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Has anyone else heard about these rumors of a new company called SRC who intend to make a range of 1970's F1 slotcars ??

I heard a whisper about it a while back and then nothing.

Anyone? Anything?
 

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Take a look here, Spanish/English option is near the top of the page

SRC F1 cars
 

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Thanks for the link Tifosi,
I'm not sure if the Article translates too well into English. But it seems that the cars (if it actually happens) will be resin and run a common chassis. With the possibility of building plastic cars later!!??
It would be nice if someone involved could give us an idea of whats to come and a rough idea of pricing.

It would be a bold venture at the least..

To be honest to tool up for a car with only one or two liveries (which is the majority of F1 cars) means that you have to charge a lot of money for each car to even break even (Ostorero) (and you can only make so many of each livery before the market is saturated, look at how many Jochen Mass Scale M23's are still out there).
Maurizio from Slot it has stated he is a huge classic F1 fan but group c type cars and GT40 type cars make more financial sense due to the possibility of multiple liveries.
Fly obviously made a shrewd move with the March 761 in lieu of the fact that the works team itself ran probably a dozen different liveries in 76 and 77 as well as the cars sold to privateers in those years, anytime you can get multiple liveries out of a single mold with minimal changes is obviously good for buisness

Perhaps the common chassis idea is a good start to keep prices down, if these guys actually get up and running and the cars are a reasonable price I'll buy them by the bucket load. (Because I'm a F1 nutbag)
But are they going to appeal to the hardcore racers (read carnage to front ends) and general slot car public.

I dont want to sound negative because I'm a part of that small niche That is into old F1 and really wish these guys all the best.
But in the meantime I'll continue to buy kits like the Monoplace Brabham, the soon to come Hesketh from Dave and the March 721 that PP are bringing out and fit them to the M23 Chassis which like I said are cheap and plentiful.
 

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QUOTE I'm not sure if the Article translates too well into English.

I think the whole website is translated by google or Microsoft Word.....


Still, that English is better than my Spanish
 

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QUOTE (tifosi @ 17 Aug 2012, 16:37) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I think the whole website is translated by google or Microsoft Word.....


Still, that English is better than my Spanish

And mine too mate. The only spanish I ever picked up was from Manuel on Faulty Towers
 
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