Mercedes Sauber C9
#63 3rd Supercup Nuerburgring Sept. 1987
Driver: Mike Thackwell
The Mercedes Sauber C9 (evolution of the Sauber C8) was a Group C race car, created in 1987 by the partnership of Sauber and Mercedes-Benz.
Developed according to the Gr.C regulations, the car featured a monocoque aluminium chassis with carbon reinforcements,
and had a weight of 850 Kg.
In 1989 the Sauber C9 proofed all its worth winning almost all the World Sport Prototype Championship races.
Powered by a massively powerful 4.973 cc V8 Turbo, it also took part in the 24h of Le Mans in 1989 with three cars that reached the finishing line,
arriving 1st, 2nd and 5th.
Car n.63, driven by Mike Thackwell, raced in the "ADAC Supercup" at Nuerburgring in September 1987 and ended up 3rd.
In 1990 the Sauber Mercedes C9 was replaced by the Mercedes-Benz C11.
Slot.it reference: CA06e
Alfa Romeo 33/3
#54 1st 1000 Km Brands Hatch 1971
Drivers: H.Pescarolo - A.De Adamich
The Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Sports Prototype was designed in the mid-1960s to race in the World Sports Car Championship.
It succeeded and won the Manufacturers' Championship in 1975, and again in 1977.
Designed by Carlo Chiti, a famous Italian engineer, the several variants of the car were raced by the Alfa factory and by many privateers as well.
In 1971 it won three World Championship races: Brands Hatch, Watkins Glen, and Targa Florio.
The T33/3 cars featured a monocoque chassis, panelled in aluminium and magnesium, a V8 2994 cc. engine, and a 6 or 5 speed sequential gearbox.
Top speed reached 330 km/h.
Car n.54 is the winner of the 1000 Km of Brands Hatch in 1971.
Slot.it reference: CA11c
Both cars will be available from the end of October.