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Old 09-29-2011, 12:29 PM   #16
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First, imo your right but on small carpet tracks it seems to work out ok. What i do see in the 1/12 13.5t open esc class (that was run very competitive during the indoor season) is that there is a huge drop in speeds during one run. It goes from 60km/h to 52km/h. (measured with a speedtrap)

In Europe it seems that for indoors WGT with 2s 17.5t are being run everywhere except England. With 2s I don't see those kind of drops like in the 1/12. I never drove 1s in my WGT car but I can only imagine with the higher weight of the WGT that using 1s the drop in speed will be worse then in the 1/12.
Looks like we will have the choice of either 2c LiPo and 17.5 (boosted) or 1c LiPo with a 10.5 (boosted) here in the UK.

It looks like the 2c/17.5 option was slightly quicker than the 1c/10.5 setup.

The winter GT10 series starts at Ardent next month and I for one, am really looking forward to it!
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Tamiya have some new 190mm GT bodies coming soon
Could these possibly fit a WGT Chassis ?



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They might fit and they would look cool but would probably not be competitive.

I tried a McAllister 599 last year and slowed down .5 sec./lap (12 sec./lap track).
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that ferrari looks sweet!
shame its not 200mm
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:40 PM   #20
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Too bad those are 190mm.

The WGT chassis is made for 200mm bodies and HPI has quite a few really good looknig ones.
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According to the WGT body mandate, the only one of those that would be legal would be the Ferrari. The rule was written as "Any Front-engined, RWD, two door GT car that has been raced in a full scale GT series" Of course that rule technically excludes the Sophia, as it was never actually raced anywhere.

I just don't see how any class can be called GT that doesn't allow Porsche 911 bodies..........
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