By Mia De Graaf
PUBLISHED: 28 December 2013
Historic: Diane Francis, widow of Scalextric inventor Freddie Francis, has unveiled the vintage set 56 years later
For generations, millions of children have routinely spread themselves onto the floor for hours on end to get the best track-side view of their miniature plastic cars in action.
Now, 56 years later, the inventor’s family has unveiled the first ever set – completely untouched.