Next D3 Hardbody races on Sunday, Dec. 21st. Track opens at 10 am, first race at noon.
We'll use the Lap Differential for the "Combined" and "Mixed races"
For more info on D3 Hardbody Racing, see our website:
2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar and T-Shirts will be ordered soon, get your order in now.


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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


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No New Posts Group C/IMSA GTP class

1 12 GTP and Group C
by bob krigbaum
Sept 28, 2014 13:14:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody rules

link to the D3 hardbody rules

3 9 Hardbody rules
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 26, 2014 20:14:45 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


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No New Posts Handicap racing

Establishing a racing handicap for each racer. This handicap would be used only for a race designated as a handicap race.
For example, we could designate the 80's NASCAR class as a handicap race only.
The podium would be for the three highest lap totals using their handicap.

5 54 Re: Racer handicaps
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 19, 2014 21:12:37 GMT -8


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No New Posts Race twice a month?

Want to race more often?

1 9 Race twice a month?
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 1, 2014 12:05:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Revise the race day schedule?

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

1 18 race day schedule revision
by rogeru
Sept 22, 2014 19:33:55 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

21 57 Racing Sunday 9/21!!
by mkalelaw
Sept 19, 2014 16:41:02 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

by darkron9
Apr 11, 2014 21:44:58 GMT -8


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No New Posts Race Reports

monthly race reports

27 34 Race Report, November 16, 2014
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 17, 2014 11:26:42 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


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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 4 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar
by darkron9
Nov 3, 2014 9:16:32 GMT -8
No New Posts General Board

You can talk about anything here.

Moderator: Keith Tanaka

33 118 another way to mount a hardbody
by gonzalez
Oct 5, 2014 22:34:30 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

6 21 4 Hour NASCAR Enduro
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 25, 2014 12:51:50 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 9 Members slot car backgrounds
by Keith Tanaka
Aug 2, 2014 14:11:34 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).

6 25 Next Kit Collector's Show is Sunday, Nov. 9th
by darkron9
Oct 30, 2014 7:56:03 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


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No New Posts Scratchbuilding tools

Various tools used for scratchbuilding

5 27 Scratchbuilding tools
by timneja
Jun 30, 2014 13:14:24 GMT -8
No New Posts Scratchbuilding Tips


9 41 Gonzo's steam iron body molding technique
by darkron9
Nov 13, 2014 10:10:02 GMT -8
No New Posts Post your new cars here

Show your new cars here

29 143 Gonzo's Mazda RX7
by timneja
Aug 26, 2014 19:23:04 GMT -8


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No New Posts D3 Hardbody Nats info

info on Hardbody Nats

by Keith Tanaka
Oct 13, 2014 16:18:22 GMT -8


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Welcome to Shoutbox. Post your viewpoints here, but keep your posts civil.
Keith Tanaka: I just posted links above to some video clips (2014 hardbody Nats, 4 hour NASCAR Enduro). Nov 25, 2014 12:55:45 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: The Group C/IMSA GTPs are official starting Jan 2015. The rules for this new class will be posted in December. Who will be the first to record a sub 5 sec. lap during a monthly race? Nov 23, 2014 11:54:47 GMT -8 *
Keith Tanaka: Gonzo will miss our next races this Sunday but is competing in a 24 hr. BRM hardbody race in Tacoma, Wash. this weekend. I posted the link to the live webcast above. Nov 14, 2014 13:49:32 GMT -8 *
timneja: Picked up some GTP type bodies---gonna build a couple of new cars for fun!! Great show---lots of people!! :) Nov 9, 2014 16:16:49 GMT -8
timneja: Thanks for the reminder Keith--I'll see you there!! :) Nov 8, 2014 8:28:43 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: A reminder: the Model Kit Collector's Expo is this Sunday (9-3 pm). Nov 6, 2014 10:50:43 GMT -8
mkalelaw: I am in too. Nov 1, 2014 17:09:31 GMT -8
rogeru: Me too, I'll take a calendar. Nov 1, 2014 14:40:25 GMT -8
timneja: I'll take one Keith!! Always good to have a nice calendar! Nov 1, 2014 14:25:25 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: I'll be producing a 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing calendar. Details are posted above. Nov 1, 2014 11:58:31 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Good idea Craig. After the big effort that goes into preparing for the recent Nats, it's good to take a break. I'll be making new lane cards for some of the new hardbody racers. I do plan on making a new car before our next monthly races on Nov. 16th. Oct 24, 2014 11:57:17 GMT -8
craigg: I'm not going to even look at slot cars for a couple of weeks. Building a '53 Ford P/U display model for Jeri. Oct 24, 2014 10:03:32 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Thanks guys. I just posted the Nats race report (above). Many thanks to all those who helped make this year's Nats a lot of fun with some of the fastest/closest hardbody races yet. Oct 20, 2014 20:23:12 GMT -8
timneja: A BIG THANKS Keith for putting on another great Hard Body Nats Race!! Very fun weekend---looking forward to the upcoming Enduro racing too!! Congrats to all who raced and thanks to Debbie and Jim and the BPR Crew for helping as well!! Oct 20, 2014 8:36:24 GMT -8
mkalelaw: Thank you Keith for all your dedication to the work to put the races on. Oct 20, 2014 8:14:28 GMT -8
craigg: We owe a big THANK YOU to Keith for all the hard work he put in to make this years Nats the super event it was. Oct 20, 2014 8:11:52 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: This year's hardbody Nats was a lot of fun with a lot of very close racing especially in the 80's-2014 NASCAR and 3 C's races. Congrats to all the podium winners and concours winners. I'll post the full race/photo report tomorrow, stay tuned. Oct 19, 2014 21:48:31 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's Nats race results: Ryan Miller wins the Trans Am race, Phil Nyland wins the Jalopy race and Phil also wins the 3 C's race. The 3 C's race was a fast one with most of the racers battling each other thru out the race. Oct 19, 2014 21:46:12 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Saturday, Tim Neja won '46-56 race, Gonzo won the '57-'79 race and Phil Nyland won the 80's-2014 NASCAR race. Today will be the Trans Am, Jalopy and 3 C's races at the D3 Hardbody Nats at BPR. Oct 19, 2014 7:21:22 GMT -8
timneja: Didn't see Gonzo OR Keith-- But Paul Sterret was there and he sprayed the track. Seems in good shape!! Ready to rock in the morning!! The T-Bird works well---don't know if I'll run that or the Corvette!! C you'se guys tomorrow!! Oct 17, 2014 19:20:41 GMT -8
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