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    • #11826
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      A reminder for the class rules:

      PGP & PGP+ – Pre World War II Grand Prix (1900-1939)

      PGP1. Eligible Models: Any model that competed in a state or club sanctioned road, rally or endurance race or Grand Prix anywhere in the world before 1939. Later models with low streamlined bodies will comprise the PGP+ sub-class with no minimum clearance;

      PGP2. BWMS050 ‘low power’ motor in an inline configuration;

      PGP3. Wheels – must not exceed 16.5mm in diameter x 5.5mm in width. Inserts or wheel detail must be period correct and resemble original car;

      PGP4. Maximum Overall Tire Diameter – Front and rear tires must not exceed 23mm in diameter. Rear tires must be DArt club urethane tires;

      PGP5. Minimum Clearance:

      • PGP But for the guide/guide sleeve/tube, wheels/tires & crown gear no part of the chassis, chassis components or body may be less than 5mm above the surface of the track; or
      • PGP+ There is no minimum clearance requirement but for G19 (see the Scratch32 rules & guidelines)

      PGP6. Maximum Width/Track – The width of front and rear rolling assemblies may not exceed

      • PGP 54mm; or
      • PGP+ 50.8mm;

      in width excluding fenders, inserts, nuts or knock offs which may extend beyond – within reason.

      Please make sure to register all of your eligible entries within this thread and if your model is not yet in our database please submit an online model registration form if you have not already. Details, links and photographs are strongly encouraged.

      Door prizes will be announced closer to the Coppa – stay tuned!

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      Let's Get Building!

    • #11841
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Rumour is spreading that the new and improved scaley ‘repop’ DArt Auto Union Type ‘C’ will debut. Spies saw the first pulls today and even a guest visitor they call ‘Luis’ was seen holding a silver briefcase leaving the salt mine… Weighing in at 10.8g this body will be competitive… can’t wait!!! Briefcase not included.

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11846
      KenKen
      Moderator

      Art. Congrats on the new release!

      Congrats to Luis for getting the first one!

      This morning I saw a neighbor talking to her cat. It was obvious she thought her cat understood her. I came into my house, told my dog..... we laughed a lot.
      Even though I may be new at this myself. How can I help you build your car?

    • #11848
      racer68racer68
      Member

      Hi Art

      I’m sorry I won’t be ready for Mondays race but still hopeful for a future Coppa.

      I would like to start the registration process for my Maserati 8ctf. The car was absolutely crushed by the German Juggernaut in Grand Prix racing but starting in 1939 went on to be one of the  the winningest cars in Indy 500 history.  I love the challenges of researching and building so I’m going to start with this very rough resin body:

      Maserati 8ctf

      Won’t ever be beautiful but should be a great skill building exercise.

      Cheers

      Steve

      • #11863
        MiAMiA
        Moderator

        And there you’ve got the beginnings of a spectacular race car!! :yahoo:

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    • #11849
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Looking forward to seeing what you can do with that resin body Racer68 – looks like quite a challenge to work with. We’ll see you at the next one then! Thanks for sharing!

      :good:

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11851
      f1nutzf1nutz
      Moderator

      I’ll be there with the trusty old Bugatti #22 of Rene Dreyfus

      .

       

    • #11854
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Your trusty #22 is what started this series for us all. Thanks F1nutz! :yahoo:

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11856
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Via pigeon carrier from Luis:

      PGP+ – AutoUnion Type C [DArt body kit] race number and pilot are in the process of being finalized… and will be provided here prior to the event.

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11857
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      From the DArt garagista:

      PGP:

      [35PW032-1AT] #32 – 1935 Ford V8 Special – I. Correa

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11858
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      From the DArt garagista:

      PGP:

      [29PW034-1AT] #34 – 1929 Mercedes Benz SSK – R. Caracciola 

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11859
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      From the DArt garagista:

      PGP:

      [33PW006-1AT] #6 – 1933 Alfa Romeo 8c 2300 – L. Chiron 

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11860
      MiAMiA
      Moderator

      Entries from the MIA works:


      Alfa Romeo 1750 :heart:


      Blower Bentley B-)


      Bugatti Type 59 :good:

       

    • #11861
      AvatarAnonymous

      Sorry guys, I can’t make it out this time.

      Enjoy!

    • #11862
      AvatarJimbo
      Member

      See you tonight with my bently #9, alfa romeo#7, mg#4, hispano suza#21,vauxhall#11, bugatti#2  I would like to purchase your new auto-union kit Thanks Jim

    • #11865
      MiAMiA
      Moderator

      Thanks for hosting another wonderful evening of Vintage racing. :good:

      Spectacular looking grids! B-)

      The new Auto Union will certainly create some great new opportunities. Beautiful job on yours Luis!

      This has quickly become one of the best events on the calendar!!

    • #11866
      f1nutzf1nutz
      Moderator

      I dunno the wheel fell off !?!?

      Oh well still had a great night!

      Thanks for hosting.

      Bill

    • #11868
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Wheel & transmission failures along with a broken suspension made for an exciting but unusual race… slow cars were fast and fast cars were slow… finally shaking up the results in the PGP class – no entries took to the grid for PGP+ a DArt resin crown gear not only finished another race but raced all the way to top spot… in a Ford – WTF? …Luis’ new Auto Union Type C wasn’t quite ready when the cars were called to the grid… and no pilots were injured or killed…

      I’ve edited the photographs and will post the results in a day or two… stay tuned… :yahoo:

      Let's Get Building!

    • #11869
      ArtArt
      Super Moderator

      Crews are still searching the forests for the wheel… will keep you posted…

      Let's Get Building!

      • #11870
        ArtArt
        Super Moderator

        This afternoon crews discovered the missing wheel (with tire still inflated) near the abandoned forge.

        Let's Get Building!

    • #11874
      f1nutzf1nutz
      Moderator

      Great thanks!

      I get it next time I’m out.

      Cheers!

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