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Racers rev-up for slot car fest

Fans of slot car racing gathered at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire for the UK Slot Car Festival 2012.

Slot car racing has a strong club scene, and the festival is the biggest gathering of the year for collectors and competitive racers.

But, with ever more sophisticated racing games available on game consoles, computers, smartphones and other devices slot car racers face strong competition for the next generation of enthusiasts.

PM's Chris Vallance visited the event to find out more.

  • 22 May 2012