TOP PHOTO: The crowd watches the cars race down the track of 36-feet.
By Charlie Hutson
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Sunday evening at East Lafollette Baptist Church, 12 young race car builders tried out their designs at the first-ever ELBC Slot Car Grand Prix.
The cars were designed, built and painted by the owner. No car could weigh more than five ounces. The cars raced down a 36 foot track at remarkable speed toward the finish line at the Sunday evening event.
Avery Burgan claimed first place with Owen Boshears coming in second as Max Boshears claimed third place. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/13/2022-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF WLAF’S CHARLIE HUTSON)