Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1971, Alpine, Eligor, Formula 3, Michel Leclere

1972 Alpine A364 Leclere

Alpine A364 was the last company monoplace before the Alpine fell under complete Renault control. The F3 tubular space frame chassis was designed by Andre de Cotranze. Aerodynamicist Marcel Hubert was responsible for the rounded lines of glassfibre bodywork. The car was powered by Renault Type 807 1596 cc four cylinder engine developed by Bernard Dudot, who later was known for his Renault Grand Prix engines. In 1971, Patrick Depailler became French Champion in the famous Alpine A364 ‘Dinosaure’ followed in 1972 by Michel Leclère. That same year, Alpine was also crowned teams’ champion in European F3. The scale model by Eligor represents Alpine A364 driven by Michele Leclere in Coupe d’Europe 1972, a F3 race held on October 1 at Magny-Cours. It was 15th round of the French Formula 3 championship. Works Alpine of Leclere and Alain Serpaggi finished 2nd and 3rd respectively behind the winner, Jacques Coulon in Martini Mk19.

1971Formula 3 Championnat de FranceCoupe d’Europe
Driver No.Entrant
Michel Leclere17Societé Alpine Renault
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43EligorAlpine & Renault Sportives Collection
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 80

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