An astounding result in Brazil means Kimi Raikkonen has come from third in the standings to first and wins his first championship in style, ending the chances of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso stealing the trophy away to Woking. For Kimi, this title has come after much hard work and toiling away in unreliable cars. In fact, although previous boss Ron Dennis has congratulated his former driver, it must be a bitter pill to swallow for the man, especially after everything that has happened this year. However, championships are for celebrating, and what better memento to mark Kimi’s first title that a 1:18 replica model of his Ferrari F2007.
Measuring 25cm in length, the Mattel crafted die-cast model shown here is in celebration of Kimi’s first win in a red car, the very first race of the 2007 season in Australia. Presented on a beautiful base depicting the Australian and Finnish flags as well details of the Ferrari F1 car. Kimi is shown inside the monocoque with both hands raised in celebration, and the model is surely going to become sought after now the Finn as won the title at the other end of his campaign. Kimi Raikkonen – 2007 Australian Grand Prix 1:18 Replica.
Alternatively, for all those Hamilton fans out there, a 1:18 replica of the McLaren MP4-22 from the Canadian Grand Prix is available. This one is depicting, of course, Hamilton’s first ever win. Like the Raikkonen model, this one will also be limited in numbers and will no doubt be presented in style. This replica features the now famous bridge wing, something the regular models will not. Hamilton’s distinctive yellow helmet will feature, although the drivers pose is yet to be confirmed. Kimi Raikkonen – 2007 Canadian Grand Prix 1:18 Replica.
Another great prize to come from the McLaren merchandise stable is a 1:12 replica of the nosecone and front wing of their 2007 car. Dipicting the number two for Lewis Hamilton and coming in an awesome presentation box complete with inset detailing the car. The front wing also details the bridge which many other teams copied afterwards. Lewis Hamilton – McLaren MP4-22 1:12 Replica.
And don’t forget that Grand Prix Legends still have caps and t-shirts in stock.
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