F1 Racer Summer Grand Prix!

Friday, May 31st, 2024
Hosted by The Den Diecast Racing
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Clint Tuesday, 3/26/2024

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This is a Hot Wheels F1 Racer Summer Grand Prix. Hot wheels f1 racer cars can only be used in this event. The Den wants to cater to the community that loves F1 style cars.  

Rules & restrictions

  • Stock &Modified Entries 
  • (70 grahms max) No weights or putty can be exposed to the viewer. The driver must be shown or visable. Mod to win! Car must have all parts etc!
  • Hot Wheels F1 Racer only will be used in this event.
  • Limit 2 entries per household
  • You can use any axles. Wheels must be the size of the original casting f1 racer size. 
  • Dry lube only
  • Please make your car look presentable. Customize your racer!  If you like dogs or smurfs place your logo on it just make it looks presentable.  Tell me the number you want and I will provide the decal. You can add your number, I still will provide a decal. 
  • Please make your car sturdy. Your car may race on a three lane fat track at times or a two lane chicane.
  • Please write your name you would like to use and your team name on your slip. 
  • Please list the weight of your car!
  • Looking for 20 cars 2 will be stand by cars. First come first serve.  
  • Cars will be split into groups A/B/C. The Den runs 6 F1s at a time. Group A will be one event Group B will be a second event Group C will be third Event.  2 members from each group will advance to the Grand Prix finals. Please note the Den's chicane may be used for the final.   
  • Standard scoring using a 7-5-4-3-2-1 format.   
  • All cars will go through an inspection if your car does not meet the standards it will be replaced. 
  • Prizes- Digital  gift code prize worth 5  U.S dollars for each group champion. Grand prix Tournament  Champion will recieve Digital  10 gift  card code and a trophy.  Also,  Tournament Champion will recieve their car back free of charge!

Dates & deadlines

All entries must be received by the host before Thursday, 4/28/2024. Racing is scheduled for Thursday, 5/31/24. Results will be posted on or after that date as is convenient for the host.

How to enter

Please send entries to the address below. Good Luck!  

The Den Diecast  US 2560 - RT 22 Suite 293, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Include at least $8.00 for return shipping if you want your entries back. Price  increase due  to  distance from the Den!  Entries not getting returned  will be kept track side for future races if you want. 

Include a Race Entry ID slip with your entry

Track

The Den will be used for all three races. Please see photo of The Den below and look at the previous races on youtube. The track is longer than it looks in the photos and extensions will be added as needed.  The track uses three cameras- A chase camera and two on track cameras including a finish line camera. The Wolf will be on the call!  Run with the pack! 

youtube.com/shorts/WiY8H2De3Jc?si=0TuPKOVt8wadWFbh

www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FHot-Wheels-Racing-F1-Racer-10-PURPLE-01-10%2F2756833645&psig=AOvVaw0YkwMUkvMfnh0AX0uHfhKs&ust=1711617145614000&source=images&cd=vfe&opi=89978449&ved=0CBIQjRxqFwoTCJjJ1_aMlIUDFQAAAAAdAAAAABAE

youtu.be/l0SQPUNoX8w?si=i75CxIPV0axHg_5i

youtu.be/PkS0u0d8cG0?si=9_8s37h5K0QkEgHC

Race format and scoring

Cars will be split into groups A&B. The Den runs 6- F1s at a time. Group A will be one event, Group B will be a second event. 3 members from each group will advance to the Grand Prix finals. Please note the Den's chicane may be used for the final race.
Standard scoring using a 7-5-4-3-2-1 format. Each car will have a chance at the pole.  Qualifying time will be posted in the description box  on youtube. Cars will be positioned based on qualifying times.  (Draw) Overtime is one lap, best time gets inside lane.   16 cars needed for this event!


Penalties/DNF

Cars are given a grace of 1g over the stated weight limit to account for variance in scales. If a car flips over it is given one pit  repair stop, If it flips over again it will blow up and the rest of the cars will continue the race. 

If a car fails to meet any of the restrictions listed above, the car will not qualify for victory. 
Cars that fail to run or fit on the track, or that happen to break during racing, will forfeit their matches. Cars that arrive broken will attempt to be minimally repaired before the racing begins. Cars that break during racing will not be repaired or replaced.


Discussion

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I'd like a crack at it!


  • You are in. See you on the track! — Clint

I happen to have one of those castings.   I'd like a spot please.......#3 for your provided decal.  Thanks.


  • You are in! Welcome to the pack! — Clint
  • I'll be painting the car....want me to put #3 on the nose before I clear coat? — Dutch_Clutch_Racing
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Uncle_Elvis 3/26/24

Throw me in for two


  • You are in, welcome to the pack! — Clint
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Clint 3/26/24

You can place number three on it,  I will still add a number three decal to uniform the pack with the same number decal. Like in real racing. Ill add the aforementioned to the rules. Thanks!

Clint


  • I'll skip the 3 and just go with yours. Uniformity is cool and I understand. — Dutch_Clutch_Racing
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Crazy_Canuck 3/27/24

I'd love to send a team of 2...just to be clear...it's this car yours after correct?


  • Yes Canuck, That is the correct casting. Modify to win! Welocome to the pack! — Clint
  • My numbers will be #37 & #53 — Crazy_Canuck
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Spirit_Of_64 3/27/24

I happen to have an F1 Racer casting, so put me down for one please!  #64


  • Thanks Spirit of 64! Welcome to the pack again! — Clint

I'll give it a shot. 

#08


  • Thanks Milestone, Welcome to the pack! — Clint
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RLoRacing 3/27/24

I'm down #69


  • Thanks R-LO, Welcome to the Pack! — Clint
  • I’ll send one more that I came across at the store… #96 — RLoRacing
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Numbskull 3/27/24

Count me in please.


  • Thanks Numbskull- Welcome to the pack! — Clint
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Crazy_Canuck 3/27/24

Super interested in how much weight y'all are gonna be able to pack into these castings...cuz there ain't much room...

Hoping these are the right ones!


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PuffsRacing 3/28/24

I'll send 2 in 


  • Thankyou puff, Welcome to the pack! — Clint

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