FOR the 40th time, East London will host this year’s South African Model Car Association (Samca) National Championships.
Samca was founded in 1963 and is responsible for standards and national championship slot car racing.
The East London Slot Cars Club will host clubs from Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria and they are expecting between 25 and 28 participants.
“We have three different classes in a 42m-long track race which has four lanes,” said club chairman Hennie Petzer.
The national championships starts off with an endurance team race tomorrow morning, followed by the individual championship races.
The club is located in Dyer Street, Arcadia. For more information, the public can search for the East London Slot Cars Club on Facebook.
“The public is welcome to come and see what the championship is all about. There is no fee for spectators,” said Petzer.