Slot Cars Racing Back Into Mainstream

It’s a sound that takes some getting used to.  Little electric motors, racing down a track.

Combine that with the din of yelling. Taunting. “Dilly you gettin’ out here…get on out there!”

It’s night time at Hobbytown USA. But it’s just getting started here.

“Kept me out of a lot of bars over the years.”

Fred Hood is a pro at slot car racing. 69-years-old, and still lovin that sound.

“That’s music, that’s music to me. That means I’m alive, looking down at the dirt.”

Slot cars are making a comeback. The list to race gets longer and longer.

“When the race starts…its a whole other matter.”

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