Slot Car Racing An Enduring Passion
by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Slot Cars have been around since the late 1950s and by the mid 1960s their popularity had surpassed all toys aside from dolls. Sales of model trains plummeted by comparison, falling from a $100 million in sales to $30 million, over the years from 1959-1965. Slot cars have found new popularity during the digital age, with magazines, books and how to guides to instruct new generations of fans.