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#1 strummer

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Posted 22 March 2020 - 09:31 PM

I was watching that video (again) and about 8:40 in it shows Dan Gurney go by and it looks like he's got a "K&B Aurora" sponsorship logo on his McLaren-Ford.

 

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Terrible picture I know, but if you watch the actual video, it looks clearer.

 

I didn't know that brand did actual car sponsoring. I knew about Russkit and of course Cox, but not Aurora...

 

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 05:13 AM

1965 McLaren-Elva #77, Times GP, Riverside.

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65 McLaren-Elva #77 Times GP Riverside Aurora-K+B-c.jpg


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 06:41 AM

I know Dan Gurney was a tall man, but the McLaren-Elva in the photo directly above looks small. But several of the Can Am cars were small. I hadn't known about K&B's sponsorship before. Thanks Mark for pointing that out.


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 09:09 AM

Steve

 

AWESOME!

 

 There it is, sure as heck!

 

I tried to find some online photos before I posted this thread, but had zero luck...thanks so much.   :good:

 

 

Bill

 

You are more than welcome; a happy accident, for sure.  :)

 

Everyone

 

Was there ever a series with better looking race cars than the 1960s Can Am stuff?   :heart:

 

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 11:40 AM

No. Late sixties European prototypes come close. 


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Posted 23 March 2020 - 11:46 AM

As far as looks are concerned, the Ferrari 330 P4 rules all.

 

As far as badazz racing cars are concerned, the Can Am series rules.

 

YMMV

 

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Posted 09 December 2022 - 07:02 PM

Can anyone verify the color Black or Blue and Does ANYONE make Decals for this car in 1/24 scale? I have both the Amt kit and the Tamiya Body and want to scratch build an entire chassis and engine , a model not slot car. Let Me Know or post pictures.. Thanks Chris Hale Team S.A.R


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Posted 10 December 2022 - 10:16 AM

Dark blue. The car as it is today;

 

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Ralph Salyer was the team owner at one time and ran two cars. He was not the driver of this car, chassis20-05, but rather chassis 20-06.







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