Thursday, January 28, 2010

Ford Escort RS1800 Lombard Rally 1977

Ford Escort RS1800 RAC Lombard Rally 1977
Drivers Ari Vatanen and co driver Peter Bryant
DNF due to driver's illness

Model by Sunstar in 1:18scale

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Trofeu Subaru Impreza Safari Winner Grp N

This is one of those "I was too late to get it, but still got it at the end, no matter what!" hehe!

Subaru Impreza Team 555
1995 Safari Rally Winner Group N
drivers Hideaki Miyoshi and co driver Mo Verjee
total time is 21:37.02 of 2995 km of gravel roads
Diecast by Trofeu in 1:43 scale

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Opel Manta B400 "Team Rothmans"

1983 RAC Lombard Rally
Opel Manta B400
Rothmans Opel Rally Team
Jimmy Mcrae and co driver Ian Grindrod
first attempt at the group B rally ended them with a 3rd place finish
with a total time of 9:12.19 over 2231km including 790km of special stages

Model made by Shuco in 1:43 scale

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Subaru Impreza Rally Japan 08

Subaru Impreza Japan Rally 08 Night Version
driven by Chris Atkinson and Stephane Prevot
Model by IXO

I'm off for a couple of days, see you guys soon!!

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Ferrari 308

My very first Ferrari in 1:43!

Ferrari 308 1984 Rally Piancavallo
Lucky / Berro
Model by Vitesse Portugal

Friday, January 1, 2010

Ford Escort MKI 1974 RAC Winner

A Happy New Year to my fellow diecast enthusiast and friends!!

Let's start the year right and with vitality!!

Presenting to you the 1:18 version of Timo Makinen and Henry Liddon's winning Ford Escort MKI in the 1974 RAC Rally, which was a 2218km gravel and asphalt race. Diecast made by Paul's Model Art (minichamps).

together with my 1:43 version by Minichamps