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Lotus 79 1978 Canada GP driver J.P. Jarier Car #55 Limited Edition in 1:18 scale


This is the Lotus 79 1978 Canada GP driver J.P. Jarier Car #55 Limited Edition in 1:18 scale by Technomodel.

In the 1978 Canadian Grand Prix, the Lotus 79, driven by Jean-Pierre Jarier under car number 55, made a memorable impact on the demanding Circuit Île Notre-Dame in Montreal. Jarier, a talented French driver recognized for his speed and skill, took the wheel of the revolutionary Lotus 79, a car designed by the visionary Colin Chapman. The uniqueness of this race lies in the Lotus 79's groundbreaking ground-effect aerodynamics, which contributed to its dominance during the 1978 season. Though mechanical issues forced Jarier to retire from the Canadian Grand Prix, the race highlighted the Lotus 79's superior performance and set the stage for its eventual success, securing the Constructors' Championship for Lotus that year. The Canadian Grand Prix of 1978 thus became a crucial chapter in the history of Formula 1, emphasizing the innovative design and speed of the Lotus 79.

This model is hand painted and polished to a beautiful finish and has a sealed body. Resin models are
exceptionally accurate of scale, shape and detail. Each model is created using a variety of production
processes, to achieve this precision. They are produced using a composite material referred to in the
industry as “resin”. Photo etched parts, die-cutting, tampo printing and waterslide decals are often used
for the most authentic replication.