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The basic idea behind CSCRA standards and the VECRA ones before them was to be able to run a car at more than one meeting.

So in terms of the prototypes modelled, Classic is whatever we (whoever that may be) choose it to be. There is no problem with extending the classes to the present day if we wish, but they need to be grouped historically as cars that ran together, looked the same and will perform in similar manner when built as slot cars. The current CSCRA F1 classes do this quite well, stopping at 1976 just before the advent of wing cars with big side pods. Big side pods add a lot more space to build a better slot car chassis and the wheelbases got bigger and bigger. I am not sure, without a lot of discusion and research, how and why F1 can be divided in historical groups between 1976 and 2010.

But we also mean Classic to mean "a lot more scale than BSCRA", hard bodies, rubber tyres and guides not visible from above. It means some careful consideration of the diameter and width of wheels to balance performance within a historic group with appearance. We have all no doubt read the discussion about the changing widths of tyres during the 1.5litre period. As long as these principles apply extending the classes cars we run into more modern periods would be fine.
 
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