Front Range HO RacewaysEdit
Denver History of Slot Car Racing.
National events have been hosted here and we were also the location for the Walt Disney owned Celebrity Sports Center back in the 1970's until it closure in the early 1980's.
Follow the links below (soon at right) to view the various tracks that, at one time or another, been a part of Front Range HO.
The majority are still in service, although some may have moved, changed ownership, been reconfigured, no longer participate or even (yikes!) disassembled...Edit
FRHO Club Slot Car Track Pictures
Here's a bit of Marshalling Etiquette to Ponder:
“ Marshalling (the practice of properly placing a slot car back on the track if it has fallen off during a race) can be a hectic affair. When Slot Car leave the track, the Driver is often beyond reproach, only rattling new marshals... ”Edit
And so, the marshalling etiquette operates thusly...
“ Upon discovering that his automobile has left the assigned motor racing lane, the gentleman racer promptly deposits his controller on the shelf at his racing station and takes one pace backward so as not to obscure the vision of his racing comrades.
In a clear, yet pleasant voice accompanied by a smile, the gentleman racer addresses the appropriate turn marshall with, "Excuse me, good fellow, might I have a moment of your time?"
Upon acknowledgement by the turn marshall, the gentleman racer continues, "I say, it would appear that I have foolishly put my vehicle in a bit of a mess. Would you be so kind to replace it on the motorway? Thank you very much, there's a good chap."
The gentleman racer then retrieves his controller and resumes racing, secure in the knowledge that he has maintained the proper decorum that civilized society demands. ”
( Whatever!! Get my #$%@# car back on the #$%@# track!