The motor racing legend which is; Tazio Nuvolari is beautifully captured in this latest casting from Immense Miniatures in the USA. Known by fans as the “Flying Mantuan” or the “Great Little Man”, he was slight in stature and … Continue reading Tazio Nuvolari 1/18 figure – Immense!
This is a resin figure of Tazio Nuvolari I had in my stash which I painted up to represent a bronze statue of the great man. It’s a 1/32 scale figure, and I thought a novel way of completing it … Continue reading Tribute to Tazio!
The famous Italian racing driver Tazio Nuvolari was born in a small town called Castel D’ario on the outskirts of the city of Mantua in the Lombadry region of Northern Italy. Continue reading “Tazio Nuvolari – the fastest man in the world and the slowest animal!”
At long last I’ve gotten this Tazio Nuvolari figure completed – there’s just something about the grittiness of his character that is so difficult to capture. Perhaps there are elements of it that I’ve succeeded with in this effort but one way or the other, I’ll keep trying. Continue reading “Tazio Nuvolari in 43rd -(Updated 31st Oct)”
Just putting the final touches to these three figures. Although the presence of Nuvolari looks out of context among this lot, he has an actual (albeit slightly tenuous) link to one of the two others! Continue reading “WIP update – (7th Oct ’14’)”
I bought this Casadio Alfa Romeo (P3) 1/20 scale metal kit on Ebay recently. Some partial assembly has been done by the previous owner and judging by the poor finish, I would say it was done by someone who had little or no experience at model building – hence I got it at a good price. Continue reading “Casadio (Revival) Alfa Romeo P3 1/20 scale”
The Italian company; Revival Internantional produce a range of diecast racing car kits in 1/20 which include opening body panels and detailed engines. Some of the engines from these models are also available as kits in their own right. Continue reading “Diecast engines in 1/20 scale”
John Murphy (aka “Spud”) has done it again with another superb piece of mould making and casting from my modified masters of Tazio Nuvolari. Continue reading “Spud hits the spot with Nuvolari figures 1 & 2!”
The sport of Motor racing has over the years provided us with many wonderful characters who were not only colourful and enigmatic “on the track”, but also “off it” as well! Continue reading “Tazio Nuvolari – “The flying Mantuan””