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    ETC: Anki drive is the slot car racing game of the future, now [w/video]
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    This is Anki Drive. Developed by Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, three doctorate-level robotics students at Carnegie Mellon, Anki Drive blends what we'd traditionally call slot-car racing with a Mario Kart-like ability to assault your competition and a Borg-like ability to learn ...

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    VIDEO: Even if the Mercedes E-Class Wagon doesn't handle like a slot car, it can still handle slot cars
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    Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon + slot car track - click above to watch the video
    First of all, yes – this is pure Mercedes-Benz propaganda. We're fully aware of that fact. Second, despite it all, we're very jealous of what takes place in this video. In order to show off just how much junk ...

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    Top Gear's James May launches "Scalectric4Schools" academic challenge
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    Top Gear's James May, a.k.a. "Captain Slow," has signed on to promote a new academic challenge for children called Scalectric4Schools. The challenge would pit schools against each other with custom, small-scale electric cars that will compete on slot tracks. The goal of the event is to get young ...

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    VIDEO: James May breaks land speed at 1/32 scale
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    It probably takes considerable effort to get funding and engineering for a vehicle that can break the land-speed record or 458 mph. To achieve such a speed at 1/32 scale, you only need James May and 45 English Scalextric slot car fans. Just past the jump, you can see a terrific video that May put ...

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    In Britain, a different rally championship -- for slot cars!
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    Have you ever fancied yourself the Colin McRae of slot car racing? If so, you need to get on a plane to England next month. Toyota and Britain's National Slot Car Collector's Club (NSCC) have partnered to hold Slot Rally GB at Toyota's British HQ on September 23 and 24. Organizers expect somewhere ...

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