Here’s my latest build, and the last one for 2016. The RB6 was introduced for the 2010 season and was an evolution of the RB4 and RB5 that came before it. These cars featured a revolutionary aerodynamic feature known as […]
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Continuing my previously unplanned theme of F1 cars that won on their debut. Here we have the 1977 Wolf WR1 driven by South African Jody Scheckter to victory at the 1977 Argentine GP, it went on to win the Monaco […]
Something a little more up-to-date than the Ferrari posted earlier, this is the 2012 McLaren Mercedes MP4-27, and, like the Ferrari, it won the first reason, the Australian GP, driven by another Englishman, Jenson Button. I thought I had better […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 – http://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-automotive/forum/topic/honda-ra272-f1-from-1965/. The […]
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 […]