A Peek into the Los Angeles Slot Car Museum
|Russkit production and prototype cars|
|More Russkit beauties with the prototype
of the PAM-Chevy behind the white Chaparral 2.
|Russkit Honda F1 in standard and “Export” (brown)
|More Russkit cars and parts include a rare
Alfa Romeo “33” that did not reach production. Built by Ron
Klein, it survived in pristine condition.
|A Russkit prototype Alfa Romeo with unusual
brass “Carrera Series” chassis. Only 200 of these test pressings
using a thicker brass instead of aluminum were produced in 1967.
|Part of the Cox display|
|More of the Cox display showing the magnificent
toys produced in Santa Ana, California.
|A few “thingies”, the scarce Monogram “Assassin” in
|Thingies galore include a rare box for the
BZ Banshee. The standard clear-plastic box is in the foreground.
|More thingies and pro-racing lookalike models
by Pactra, Testor, unique and BZ.
|Period chassis include rare late-issue Pactra
and International pro-racing frames.
|Part of the Champion display with rare products
from Champion of Europe.
|More beautiful Champion products including
a rare Ford Galaxie prototype.
|Monogram, Pactra, Testor and hand-built cars
all in pristine condition.
|Jason Boye’s balsa-wood HO cars are incredibly
|Russkit and K&B dragsters co-exist with
British hand-built cars with balsa wood bodies and Monogram “Midgets”.
|MPC and AMT’s desirable stockers.|
|The 1/32 scale racing box of hobby pioneer
Jose Rodriguez Jr. complete with cars, parts, tires, tools and controller…
|John Hale’s cars and famous
|Some of the display of 1966-1972 pro-racing
cars by famous builders and racers.
|Bryan Warmack’s 1967 Team Riggen car.|
|1966-67 pro-racing cars and motors. Some
Team Russkit cars in the background.
|1972-73 racing cars by Lee Gilbert, Ted Coates,
Jan Limpach and Philippe de Lespinay.
|The prototype of Parma’s “Turbo” controller
stands next to the first sub 2.5-second racing car built and donated
by Lee Gilbert.
|More Pro-Racing cars.|
|Pro-racing cars by Mike Steube, Bob Emott,
Bryan Warmack and Russell Sheldon .
|Period pro-racing motors in their original
|John Harris cars
formed one half of Team Pittman. These cars were shown and driven on
the Johnny Carson show in 1967…