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Rapid RaceWays

161 Woodford Avenue Unit 55 Plainville, CT 06062


Central Connecticut’s Premier Slot Car Raceway!

Slot car racing is a hobby that that the whole family can enjoy together! Combining the excitement of racing competition with the ability to customize and create the car you want to race we invite you to come in and see what it is all about!
Our raceway provides the renting of race cars as well as weekly competition events for every age and skill level. We feature two state of the art racetracks supported by a complete inventory of beginner cars, high performance cars, as well as parts and accessories for either the amateur or professional racer. Rapid Raceway also features monthly major racing events – perfect for both the amateur and professional. With owner Rick Raducha, having over 30 yrs. of experience in driving, building and maintaining slot cars. We also service and support all your racing needs.

Why come to Rapid Raceways?
Owners Rick “Rapid”  and Dawn Raducha have been involved with Scale Racing (slot cars) as well as full size racing for over 33 years. A major contributor to New England’s 1:1 auto racing scene, Rick has worked with over 60 Race Teams. His Driver Connection Company works with speedways, businesses and corporations in the field of sponsorship, marketing and promotions. Dawn Raducha, the other owner of Rapid Raceway is Rick’s sister. Dawn has over 20 years of experience in customer and client relations. Her work ethic towards maintaining a safe and clean raceway is immediately apparent as you step in the door. You will next be greeted by Dawn’s “care for the customer” and supporting attitude…You will never feel overwhelmed or confused at Rapid Raceways.


“THE WHIP”: Features two 34 degree banked turns and two wicked fast straight sections and is 88 feet 12 inches of high speed action.
“GRANDSTAND”: 145 Foot Roadcourse featuring the notorious Esses & two 13 foot straightaways.


Exiting And Memorable…

Rapid Raceways will provide your family and friends with one of the most exciting, fun and memorable parties available. With a cost of $110.00 for eight racers, and $10.00 for each additional racer, Rapid Raceways will prepare and support your group with over an hour of racing competition and great entertainment. (All ages are welcome). After your birthday, relax in our private party room with your friends and family.

What We Offer:

  • Weekly Slot Car Events
    • Thursday Nights are alternating Nascar and Retro Racing Nights (call for schedule)
    • Friday Nights are IROC Racing!
    • Saturday Night is Modified Racing night!
  • Birthday Parties
  • Club Racing
  • Track & Car Rentals
  • Parts & Supplies (beginner – professional racer)
  • 1/24th and 1/32nd scale cars

Walk-Ins are always welcome at Rapid Raceways.  Racers can rent time in 15 Minute, 30 Minute, & 60 Minute intervals.  (Use of Car & Controller)

Rapid Raceway is Easy to get to!

Rapid Raceways is wonderfully warm in winter and cool during the summer with large fully heated and air-conditioned premises.

We have Soft Drinks, Coffee and Snacks for your convenience in addition to several great pizza and food delivery restaurants in the area.

For racers and visitors from Far-Away places, Hotels and Motels are in abundance…just ask.

Rapid Raceway enforces the No Smoking and/or No Alcohol Laws!

It is our Goal at Rapid Raceways to continually provide a safe, comfortable and fun location for children and adults of all ages.

Are you looking for a great day of fun for “kids” of every age? 

New Ready to Run Cars (For all ages/skill levels)

Parts and Accessories for the beginner to the professional

Weekly Racing for Junior Racers (5-14) and Senior Racers (15-99)

Repairs on cars and motors

Custom tuning and race support

Made to Order Race Cars

Custom Painted Bodies (designed to your specification)

Major Race Event Support

Motor Rebuilding and Tire Preparation


Winter Hours:Mon/Tues: Closed*

Wed: 3 pm – 8 pm

Thurs: 3 pm – 8 pm

Fri: 12 pm – 9 pm

Sat: 10 am – 8 pm

Sun: 10 am – 6 pm

Summer Hours:

Mon/Tues: Closed*

Wed: 3 pm – 8 pm

Thurs: 3 pm – 8 pm

Fri: 12 pm – 9 pm

Sat: 10 am – 8 pm

Sun: 10 am – 2 pm* (June)
(Closed July & Aug)

*Open for special occasions by request

Short Description
Web Site Visit Link Here
Phone Number (860)793-1888
Facebook Page Visit Link Here
Country United States of America
State/Province Connecticut
distance: 30 Miles
Address 161 Woodford Avenue Unit 55 Plainville, CT 06062
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