January 23, 2017 at 1:30 am
The new Minichamps 1/18th scale "L&M" Porsche 917/10 that dominated the 1972 Can-Am Championship. How racing cars were supposed to be like... beautiful, brutal and scary fast....
January 10, 2017 at 1:25 pm
Automobilsport Magainze Volume #11 has arrrived from Germany.
Also all of the previously sold out back issues are restocked.
The new issue features: Niki Lauda's Resurrection from his near fatal crash at the Nurburgring in 1976; the 1987 World Touring Car Championship battle between Ford, BMW, Alfa Romeo, Toyota...; Modena and Maserati; the 1972 Monte Carlo Rally; Louis Chiron and much more!
January 9, 2017 at 3:42 pm
This Friday, January 13th, is the 4th Friday Night Fever Slot Car Race extravaganza at the Maxport III slot car centre at Grand Prix Kartways!
Everyone is welcome! Beginners/rookies to youngsters to established slot car veterans! There is a place for all ages and talent! This event is open to the public!
Simple race format; simple rules; common cars; lots of track time and prizes; but most importantly fun mandatory and everyone is welcome! The Maxport III Gold Medals will be awarded to the Winners in all 3 groups; the coveted ‘Pole Position’ hat to our fastest qualifier, plus plenty of giveaways/prizes no matter how you finish!
And because we are very late in our announcement we are going to make it easy for all of you… No fancy rules, no specific era or category of car. Friday Night Fever #4 will be eligible for any closed wheel racing car from any era… from Prototypes, GT’s, NASCAR, Trans-Am, Can-Am, Classic Sports Cars… whatever you want to run! And with the super simple rules this should ensure a wide, varied and beautiful looking grid on race night!
5:00pm - Track opens for Official Practice
5:00pm – 6:45pm Open Practice
6:45pm – 7:00pm Tech Inspection
7:00pm Racing begins!
Entry fee/cost is just $10.00 and includes all practice, racing and the use of the track after the races have concluded right up until closing!
Race Groups are divided by experience.
Group 1 (Juniors/Rookies)
Group 2 (Adult ‘Silver’)
Group 3 (Adult ‘Gold’)
Don’t miss these fun filled slot car race nights! See you on Friday, January 13th! For more information contact Mini Grid at (416) 488-7663 or firstname.lastname@example.org
January 3, 2017 at 12:12 pm
Don't let this miserable weather get you down! The Maxport III slot car track is open all week long so come on out and test and race your new slot cars on the 85', 6-lane track at Grand Prix Kartways!
Open Noon until 10:00pm Tuesday thru Sunday!
December 30, 2016 at 8:47 pm
It's here! With only one retail business day left until 2017, the 2016-2017 Autocourse Grand Prix Annual has landed from the United Kingdom this evening. In stock and available tomorrow morning when the doors open at 10am until 4pm closing. Mini Grid will then be closed until Tuesday, January 3rd so get your copy in your hands tomorrow or you will have to wait until next week!
Mini Grid is again the first shop in Canada to have Autocourse on hand and in stock. We are happy to reward our enthusiastic and patient customers by maintaining this annual tradition of this most sought after review of the Formula One season.
Also arriving tonight was the sister publication, Motocourse Moto Grand Prix 2016-2017 which will be available tomorrow morning as well.
December 26, 2016 at 2:23 pm
Mini Grid's Annual In-Store Boxing Week Sale starts tomorrow (Tuesday) at both stores and goes until Friday, December 30th!
All Die-Cast Model Cars & Bikes 30% Off!
All Slot Cars, Sets & Accessories 20% Off!
All Books 20% Off!
All Apparel 30% Off!
Plus we are blowing out hundreds of selected Books & DVD's for just $10.00 each!
And we will have additional selected models at 50% Off!
Starts tomorrow at 11am sharp! All sales final. First come, first served. No reserves. No returns.