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#1 brucefl

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Posted 20 February 2007 - 11:29 PM

Tony P thinks that in Car Model magazine there is a Roy Wong chassis. If anybody knows what issue or has the issue and can post the photos I would appreciate it. Hopefully it's an anglewinder or sidewinder.

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 08:07 AM

Bruce,

That rings a bell and I'll keep looking through my magazines. I thought it was Model Car & Science, because they did more coverage of NAMRA, but didn't see anything ca 1968 - I'll keep looking! And don't forget to bump this up to the top now and then so I don't forget.

I have a magazine index, but it doesn't go into quite this much detail . . .

Was that the race where Cressi nerfed him onto the floor and outa the race?

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 09:15 AM

I think that there are more than the one, at least a F1 and a sports car in at least two different issues. Roy Wong has vanished since the late 1960s. Only a few surviving artifacts from his days at NAMRA and MINRA are known to exist.

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 01:48 PM

Thanks, Don and Philippe. I knew I could count on my brethren; slot guys stick together.
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 03:05 PM

Hi Bruce,

I have the articles photocopied and placed in a NAMRA folder. I'll use that to find the dates of the articles. I can scan the originals and post them here this weekend, if no one does it before then. As Philippe said there is a inline F1and an anglewinder sport car. Which one would you like? :)

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Posted 21 February 2007 - 08:32 PM

Hi Rick.

I appreciate it, thanks. I'd appreciate anything Roy did but mainly anglewinders. Since he was a dear friend anything that brings back memories would be appreciated.
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Posted 21 February 2007 - 09:17 PM

No problem, Bruce. If they don't show up by Sunday morning, PM me to remind me.

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 01:18 AM

Hi Bruce. Here is the article from the November 1968 issue of Model Car Science. Enjoy!

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 02:21 AM

This is from the July 1968 issue of Model Car Science which also has the first pro anglewinder race. The caption says, "Roy Wong's tilt-top Mirage chassis. It works!"

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edit: it's 1/32 scale
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Posted 22 February 2007 - 09:13 AM

Thanks, Bob. It's real nice of you to post for me, too.
Bruce Schwartz

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Posted 22 February 2007 - 10:23 AM

I totally forgot about that race! Boy, was I good! 8) :lol: I remember the fire and moving over to Nutley to race but I don't remember using Roy's chassis.
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Posted 25 February 2007 - 12:46 PM

Here ya go Bruce :)

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Posted 25 February 2007 - 01:30 PM

MAN! Those Eagles are so beautiful!!! (and those wheels!!!)
Thanks for showing them!!!
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PS I love that Honda and the Ferrari too, BTW)
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Posted 06 October 2010 - 02:23 PM

This is really neat. I hung out and raced with Charlie Cressi's sons. Charlie Junior and Doug. at the kart races, in the '80s.

I did not know he had been a slot racer, too...
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Posted 06 October 2010 - 04:55 PM

I didn't know Charlie raced karts until just recently.
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Posted 06 October 2010 - 05:00 PM

Thats why he chopped up the track.

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Posted 06 October 2010 - 05:05 PM

Thats why he chopped up the track.


To build a Go Kart track in his basement? :laugh2:
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Posted 06 October 2010 - 05:09 PM

I guess to not be tempted to race anymore. I heard that was the way Charlie was. When he was into fish and decided slots where cool all the tanks fish etc where just thrown away...

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Posted 23 March 2017 - 12:06 AM

I am a bit late to this party but I recently re-discovered  a beautiful Eagle indy car built by our own dc-65x, beautiful work  Rick. Love this car . Had to share it in celebration of master builders like Roy and Rick. Got to love those open wheel cars.

 


 

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