Carrera Challenge Tour Hong Kong 2015

2014-12-15
Top local racer will represent Hong Kong in World Finals in Germany!
Think you’re a demon behind the steering wheel? Then head to Ocean Terminal, Harbour City Tsimshatsui between 8th and 11th January to pit your skills against Hong Kong’s fastest slot car racers in a bid to be crowned the very first Hong Kong Champion.

Launched in 1963 in Germany, Carrera is the world’s leading brand of slot racetracks and cars. Today, Carrera stands for ‘Motorsports at home’, a thrilling experience that brings generations together and fascinates with lifelike model cars and fast pace racing action on miniature tracks.

“We are excited to bring the Carrera Challenge Tour to Hong Kong in a bid to find Hong Kong’s fastest slot car racer. It will be the first time that the Carrera World Tour, which started in 2006, stops in Hong Kong after visiting over 10 countries in Europe and North America,” said Andreas Stadlbauer, Director of Stadlbauer Marketing + Vertrieb.

“With almost 100 Carrera outlets in Mainland China and a thriving community of more than 8000 active members, slot car racing gained a lot of traction in China. Now it is time to also put Hong Kong on the race map,” adds Mr. Fabian Gruber, Managing Director, Stadlbauer (HK) Limited.

The Carrera Challenge Tour Hong Kong 2015 will be held in co-operation with Toys R Us HK, in the Ground floor of Ocean Terminal, Harbour city. So come with your family and join the racing! Not only will there be special prizes, the grand winner will also fly to the World Final in Germany in 2015!

During the 4-day Challenge, participants of all ages can enter races on the spot. Results (race time) of each participant will be counted for their respective Age Class. Winners of each race will receive a prize and a certificate. The fastest driver of the day from each Age Class will further receive a grand prize for the day.

The best performing participant in Age Class 3, aged 18 or above holding a Hong Kong Identity card, will be the Champion to represent Hong Kong in the Carrera World Final being held in Germany in the spring of 2015. The prize includes paid air tickets for 2 with accommodation.

The Carrera Challenge Tour Hong Kong is held at G/F, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsimshatsui, from 8 – 11, January 2015.
  • Date & Time: Daily from 8-11, January, 2015
  • Venue: G/F Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsimshatsui
  • Entries: Entries according to three Age Classes, and are registered on the spot
  • Lapse: Each race will be 10 rounds, with 4 participants from any Age Class in each race

Details of Prizes and Circuits 
Age Class 1: For youngsters aged 7 to 12 years.
The daily winner will receive a Carrera GO!!! race set.
Age Class 2: For teens aged 13 to 17 years.
The daily winner will receive a Carrera Evolution race set.
Age Class 3: Adults 18 years and over.
The daily winner will receive a Carrera Digital 1:32 race set.

Eventual winner of this Class is crowned Hong Kong Champion and will represent the Territory in the Carrera World Final to be held in Germany in the spring of 2015.
All race winners will receive a prize and a certificate.

Carrera Racing Tracks
Three Carrera race tracks will be built at GF, Harbour City including:
  • Official Race Track -- It is built with the Carrera Digital 132 system (1:32 scale) where all the races will be held, independent of the participants’ age. The track has 3 lanes, cars can change lanes on designated lane switch tracks, which enables drivers to overtake competitors.
  • Warm-Up Track -- It is using the Carrera Digital 132 system (1:32 scale) with 2 lanes, built for participants to try out with their wireless speed controller prior to competition
  • Fun Track -- This is the Carrera GO!!! system (1:43 scale) built for children aged 6+ featuring characters from Disney’s Cars. 

Official Racing Cars
Drivers can chose from one of the three super sports cars:
  • Porsche GT3
  • Aston Martin V12
  • Ferrari 458 GT2
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