Well you have to check this link out to a Road and Track article about Chip Ganassi talking about slot cars and real racing. You have to love this guy!
From the article:
Interestingly enough, the fundamentals of racing slot cars aren’t that much different than the fundamentals of racing at the highest level. Sure, the latter is a lot more expensive, but it’s all the same. It’s about having good equipment—good motors, good tires and good bodywork.
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