1997 JEFF GORDON #24 DAYTONA 500 WINNER RACED VERSION 1/24 ACTION DIECAST. IN CELEBRATION OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF JEFF GORDON’S FIRST DAYTONA 500 VICTORY, LIONEL RACING IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE NEXT JEWEL IN THEIR NASCAR CLASSICS LINE – THE #24 DUPONT REFINISHES CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO RACE WIN DIECAST. GORDON TOOK THE LEAD FOR THE FINAL TIME IN THE 1997 DAYTONA 500 WHEN HE DROPPED BELOW THE LEADER GOING INTO TURN 1 WITH SIX LAPS LEFT. A LAP LATER THE YELLOW FLAG CAME OUT FOR A MULTI CAR ACCIDENT IN TURN 4 AND THE RACE ENDED UNDER CAUTION. IT WAS GORDON’S 20TH VICTORY. HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS CARS FINISHED 1-2-3 WITH GORDON LEADING 40 LAPS. IT WAS THE FIRST OF HIS 10 WINS THAT YEAR – A SEASON IN WHICH HE CAPTURED HIS SECOND OF FOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS. NEVER FORGET GORDON’S 1997 DAYTONA 500 WIN WITH HIS #24 DUPONT REFINISHES CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO THAT FEATURES RACE DAMAGE.
PRODUCTION RUN: TBA
Produced by Lionel Racing, The Official Diecast of NASCAR, Action Racing Collectables (ARC) brand diecast are an integral part of a race fan's experience. Each 1/24 scale ARC Platinum Series diecast replicates the actual cars fans see racing on track. Each car is carefully crafted of more than 180 individual parts and pieces and assembled and decorated by hand.
- Fully diecast body and chassis
- Opening hood
- Opening trunk
- Working roof flaps
- Manufacturer-specific engine detail
- Manufacturer-specific body contour
- Rolling rubber tires
- Front wheel steering
- Interior trunk detail
- Driver side window net
- Metal hood pins
- Working suspension
- Authentic paint scheme decoration
- Detailed undercarriage
- Interior dash detail
Officially licensed by NASCAR Action Racing Collectables 1/24 scale diecast are also issued in numbered, limited editions, adding to the collectability of each car. In the rear window, each diecast is stamped with its own unique "Diecast Identification Number" or DIN, which lets collectors know what number in the edition they have.