La Carrera Panamericana V

La Carrera Panamericana V
La Carrera Panamericana V Transporters arrived from the Americas (and one from Europe) for teams competing in this edition of La Carrera Panamericana. The most difficult endurance course in the world – ‘in its day it was the longest, fastest and likely wildest international automobile race ever staged’ - this race would start in the south from Tuxtla Gutierrez and wind up at Cuidad Juarez just south of the American border. The first mountain range leg...

Internationale Meisterschaft IX

Internationale Meisterschaft IX
Internationale Meisterschaft IX All teams present discussed and agreed to an adjustment to the usual format which would now see the Sportscars compete in a rare endurance race - testing the reliability of both model and finger. For the first time in Scratch32 history every participant was also truly a scratch built model - customized bodies with custom paint & inkjet decals covering custom made wire and brass chassis. This grid was truly original ...

Ringwood XXVI

Ringwood XXVI
May 28, 2018 - The Ring Ringwood XXVI Ringwood XXVI would see thirty-one models take to the circuit in a historical bounty from the best era of Grand Prix racing... New Models: 1950’s Grand Prix: #4 Lovely PETE (Lotus 16) [Jimbo] 1.5L Grand Prix: #36 Ritchie GINTHER (Ferrari 156) [DB] #4 Phil HILL (Ferrari 156) [JMSracer] 3.0L Grand Prix: #11 Jackie STEWART (Matra MS10) [JMSracer] 1970’s Grand Prix: #9 Francois CEVER...

Targa Florio IV (1969 – 1971)

Targa Florio IV (1969 – 1971)
April 23, 2018 - The Ring Targa Florio IV Registered but did not Start: All 10 registered entries were presented to the grid. Modified Returning Entries (1): #56 – KAUSSEN/STECKKONIG – Porsche 914-6 (Now GT2u – ‘GT2.0 Unlimited’) - Flyslot body with custom decals & scratch built sidewinder chassis with NSR 22k motor; New Entries (2): #67 – BARBA/GAROFALO – Autobianchi Giliberti A112 (S1.3) - Kitbashed & customized ARII Honda kit with cus...

CANAM Thunder II (1960-1974)

CANAM Thunder II (1960-1974)
Live the CANAM series - leading up from the pre-curser SCCA/USRRC sanctioned events on through inception in 1966 and thereafter through the glorious years right up until 1974. Watch as the nimble lightweights finally gave way to American big block thunder. Rule changes would exclude some but others would adapt and dominate. Manufacturers such as Lola, McLaren, Porsche and finally Shadow would each taste success but the contributions from Chaparral, Lotus,

Internationale Meisterschaft VIII

Internationale Meisterschaft VIII
Internationale Meisterschaft VIII This edition of the Meisterschaft would see the debut of Wolfgang von Trips' 1956 Porsche 550 A Coupe - a lovely scratch built model by DB. The balance of models were all returning entries... ...in Hot Rod:  In Sportscar: And in Classic Era (Sportscar & Prototypes): Hot Rod Hot Rod (HR) Overall Results: #2 – R. Crashiola (’25 Ford Model ‘T’) 68 Laps (12.679 ext.); #23 – R. Baron (’25 Fo

Ringwood XXV

Ringwood XXV
This latest edition of Ringwood, our 25th, featured one new addition - a BRM P578 #12 with pilot Graham Hill created by Jimbo using a DArt body kit on top of a Vanski powered scratch built wire & brass chassis. This model would later go on to make a solid debut... and I have a feeling that we will see more of these models at future Ringwood events.Filming of 'Grand Prix' wrapped up just as the grid assembled for the first race of the event... All en

La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954)

La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954)
La Carrera Panamericana IV (1950-1954) This fourth edition of La Carrera Panamericana brought participants from all over Mississauga. This would also be the debut for the newly inspired SPT class - an additional subset of the SP class which would award bonus 'points' to those who were able to come as close to their proposed fastest lap time without going under. In order to receive bonus points which are added to their total lap count an entry must rec...

Internationale Meisterschaft VII

Internationale Meisterschaft VII
The 7th edition of the Internationale Meisterschaft would see new models in Sportscars (SP & SP+) and CANAM. Several, including Phil Hill in separate Ferrari 290MMs the Jaguar XK120 of the late S. Diaz and Jim Oldershaw in a Brumos Porsche 917/10 would take to the track each for the first time. Others returned with larger displacement motors, including Hawthorne, Hill and Herrmann. And then there was the obstreperous SCCA entry... All in a...

Ringwood XXIV

Ringwood XXIV
Throngs attended the 24th edition of Ringwood... Some registered but inclement weather forcing road closures prevented their haulers from arriving. Twenty other entries made the trip successfully, including Hill who would debut his Embassy Hill DN1. Ringwood XXIV Final Entry List 1950’s Grand Prix (1950-1960) [50GP] #11 – J.M. Fangio – Ferrari D50 [56GP011-1AT] #8 – H. Schell – BRM P25 [59GP008-1AT] #12 – J.F. Gonzalez – Ferrari 375 [51GP