Scalextric April News II
Published: April 19, 2010

Scalextric April News II

 

Ferrari F1 2009 Massa #3

Ref # C3052

History
The F60's also received new front suspension geometry, aimed at allowing a change in the car's weight distribution, bringing it further forward. The car therefore had to complete yet another front end crash test, which it duly passed. The new suspension geometry was aimed at promoting more front end grip, which should help overcome one of the car's Achilles heels, namely the fact it struggled to get tyres up to operating temperature over one timed lap, which is an essential requirement in Qualifying.

At the Hungarian Grand Prix one of the team's drivers Felipe Massa was seriously injured when he was hit by flying debris. The third spring from Brawn BGP001-01 driven by Rubens Barrichello broke free and hit Massa in the head. At the same event the engineering team switched its attention to the 2010 car. The new lightweight F60's worked though in the hands of Kimi Raikkonen taking a KERS powered victory at Spa, but it was little more than a consolation prize. The team had four drivers for the season with Kimi Raikkonen finishing the season in 6th place with Felipe Massa in 11th

Scalextric Model
A brand new F1 car body of the Ferrari F1 2009 car. New wings and slick tyres. DPR is fitted to the car to allow easy conversion to Scalextric Digital.

Produced under license of Ferrari Spa. FERRARI, the PRANCING HORSE device, all associated logos and distinctive designs are trademarks of Ferrari Spa. The body designs of the Ferrari cars are protected as Ferrari property under design, trademark and trade dress regulations.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 155mm
  • Wheelbase 98mm
  • Weight 68gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 12mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 12mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 148gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 9:27
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Inline 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi FF 18k

Available: May 2010

 

Ferrari F1 2009 Raikonnen #4

Ref # C3051

History
The F60's also received new front suspension geometry, aimed at allowing a change in the car's weight distribution, bringing it further forward. The car therefore had to complete yet another front end crash test, which it duly passed. The new suspension geometry was aimed at promoting more front end grip, which should help overcome one of the car's Achilles heels, namely the fact it struggled to get tyres up to operating temperature over one timed lap, which is an essential requirement in Qualifying.

At the Hungarian Grand Prix one of the team's drivers Felipe Massa was seriously injured when he was hit by flying debris. The third spring from Brawn BGP001-01 driven by Rubens Barrichello broke free and hit Massa in the head. At the same event the engineering team switched its attention to the 2010 car. The new lightweight F60's worked though in the hands of Kimi Raikkonen taking a KERS powered victory at Spa, but it was little more than a consolation prize. The team had four drivers for the season with Kimi Raikkonen finishing the season in 6th place with Felipe Massa in 11th.

Scalextric Model
A brand new F1 car body of the Ferrari F1 2009 car. New wings and slick tyres. DPR is fitted to the car to allow easy conversion to Scalextric Digital.

Produced under license of Ferrari Spa. FERRARI, the PRANCING HORSE device, all associated logos and distinctive designs are trademarks of Ferrari Spa. The body designs of the Ferrari cars are protected as Ferrari property under design, trademark and trade dress regulations.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 155mm
  • Wheelbase 98mm
  • Weight 68gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 12mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 12mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 148gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 9:27
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Inline 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi FF 18k

Available: May 2010

 

Aston Martin DBR9

"Gigawave Motorsports"

Ref # C3063

History
Team: Gigawave Motorsports 1st Position, Le Mans Series 1000km of Silverstone, GT1, 13th Sept 2009

Gone are the days when motor racing was all about the performance and reliability of the car coupled with the skill of the driver. Motorsport engineers now want to be able to make decisions based on engine, chassis, gearbox, and other performance related parameters remotely, from the pits. Gigawave has developed a wideband data link capable of providing 1-2 Mbs. The new data link is based on Gigawave's digital on-board camera technology which is used to provide viewers with live POV images of MotoGP and other world championships.

Recently, the new system was tested under actual race conditions at Silverstone Circuit in the UK. Installed on an Aston Martin DBR9, the data link allowed team personnel to view complex real time data and adjust important performance parameters. According to the team principal, this helped the team to finish first in the GT1 Class. For Gigawave, it was another example of motorsport technology in action!

Scalextric Model
This Aston Martin joins our growing stable of DBR9 liveries from our fantastic GT Endurance range. The DBR9 has a superb standard of decoration and the high detail interior and metal etched small parts for finer detail make this model stunning to look at as well as race. The chassis has been updated to offer the DPR feature enabling easy upgrade to digital operation.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Magnatraction
  • Front and Rear Lights

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 150mm
  • Wheelbase 86mm
  • Weight 96gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 62mm
  • Tire diameter 22mm
  • Tire Width 10mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 62mm
  • Tire diameter 22mm
  • Tire Width 11mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 290gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Side-Winder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 

 

BMW Mini Cooper

Martin Deeper #30

Ref # C3103

History
2008 Mini Challenge Series Champion (Scalextric Sponsored), Driver: Martin Depper.

Having led the overall standings for the duration of the campaign Martin Depper finally secured the 2008 Mini Challenge title scoring a second place finish in all three races at Rockingham. This was enough to guarantee the crown despite nearest rival Jack Stanford finishing ahead of him.

Scalextric Model
High-quality build specification with expected high performance straight out of the box. Part of an extensive range of BMW Mini Cooper liveries. This model is fitted with the DPR digital chip plug facility for upgrading to digital racing.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Magnatraction
  • Front and Rear Lights
  • Digital Plug Ready

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 113mm
  • Wheelbase 77mm
  • Weight 78gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 54mm
  • Tire diameter 20mm
  • Tire Width 8mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 56mm
  • Tire diameter 20mm
  • Tire Width 8mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 255gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Side-Winder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP18k

Available: May 2010

 

 

Ferrari F430 GT2

CRS Racing #55

Ref # C3085

History
Team: CRS Racing, 2008 FIA GT2 Series Champions. CRS Racing is a British motor racing team, formed in late 2007 by Chris Niarchos and Andrew Kirkaldy. The team hit the headlines almost immediately by winning the first British GT race of the 2008 season and went on to take the teams’ title. Race victories in the FIA GT Championship completed a very successful first year for the new team.

Scalextric Model
A fast, attractive GT sports car with a low centre-of-gravity with lights at the front and rear, plus flexible wing mirrors and roof aerial, make this an exciting car to race. The detailed decoration is, as expected, of the highest standard.

Produced under license of Ferrari Spa. FERRARI, the PRANCING HORSE device, all associated logos and distinctive designs are trademarks of Ferrari Spa. The body designs of the Ferrari cars are protected as Ferrari property under design, trademark and trade dress regulations.

 

Features:

  • Super Detailed
  • Quick-change Braid
  • Digital Plug Ready
  • Magnatraction
  • Front and Rear Lights

Dimensions & Configuration:

Car:

  • Overall length 141mm
  • Wheelbase 81mm
  • Weight 95gm

Front Axle:

  • Axle width 59mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 9mm

Rear Axle:

  • Axle width 60mm
  • Tire diameter 21mm
  • Tire Width 11mm

Magnet:

  • Rectangular 2.5 mm
  • Downforce 300gm

Drivetrain:

  • Gear ratio: 11:36
  • Motor: Rear Mounted Side-Winder 2 wheel drive
  • Mabuchi SP 18k

Available: May 2010

 



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