"A" is For Autobianchi

by TalesofToyCars

Article initially published in Nov. 2003 by Dave Weber. Images by Doug Breithaupt.

 

 

Lotus Open Wheeled Racing Cars in Small Scale

by TalesofToyCars

Article initially published by David Cook in December 1998. All of the photos and cars pictured here are from the collection of David Cook except the Polistil Lotus JPS 72 which is from the collection of Doug Breithaupt.

 

Like Ferrari, the story of Lotus is about one man and his passion for motorsport and competition. Colin Chapman was trained as an engineer and his innovative racecar designs would often leapfrog his rivals, leaving them scrambling to catch up. Many times, however, his habit of making all parts of the car as light as possible led to disaster for his drivers.

24 Hours of Daytona Winners in Small-Scale

by TalesofToyCars

Article initially published by David Cook in Apr.2000, images by Doug Breithaupt.

 


1963 Ferrari 250GTO by Maisto

Article initially published by David Cook in May 2000.

 

Porsche's Sports Racers - The 917 - Part 2

by TalesofToyCars

Article initially published by David Cook, images by Doug Breithaupt in June 2000.



Article initially published by David Cook, images by Doug Breithaupt in June 2000.


"Life itself is a race, marked by a start, and a finish. It is what we learn during the race, and how we apply it, that determines whether our participation has had particular value. If we learn from each success, and each failure, and improve ourselves through this process, then, at the end, we will have fulfilled our potential and performed well."