Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1958, Andre Testut, Conversions, Grani & Partners, Louis Chiron, Maserati

1958 Maserati 250F Testut / Chiron

Andre Testut, Monte Carlo-based Frenchman twice tried to qualify for the Monaco Grand Prix during the late 1950s without success. His first attempt was in 1958, when Testut entered his private Maserati 250F for himself and for famous 58 years old veteran Louis Chiron. Testut set 23rd qualifying time out of 31 entries and did not qualify because the starting field was restricted to 16 cars. As to Chiron he took part in practice, but did not set time in qualifying. Thus Chiron became the  oldest driver ever to have entered for a Formula One race. The model is conversion of Maserati 250F from Maserati Collection.

1958F1WCMonaco GP
Driver No.Entrant
Andre Testut / Louis Chiron 56Andre Testut
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Grani & Partners / Conversion[Poligrafici Maserati Collection]
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 03

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