Forums Scratch32 Model Entry Event Register La Carrera Panamericana (1950 – 1954) La Carrera Panamericana IX (1950-1954)

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    • #12521
      ArtArt
      Moderator

      La CARRERA PANAMERICANA IX
      (1950 through 1954)

      This is our 9th edition of this iconic road race and will have overlap with Scratch32 SP and SP+ classes but will limit models to those that participated in the 1950 through 1954 editions of La Carrera Panamericana. Participants will include models that finished, started, practiced or were at minimum registered to race in either years’ event. The purpose in opening up the definition of ‘participant’ in this manner is to accommodate as many models as one might have an opportunity to scratch build – NOT to accommodate ready to run bodies or models that are easy to obtain.

      No ‘master list’ of eligible models or entries will be provided since it is easy enough to find much of this information freely on the internet. Do some research first and then ask if you have questions. It is expected that you share with the group some of the history of the models that you build and present to the grid within this topic thread – just reply and post your info.

      Make sure to also submit your online model registration form for any new models you have built which you plan to present for the first time to the grid.

      Combining all five years there are 9 ‘classes’ for eligible entries which represent ‘sub-classes’ for this event.

      There are two main ‘classes’ for this event:

      SP – with eligible ‘low power’ motor as described in the scratch32 rules; and
      SP+ – without any motor restriction whatsoever.
      Sub-classes are defined in the list below so please ensure that you list the appropriate class and sub-class for every entry you register.

      Models must be modified or be representative in look to the entry upon which they purport to be based. Just how far one goes to achieve this is not for anyone else to decide – your own pride and building ability should be your guide. That being said, there will be a minimum threshold that every model is expected to meet otherwise the purpose of this event will be lost. Fantasy liveries are not permitted. Actual racing numbers are to be used although alternative numbers in the same font/style may be substituted if one wishes. All of the entries sported La Carrera Panamericana badges which can be found in our decals sub-form. La Carrera Panamericana plates with racing number are also a must. You will find a blank template in our decals sub-forum as well. If you need help customizing a blank plate or adding your racing number let me know.

      By registering every entry within this event topic we will avoid duplicates. Building and presenting multiple models for the event is strongly encouraged and those that do will have an opportunity to race all of them each as a separately scored entry – time constraints will limit the number of allowed entries per person or length of every heat.

      TO SUMMARIZE:

      1. Eligible models – any that participated in the 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953 or 1954 editions of La Carrera Panamericana (Finishers, Starters, Practiced OR Entered) regardless of class;
      2. Actual liveries ONLY but number may be changed provided same font/type used;
      3. SP class – ‘low power’ motor only (consult the Scratch32 SP class rules) & SP+ class – no motor restriction;
      4. Chassis or body must be scratch built – simply painting a white RTR kit or re-painting a RTR release is insufficient;
      5. All General Rules for Scratch32 apply.

      List of SUB-CLASSES (with years raced):

      T – Tourismo (’50, ’51, ’52, ’53)
      SP – Sport (‘52)
      TS – Tourismo Especial (’53, ’54)
      SP+16 – Sport +1600cc (’53)
      T+3.5 – Tourismo +3500cc (’54)
      SP16 – Sport 1600cc (’53)
      TE1.9 – Tourismo Europeo (’54)
      SP+15 – Sport +1500cc (’54)
      SP15 – Sport 1500cc (’54)

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      Let's Get Building!

    • #12557
      KenKen
      Moderator

      And so it begins… Back seat filled with spare tires. Warm 6-pack of Cola bouncing around in the car. Perfect!

      Fred Steinbroner – Ford 6 #18 (SP) (T-1950)

      50SP018-1KM

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    • #12559
      racer68racer68
      Member

      Los Gueros will be there

    • #12563
      ArtArt
      Moderator

      Returning from the DArt garagista:

      SP (SP): 1952 – #10 Porsche 356 Super (Alfonso de Hohenlohe) [52SP010-1AT]

      Let's Get Building!

    • #12564
      ArtArt
      Moderator

      Returning from the DArt garagista:

      SP (TE1.9): 1954 – #261 Volkswagen 1200 (Alfonso de Hohenlohe) [54SP261-1AT]

      Let's Get Building!

    • #12565
      ArtArt
      Moderator

      Returning from the DArt garagista:

      SP+ (SP+15): 1954 – Ferrari 750 Monza (El Marques Alfonso de Portago) [54SP002-1AT]

      Let's Get Building!

    • #12566
      ArtArt
      Moderator

      Returning from the DArt garagista:

      SP+ (SP15): 1954 – Porsche 550 Spyder (Fernando Segura) [54SP058-1AT]

      Let's Get Building!

    • #12572
      AvatarLuis Meza
      Member

      For the first time there is an entry of a Black Tudor, number 42, driven by Jesus Esparza, featuring leather interior (courtesy of Ken), big can slow motor, 11/26 gear ratio for the Tourismo Class. Sorry no pictures the painter is too inexperience, not ready for cameras yet.

    • #12573
      KenKen
      Moderator

      A sneak peek at what a black Tudor might look like. Pictures will likely be taken before or after the race so everyone get your car wax out.

    • #12574
      AvatarLuis Meza
      Member

      Thank You for posting the pictures  My Friend,

    • #12575
      MiAMiA
      Moderator

      Unfortunately, :cry: due to circumstances I will be unable to attend La Carrera Panamericana IX this evening. I should however have a 550 ready for the next event :unsure: as work on it has resumed?? :wacko: Have a good evening.

    • #12576
      racer68racer68
      Member

      I’m afraid I’ll have to bow out too.

    • #12577
      f1nutzf1nutz
      Moderator

      Luis Diaz Letonia will be there for more punishment.

    • #12579
      KenKen
      Moderator

      Art. Thank you very kindly for hosting a great evening of fun racing, and good pizza.

      Congrats to Luis for showing up with his first S32 car! Go Luis Go! Your black Tudor looks great!

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