PT NEWS          Dec 2018

SPARES

NEW - 6.5mm front hub tyres now available!!

 

2018 Date for diary!

May 18th and 19th 2019. National Slot car Exhibition/slot car festival where we had a powertrack stand/display.

Link to 2019 to follow 
Link for 2018 show:
https://www.facebook.com/events/607896179334823/
It shows map etc. I think some will be travelling from great distance!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/matchboxpowertrack/

FOUND :

Jan 2018 Ex Project Manager at Lesney London E9, collection of moulded shells of Powertrack and Lanechanger, unusual box art etc. Powertrack and LaneChanger prototype

Ex Lesney Factory, Rochford....Lanechanger and spares.  Also later type race and chase controllers with black switch. Found in a PP2000 set

 

PARTS update:
We now have a good soft grade silcon tyre in black. Smaller 6.5mm front tyres now available...see Sales/Spares section 

Designs and manufacture lined up for pickups in std 6v and wide type 18v

 

The 18v collection
The 18v collection

About me

Name: Andy Hooper
Home town: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

 

Job: Manager of 'Leighton Computer Services'  www.leightoncomputers.com

 

Hobbies: Cycling, walking, Powertrack and Speedtrack (of course!)


Music: rock and some pop, favorite music 'Pink Floyd'
Movies: Forest Gump, The Italian Job, Seven, All Clint Eastwwod Films, The Fly (In Technicolor!!)
Languages: English and a little French. My daughter is getting pretty good at German!

 

I've been a car fanatic for some time now. I had a Powertrack 4000 for christmas when I was 9.

 

However, I had caught the car bug by then and I wanted a new challenge. That's why I decided to try restoring a classic car.


I have a few other hobbies, too. I like to go to the cinema, cycling

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