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interesting piece from Ray Jackson, Henderson MMRC.
Graeme you might be interested in this for some history and maybe someone might know who these people were, and if this record still stands.
Long distance races and endurance trials were popular when electric model car racing was in its heyday. The races were arranged so that cars were operated, by teams of drivers taking turn and turn about.
Early in 1969, at the Dynamic
Raceway, Onehunga, New Zealand, a team of four local enthusiasts completed
a 220 hour long drive, operating a 1:24 scale model of a 1967 Can Am
Ferrari. The New Zealand men drove in two and one hour shifts. The
previous 'world's best' was a 120 hour drive, recorded by a team of
Ref: The world of model cars by Guy R Williams
220 hours is 9 and a bit days of racing.