updates relevant to my personal collection
Models of Australian drivers who competed overseas would be a great collection theme and would make a significant and interesting display, even if it was just F1 cars. While IRead More
Spark recently did a run of 500 pieces of Jim Richards’ Group A 1985 Australian Touring Car Championship winning BMW 635CSi (Spark item # AS017). When the 6-cylinder Bavarian bulletRead More
If only we could have the standard Spark plinth utilise the Minichamps stackable case… I like the way Spark models have a rather straightforward display plinth – model neatlyRead More
I picked this up on ebay the other day – a model of the winner of the first ever IRL (Indy Racing League) race, the Indy 200 at Walt DisneyRead More
Ertl’s 1998 G-Force IRL Indycar of Robbie Buhl isn’t a great collectable. But it is cheap and colourful! Read the Quick Review.
A quick review of the LE Holden Coupe by Trax, an excellent 1:43 scale model that has now sold out.
The Brazilian Copersucar team presented this wild looking creation as their first ever F1 racer, to compete in the 1975 Grand Prix season. This is a review of Spark’s 1:43 scale version.
Review of the STP-Paxton Turbocar raced by Parnelli Jones in the 1967 Indy 500, produced in 1:43 scale by Spark
The Warsteiner beer sponsored FA1 was Arrows’ first F1 car; a good looking and moderately competitive racer for the newly formed team. This is a review of Spark’s 1:43 scale version.
And I thought I had a problem… This guy in the United States has over 30,000 diecast toy cars. More about him and his collection on jalopnik HERE.
These four gems arrived from Apex a few days ago – a couple of lesser known F1s, a controversial Indy racer and Russell’s last (fulltime) ride. Each will be theRead More
Things have been rather slow on the modelling front due to a change of address earlier this year and all the stuff that takes priority with a move. My twoRead More
I like the shape of the Lotus 107B and the colour scheme of this 1993 version is pretty stunning, if somewhat busy. It just had to be built as theRead More
If you’re a collector of Aussies in F1, Warwick Brown’s Williams FW05 should be in your collection. Here’s my review of Spark’s version.
A selection of before and after shots of 1:43 Spark Formula One models and the naughty ciggie decals that come packed underneath the plinth: