Next D3 race, Sunday July 19th. Track opens at 10 am, Mixed race at noon.
Mixed race followed by NASCAR race, then the GTP race.
For more info on D3 Hardbody Racing, see our website: hardbodyracing.com

WHAT IS D3 HARDBODY RACING?

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No New Posts What is D3 Hardbody racing?

Examples of each hardbody racing class along with chassis photos

2 4 What is D3 Hardbody racing?
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 3, 2012 10:22:05 GMT -8

HARDBODY RULES AND RELATED INFO

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No New Posts WRC cars

1 6 WRC (World Rally Car) cars
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 5, 2015 19:15:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Group C/IMSA GTP class

1 14 GTP and Group C
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 4, 2015 12:23:47 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody rules

link to the D3 hardbody rules

6 30 Preliminary rules for FPS and Under 2.5 Liter Trans Am
by timneja
May 31, 2015 19:47:04 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody Rules Archives

Sub-boards: Newsflash - '53 Corvette & AAR Cuda retained?, Proposed rules changes for 2014

6 56 Rule change for Jalopies?
by timneja
Feb 11, 2014 9:43:23 GMT -8

HANDICAP RACING

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No New Posts Racer Handicaps, Lap Differentials

Establishing racer handicaps and lap differentials

5 66 Re: Racer handicaps
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 22, 2015 19:19:40 GMT -8

RACE SCHEDULE

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No New Posts Race twice a month?

Want to race more often?

1 25 Race twice a month?
by darkron9
Mar 23, 2015 9:12:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Revise the race day schedule?

Rearrange the race schedule to finish earlier and allow for more NASCAR mains.

1 20 race day schedule revision
by darkron9
Dec 25, 2014 7:48:37 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody Enduro?

Anyone interested in a hardbody enduro?

14 107 Enduro - motor and tire wear
by craigg
Jul 17, 2014 21:20:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Next monthly hardbody races

3rd Sunday of every month

22 58 Extra race day on May 31st.
by Keith Tanaka
May 18, 2015 13:21:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Race Schedule Archives

Past race info

Sub-boards: April's race on Sat. April 19th, Boola Bash D3 Hardbody races

3 15 LAST MINUTE CHANGE IN APRIL's race day.
by darkron9
Apr 11, 2014 21:44:58 GMT -8

RACE RESULTS

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monthly race reports

37 45 4 Hr GTP Enduro race report 6/28/15
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 29, 2015 22:32:10 GMT -8
No New Posts lap times by heat

lap times for each heat

1 5 mixed race 10-20-13, lap times
by darkron9
Mar 25, 2014 12:24:23 GMT -8

GENERAL

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No New Posts GTP Enduro - post race durability report

1 5 How much wear and tear on your GTP Enduro car?
by bob krigbaum
Jul 2, 2015 15:12:45 GMT -8
No New Posts GTP Enduro, we should have won

1 7 GTP Enduro, excuses, excuses
by bob krigbaum
Jul 2, 2015 20:17:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Some final notes on the GTP Enduro

4 6 GTP Enduro Team Handicaps
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 25, 2015 9:55:15 GMT -8
No New Posts Who will win the 4 Hr. GTP "Concours"?

1 5 Who will win the 4 Hr. GTP Enduro "Concours"?
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 22, 2015 19:22:35 GMT -8
No New Posts 4 Hr. GTP Enduro rules

1 11 Rules for 4 Hr. GTP Enduro, June 28, 2015
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 17, 2015 21:20:30 GMT -8
No New Posts Model kits for GTP Enduro

1 6 GTP, Group C model kits
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 22, 2015 21:21:52 GMT -8
No New Posts 4 Hour GTP Enduro sign-ups

2 15 Here are the GTP Enduro teams
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 1, 2015 20:30:18 GMT -8
No New Posts Dates for 2015 Enduro and Nats

2 5 2015 hardbody GT/Group C enduro - when?
by timneja
Jan 23, 2015 17:11:44 GMT -8
No New Posts Just having fun

1 2 Is this the next D3 hardbody racing class?
by craigg
Nov 22, 2014 23:59:47 GMT -8
No New Posts 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar

1 6 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar
by mkalelaw
Dec 8, 2014 18:49:07 GMT -8
No New Posts General Board

You can talk about anything here.

Moderator: Keith Tanaka

33 121 another way to mount a hardbody
by timneja
Apr 30, 2015 9:45:48 GMT -8
No New Posts Trash Talking

general discussion (trash talk) about hardbody racing

5 48 Nat's "trash talk" time!!!
by timneja
Oct 11, 2014 11:22:10 GMT -8
No New Posts Webcasts, video clips

14 45 Slo Mo video clip: GTP Enduro, "on 2 wheels" in the donut.
by hitecca
Jul 6, 2015 10:56:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Welcome to new members of this board

A big welcome to new members. We encourage you to post online as well as let us know what your slot car background is.

1 13 Members slot car backgrounds
by Keith Tanaka
Dec 29, 2014 19:02:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Shoutbox

The Shoutbox allows anyone to post a comment, opinion, etc. about hardbody racing. It's like a blog, although limited and is specifically for our viewers. Please post whatever is on your mind except keep it civil.

Sub-board: New Members

1 1 Tapatalk plugin activated 3-21-2015
by darkron9
Mar 21, 2014 14:05:27 GMT -8
No New Posts New D3 Hardbody Racing website

Introducing a new D3 Hardbody Racing website. This new site is designed to be more visual than this blog.

1 11 Introducing the new D3 Hardbody Racing website
by darkron9
Mar 22, 2014 8:15:32 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody T-Shirts

New T-Shirt available for our monthly Hardbody racers

3 38 How's this for a hardbody t-shirt?
by timneja
Sept 10, 2014 6:47:31 GMT -8
No New Posts Lane Cards

new lane card for hardbody racers

3 15 Lane Cards for D3 hardbody racers
by darkron9
Oct 25, 2014 15:10:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Model Kit Collector's Expo

Model kit collector's show. UFCW Union Hall in Buena Park (near Knott's Berry Farm).

8 27 Model Kit Collector's Expo, Sunday, July 12, 2015
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 5, 2015 10:39:17 GMT -8
No New Posts General thread archives

Sub-boards: 2014 Hardbody Calendar, New version of "Proboards"

3 13 The new look of this website
by rogeru
Jan 30, 2014 21:08:50 GMT -8

SCRATCHBUILDING and RACING/TUNING TIPS

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No New Posts Scratchbuilding tools

Various tools used for scratchbuilding

6 28 Most important scratchbuilding tools to own
by Keith Tanaka
May 8, 2015 20:14:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Scratchbuilding Tips

How-to-tips

9 42 a different method to attach windshield/backglass
by Keith Tanaka
Dec 2, 2014 16:18:58 GMT -8
No New Posts Post your new cars here

Show your new cars here

30 155 Mini Cooper
by Keith Tanaka
Mar 21, 2015 11:31:43 GMT -8

D3 HARDBODY NATS

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No New Posts D3 Hardbody Nats info

info on Hardbody Nats

15 78 2014 NATS RACE SCHEDULE and RULES
by Keith Tanaka
Oct 13, 2014 16:18:22 GMT -8

CLASSIFIEDS - items for sale or trade

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1 3 Classified Ads for slot car and related items
by Keith Tanaka
Mar 30, 2015 18:19:55 GMT -8

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Shoutbox

Welcome to Shoutbox. Post your viewpoints here, but keep your posts civil.
Keith Tanaka: Just a heads up. This year's D3 Hardbody Nats will have a different race schedule. GTPs will replace one of the least popular races, '46-'56 NASCARs. 3 races on each day (Sat, Sun.) as in past Nats. I"ll post info on this year's Nats soon. Jul 6, 2015 20:50:36 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Slo Mo definitely helps to better understand what our cars are experiencing thru the turns. Seeing is believing in this case. It's obvious that the cars may be faster thru the turns than we can drive efficiently (excessive drift, hopping, chattering, etc.) Jul 5, 2015 19:20:00 GMT -8
Barrister: The Slo Mo videos are great. I cannot get enough of seeing the cars from such a different perspective. Jul 5, 2015 15:23:40 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: I posted another Slo Mo video clip of the GTP Enduro above. This time its the "lead on" turn. Jul 5, 2015 14:33:56 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: It may have all started in 1977 but we're going to use the ones from 1997 to present. The listing of WRC cars in the post above are the ones that initially will be included in the WRC rules. Jul 5, 2015 9:12:13 GMT -8
timneja: What body is going to be so dominant? WRC actually started in about 1977! I'll be looking for a nice Peugeot!! Or Lancia, or Toyota, or Subaru, or hmmmm? Jul 4, 2015 21:53:26 GMT -8 *
Keith Tanaka: Craig N., the VW Beetle is for Rallycross. Looks like VW put a Beetle body onto their WRC chassis. Same motor as their WRC car but less restrictor plate equals 200 more hp. We haven't finalized our WRC Enduro car list so we might add more in the future. Jul 4, 2015 15:42:01 GMT -8
crgnelson: Maybe that was Rallycross. Jul 4, 2015 15:11:41 GMT -8
crgnelson: I think I saw someplace that VW prepped some New Beetles for WRC racing in order to promote them, since they have the same chassis as the more boxy model - Polo? Jul 4, 2015 15:07:16 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Tim, initially we'll go with 1997 as that's the year FIA established their rules for WRC. Prior to 1997, the cars raced were of different sizes and types. We don't need another '53 Corvette situation to deal with. Jul 4, 2015 12:39:46 GMT -8
timneja: Keith--why 1997? There's a LOT of 80's rally car kits as well. Some are pretty cool! Jul 4, 2015 11:05:50 GMT -8
timneja: Hahah Gonzo!! WRC cars will be FUN!! Gotta pick up a couple. He Keith---do you know what kits are available from 97 on?? Jul 4, 2015 10:38:58 GMT -8
gonzalez: HEY TIM your enduro car was a JALOPY!! gotta luv it Jul 3, 2015 23:58:53 GMT -8
bob krigbaum: I like it, now to get building! Jul 3, 2015 23:27:50 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: I just posted above a listing (with photos) of the actual WRC cars raced since 1997. For you Mini lovers, the "present day" Mini Cooper races in WRC (since 2011). Jul 3, 2015 16:31:53 GMT -8 *
Keith Tanaka: It looks like next year's enduro will be for WRC cars. The next Model Kit Expo is Sunday, July 12th. Time to check out the WRC kits available. The rules for WRC will be established in the next month or so. The WRC cars allowed would be 1997 to present. Jul 3, 2015 16:16:43 GMT -8 *
timneja: I'm in for another one!!! Let's use Jalopies!!! hahah!! Jul 3, 2015 12:43:00 GMT -8
gonzalez: hey keith nov has 5 sundays this year. maybe 5th sunday enduro huh? Jul 3, 2015 10:40:24 GMT -8
the Barrister: I am in too for another enduro this winter. Jul 3, 2015 10:02:14 GMT -8
bob krigbaum: Count me in for a winter enduro, I have to travel out of town for Christmas and will be out on Dec. 10-14 as well. So if it is not scheduled while I'm out of town I'll be there, if I can find co-drivers. Jul 2, 2015 20:26:52 GMT -8
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