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Just watching the 3rd race of this years INDY CAR series ( shame there is not as many Ovals this year )

I was wondering if any manufacture has any plans to make them ?

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QUOTE (Mike T @ 16 Apr 2012, 11:11) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>They just need some small piece of bodywork to cover the front wheels and they'll look like LMP's

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Now that would be an improvement.
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QUOTE Oh yes!
They must be the ugliest cars Dallara have ever made.
The sooner they allow the teams to use their own aero kits the better in my view.
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eaagh, see what you mean. I thought the latest F1 cars were bad enough!
 

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I live here in N.A. and this is the first I've seen of them. Tells you what kind of coverage it gets. I agree with Julian, they are just as ugly as today's F1, but they do have their own unique ugliness.
 

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Re Coverage

Everyrace is LIVE on SKY this year again in the UK

They look OK its just something different again as we have a digital oval it's nice to race cars that run on the OVALS


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QUOTE (Michael363672 @ 16 Apr 2012, 15:14) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>They look OK its just something different again as we have a digital oval it's nice to race cars that run on the OVALS


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How about Carrera Classic Nascars, they handle quite nicely on analogue tracks and are distinctly different feeling to modern Nascars.

Also Brooklands was an oval.
 

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Given the underwhelming reception to other American racing series' by the greater slot community, don't hold your breath, especially in the current economic condition.
The Racer/Sideways Daytona Protoypes are some of the best racing you can have at an affordable price & they have been universally bashed by the slot racing community. NASCAR is the most popular series on American TV & their cars continually undersell mfr's expectations. The SCX NASCARs are being blown out @ $20 & $25 on ebay & $30 by retailers. I don't even like NASCAR but I am getting 4 so I can set up an IROC series!
The IRL cars from Scalextric didn't sell well & as a sidenote the A1GP cars were even worse (I like them, & they're Dallaras!)
Many of us here in the States would love to see more DP's, liveries of GT's that are in ALMS, but we know its not likely.
 

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So far we run

Scalex NASCARS as a club class

SCX NASCARS as own class

American Muscle own class

At the moment we run on a 2/3 lane digital left turn oval


In my collection I have the Daytona Prototypes


Also the Scalextric INDY cars


Also the Scalextric A1 cars


Looks like there are 1 or 2 of us that like these cars
 

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Yeah, I don't see any problem with them. They're different, and clearly there are some people who don't like change. I'm not a fan of F1 in general, but I can enjoy a good race no matter what the cars are. To me, these are just another advancement in racing, whether it's for safety or speed, it's all good. I honestly don't get what the problem is. I think they look pretty cool. Sometimes I wonder if some people LIKE to see race drivers die in horrible accidents, so long as they're doing it in a car like the one they saw as a kid.
 
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