David Hobbs. A guy that drove just about anything offered to him. From private Ferraris to Gulf Ford GT40s and Porsches and to several spells as a factory BMW driver. IMSA, NASCAR, Indy, F5000, TransAm, Can-Am, LeMans.
The work of legendary motorsport photographer Rainer Schlegelmilch has been featured in several books compiled from his vast archives. This book covers Grand Prix races from 1969-1993, which takes us from the cigar-shaped age to the V10 age.
If you’ve attended the 12 Hours of Sebring, you have seen the motorsport art of Roger Warrick. He’s comfortable creating a realistic portrayal of race cars on track, caricatures of famous race cars or composite scenes of race drivers from various tracks.
What if you could take your favorite full-size race car and shrink it down to 1/43rd scale? So realistic that you could fill the fuel tank with gas, hit the start button and the car would make glorious engine sounds.
If you look at the history of art cars, most are driven by big events. If a car owner has their choice, they’d almost always seek out a big event at which to get big attention. Big attention is exactly what drives art cars, so to speak.
The mavens at Replicarz continue the modeling history of the Indy 500 with their two latest 1:43 scale releases. Both the Replicarz Lor Schell Special from 1940 and the 1941 Elgin Pin Special cars are again Maserati 8CTFs.