Indycar Enhancement, Paul Tracy (Onyx 1:43)
Portuguese manufacturer Onyx marketed a range of 1:43 scale Indycars in the early to mid 1990s.
The models were very basic – plastic base plate, 1-piece diecast body, plus plastic driver, rear wing, suspension, rubber tyres and metal axles. The paint was usually good, but the decoration was often out of alignment.
From a distance, they looked ok and certainly very colourful. But up close was a different story. Despite their basic nature, the value wasn’t too bad for the time.
Quick Build: Dale Earnhardt NASCAR by Revell
Scott McLaughlin punting around the Gold Coast track giving a demo of Joey Logano’s NASCAR this weekend reminded me I have a handful of NASCAR kits in the stash, including this “Pro Finish” Snap Tite example of Dale Earnhardt’s Goodwrench #3 Chevy from 2000.
2017 VF Supercar Conversion, Holdsworth (Biante 1:43)
Here’s the full build diary for converting a Biante plain white donor VR Commodore to Lee Holdsworth’s 2017 V8 Supercar.