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Old 01-31-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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HPI's rival to the Mardave and Schumacher GT12 class racers! More information as it becomes available.
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Finally, it looks like GT12 might have the attention of the rest of the world. Its one of the success stories from here in the UK with close, fair racing, tight rules but scope to make your own improvements and chassis mods.

Basically fantastic, fantastically basic.
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We don't need anymore classes IMOP. We already have 1/12 classes that allow you to go as fast or as slow as you want to go.

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But GT12 has caught on big style in the Uk ,clubs are booming and bringing new people in to pan car racing.
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It's more or less like Tamiya minis, but even simpler. The videos from the UK are always pretty funny. If this is from the toy show in Germany, it may never even appear in the USA.
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Looks cool but the Yokomo GT500 looks way more cool. I would agree that the limit of 1/12th racing are at the current chassis setup such as 12r5.2, Xti (Xi), OnPoint, Serpent, Xray etc.
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If this is from the toy show in Germany, it may never even appear in the USA.
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Are the Mardave and Schumacher SupaStox available in the USA? If so then expect this on your shores.
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Bare in mind this is a cost class.... The cars in the uk are limited to a 100 retail, that's $155. 1 cell, 13.5 blinky... Perfect class for getting people back club racing.

They've taken off big time in the uk, iveonly driven the Schumacher version (supastox) and they're surprisingly fun to drive. And very closely matched.

Don't try and compare this to 12th pan, it's like comparing wine and vinegar in terms of what they're intended for.
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Any pictures from the Toy Fair?
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Any pictures from the Toy Fair?
Loads here: http://www.msuk-forum.co.uk/forum/47-rc-news/
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