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One of the first GMP's that was their own design, this car is probably 5 years old.

This is racing down to its lowest, most brutal level, no engineers, no chassis specialist or driving coaches. This car was driven and steered by the drivers right foot and the braver he was, the faster he went. Until something went wrong.
Around 1200 pounds and 500 horsepower on skinny hard tires on dirt tracks that were lucky to have more than a horse rail as a wall between the track and thee stands.
This car was the class of the field in 1963 as it had a trick suspension, doing away with the traditional transveres leaf, it was the first to master the use of torsion bars, which are still being used by sprint cars today.
No giant top wing, no roll cage or even a saftey harness, this car only used a lap belt to protect the driver.

I wonder Hot Wheels many big money drivers from today would like to run this one :giggle
 

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i'd like to see Alonso or Schuie tackle that baby :giggle
brave seat of the pants stuff Jeff.........either that or you're a 'no brainer' :scared
great looking model :cheers
 

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Cool model, Jeff!
 

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It's funny, Jeff - I have no interest at all in 1:1 oval racers of any kind, but models of these sprint cars and the old Indy cars just grab me for some reason...nostalgia maybe.
 
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