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McLaren MP4/8 F1 car, Tamiya, 1/20

A couple of years ago I set myself a project of building a series of 1/20 scake McLaren Formula One cars. The first one, the MP4/4 Tamiya kit ground to a halt due my disappointment with the aftermarket carbon fibre […]


Ferrari 312 T3 1978, Gilles Villeneuve.

My third 1/20 Tamiya, I made a few modifications, finished in MM, Tamiya and Floquil enamels and Alclad with Future over the kit and Microscale decals. Carlos Reutemann finished third in the championship on 48 points and Gilles ninth on […]


Tyrrell P34 1976, Jody Scheckter.

My second 1/20 Tamiya, I modified the small cockpit windows and a few other small things, finished in Tamiya X4 and MM enamels with Future over the decals. Jody Scheckter joined Tyrrell in 1974 and retired at the end of […]


Williams FW07 1980, Alan Jones.

My first F1 model, 1/20 Tamiya, built in the early 80’s, finished in a mixture of enamels with Johnson’s Shine Magic overall, hand brushed on, the helmet is a recent addition. Alan Jones 1980 F1 world champion.


Frank Williams goes to War!

An alternative on an appropriate day. When paint goes bad and decals go awry. Never, never, never say die. Cheers to all of you fellow inmates and assorted lunatics!


Honda RA272 Formula One Racer

This is another Tamiya kit, this time their 1/20 scale Honda RA272 F1 racing car from 1965. If you’d like to see something of the build please have a look at this link to the Automotive Group – The […]


’78 Season Brabham BT-46

by AL HOFFMAN on August 23, 2014 in Cars & Motorcycles -- 17 Comments

This Formula 1 Car was powered by a Alfa-Romeo 12 cylinder engine. The Brabham team was owned by Bernie Eccelstone before he bought F1, designed by Gordon Murray & the #1 car was driven by Niki Lauda . John Watson […]


Lotus 99T Honda

Hi, the last Lotus wins a formula 1 GP…it’s the old Tamiya kit, oldies but goodies ! paint with Tamiya acrylic paints. It’s my second car of Ayrton Senna…i want build all ! lol


Brabham -BMW BT 50

The old Tamiya kit of the beautiful Brabham from Gordon Murray, win with Nelson Piquet in formula 1 grand prix. Easy build and nice details level . see you soon


McLaren MP4/4 Honda “Ayrton Senna”

A bad day 20 years later…I choose to build this car for the best driver in Formula 1. Tamiya kit from the box..with decals…not very good…i’ll buid a MP4/8 Ford but with paint red fluo… thanks olivier