Made in Tennessee: Knoxville slot car builder

Video on Local 8 WVLT-TV Knoxville, TN about a guy turning his slot car building hobby into a nice business.

By Alan Williams | Feb 06, 2017

Knoxville, Tennessee A Knoxville man took a hobby of building slot cars to a whole new level.

As Local 8 News Anchor Alan Williams found out, it’s a big business now selling them all over the world.

What was looked upon for years as a child’s toy has entered the world wide arena of competitive sport.

Many people called them Matchbox cars, but these slot cars can run into the hundreds of dollars.

It’s now a job, not a hobby anymore to Willie McCauley who sells them all over the world to big kids over the age of 40.

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