Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1991, Benetton, Minichamps, Nelson Piquet

1991 Benetton B191 Piquet

The 1991 Benetton formula 1 car was designed by John Barnard and Mike Coughlan and was raced since 3rd round of the 1991 season, San Marino Grand Prix. B191 was powered by the Ford HBA5 V8 engine in an exclusive deal with Ford, and was first Benetton car with raised nose first pioneered by Tyrrell in 1990. The driver’s lineup consisted of 3-times World Champion Nelson Piquet and his Brazilian compatriot Roberto Moreno. For Piquet it was his final season in Formula One. As to Moreno, following the Belgian Grand Prix the team replaced him with German newcomer Michael Schumacher. Piquet brought the only Benetton’s victory of the season at Canadian Grand Prix when leading Williams of Nigel Mansell suffered electrical problems during the last lap. It was Piquet’s last Grand Prix victory, and at the end of the season he was ranked 6th in the Drivers’ Championship. The scale models is issue 4 of Minichamps Benetton F1 Collection produced in limited edition of 4000 pcs.

Driver No.Entrant
Nelson Piquet20Camel Benetton Ford
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Minichamps Benetton F1 Collection Edition 43 No. 4
Cat. No.QualityRarity
Limited Edition 4000 psc.

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