by Josh Carpenter –
Walking into Shannon Conner’s shop on East Plaza Drive on a given Monday night, one might think they ran right into the pits of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. There’s talk of strategy amongst crewmembers and often times, side-by-side racing that isn’t decided until the last lap.
Race City Raceway isn’t your run-of-the-mill racing venue. Drivers don’t race for millions, but for self-pride and local bragging rights using slot cars.
Enthusiasts use small handheld controllers to direct miniature cars that are guided by grooves around the track. The object is to take each corner at the highest speed possible without the car losing its grip and falling off the track.
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Slot-car racing shop fills void for former crewman | Mooresville Weekly.