About the car
The Tyrrell 018 is the Formula One car created by the British Tyrrell Racing team for the 1989 Formula One World Championship, starting with the San Marino Grand Prix, the second race of the season. The Tyrrell 018 was driven by Britain’s Jonathan Palmer and Italy’s Michele Alboreto, who was replaced by France’s Jean Alesi and finally Britain’s Johnny Herbert.
The Tyrrell 018 made its racing debut at the San Marino Grand Prix, round two of the 1989 Formula One World Championship. Designed by Harvey Postlethwaite and Jean-Claude Migeot, it features a carbon fibre monocoque with no outer bodywork, large pontoons and a front suspension consisting of a single shock absorber with a mini rocker arm and two pushrods.
About the Brand
Ford (officially Ford Motor Company or FMC) is an American automobile manufacturer, based in Dearborn.
On June 16, 1903, Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company with the support of eleven investors who raised $28,000 in cash ($797,000 in 2019).
About the Manufacturer
Minichamps – manufacturer of diecast model cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, tanks, and automotive accessories, offers a wide variety of different scaled replicas. Their models of Formula 1 are made in either 1:18 or 1:43 scale.
The Minichamps range today includes models from all the major car manufacturers around the world and from various types of motor racing and sports teams. Originally known as Paul’s Model Art (PMA) when Minichamps was founded in 1990. As an industry leader, Minichamps produced the most diverse range of models of any other model producer.