Salvinos Confirm Indycars

Salvinos JR will soon be producing kits of modern Indycars! The American company confirmed its first two models will be from the 2023 Indy 500 – the winner Josef Newgarden’s Shell/Penske ride plus 7th placed Takuma Sato’s Deloitte/Chip Ganassi Racing.

Interestingly, for the Indycars, Salvinos will move away from its familiar 1/24 and 1/25 scale and produce them in the slightly larger 1:20. This is a very popular scale for open wheel race cars with Tamiya, Fujimi, Ebbro and others offering an extensive range.

Salvinos plan to release four Indycar models per year, promising a mix of “Indianapolis 500 winners, Championships and some randoms.”

The initial models of the spec Dallara DW12 will be produced in speedway configuration with the small low-downforce wings, but a road course version will follow at a later date.

The models will have a removable rear cowling to reveal engine, transmission and suspension detail “much like Tamiya and Ebbro”.

Rick Salvino said they be doing small production runs, but didn’t mention any numbers.

Salvinos will produce models for all these drivers (left to right) Will Power, Takuma Sato, Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves

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