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Old 02-22-2010, 06:33 PM
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Default Québec Slot Racing on a TV show

Here's a report that was shown tonight on a national TV network here in Québec, Canada. The whole show was about people and their passions (it was called "Quand la passion l'emporte sur la raison" or "When passion wins over reason"). The part about slot racing is between 4 and 5 minutes long and it's pretty good.

Most of the images were shot at my home, during one of our racing nights. It's in French but images are stronger that words...

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Old 02-22-2010, 06:53 PM
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That was fantastic! You certainly showed how much fun and camaraderie there is in slotcars.

Well done on getting the air time for our hobby
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Wow! Great vid and nice tracks! What's that tire-trueing setup at the 2:30 point in the video?

Thanks,

David
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Old 02-22-2010, 06:58 PM
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Hudy Tire Truer
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Old 02-22-2010, 07:03 PM
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Yup...sorry...shoulda seen that....what confused me was your set-up station w/ the ability to check the setup w/ the wheels turning....WOW!

David
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Old 02-22-2010, 07:06 PM
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This station was made by a friend. Fantastic to make sure the car is well-balanced.
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:31 PM
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I don't know what They were talking about ....I agree!!!
Niccccceee!!!!
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Old 02-22-2010, 08:56 PM
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Great story, well at least great pics! I don' speak Canadian -)

Can you post some pics of your tire balance set up please?
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Wonderful piece! Congrats.

The language may be differetn but your race nights look a lot like ours! Great fun with great friends!

Gordo Bond 007
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Cool
Your group make it on the tube fairly frequently up there.
I have had the pleasure of racing on teams with some of these guys when they have come down to Nashua, NH. They are an infectious group, and very good racers.
I think the dyno is one of many that I have made for a friend. I have never really seen them used.

George
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George, I didn't know you were the one making the dynos. I thought it was Dickie. Nice to know because you've done a great job with these.
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Old 02-23-2010, 07:10 AM
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Christian, thanks for the great video, in support of our passion. Nice to hear it gets some air time. I aspire to have your kind of large beautiful track and car collection. Nice work.

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Jeff
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Nice video! I think it really shows the high energy, camaraderie and great fun that you folks in the Select Racing Club enjoy. And that's the main point of the hobby, isn't it. Bravo!

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Old 02-23-2010, 08:22 AM
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Christian you guys sure represent the hobby well! Congrats on this video... excellent!
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Awesome! Nice banners in the background too.
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