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Yeah, I never thought to lool at Interserie lists did I [Duh]


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Yeah, I never thought to look at theInterserie lists did I [Duh]


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Yep, I was surprised to see that Matra on the entry list, but there it was listed as an entry in '73.

 

Mike did start with a Slot-it white kit and had to make it look like the #33 car that raced in '73, didn't need to look at the interserie lists, just CanAm and found it.

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Yeah, Mike has it running very very very well!!!!

 

Glides thru the corners with the flow of a runny turd.

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Ahh, the Matra saga comes up again. Kinda funny that it is still alive.


"If one does not fail at times,

then one has not challenged himself."

 

Ferdinand Porsche

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I should have looked closer Christian, and run one myself.

 

Dave just described the normal modus operandus of those Matra. "glides like a runny turd" through corners.

Mine holds my track lap record and I have never so much as pulled it apart to flatten the chassis.


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Dave you got the spare wheels/tyres I sent up for Lim's car?


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My Matra goes good to, it has Ultragrips and a bit of weight so I used it as the bench mark for setting up my T70. The T70 goes a lot better now.


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Yeah I put Ultra grips on my Matra and its probably my quickest lapping car on my track, a real pleasure to drive.

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Chuckle sounds like you guys have picked the winner already , must admit I was surprised to see a Matra in it must have been a one of, looks like a race to get 6 Matra's in 2016 then, oh by the way my records which may be wrong showed that the 1973 race at Watkins glen the Matra' did not arrive to compete ,am I right ?????????????? . :)

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They were entered in both races.

They had a World championship race (1000km) on saturday and the CANAM race on sunday.

Most cars were cross entered for both events, but the Matra boys had no intension to run the CANAM race on sunday after winning on saturday.

Had this in the very first NZ CANAM proxy, which meant that I could not enter my Matra 670b back then.

So the circle closes again.

Enjoy the racing and stay in the slot.


"If one does not fail at times,

then one has not challenged himself."

 

Ferdinand Porsche

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Pitlane is definitely correct there were two Matra-Simca MS670B cars entered but neither started.

 

Canam rules clearly state that car only had to be entered. It did not need to race.

 

Slotsnz may remember but I think rule has been that since start.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton (charlesx)

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Think they may have raced in Intersie as well. Must consult to the list I did for Dave last year.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton (charlesx)

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Hi all.

 

If you look at Post 1 in Canam Proxy/Eligibilily list you will see list I prepared last year. May not be every last car but pretty exhaustive. There may be some non-Group 7 cars that need to be deleted. Have ID'd some.

 

Ember or Mark can you perhaps copy this thread to new general thread under Canam Proxy so you do not have to go digging for it.

 

Main headng "Canam Proxy Eligibility List" as sub=heading is hard to spot.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton

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Pitlane is definitely correct there were two Matra-Simca MS670B cars entered but neither started.

 

Canam rules clearly state that car only had to be entered. It did need race.

 

Slotsnz may remember but I think rule has been that since start.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton (charlesx)

 

Hi Chas, where you've stated "it did need race", did you mean 'it did not need to race'?

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Sorry Wobble - yes of course. I will correct original post. Thanks for pointing out.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton

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Slightly off topic, but how do you get the NSR Ultragrips to work on wood track without tyre treatment? We cannot treat tyres other than truing and a wet tongue to clean them...

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Hi again Difinity. Here we go again off topic.

 

NZ Canam and Group 5 is run on mainly NSR untreated tyres. Great grip using Supergrip and Ultragrip. Extreme wear out too quick.

 

Just glue and true.

 

Regards Chas Le Breton

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Here we go guys, all the chassis pix............................. and in order from the shakedown..................

 

DrSpeed

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OrakeiRacer

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DRW21

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Tony Cook

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Gas41T

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Next bunch........................

ChopperGav

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AlfaHorn

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Branco

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AquaKiwi

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Drew

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