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> FlySlot News - Limited Edition MAN Truck M&M's livery.
Posted by JEXY1 - 20-05-15 14:10 - 8 comments


News from FlySlot;

MAN TR1400 - Race Truck -
M&M Edition
Ref FS203303
Limited edition of 250




FlySlot have been commissioned to do a Limited Edition MAN Truck based on the famous NASCAR M&M's livery. This will be in very short supply with just 250 being produced a very small number will be brought to the UK.



Info and images as supplied by Gaugemaster.
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> ScaleAuto News; Raid Mini All4 Body Kit
Posted by JEXY1 - 20-05-15 13:58 - 8 comments


News from ScaleAuto;

Raid Mini All4 Body Kit
SC-3615
Scale; 1/32




Scaleauto is releasing a plain white (unpainted) kit version of thier new Mini All4 at 1:32th scale slot.



Made in 0.8mm thick plastic injected with all the detailed interior lightened and transparent parts. Body prepared for mounting directly onto the Dakar 4x4 chassis by vertical clamping screws.



This kit will be followed by the release of 4 fully liveried official cars that started in the Dakar Argentina-Chile-Peru in 2012. The car will be supplied with the Dakar 4x4 chassis, with modifications in the front pulley and Monster logos will be delivered on a separate sheet of decals. Photos show mock up not final production models of the full liveries which are waiting for approval.





Also announced are white kits for the following cars;

Kit Carrocería Spyker C8 1/32 Ref - SC-3605
Kit Carrocería SRT Viper 1/24 Ref - SC-7508

Images and info as supplied by IBB Auto Racing, additional photos from ScaleAuto Facebook
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> Slot.it News; Porsche 962C LH n.17 Le Mans 1993
Posted by JEXY1 - 20-05-15 13:19 - 0 comments


News from Slot.it;

Porsche 962C LH n.17 Le Mans 1993
Drivers: M.Reuter, F.Jelinski, J.Winter
Code: CA03h
Official selling date: May 22nd




Porsche 962 is a sport-prototype racing car created to replace the already succesfull Porsche 956, in order to allow its presence in the Americans IMSA and WSC Group C competitions.
It was one of the most succesfull racing cars ever and it won several competitions all over the world:
- World Sport-Prototype Championship in 1985 and 1986
- 24h Le Mans in 1986, 1987 and 1994
- IMSA GTP Championship in 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988
- 24h Daytona in 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989 and 1991
- 12h Sebring in 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988



The '962C' appeared for the first time at Le Mans in 1985. The engine was a boxer, 6 cylinders, with two turbos, liquid-cooled, 4 valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft.
On the 3 factory cars engaged in the '24 Hours' in 1988, displacement had beenincreased at 3 liters. Even the tail had been updated. In those years, cars used 'long' shaped tails to have the less possible drag on the 'Les Hunaudières' straight. During qualifying, the works 962C reached a maximum speed of 391 kph.



This car raced at Le Mans in 1993 in the red and white livery of long standing Porsche sponsor F.A.T. TURBO. The car was driven by Manuel Reuter, Frank Jelinski, John Winter.







Images and text as supplied by Slot.it

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> Slot.it News; Porsche 911GT1 Evo 98 n.25 2nd Le Mans 1998
Posted by JEXY1 - 14-05-15 12:11 - 0 comments


News from Slot.it;

Porsche 911GT1 Evo 98 n.25 2nd Le Mans 1998
Drivers: B. Wollek, J. Müller, U. Alzen
Ref; CA23d
Official selling date: May 22nd




The 911 GT1 EVO 98 was designed by Porsche to compete in the GT1 category in 1998, at the Le Mans 24 Hours and in the FIA GT international championship. In the beginning, the GT1 class cars were Grand Touring cars modified for competitions, but in the last years they got more and more similar to racing prototypes.



The '98 Porsche GT1 was a brand new car, the first ever built by Porsche with a carbon composite monocoque chassis.It came equipped with front and rear double wishbone suspensions with pushrod, 18” wheels, carbon brake discs.Engine was a six-cylinder, flat, 3.2 litres twin turbo, 4 valves per cylinder, water-cooled, unit, with maximum torque of 630 Nm at 5000 rpm and maximum power of 550 hp at 7200 rpm.



Six-speed gearbox type was sequential with triple disc carbon fibre clutch. Fuel tank capacity 100 litres.In 1998, the FIA GT championship was dominated by Mercedes, but Porsche was able to win the Le Mans 24 Hours. Mercedes and Toyota were faster on the single laps, but the cars from Zuffenhausen were able to finish 1st and 2nd, thanks to their better reliability.





Images and text as supplied by Slot.It
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> NSCC Live Stage UK Slot Car Festival Gaydon
Posted by MPJBud - 12-05-15 12:27 - 3 comments


Following on from the tremendous success of NSCC Live at the UKSF in 2014, we are proud to announce the line up for NSCC Live at UKSF 2015.

This is a tremendous opportunity to meet the manufacturers, hear their plans for the future and maybe get a sneak preview of some new releases.

We are also pleased to present a demonstration of 3D printing, which I am sure will be of interest to racers, collectors and scratch builders alike.



The NSCC are pleased to announce the line-up for the 2015 UKSF NSCCLive.

Saturday 16 May 2015
12.00 Scalextric
13.00 Slot It
14.00 Gaugemaster Controls
15.00 Scalextric

SUNDAY 17 May 2015
12.00 Scalextric
13.00 Slot It
14.00 3D PRINT
15.00 Scalextric

A great opportunity to meet the manufacturers and ask those burning questions. Hopefully we'll also be tweeting with the hashtag #NSCCLive.

There will also be a demonstration of 3D Printing on Sunday.

Come along and see us, there are also going to be great offers on membership available for the duration of the Festival.
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