Daytona Prototype Diecasts Available
February 24, 2009 | 12:11 P.M. EST
GreenLight, one of the top diecast manufacturers and distributers, recently released its Daytona Prototype 1:64 scale models. Six cars have been modeled from cars that raced during the 2008 Rolex Series season, including the Rolex 24 At Daytona winning No. 01 TELMEX Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Lexus Riley, which sports its own unique design that will make it a highly-prized collectible.
The line is officially licensed by Grand-Am and features diecast metal bodies and chassis, authentic Riley Technologies Daytona Prototype detailing, real rubber tires and sequential numbering on the base, and each car comes in a window box package. These Other cars include the traditionally-painted No. 01 Lexus Riley that champions Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas took to five of their six victories in 2008; the Nos. 58 and 59 Brumos Racing Porsche Rileys; No. 60 Michael Shank Racing Ford Riley and No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Pontiac Riley.
These diecast cars come with an $8 to $10 MSRP and are available for purchase online at www.grand-am.com as well as several racing specific stores and major outlets such as Milezone's Toys, Speedgear, Guts Wear, DieCast Alley, People Kars, Harrell's Miniatures, Collectables Corner, M&J Toys and Motorstate Distributing. The car will also be showcased in Diecast X Magazine, one of the top magazines focusing on the diecast model industry, in March.
To purchase the cars from the Grand-Am store, visit http://www.rdevie.com/store/products.aspx?s=38&c=47&rdv=False.