Friday Night Racing



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





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.


July 7 – Indy Magnet car free for all  – Due to the holiday weekend last week this race was not held so I have put it in again.  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.

July 14 1960’s GT car 400 lap  This race is for any 1960’s GT bodied T-jets.  Bodies may be plastic or resin. No Fray Bodies.  Any type of rear tires /rims allowed, body may be cut to accept tires only. 400 lap TEAM or INDIVIDUAL event depending on turnout  1 1/8” width WITH TIRES, long guide pin/may be glued, after market shoes and brushes/may be scored, wheel spacers, No other mods.

July 21 – – Johnny Lightning/Auto World Thunderjet 500 Trans Am –This race allows ONLY JL/AW Thunderjet 500 cars with or without one factory only traction magnet.  NO changes allowed except stock/untouched rear hubs with ANY silicones. Bodies must be a unmodified Mustang, Camaro, Firebird, AMX or other pre approved 1960’s car that ran Trans Am.

July 28 – AFX non magnatraction CAN AM –Allowed are original Aurora non magnatraction AFX chassis which will allow the use of MEAN GREEN armatures in factory stock form, 1 5/16” maximum width and slip on silicones only.  Bodies allowed are Ferrari 612, McLaren XLR, Porsche 917-10, Lola T-260, Porsche 510K, or the Shadow Can Am.


August 4 – 1970’s AFX Magnatraction TRANS AM- Allowed are original Aurora AFX Magnatraction chassis in stock form with slip on silicones on stock rims only and original AFX 1970’s Camaro, Firebird or Javelin bodies.  Bodies may not be modified and must be complete.  .

August 11 – Auto World Racing Rigs Allowed are any Auto World Tractor Trailer Racing rigs (Box body or tankers) with slip on silicones on the stock drive wheels only.  All other wheels and tires must be stock – Stock traction magnet only.  Trailer may be permanently affixed to the tractor.  Trucks which loose their load during the race may continue to race but cannot advance their position.  Or T-jet trucks Tow Trucks/dump trucks/stake back trucks.  To encourage use of Aurora dump and stake back trucks they will receive a handicap of 6 or 8 laps.

August 18 – Closed for vacation(August 18-22)

August 25- IROC –Tuff T-jets- we will have 6 specially prepared (Thank you Dr. Evil) t-jets.   Just bring your entry and controller.


September 1- JJ Jernstrom Memorial Rumble –This is a Thunderjet race in honor of HO racer and enthusiast JJ Jernstrom that allows lowering. ECHORR Super Stock Rules.  Winner is immortalized on the JJ Jernstrom plaque. This will be the 12th and final running of the JJ race.

September 8 – The Mike Pisano Classic an ECHORR slip on tire Super Stock race., this race will be run as an ECHORR Super Stock IROC race This is the fourth year for this race to honor my friend and a great HO racer Mike Pisano.  Winners name will be placed on the memorial plaque


Note September 8 is the last day for the HO track, the routed 1/32 track will return September 9.