Retro Pro/Coupe, Kingleman track
May 24, 2009
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > Retro Pro/Coupe, Kingleman track
BPR Kingleman
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Today's D3 Coupe race was the first guaranteed race.


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Here are the Coupe racers and the Coupe podium! Dennis Samson on the left finished 3rd, Doug Matthes (center) won and Paul Sterrett finish 2nd.


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Doug was the only Anglewinder entry as Paul and Dennis decided to race their inlines.


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Today's Retro Pro field after tech inspection.


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Here are the cars for the Retro Pro race. Paul Sterrett's car on the left (OS Porsche), Bob Crane's car on the right (Electric Dreams MAC Mirage).


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Paul Sterrett's car on the left (Sterrett chassis). Bob Crane's car on the right (Crane chassis).


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Keith Tanaka's car on the left (Electric Dreams MAC Mirage), Dennis Samson's car on the right (MAC McLaren M20).


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Keith Tanaka's car on the left (Tore Anderson/Warmack chassis), Dennis Samson's car on the right (Samson chassis).


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Philippe de Lespinay's car on the left (Electric Dreams MAC Porsche 917), Mike Boemker's car on the right (MAC Porsche 917).


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Philippe's car on the left (Allen Low chassis), Mike Boemker's car on the right (Dennis Hill chassis).


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Doug Matthes' car on the left (Electric Dreams MAC Mirage Pro), Craig Correia's car on the right (Electric Dreams Lancer Porsche).


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Doug Matthes' car on the left (Matthes/Warmack chassis), Craig Correia's car on the right (Correia chassis).


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The Retro Pro race is ready to begin. It's going to be a very fast "knife fight in a phone booth" race on the BPR Kingleman track.


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D3 Retro Pro racers, L-R, Craig Correia, Dennis Samson, Paul Sterrett, Philippe de Lespinay, Keith Tanaka, Doug Matthes, Bob Crane, Mike Boemker.


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Retro Pro race results: Congrats to Dokk on his win with Doug Matthes a close 2nd and Paul Sterrett in 3rd.


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Retro Pro podium: L-R, Doug Matthes 2nd, Philippe de Lespinay 1st, Paul Sterrett 3rd


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Retro Pro podium cars: L-R, Doug Matthes, PdL, Paul Sterrett


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Doug Matthes 2nd place Retro Pro car. Total car weight: 125 grams. Electric Dreams MAC Mirage body.


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Doug modified a Warmack kit to build his anglewinder Retro Pro car.


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Doug uses a 3rd Eye Controller.


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Parma Guide Flag, JK front tires.


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ProSlot X-12 motor


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JK untreated small hub rear tires (JK8703P).


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8/42 gear ratio. Sonic pinion, Sonic Spur gear. Bronze axle bushings.


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Philippe de Lespinay's winning Retro Pro car. Total car weight: 109 grams


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Dokk's car was built by Allen Low. Dokk shortened the wheelbase slightly and moved the bite bar rearward.


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Dokk uses a Heather/Professor Motor controller.


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Parma guide flag. Parma front tires.


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ProSlot X-12 motor


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Dokk prepared rear tires.


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8/43 gear ratio. Pinion? Spur? Rear axle ball bearings.


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Paul Sterrett's 3rd place Retro Pro car. Total car weight: 110 grams. OS Porsche body.


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Paul built his chassis.


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Paul uses a Ruddock controller.


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Parma guide flag, JK front tires.


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ProSlot X-12 motor.


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JK treated large hub rear tires.


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7/40 gear ratio. Sonic pinion. ProSlot spur gear. Bronze rear axle bushing.