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Grand Prix Set

United Kingdom

Grand Prix Set

Years Released: 1981 1982 1983 (Item Year pages)
Item released for 3 years.

Item: Grand Prix Set
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Category: Sets
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Category Details: Scalextric sets from all eras.
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1981 1982 1983

1981 1982 1983

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Previous: 55 - March 2017
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Set Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT ITEM IMAGE
1981 C.660 Grand Prix Set 1981
1982 C.660 Grand Prix Set 1982
1983 C.660 Grand Prix Set 1983

Set Items (2)

MODEL NO. COLOUR
Wolf WR5 20 Black
Brabham BT44B
Released: 1980 1981 1982 1983
None Red

Set Year Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1981 GRAND PRIX
Boasts the famous ‘wall of death’ banking to test even the coolest nerve.
A Grand Prix is all about high speed racing with top performance cars and top drivers. The Grand Prix set provides you with this kind of continuous high speed running. The res Brabham BT44B and the dark blue Wolf WR5 are fine examples of cars seen in the real motor racing world. A figure of eight layout ensures both cars have equal length racing lanes and with banked curves at either end the cars can really move around these tracks. A speed computer enables you to calculate the real scale speed of your cars to see how you match up today’s top racing drivers.
CIRCUIT LAYOUT
Approximate Size: 172cm x 73cm (5’8" x 2’5").
1982 With the up-and-over figure of 8 circuit. Scalextric High Speed Banking bends and two high performance racing cars the Grand Prix set offers any would be racing driver a flying start into the world of model motor racing.
The real world of Grand Prix racing centres around ultra fast top performance cars reaching speeds of around 185m.p.h. on some sections of the racetrack. This sort of performance has to be achieved lap after lap if the car and driver are to have any hopes of winning a Grand Prix.
Continuous high speed running is just what this Scalextric set was designed for. The figure of eight layout ensures that both cars have racing lanes of equal length and with the banked curves at either end these cars can really be put through their paces. The dark blue Wolf WR5 and the red Brabham BT44B are typical of the highly engineered cars that can be seen in real motor racing.
A detailed transfer sheet is provided to enable additional decoration to be included on each car. This gives each driver the opportunity of adding his own personal touch to the presentation of the car at the start of the race. A speed computer is also included to enable each car's real scale speed to be calculated. Each competitors performance can thus be compared with that of today's world class racing drivers.
1983 Continuous high speed running is just what this Scalextric set was designed for. The figure of eight layout ensures that both cars have racing lanes of equal length and with the banked curves at either end these cars can really be put through their paces. The two Formula 1 cars are typical of the highly engineered cars that can be seen on the competition circuits of the world.
A detailed transfer sheet is provided to enable additional decoration to be included on each car. This gives each driver the opportunity of adding his own personal touch. A speed computer is also included to enable each car's real scale speed to be calculated. Each competitor's performance can thus be compared with that of today's world class racing drivers.
C.661 Export version without Power Pack
Contents
1 Wolf Formula 1 car
1 Brabham Formula 1 car
2 Hand Controllers
8 Speed banking curves
3 Straight tracks D
1 Starting straight
2 Straight tracks C
1 Transfer sheet
1 Speed Calculator
16 Crash barriers
Mains transformer (plug required).

Service Sheets (0)

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Catalogue Images (3)

C.660 - Grand Prix Set - 1981
C.660 Grand Prix Set - 1981

C.660 - Grand Prix Set - 1982
C.660 Grand Prix Set - 1982

C.660 - Grand Prix Set - 1983
C.660 Grand Prix Set - 1983


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