1/18 Porsche 956 – Rundenrekord Nordschleife 6:11´13 – Stefan Bellof
It’s finally there! The Porsche 956, with whom the unforgotten Stefan Bellof drove through the “green hell” of the Nordschleife on the 28th of May 1983. A time, which is set in concrete for eternity. The present endurance elite was equally amazed and surprised when they heard of it in the training of the third race of the Endurance World Championship 1983.
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S4620 Red Bull RB11 Test Car 2015 Infiniti Red Bull Racing – Daniel Ricciardo
It is on the agenda of each car manufacturer to camouflage new models. “Erlkönig” (prototype) is the name of the mostly black and white painted cars. Chaotic patterns against clear outlines is the concept. It is used to irritate the competitor. In the Formula 1 such instruments have not been used yet. But Red Bull is always good for a surprise. In 2015, when the Formula 1 was starting with test drives in Jerez, Red Bull was presenting the new RB11 in camouflage painting. And it was not just an ordinary painting. It was the copy of a camouflage which an English guy was developing during the Second World War to mislead the German Navy. Continue reading “26. Red Bull RB11 Test-Car”
S3951 Ensign N175 No.31 French GP 1975 – Gijs Van Lennep
The raising of Mo Nunn’s team into the Formula 1 was meteoric. And in nowadays unimaginable. In 1971 Morris Nunn made his debut in the formula 3 with his racing team Ensign. Only 2 years later, he created his own racing car. Continue reading “25. Ensign N175 1975”