MFH 1/43 model car kit K430 Ferrari 312PB (1972) Version A: New release from the Japanese company MODEL FACTORY HIRO. Multimaterial kit with superior quality: perfectly produced white metal parts, photo etched parts, Decals, turned and milled parts, fine resin castings and many other components. Detailed engine, graphical instructions in English / Japanese. Kit complete "Made in Japan" - no China-product!
About the 312PB:
- The 312PB had been raced in the endurance race in the early '70s. The open body prototype racing machine is coming in 1/43 scale kit from MFH.
- The 312PB, which debuted in 1971, had been upgraded with many improved parts like the power of engine was upgraded, the gear box was separated, chassis was strengthened, the fuel tank was also separated, and the cowl shape was also changed thanks to the low-profilization of the tyres. Also by strengthening the team management, The won all races that the team raced at that season, except the 24-hour race at Circuit de la Sarthe because the team didn't entry that race.
- This kit is based on the configuration of '72 endurance race and '73 Circuit de la Sarthe 24-hour race. The kit perfectly reproduce the classical shape of the cowl, from the straight-cut like front fender to the little rose rear wing, and the square body end, in the tiny but detailed 1/43 scale model.
Please enjoy the difference between the '73 model and the others, through the driving lamp at the nose section, and the rear fender and more. The fabric seals which can be commonly found in the racing machines at that era, will be in the form of fabric pattern decal sheet and is included in this kit.
K430 - Ver. A : 1972
Rd. 7 Targa Florio #3 A.Merzario / S.Munari
Rd. 5 Monza #1 J.Ickx / C.Regazzoni #2 R.Peterson / T.Schenken #3 B.Redman / A.Merzario
Rd. 6 Spa #1 J.Ickx / C.Regazzoni #2 R.Peterson / T.Schenken #3 B.Redman / A.Merzario
Rd. 8 Nurburgring #1 J.Ickx / C.Regazzoni #2 B.Redman / A.Merzario #3 R.Peterson / T.Schenken
Rd. 10 Austria 1000 km #1 J.Ickx / B.Redman #2 R.Peterson / T.Schenken #3 C.Pace / H.Marko #4 A.Merzario / S.Munari
The #1 car, J. Icxx and C. Regazzoni, the champion from the '72 endurance race, also won at Round 5 the Monza 1000KM race. #2 car R.Peterson / T.Schenken which started at the pole position, took the third place in Monza.
At round 6 the Spa 1000KM, #3 B.Redman / A.Merzario won and #1 J.Ickx / C.Regazzoni followed in second position.
Round 8 Nurburgring 1000KM, #3 R.Peterson / T.Schenken started from pole position and kept the leadership beyond the finish line, #2 B.Redman / A.Merzario followed them. Round 10 Austria 100KM, #1 J.Ickx / B.Redman, #3 C.Pace / H.Marko, #2 R.Peterson / T.Schenken, #4 A.Merzario / S.Munari finished the race in the sequence.
And the round 7 Targa Florio, #3 A.Merzario / S.Munari combination won the race from pole to finish.
The bumped spare tyre cover is included in this version for Targa Florio specification. Starting from Monza, the rear wing was mounted on the position below the the dragless Setting.
Attention: this item is no toy and it is not suitable for children below 14 years!