Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1986, Martin Brundle, Meri Kits, Tyrrell

1986 Tyrrell 014 Brundle

Tyrrell 014 was the car used by Team Tyrrell during the second half of the 1985 season and in first three races of the 1986. It was the first Tyrrell car with a turbocharged engine designed to replace the 012 powered by naturally aspirated Ford Cosworth. The team was the last to secure a turbocharged engine deal, but development of the new car to be powered by Renault Gordini 1.5-litre turbocharged V6 engine was delayed due to the lack of funding. The 014 was finally ready for the 1985 French Grand Prix. In 1986 Tyrrell got the sponsorship of Data General Company and started the development of the new 015, but continued to use the 014 in the beginning of the season. Martin Brundle and Philippe Streiff were the team drivers in 1986. Brundle, who was at his third consecutive year with Tyrrell (and third his season in F1), managed drove the  014 to 5th place in the first race of the season in Brazil. After switching to new 015 Brundle was able to finish several times more in points and was classified on 11th position in the Championship.

1986F1WCBrazilian GP
Driver No.Entrant
Martin Brundle3Data General Team Tyrrell
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Meri Kits
Cat. No.QualityRarity
built kit

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