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Mercedes CLR No.5 Le Mans 24H 1999 in 1:18 scale


This is the Mercedes CLR No.5 Le Mans 24H 1999 in 1:18 scale by Spark.

The Mercedes CLR No.5's participation in the 1999 Le Mans 24 Hours was marred by a series of dramatic and unforgettable incidents. Piloted by Mark Webber, the car's race was overshadowed by a series of high-speed accidents caused by aerodynamic instability, leading to three terrifying flips during the race. The most notorious incident occurred with Webber behind the wheel, as the CLR took flight at high speed, flipping end over end before landing back on its wheels. Miraculously, Webber emerged unscathed from the wreckage. These incidents brought attention to the perils of high-speed aerodynamic instability in endurance racing and led to Mercedes withdrawing its remaining CLR cars from the race. Despite the setbacks, the 1999 Le Mans will always be remembered for the astonishing displays of bravery by drivers like Webber and the subsequent advancements in safety that were prompted by these harrowing experiences.

These 1:18 scale replicas will be a great addition to any model collection. Models are
hand painted and are made of cast Resin. Photo etched parts, tampo printing and
waterslide decals are used to achieve the clear, crisp detail. Hand Painted and polished
to a beautiful finish, these models are exceptionally accurate in scale and shape