<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d10427331\x26blogName\x3dplaytherecords\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_HOSTED\x26navbarType\x3dBLUE\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://www.playtherecords.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://www.playtherecords.com/\x26vt\x3d7102646069756336197', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Cassette Recorder Race

Until now you thought that tape recorders still exist only to play back those funky old cassettes. But obviously there's another highly entertaining purpose: to convert your walkman, boombox or ghettoblaster into an unstoppable racing machine and do...well...recorder races! This is what they do at the amazing Germany-based RecorderRace project.
After having carried out a careful examination, the tape transporting motor proved the ideal drive for wheels. The first fully functional prototype was the ignition spark for the RecorderRace. So all creative race-addicts with basic technical know-how gathered for a competition with their own race recorders on July 12, 2003. A group of 180 experienced a tough competition: 23 race vehicles (owned by 17 racing stables) were fighting for the glamorous title: 'WORLD RECORDER'."
The race is over 15m long and follows a kinda professional rulebook. Not only speed counts, but also the overall appearance of the vehicle is important, which will be judged by a critical jury. Absolutely check the pics of the 2003 and 2004 races, grab one of these Flaming-Cassettes-T-Shirts and watch out for the PlayTheRecords-LiveTicker, straight from the next race on June 3rd, 2006!

Fast forward!

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home