Next D3 Hardbody races, Sunday July 18, 2021, BPR opens at 10 am
First race will be GTPs and starts at NOON!!!!! Second race is a Mixed Race.

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

D3 HARDBODY RULES AND RELATED INFO

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No New Posts Short Track NASCARs

New D3 Hardbody racing class which will be the class for the 2019 hardbody enduro (April 2019).

2 7 AMT "Modified Stocker" model kits
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 13, 2018 23:36:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Can you race any type car?

1 2 What cars can you race?
by timneja
Mar 23, 2016 15:32:06 GMT -8
No New Posts D3 Hardbody rules

Rules for the various D3 hardbody racing classes

2 25 Hardbody rules
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 17, 2021 14:04:56 GMT -8
No New Posts Hardbody Rules Archives

Sub-boards: Porsche class, WRC cars, Foreign Production Sports (FPS), Group C/IMSA GTP to be established January 2015, Rule changes for 2016, Newsflash - '53 Corvette & AAR Cuda retained?, Proposed rules changes for 2014

18 141 Preliminary rules for new "Mid-Engine" racing class
by timneja
Jul 18, 2018 19:04:36 GMT -8

HANDICAP RACING

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Establishing racer handicaps and lap differentials

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6 131 Re: Racer handicaps
by Keith Tanaka
Jan 30, 2021 20:58:17 GMT -8

2017 D3 HARDBODY NATS - OCT. 21-22, 2017

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No New Posts D3 Hardbody Nats info

info on Hardbody Nats

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26 97 2019 D3 Hardbody Nats at Buena Park Raceway, Oct. 19-20, 201
by Regina
Jan 23, 2021 12:16:05 GMT -8

RACE RESULTS

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monthly race reports

89 107 Race report for 7-18-21
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 19, 2021 16:59:03 GMT -8
No New Posts Race Report archives

Sub-board: GTP Enduro archives

46 99 Race Report archives are now on Smugmug rather than Phanfare
by Keith Tanaka
Aug 12, 2017 22:09:07 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 John Cukras 1948-2020

1 1 The great John the Jet Cukras passed away, Nov. 30, 2020
by Keith Tanaka
Dec 1, 2020 23:30:04 GMT -8
No New Posts The next new racing class?

1 6 Another new racing class?
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 26, 2019 20:40:45 GMT -8
No New Posts Tribute/Memorial Race - Paul Sterrett, Craig Gilbert

1 2 Paul Sterrett, Craig Gilbert Tribute/Memorial Race
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 22, 2017 22:43:08 GMT -8
No New Posts Craig Gilbert 1947-2017

1 2 Craig Gilbert 1947-2017
by Keith Tanaka
May 31, 2017 11:10:16 GMT -8
No New Posts Paul Sterrett 1954-2017

1 5 Paul Sterrett 1954-2017
by tw
Nov 19, 2017 9:43:12 GMT -8
No New Posts Jay Henry 4-16-2020

1 2 Jay Henry, April 16, 2020
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 13, 2021 22:16:14 GMT -8
No New Posts General Board

You can talk about anything here.

Moderator: Keith Tanaka

42 144 Jim Hall interview - Chaparral design features
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 3, 2020 15:47:09 GMT -8
No New Posts Trash Talking

general discussion (trash talk) about hardbody racing

8 61 The first to run a Sub 5 second lap in a hardbody race?
by Keith Tanaka
Dec 30, 2019 12:35:11 GMT -8
No New Posts Just having fun

2 6 Siamese Racing?
by Marco Carvalho
Nov 17, 2018 0:28:14 GMT -8
No New Posts Webcasts, video clips

39 74 Golden Era of Slot Car Racing interviews
by Keith Tanaka
Apr 3, 2020 10:19:12 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 15 Members slot car backgrounds
by Chuck Angus
Feb 22, 2016 18:22:08 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.

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1 1 Tapatalk plugin activated 3-21-2015
by darkron9
Mar 21, 2014 14:05:27 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 Hardbody T-Shirts and Hats

New T-Shirt available for our monthly Hardbody racers

7 54 2019 D3 Hardbody Nats T-Shirt
by Keith Tanaka
Sept 9, 2019 14:50:33 GMT -8
No New Posts Model Kit Collector's Expo

Model kit collector's show. 11300 Stanford Ave. Garden Grove, CA 92840

16 40 Next Kit Collector's Expo, Sunday, March 10, 2019
by Keith Tanaka
Mar 4, 2019 14:54:11 GMT -8
No New Posts General thread archives - 1 Viewing

Sub-boards: 2015 D3 Hardbody Racing Calendar, Beautiful cars, but?, Dates for 2015 Enduro and Nats, New D3 Hardbody Racing website, 2014 Hardbody Calendar, New version of "Proboards"

8 37 Wow, beautiful cars, but?
by timneja
Jul 17, 2015 19:57:04 GMT -8
No New Posts 2020 D3 Hardbody Calendar

5 17 2020 D3 Hardbody Racing calendar
by Keith Tanaka
Nov 24, 2019 23:03:39 GMT -8

SCRATCHBUILDING and RACING/TUNING TIPS

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No New Posts Gonzo Articulating Pan Chassis tutorial

1 1 Gonzo tutorial on articulating pan chassis build
by Keith Tanaka
Feb 19, 2021 14:09:29 GMT -8
No New Posts Scratchbuilding tools

Various tools used for scratchbuilding

6 29 Scratchbuilding tools
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 11, 2015 10:14:23 GMT -8
No New Posts Scratchbuilding Tips

How-to-tips

11 47 Building an inline hardbody chassis, step by step
by Keith Tanaka
Jul 6, 2018 21:59:42 GMT -8
No New Posts Post your new cars here

Show your new cars here

49 198 New CAN AM for Mike Low
by timh
Oct 7, 2019 13:56:33 GMT -8

CLASSIFIEDS - items for sale or trade

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No New Posts Classified Ads - items for sale

6 17 Jay Henry's collection of slot cars are for sale
by Keith Tanaka
Jun 25, 2021 12:30:06 GMT -8

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Keith Tanaka: D3 Hardbody racers: This coming Saturday, July 31st (1 pm) we can visit the Los Angeles Slotcar Museum. You must let me know ASAP if you want to attend as its only for our group. Don't miss this opportunity to see this awesome museum! Jul 24, 2021 9:41:20 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see link above). Jul 19, 2021 17:02:40 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: The D3 Hardbody rules have been updated. Main changes allow Retro Eagle MID 606 motor for GTP and Mid-Engine classes. Early NASCAR classes now allow anglewinder or sidewinder in addition to original inline motor configuration. Jul 17, 2021 14:07:54 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Next D3 Hardbody races, Sunday, July 18th. BPR opens at 10 am, GTP race at noon Sharp! Followed by a quick lunch break and the Mixed race. Jul 16, 2021 21:49:42 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see link to race report above). Jun 28, 2021 15:52:21 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Another hardbody race day this Sunday, June 27th at BPR. Also, Jay Henry slot car collection on display and for sale at BPR this Sunday. Jun 22, 2021 21:59:04 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: A very lite turnout on Sunday June 20th (Father's Day) at BPR. No race was held. Instead we worked on our cars and did a lot of track testing. Next Sunday (June 27th) we'll have a regular race day at BPR. Jun 20, 2021 22:17:49 GMT -8 *
Guest: For those interested in seeing the Jay Henry slot car items for sale at Electric Dreams this Sunday, we have added an additional hardbody race day at BPR on Sunday June 27th (in addition to our regular race day June 20th). Jun 16, 2021 21:26:56 GMT -8
Guest: Announcement: There will be an "additional" hardbody race day, Sunday June 27th at BPR (in addition to our regular race day June 20th). The extra race day allows racers to attend the Electric Dreams reopening this Sunday and still race on the 27th at BPR. Jun 16, 2021 21:22:47 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Jay Henry's family is selling many of Jay's slot car collection, equipment and related items (see post in "Classified Ads" for info). Jun 13, 2021 22:24:29 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Announcement: The Mid-America "Retro Eagle 606 motor" will be allowed for the GTP class (only GTP no other classes at this time). This motor is available at BPR. Jun 1, 2021 16:08:48 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see above for link to race report). Jun 1, 2021 16:07:06 GMT -8
Luke Grotano: Hi Keith,... the "smugmug" website...? May 31, 2021 10:06:55 GMT -8
Luke Grotano: Hello and Thanks Guys,...B.P Racing is GREAT.! May 31, 2021 1:32:28 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Next D3 Hardbody races, Sunday, May 30th. BPR opens at 10 am, GTP race starts at noon sharp followed by Mixed race. May 26, 2021 16:17:18 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: May's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see link above for race report). May 18, 2021 21:56:25 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: April's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see link above for race report). Apr 19, 2021 14:53:58 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: Sunday's D3 Hardbody race report has been posted at our Smugmug website (see link above for race report). Mar 23, 2021 15:33:19 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: BPR opens at 10 am this Sunday. First race (GTPs) will start at NOON!!!!!! Second race will be a Mixed race. Wear face masks. Mar 17, 2021 21:34:02 GMT -8
Keith Tanaka: This Sunday's hardbody races will start with a GTP race. We'll try to start the race at NOON. The second race will be a Mixed race. Mar 16, 2021 13:01:55 GMT -8
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