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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2017, 03:59:52 AM »


Twin engine hydro
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2017, 04:43:11 AM »
Film of Segrave in the Golden Arrow (one Napier Lion) at Daytona, also includes the fatal wreck
of the White-Triplex (three Liberty).

https://youtu.be/VoG4fgAk9S0
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Must leave successors more corrupted still."
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #17 on: June 21, 2017, 11:24:54 PM »
I add to the inspirational pictures this beautiful motorbike:

« Last Edit: June 21, 2017, 11:26:30 PM by andonio64 »

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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2017, 01:08:56 AM »
Not far off the reality of Glenn Curtiss's V-8 record setter:
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2017, 02:19:07 AM »
Well, I'll add this one then
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #20 on: June 24, 2017, 04:34:48 AM »
Some possible inspiration from the real world:  Aston Martin Valkyrie






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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2017, 06:30:35 AM »
I'm surprised Mr.UAV didn't go to Daniel Simon's Roborace for inspiration. ;D.

http://www.roborace.com/

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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2017, 06:32:12 AM »
From a 1929 Science Fiction movie called "High Treason" while not a racing car (the original vehicle was a three wheeled motorcycle) it still looks racy:


(by Gary Campesi at DeviantArt)

good shot from the movie:



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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #23 on: June 25, 2017, 03:08:13 AM »
I'm surprised Mr.UAV didn't go to Daniel Simon's Roborace for inspiration. ;D.

http://www.roborace.com/




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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #24 on: June 25, 2017, 03:14:26 AM »
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #25 on: June 25, 2017, 05:39:03 AM »


'34 Ford Tudor dragster with a V-1710 Allison.  :)
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #26 on: June 25, 2017, 05:41:08 AM »
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2017, 02:16:45 PM »
A couple of ground vehicles for Tophe:
Belated thanks! :-*

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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #28 on: June 25, 2017, 03:26:00 PM »
A couple of ground vehicles for Tophe:
Belated thanks! :-*

You're very welcome.  :icon_beer: :D
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Re: Racing GB - Inspiration/General Discussion
« Reply #29 on: June 25, 2017, 04:49:39 PM »


'34 Ford Tudor dragster with a V-1710 Allison.  :)

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