Friday Night Racing

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NJ NOSTALGIA HOBBY

401 PARK AVENUE SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ 07076 908-322-2676

FRIDAY RACE SCHEDULE

May-June 2017

 

 

IT ALL STARTS HERE!  Definition of a stock t-jet chassis: All electricals are copper, rivets are hollow or solid, commutator brushes are graphite. Pick up shoes are factory issued original stepped ONLY, original Aurora shoe springs only. The original Aurora armature may have only 2 laminations w/painted grey tips, any color wire and must ohm to 16 ohms or greater. The drive pinion must use a 9 tooth gear. Magnets must be unpainted, unpainted with a white stripe, or white and green, or orange and green.  Green AFX non M/T magnets with saw marks are NG. The tires must be ribbed rubber Aurora issue, minimum diameter .370” before the race. Original Aurora single flanged small plastic rims only, short axle only. Stock black guide pin in ¼” long max, including base. In other words if Aurora didn’t make it, it doesn’t belong on your STOCK chassis.*

 

All chassis width is measured with tires on rims, body must also fit through designated width.

 

May 5– NASCAR ThunderjetsThis time its copper chassied T-jets allowed are FULL long black guide pin allowed/may be glued to chassis, after market commutator brushes allowed/may be scored and aftermarket t-jet pick up shoes, with 1940’s through 1960’s NASCAR/stock car bodies decorated, as they would have been then.  This class allows lowering, including cutting the rail on the gear plate.  This race will run with the RRR steel wheels only and any RRR silicones on the rear. This is Enduro style 2-minute heats. Only cars that raced Stock Car (like NASCAR) before but not including 1970. 1 1/16” width

May 12 – Tyco wide pan 440×2 NASCARS-Tyco did a great job producing dozens of official NASCAR liveried bodies for their wide pan 440X2 chassis in the 1980’s and 90’s. These cars are fast, fun and durable.  Allowed are only stock 440X2 wide pan chassis with only the following modifications.  Allowed are slip on rear silicones any make or size and ski or stock shoes with double pick up shoe springs. No other hop up parts of any type allowed. 1 5/16” width

May 19 – Coca-Cola 600 –This is a 600 lap team race using ECHORR Nostalgia class chassis with full decorated stock car/NASCAR t-jet style bodies from MEV, Johnny Lightning, Auto World, Dash, Aurora or Model Motoring Inc.  These can be from any decade and bodies may NOT be cut (for example, wheel wells or screw posts) or lightened.  The rules are available at :http://www.echorr.com/nostalgia-rules.html. 1 1/8” width

May 26- Life Like NASCARS –Life Like was also quite prolific in their production of licensced NASCAR bodies.  Allowed for this race are any licensed Life Like NASCAR body (no generic bodies, please) on any STOCK Life Like M or T chassis.  Allowed mods are aftermarket pick up shoes and any size or make of rear slip on silicones on stock hubs. 1 5/16” width

 

June 2 – T-JET HOT RODS AND DUNE BUGGIES with jumps – This race allows only Dash or original Aurora Hot Rods and Aurora dune buggy roadsters and coupes on stock big chrome wheel stock chassis.  Vibrator truck tires (original or the new silicone replacement) are the only allowed front rubber and the large (not sanded or cut) NJN hot rod silicones on the rear (1/2” OD, 5/32 WIDE).  Chassis may have aftermarket scored commutator brushes, aftermarket pick up shoes and a glued guide pin.  Body may be coupe or roadster. Roadsters must have window frame and roll bar, aftermarket or paper clip replacements allowed.  1 3/16” width. Back of chrome rims may be sanded or cut to fit in tech.

June 9 – AFX MAGNATRACTION/XTRACTION STREET CARS. This race allows original Aurora AFX Magnatraction chassis or Auto World Xtraction NO TRACTION MAGNET chassis.  Bodies can be any AFX or Xtraction STREET CAR.  Bodies may not be cut or lowered and must be complete (glass/bumpers etc)

June 16 –t-jet Willys night – , This race is for Willys Gassers or Atas 36 Fords in fendered form (there have been dozens!), any maker body  Stock Aurora t-jet chassis with Aurora or Auto World Tuff Ones or AFX  rims (only) in proper locations, and silicones. 1 3/16” max width with tires. Body may be lowered but wheel wells may NOT be cut to accommodate lowering

Willys special drag event – I will have an Auto World 13 ½ foot long drag strip set up this night and we will have a single elimination head to head Willys drag event before the road race.  Only the cars teched in for the road race will be in the drag event. .

June 23 Dash Motor Sports Super Modified hot rods –Allowed only are Dash Motor Sports or original Aurora Super Modified hot rod body COMPLETE (all 8 parts must be used) and a copper chassied original Aurora Thunderjet with Aurora Tuff Ones, JL or MEV rears in the front and 5 spoke AFX rear rims in the rear. Push on axles only. You are allowed long guide pin, glued if you like, slip on silicones, after market commutator brushes/scored okay, axle spacers and after market pick up shoes.  maximum width 1 5/16”

June 30 – Indy Magnet car free for all  – This race allows stock Tyco 440X2, Tomy SRT, Tomy Super G+, Tomy Mega G and Tomy Mega G+ chassied open wheel Indy and F1 bodies and other appropriate preapproved open wheel race bodies.  Chassis must be stock with any slip on silicones (or stock tires) on stock rims