Friday Night Racing

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NJ NOSTALGIA HOBBY

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

FRIDAY RACE SCHEDULE

MARCH-APRIL 2019

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 or American Line 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.* Stock maximum width including tires is 1 1/16”

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

 March 1-   IROC O GAUGE HOT PEPPER SEDANS ON THE 1/32 TRACK  O gauge slot cars were made by Aurora for only a short time in the mid 1960’s.  They are pretty much double sized t-jets.  This race usually attracts HO and 1/32 racers as well.  Four identically prepared Aurora Hot Pepper Sedans will be provided and have been carefully tuned by Mario Pisano, just bring your controller (or use one of ours) and the entry fee ($10.00)

March 8 – IROC T-JET MUSCLE CARS/DR EVIL Six t-jet chassied /muscle car bodied cars tuned and provided by Kevin ‘Dr Evil’ Price will be offered as an IROC race, again, just bring your controller and entry fee.

March15- AUTO WORLD XTRACTION Any Auto World 3 gear Xtraction car with or without traction magnets may be run.  Car is to have a correct Auto World/JL body and is to be unmodified except for silicones, if desired. Body may not be cut, lowered or modified in any way and chassis must be running only Auto world parts (except for rear slip on silicone tires) 

March 22GT DAY NIGHT RACE.  Allowed are stock t-jet flamethrowers (lighted) with complete stock GT bodies (Ford GT, Lola GT, Ferrari GTO. Etc) or stock Aurora or MEV bodies converted to flamethrowers. Allowed are stock sized (not wide) double flanged hubs front and rear, slip on rear silicones and stock rubber fronts, stock AURORA magnets and armature (16-24 ohms)

March 29- FULL BODIED MEGA G’s or MEGA G+’s – Basically NOT F1 cars.  Allowed will be modern LMP like the Peugots and Audis, vintage GT’s like the Ford GT and Cobras, even a police car if you like but ONLY Mega G/G+ bodies.  You may put slip on silicones on the stock rear hubs and NOTHING ELSE. Track will be at 20 volts.

APRIL 5 – BOX STOCK T-JETS – you may use the chassis as described in the opening paragraph at top of page ONLY. Only allowed mods are tuning pick up shoes (tweaking and restricting travel), stock tires may be glued on rims, tires may be treated before hand (Oil of Wintergreen, brake fluid etc) but must be dry at tech and may not be treated after tech.  Max wheel width including tires is 1 1/16”, American Line pick up shoes may be used as well as original Aurora.  NO OTHER MODS! Body must be uncut/not lowered Aurora injected plastic.

April 12- NEW JERSEY SUPER STOCK T-JETS – Stock chassis as raced on April 5, with  narrow silicones on stock rear hubs FULL long black guide pin allowed/may be glued to chassis, after market commutator brushes allowed/may be scored. .NO OTHER MODS! Body must be uncut/not lowered plastic.

April 19-Life Like NASCARS IROC–Life Like was quite prolific in their production of licensed NASCAR bodies.  I will provided 6 licensed Life Like NASCAR body on STOCK Life Like T chassis.  Cars are completely stock except for Super Tire slip on silicones

APRIL 26– NASCAR Thunderjets.  This 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