PT NEWS           Winter 2020

SPARES

NEW 6v Pickups - still trying to get made in the UK now, 12v hopefully to follow too, but based on demand.

NEW - Headlight and Window Glass being added to Spares section.

NEW - 6.5mm/8mm front hub tyres now available!!

2021 Details to follow

2020 Cancelled Covid!

2019 

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

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 tyres that fit both the 6.5mm front and 8mm rims. See the Sales/Spares section.

 

Matchbox Speedtrack cars, for the US market. sold from Card racks as a pre-pack

Early cars were boxed 1977.  Early spare cars......only a small collection were initially available.

 

1977...

Gremlin sportsman no4

Pinto sportsman no2

ELF Formula One no2

TEXACO Formula One no9

Corvette 'Super-Vette' no4

Porsche 911 Turbo no5 light Blue/Orange

 

Later in 1979 added many more cars

 

 

 

Speedtrack Cars - Listed by green card order

 

143725 Pinto Sportsman Blue ‘2’
143726 Gremlin Sportsman Yellow ‘4’

143727 Supervette ‘4’ - early stripes white wheel or Std '4' car

143728 Porsche 911 turbo Blue Orange Gulf 1) early white wheel or std or Green Vaillant '5'
143729 Elf Formula1 ‘Blue/White' '2'

143730 Texaco Formula1 'Red/White '9'
143740 Jaguar XJ White ‘1’
143741 BMW3201 solid molded orange or white bodied and sprayed orange 
‘54’ 
143742 Monza Funny Car either light or dark orange stripe down bonnet and roof
143743 Ferrari 312T2 ‘2’ Red

143744 M26 Formula 1 either ‘1’ white/orange McLaren or ‘33’ Blue/Yellow

143745 Renault Alpine (Lighted) without airbox '5'

143746 Porsche 936 '20'

143747 VW Scirocco ‘22’ White/Orange or '43' Gold

143748 Police Car 

143749 Escort Rally '8'

143750 Hulk Van

143751 Spiderman Car

143752 Fiat 131 ‘23’ either light blue or dark blue versions

143753 TR7 Lighted '50' Lighted 2 versions Silver with Black trim and Silver with Red trim 

143701 Super Boss Truck

143702 Bandag Bandit

145184 Slipstream Jaguar '1'

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