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Date: November 13, 2011
number of cars per entrant: max. 3
The track: app. 72ft. 3 lane wood track, latex paint, copper tape for the rails - magnets have no effect
the race: race will be run in lane 1 and 3, 25 laps practice, 30 laps race, the slowest 5 times will be deleted
the power supply: each lane has a seperate adjustable powersupply, 1.25 to 19V @ 3 Amp available
the timing: IR sensors acroos the slot and laptimer 2000
the controllers: available controllers: 90/75/60 ohm parma eco, 45/35/25 Parma eco, 25/18/13 parma eco, 15/11/8 parma eco, i will choose the controller where the car is driveable as its best during the practice laps.
entry fee: 5Euro

Rules:
1) car must be approximately 1/43rd
2) max. width 50.8mm
3) no fluid may leak out, no grease, oil or braid juice may pollute the track, no tire glue or similar
4) teams may ask for a special voltage where the car should be run.
the standard racing voltage depends on the motor. I will run all car @ 12V, SCX and Carrera motors @14V, G9330 motors @ 10V. Again, if i get another information, i will run the car at the desired voltage.
5) car must have a body that looks like a car

concours de elegance: the best looking car will be voted by a poll open for all Forum members

so i think these rules are wide open, so ladies and gentleman, i call you all out there to build your fastest, smoothest 1/43rd car for this race.
send in your trucks from the truck proxy we already had, just tune your stock SCX car a little and maybe blow the doors off all others, built something that was not seen before, it´s up to you.
Who will have the fastest car?

The prices:
the first pick will go to the concours winner, than to the winner of the race, 2nd place concours, 2nd place race and so on...

list of prizes by now:
#1 Carrera Go! Porsche Spyder
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_07.jpg

#2 Ranch-Design resin body Dodge Charger 500
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_06.jpg

#3 Electra Flying Dodge Charger
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_05.jpg

#4 Electra Flying
Mercedes CLK

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_04.jpg

#5 Vac-Form Chaparral
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_03.jpg

#6 Electra Flying
vac-form Ranchero

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_02.jpg

#7 Electra Flying vac-form El Camino
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/pfuetze/prize_01.jpg

cheers,
Peter
 

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Two questions, Peter.

1. Following a motor discussion last night in the GO! forum : Any technical or motor brand restricition ?

2. Any tire / wheel rule ?

And: #5 isn´t a Lola, it´s a Chapparral 2D, I think.

Is the race in Austria ?

regards, Roland

( you could send me an email because I don´t check the PN - boxes / forums very often )
 

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Discussion Starter · #4 ·
1) no restrictions on motors, but remember this is a no magnet race. a too powerfull motor will not do any good.
2) no tire/wheel rule, but again - No tire glue on the outside of the tires that will pollute the track!

most important rule - 1/43rd - so no oversized wheels from 1/32rds. biggest acceptable wheels would be the Go!Corvette / Go! LMP rules, these are the biggest stock wheels i know.

yep, it´s a chaparal, my fault (again). looks like i can´t edit the first post :/

cheers,
Peter
 

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QUOTE yep, it´s a chaparal, my fault (again). looks like i can´t edit the first post :/

I can , consider it done
 

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thanks David!

wow, the Lancia body looks great, Lloyd and a RD-sidewinder is always a good choice!

cheers,
Peter
 
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