Have you ever come across those cheap F1 models, you know, the ones that look a bit naff? This summer we’ve found absolutely loads of them and thought we’d share them with you.
Each model is actually based on a real F1 car but features imitation sponsors and paint-jobs. Below are the fakes and the real deals.
Sponsors: Team Spirit, Renowned, Alf.
The Real Deal: Renault F1 R26 – 2006
Sponsors: Team Spirit, Renault, Elf.
Sponsors: Power, Virgo
The Real Deal: Brawn GP BGP001 – 2009
Sponsors: Brawn, Virgin
Sponsors: Motivity, AMC
The Real Deal: Ferrari F2003-GA – 2003
Sponsors: Malboro, AMD
Sponsors: Went, Sienna, TAB, Model 11, CAP, Machine-Benz
The Real Deal: McLaren MP4/17 – 2002
Sponsors: West, Siemens, TAG, Mobil 1, SAP, Mercedes-Benz
Sponsors: KING, Elt, Racing
The Real Deal: Renault R29 – 2009
Sponsors: ING, Elf, Renault
Sponsors: Racing, Model 1, Sander
The Real Deal: McLaren MP4/22 – 2007
Sponsors: Voadfone, Mobil 1, Santander
Sponsors: FEEL, Winning, Tercel Super
The Real Deal: BMW Sauber F1.06 – 2006
Sponsors: DELL, Intel, Credit Suisse
Sponsors: A to Z, Barcode
The Real Deal: Ferrari F2007 – 2007
Sponsors: AMD, Barcode (Malboro)
Sponsors: PRT, fle
The Real Deal: Renault R27 – 2007
Sponsors: ING, elf
Sponsors: Movable, Movable 1, Racing-World, Good
The Real Deal: McLaren MP4/25 – 2010
Sponsors: Vodafone, Mobil 1, Mercedes-Benz, Aigo