Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1994, Andrea de Cesaris, Onyx, Sauber

1994 Sauber C13 de Cesaris

Sauber car for 1994 Formula 1 season, C13, was powered by Ilmor 3.5 V12 engine, branded as Mercedes-Benz, which marked the official return of Mercedes to Grand Prix racing since 1955. Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Karl Wendlinger teamed up as works drivers for 1994, but after his crash in Monaco Wendlinger was replaced by Andrea de Cesaris and then JJ Lehto took the steering wheel for two last races of the season. For de Cesaris the 1994 season was his last year in F1. He started the season with Jordan, but then moved to Sauber. 1994 Canadian round, his first race for Sauber, was his 200th Grand Prix. He retired on lap 25, but then he finished in the points at the next event, the French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours. It was last points in the long career of charismatic Italian pilot.

1994F1WCCanadian GP
Driver No.Entrant
Andrea de Cesaris29Broker Sauber Mercedes
Scale ManufacturerCollection
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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