Tag: Martini Racing

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We’re always proponents of automotive entrepreneurship on start-up incubator sites like Kickstarter. These platforms are great for finding interesting and oddball car-themed products that haven’t quite hit the market, but can do so with your help Case in point is Heel + Toe Socks. Much like Striipe Design, another car nerd sock company, Heel +…

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We’ve always been impressed by the finely patina-ed scale model cars produced by SandlundArt, but this Porsche 935/78 sets new standards in our opinion. Based on a 1:12 scale version of the iconic Group 5 racer that ran Le Mans, SandlundArt’s own skill for applying dirt and road grime takes an already realistic model and…

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Japanese model and R/C manufacturer Tamiya is a prominent player in the modeling industry, and in as much the annual Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany is an important  part of their annual product rollout. This year is no exception, with a raft of new products including several of our favorite automobiles in R/C form. First…

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The democratization of the internet on artist and niche manufacturer production has always been something of a fascination. Starkly against the trend of mass merchandising, someone with a great idea or product often finds a highly accepting market when they share their work… and that’s particularly so on platforms such as Kickstarter where someone with an…

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There are few rally cars more legendary and memorable than the Lancia Delta S4. These cars, swathed in iconic Martini Racing livery, were a major player in Gruppe B, one of the most daunting if short-lived eras of rally racing. In as much, it’s hard not to love anything Delta S4… much less when that car…

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We don’t want to sound pessimistic, but it seems there’s a potential downside to everything… including the awesome crowd-supported Lego design website Lego Ideas. One might ask what could be bad about a platform designed by Lego themselves to democratically let fans rally behind other fan built designs in order to make them a kit.…

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Forget the world of mundane paddock transportation such as golf carts and beat up motor scooters. If last weekend’s Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion at Laguna Seca is any measure, Dutchman Motorbikes has a decidedly more stylish solution, one that they’ll even tailor to your favorite race car livery. What’s a Dutchman Motorbike? In short, it’s a bicycle…