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Slot Cars at Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Radio's intrepid reporters Celia Jones and David Durant were in action at the "Pendle Slot Racing Festival" at Brooklands Museum on 16th August.

The event included James Mays' televised and successful attempt to break the Scalextric World Record by recreating the entire 2.75 mile circuit with a slot car track and holding the first race around the course since August 1939.

Celia and David spoke to both organisers of the event and those taking part....

1. Alan Wynn, Director of Brooklands Museum talks to Celia about the event:

2. Celia talks to Richard Ranson, volunteer track layer:

3. Celia talks to Dick Smith from Netley's Slot Car Racing about the history of the hobby:

4. Celia talks to Dale Luckhurst product manager from Airfix:

5. David Durant talks to Paul Chandler Marketing Manager for Scalextric UK:

6. Celia talks to Paul Chandler about the Scalextric for Schools project:

7. David and Celia talk to Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell:

8. Celia talks to Diana Francis, the widow of the founder of Scalextric: