Safety standards have come a long way in all classes of Motor sport over the last 40 years, and in particular; Formula 1. Cars, now have so many safety features in terms of their construction, the materials used, etc that dreadful looking crashes now see drivers walking away (in most cases) totally unscathed whereas, not that long ago, less serious (looking) impacts would have had a totally different outcome in terms of physical injury, or even worse! Continue reading “Monaco Flag Marshal – 1/43 figure WIP”
I picked up this Minichamps diecast at a swap meet some time back. Broken from it’s base, missing a wheel, and with it’s box in tatters I took it home (against my better judgement) with the intention of performing a rescue of sorts. Continue reading “Williams FW19 diecast rescue”
A classic luggage rack on the back of a Ferrari 250 California seems to me to always look cool and sophisticated. One with the ultimate piece of luggage attached well, that would be just super cool! Continue reading A case for Enzo – the ultimate luggage!
I’ve had this nice little Brumm diecast Porsche for some time now. When I saw the actual car run at the Goodwood FOS this year it inspired me to dig it out and see if I could improve the model somewhat. Continue reading “Porsche 550 RS High Wing (WIP)”
A pair of white metal hunt figures from Scalelink in 1/43 scale. Handpainted in acrylics and sealed with two coats of varnish. Continue reading Hunters in miniature -1/43
Some more “well weathered” subjects from my workbench – a Star Wars AT-AT Walker, Maserati 250F and a FIAT delivery van, Continue reading More Bad Weather(ing)!
A legendary Swiss driver who had great success in F1 with the likes of; March, BRM and Rob Walkers private racing team. In sports car racing, he also notched up quite a reputation as a regular top line driver with … Continue reading Jo Siffert 1/43 Limited edition metal figure