For me, the history of 1/43 racing transporters started while collecting Corgi and Matchbox cars. Model race cars and trucks together! Crazy!
Upon opening the box that contained the 1/18th scale Replicarz Lola T500 Indy winner, my immediate reaction was “Wow, that’s nice!”.
Gene Parrill’s Precision Miniatures sold fine metal kits and handbuilt models. This is where the history of handbuilt 1/43 Indycars begins.
You may be familiar with handbuilt models from Europe. The history of handbuilt 1/43 racecars includes one brand born in the United States.
This is the second time we’ve visited Racing Dioramics. Let’s look at another fantastic replica array from Racing Dioramics – The Drivers.
I helped Helio Castroneves win the 2021 Indy 500! I finished building the Brickyard Helio Castroneves Pennzoil Dallara before the last lap.
The build of the 1/43 Marsh McKee Can-Am kit was extremely satisfying. The 1968 MK10 has been on my 1/43 kit wish list for quite some time.
Many folks went nuts with boredom during the pandemic. A lot worked from home for the first time. In the end building models saved my sanity.
Get your pre-orders in for the 1/43 scale Marsh Chaparral McLaren M12 kit or handbuilt, as driven by John Surtees at the 1969 Bridgehampton Can-Am.