Carrera press release....
Nuremberg, January 2007 --- www.carrera-toys.com – this year, Carrera's official website will once again be a browser's paradise for slotcar drivers taking a well-earned racing break. The site features plenty to keep racing fans occupied for hours: from news and background features on anything and everything to do with the Carrera brand, to information on events and specials.
A new, up-to-date availability list in the news section, under the "Now Available" heading, shows you when Carrera's highlights for 2007 will be available. The "Products" section is crammed with information for visitors on new car models, boxed sets and accessories. And, to convert or tune Carrera cars, the Carrera Online Shop is definitely worth a visit. There, racers can order shafts, engines, tyres and other spare or small parts 24 hours a day. The "Events" section announces sporting and social events where Carrera will be represented. The "Service" section includes a complete list of retailers and distributors, including network partners (authorised Carrera retailers), so that you quickly find the proper Carrera contact in your region. Basic information on Carrera technology and product lines are also listed this section's FAQ's. You can also register for the Carrera newsletter, which keeps all fans up to date via e-mail on the newest developments in the world of slotcar racing.
The free "Specials" for downloading onto PC's are also very popular – videos, images and wallpaper with that authentic Carrera racing look and feel, as well as the easy-to-use Carrera route planner, which helps you redesign all of your tracks again and again. Regular competitions with lots of cool prizes put the finishing touches to all of what www.carrera-toys.com has to offer.
www.carreraclub.com, our exclusive online forum for Carrera fans with over 5,000 members, also has plenty of content for 2007. For only 10 euros membership fee per year, members can access exclusive areas, where pros talk to other pros, where hot insider tips and tricks are exchanged, or where car rarities can be found.
After registering for the Carrera Club, fans can join in the Club Chat, the real- time discussion large forum, and access the exclusive Club Shop, where Carrera Club members can purchase strictly limited and highly sought-after Carrera Club car models as well as cool decorative track accessories or fan clothing – accessories like T-shirts and neck strips. Carrera Club members also get a 10% discount on all spare parts in the Club Shop – this alone makes the membership fee worth every penny. Last, but by no means least, members can order the full Carrera catalogue for free to be sent home. And carreraclub.com also has plenty of social activities to choose from. With information and details on how to sign for the large annual Carrera Club meetings, like the Gaisbergrennen in Salzburg or the finals of the Carrera Championship in Nuremberg, Carrera Club makes sure that nobody is left alone with their favourite hobby.
For more information, visit our websites at www.carrera-toys.com and