Scalextric Aston Martin DBS Review

Scalextric Aston Martin DBS Review

Aston Martin is one of the most beautiful cars built.  Scalextric did a good job at capturing the likeness of the car.  Performance is one of the features of the car.  James Bond movies help show the power of these luxury sports cars. Aston Martin Performance Power on the slot car track isn’t superior thus …

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Scalextric Track Layout Change

Scalextric Track Layout Change

A track layout makes slot car racing exciting. Longer straights allow for more speed. Multiple turns test the handling of all cars; evening out slower and faster cars.  Balanced straights and turns make racing more competitive. My Test Layout I like to go for the more balanced approach to see a slot car’s full potential. …

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Scalextric Bentley Continental GT3

Scalextric Bentley Continental GT3

The Bentley Continental is one of the smoothest cars.  All Scalextric cars run very well, but this one is smooth like butter as it moves around the track.  If it is running too fast the backend can come around, but not as bad as some cars.   The magnet is placed under the rear axle …

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Sunday NASCAR

Sunday NASCAR

Nothing like relaxing watching a little bit of NASCAR on a Sunday.  It’s funny considering that I didn’t really like NASCAR racing.  I started getting interested in NASCAR because of Jamie McMurray.  The company that I work for sponsors him. About 4 years ago I had a chance to attend a race at Kansas Motor …

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Slot Car Profile Card Setup In Sitecore

Slot Car Profile Card Setup In Sitecore

Profile card setup is difficult to understand which hinders marketers from using them.  Continuing from the previous post the following “User Type” was made. Beginner Intermediate Advanced Bob, Jimmy and Steve (random names) are profile cards to describe each user type. Profile Card Types Setup Profile Card The profile cards under the “User type” will …

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Slot Car Room

Slot Car Room

My slot car room has come a long ways. I’m always adding things to the room since I started working on it. I always wanted a car room, I didn’t know how it would turn out.  For the most part I think it’s really cool. I used some left over plywood to build the track …

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Run Carrera Cars On Scalextric Track

Run Carrera Cars On Scalextric Track

I purchased a Carrera 1:43 track some time ago. Accumulating four Carrera cars over time but not playing with them. Last night while playing with my Scalextric track I wondered if I could run the cars on it. The thought of running the Carrera cars on a Scalextric had crossed my mind before but I …

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Creating Slot Car Profile Types

Creating Slot Car Profile Types

Slot car profile types will be the base structure to build user tracking. Profiles will be based on possible buyer types such as beginner, intermediate and advanced. Beginner Slot Car Profile Types Beginner profile is someone who doesn’t have any experience with slot car tracks.  This profile most likely will not purchase the track for themselves but for …

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2018 Sitecore Slot Car Project

2018 Sitecore Slot Car Project

To connect my love of slot cars with Sitecore I’ll be creating a 2018 Sitecore slot car project.  The strategy will show how easy it is to build patterns for targeting specific slot car users.  Scalextric and Carrera cars will be the two brands I will focus on. Using my passion for slot cars allows …

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Scalextric Default Digital Chip Hatch Unplugged

Scalextric Default Digital Chip Hatch Unplugged

I have three cars that just wouldn’t work on my track anymore.  I couldn’t figure out what was going on. After unscrewing them it was something really simple causing the issue.  The digital chip hatch had come unplug.  I’m thinking this was causing it not to close a circuit or something. Scalextric/Hornby Digital Chip Lambo …

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