Hand hammered steel body, built by Rudolph Tegstrom, 1946 Swedish 2.5 cc national champion, Rogstadius engine
As in the United States, mite car racing enjoyed a fair amount of popularity in other countries after World War II.
Mite cars in Europe were typically powered by small diesel engines while mite cars in other countries utilized glow engines.
As in the US, most mite cars in other countries were raced on tether tracks. However, mite car racing on rail tracks which resembled road race circuits was quite popular in England. Those small diesel powered British rail mites served as the forerunners of modern electric powered slot cars.
Home-built rail car, aluminum plate chassis, steerable front wheels, hand carved wood body, Frog 150 diesel engine
Designed and produced by John Oliver, circa 1951, powered by an Oliver Tiger 2.5 cc twin-shaft diesel engine
One of only three originally built by Jiro Shimatani, powered by a Fuji .09 engine
Designed, built and raced by Jiro Shimatani, 1948 Japanese national champion, OS .60 spark ignition engine
Designed, built and raced by Claude Hawthan, hand formed aluminum top, powered by an OS Pet .099 engine
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Italian "MovoSprint 52" Ferrari
East German Sachsenring Modell Rennwagen
Designed by G. H. Deason, powered by a 2 cc E.D. "Competition Special" diesel engine with friction drivetext.
Inspired by Alberto Ascari, this MovoSprint 52 captured the Italian national championship in its class in 1972 and 1972.
The body is made of Bakelite and the car is powered by a 2.5 cc Comet diesel engine with friction drive