track Reloaded!

The first episode of the new Test Track is here! Check out all the latest news from Scalextric HQ.

The Germans Invade Brands Hatch!

It was back to Brands Hatch for Simon as last weekend he attended Deutsche Fest, a family fun day with tonnes of racing - and more!

Why Caterham racing is always worth watching – big or small!

In the first edition of Test Track Pit Stops, Simon enjoys a day at Brands Hatch with some Caterhams and the BRSCC TCR!

STOP PRESS - The Scalextric July-Dec Range Launch!

Following up on the announcement in January, Test Track joins you again to pick out some of the highlights from the July - December Range Launch!

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