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Model Car Rail Racing
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The Complete Book of Model Raceways and Roadways
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Slot Car Racing Book
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Simple Electric Car Racing
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Slot Car Gallery is seeking articles on vintage slot cars for inclusion on this site. If you have any ideas please contact me: Dennis David
 
Now, decades after the slot car craze hit the United States, many enthusiasts still consider it as their hobby of choice and many a gray beard can still be seen holding a controller remnants of when slot cars were king. It began in the early 60s and was so popular that special racing events were televised live nationally on shows hosted by Mike Douglas, Steve Allen, Johnny Carson and Ed Sullivan but before the decade was even over the American public had turned their focus elsewhere.