World Sportscar Championship - 1963-92

Spirit of the class

To race a widely available choice of classic sports prototype, sports and GT cars.
With the introduction of the Prototype Class to the World Sportscar Championship in 1963, sports car racing began an era of unsurpassed engineering development that wrote some of the most glorious pages in the history of the World Sportscar Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours.
It culminated with the fastest cars ever seen on a race track at the end of Group C racing in 1992.
Any car that raced in World Sportscar Championship events from 1963 to 1992 will be eligible for this class.

 

Specifications

  1. Body

    • Any hard body type (as per general club rules).

    • Ready to run cars from any manufacturer are permitted, but must have unmodified bodywork.

    • Kit bodies used cannot remain unpainted (as per general club rules).

    • Maximum width is limited to 1/32 scale of the original racing car.
      At present, there are three models considered to be over scale and not permitted – Scaleauto and Racer Gp5 BMW M1’s, and the NSR Porsche 908/3.
       

  2. Chassis

    • Any commercially available plastic chassis or 3D printed chassis, with an in inline or sidewinder motor configuration, including separate motor pod designs.

    • Chassis should be unmodified other than to allow body/motor pod rock).
       

  3. Motor

    • Any Mabuchi S type motor produced by Avant Slot, BRM, MR Slotcar, NSR, Scaleauto, Slot.It and Thunderslot up to a maximum of 23,000 rpm at 12 volts is permitted.
       

  4. Wheels/tyres

    • Free choice of manufacturer and may be trued and glued.

    • Tyres and wheels must be an accurate representation of a wheel from the period. (No F1 wheels/tyres).

    • If wheel inserts are needed they must be a 3D type.
          

  5. Other parts

    • Axles, braid, eyelets, guide, gear, pinion, screws, spacers and wires are free choice (as per general club rules).
       

  6. Track Voltage

    • 13.8 volts.