Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1981, Eddie Cheever, Spark, Tyrrell

1981 Tyrrell 010 Cheever

Tyrrell 010 designed by Maurice Philippe was run by team Tyrrell in 1980 and in first half of the 1981 Formula One season. The carbon fibre monococque chassis and  Ford-Cosworth DFV engine were conventional car features. Team Tyrrell in 1981 was significantly underfunded through withdrawal of Candy sponsorship. The drivers’ roster was also changed – 1980 drivers Jean-Pierre Jarier and Derek Daly left, and young American Eddie Cheever was hired from Osella. Second car was driven by Kevin Cogan and Riccardo Zununo in first three races until Italian F1 debutant and European F3 champion Michele Alboreto joined the team starting from San Marino Grand Prix. Alboreto did not score points in 1981 while Cheever has gathered few points regularly. His best finish was 4th place at the British Grand Prix. The scale model represents Cheveer’s  010 from Monaco Grand Prix where American was 5th.

1981F1WCMonaco GP
Driver No.Entrant
Eddie Cheever3Tyrrell Racing Team
Scale ManufacturerCollection
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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