Friday, March 17, 2017

Mossetti Racing Reveals New 1/24 Stamped Steel Chassis Line

After a series of 'teaser' photos, the updated 2017 Mossetti Patriot 1/24 chassis have been introduced.

These chassis should be available for purchase from your local raceway or wholesaler no later than April 10th.

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Friday, March 03, 2017

Inside the Long Awaited Scalextric Penske Javelin Trans-Am

Here are a couple of quick shots "inside' the Scalextric Penske Javelin Trans Am along with my notes.

At first glance the Scalextric 'New Generation' Inliner DPR Chassis
seems to offer little truly new but closer inspection
reveals interesting details.
The front and rear tyres/hubs are different widths
There is a LED light board for the tail lights
Three attachment screws where we were
led to believe that all new generation chassis
would have only two attachment screws.

Here we see that the guide blade is a new deeper design

The Scalextric 'New Generation' body inside
shows the tray-style interior (note driver position)
Reinforced front spoiler supports
Separate body to chassis locator brackets

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Long Awaited Scalextric Penske Javelin Trans-Am (finally) Breaks Cover!!

After being delayed for so long that some enthusiasts felt it might have been canceled, the first decoration of the long awaited Javelin Trans-Am, the Penske / Donohue / Sunoco version, should be hitting dealers shelves in North America as you read this.

Samples of the two other Javelins to come in 2017 were shown at a European toy show in January.

All of the versions currently announced by Scalextric are:

C3731 #6   Penske Racing / Mark Donohue
C3875 #1   Roy Woods Racing / George Follmer
C3776 #63 Jockos Racing / Bill Collins

As soon as photos of the chassis and running gear are available we will publish them here. The chassis is expected to be Scalextric's latest generation DPR chassis with inline motor and gearing.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

2017 USRA Division 2 National Championships

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