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Mario Andretti Lotus 80 Cosworth V8 F1 Martini Spanish Grand Prix in 1:18 Scale


This is the Mario Andretti Lotus 80 Cosworth V8 F1 Martini Spanish Grand Prix in 1:18 Scale by GP Replicas.

The 1979 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed an iconic moment in Formula 1 history as Mario Andretti piloted the Lotus 80 with a Cosworth V8 engine adorned in the distinctive Martini livery. Andretti, an accomplished racing legend, added another feather to his cap with this race. The Lotus 80, although unique in design, faced challenges during its active years in Formula 1. Despite its innovative ground-effect design, the car struggled with handling issues. The Spanish Grand Prix was notable for its unpredictability, with Andretti overcoming technical difficulties to secure a commendable third-place finish. This race highlighted both Andretti's skill behind the wheel and the perseverance required in Formula 1, showcasing the determination of drivers and the ever-evolving nature of the sport. The Lotus 80's Martini livery and Andretti's performance in the 1979 Spanish Grand Prix remain etched in the annals of Formula 1 as a testament to the sport's dynamic and competitive spirit.

This model is hand painted and polished to a beautiful finish and has a sealed body. Resin models are exceptionally accurate of scale, shape and detail. Each model is created using a variety of production processes, to achieve this precision. They are produced using a composite material referred to in the industry as “resin”. Photo etched parts, die-cutting, tampo printing and waterslide decals are often used for the most authentic replication.