Newsletter 387: Ragnotti

Ragnotti

Ragnotti
It is absolutely unnecessary to introduce Jean Ragnotti, but in case someone was not paying attention we will make a brief presentation: he is a French driver who has raced in rallies, Le Mans, rallycross, tourism, the Dakar... which has always been really fast (counting among his many achievement the conquest of the Monte Carlo Rally in 1981 or the Tour de Corse in 1982 and 1985), that is a cult figure for the Renault brand, and that is one of the most famous and charismatic drivers because, above everything, he is nice, sociable... a great guy, in plain words. We have met him on several occasions and always, every single time he has greeted us, we have talked for a while, and every single time he was planning a new joke. Hats off!

Well, this boy, who is already 74 years old, has announced that he's hanging the steering wheel, that he will not race anymore, although he will occasionally show at some exhibitions from time to time. With a bit of luck you can still watch him spinning chained loops with the Renault Maxi Turbo. We wish!! :D

Mmmmmm and, now that he's retired, is he going to start ordering scale models at SpotModel? Who knows! XD

Top Studio: Detail up set 1/12 scale - Williams Renault FW14B - metal parts, photo-etched parts, resin parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, water slide decals, other materials and assembly instructions - for Tamiya reference TAM12029

Reference: TD23226

Detailed set for the Tamiya 1/12 scale model kit of the Williams Renault FW14B. Includes metal and resin parts, photo-etched parts, decals, ... so you can update and detail the interior of the model.
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Komakai: Reference / walkaround book - Toyota Celica GT-Four ST165

Reference: KOM-FG013

New volume of the Komakai "Fast Guides" series, this time covering the Toyota Celica GT-Four ST165 that won the RAC Rally with Carlos Sainz at the wheel in 1990. With a total of 32 full color pages in A5 size, it is the perfect reference book for building the Beemax / Aoshima scale model kit.
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Brach Model: Model bike kit 1/12 scale - Garelli 125cc #1 - Angel Nieto - Motorcycle World Championship 1982 - metal parts, paint masks, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: BM-VR10

Here's again another excellent resin model by Brach Model, with the fantastic and carefully crafted parts we all love in this brand. This model recreates the Garelli ridden by the 12+1 times World Champion ┴ngel Nieto at 1982. The kit has such a wealth of details that, without any doubts, it will not disappoint you.
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Brach Model: Model bike kit 1/12 scale - Garelli 125cc #2 - Eugenio Lazzarini - Motorcycle World Championship 1982 - metal parts, paint masks, photo-etched parts, resin parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: BM-VR11

Here is again an excellent resin scale model kit by Brach Model, with those fantastic and perfectly crafted parts that we love from this brand. This is the Garelli ridden by Eugenio Lazzarini in 1982, and the kit is so wealthy of details in its more than 450 parts that without any doubts it will not disappoint you!
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Decalcas: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - Porsche Kremer 935 K3 Wera Weissberg Team sponsored by Wera Weissberg #61 - Edgar D÷ren + Gerhard Holup + JŘrgen Lńssig - 24 Hours Le Mans 1981 - water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions - for Nunu reference PN24006

Reference: DCL-DEC036

Decoration for the Porsche Kremer 935 K3 sponsored by Wera during his participation at the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1981. The decal has been printed by Cartograf, and quality is absolutely stunning.
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Decalcas: Logotypes 1/20 scale - Good Year Eagle tyre marking set - water slide decals

Reference: DCL-LOG007

Decals for Good Year tires in 1/20 scale, only for the most demanding modelers. The look once placed on your tires is absolutely fantastic.
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Doozy Modelworks: Model kit 1/24 scale - Westinghouse cooler sponsored by Coca Cola 1940 - resin parts and water slide decals

Reference: DZ023

High quality resin accessory for complementing your dioramas and detailing your scale models.
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Doozy Modelworks: Model kit 1/24 scale - Route 66 gas pump - resin parts and water slide decals

Reference: DZ024

High quality resin accessory for complementing your dioramas and detailing your scale models.
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Doozy Modelworks: Detail 1/24 scale - Soda cans - resin parts and water slide decals - 56 units

Reference: DZ025

High quality resin accessory for complementing your dioramas and detailing your scale models. It includes 56 resin parts plus decals featuring different soda can designs such as Coke, 7Up, Fanta, Sprite, Pepsi and Budweiser.
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Profil24: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Aston Martin DBR1 #4, 5, 6 - 24 Hours Le Mans 1959 - resin parts, rubber parts, vacuum formed parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: P24066

The kit includes: detailed engine, open front & rear bonet, rear bonet in photoetched part, 2 open doors, detailed cockpit, detailed chassis in white metal, many details in photoetched parts, many parts in white metal, transparent resin lights, supple tires, decals, instruction with computer drawing, very detailled
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Tameo Kits: Model car kit 1/43 scale - Ferrari 500 F2 #5 - Alberto Ascari - British Formula 1 Grand Prix 1953 - metal parts, photo-etched parts, rubber parts, turned metal parts, water slide decals, white metal parts, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: WCT053

Tameo delights us again with a super kit, including white metal and bronze parts, photo-etched parts, an impressive parts listing, fully detailed engine and interior, engine wiring, ... Without any doubt an essential kit for all of us modelers who love 1/43 scale.
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Italeri: Model car kit 1/12 scale - Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza #28 - Tazio Nuvolari - Gran Premio de Mˇnaco 1936 - metal parts, paint masks, photo-etched parts, plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, other materials, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: 4706

Do you like classic race cars? Do you love BIG scale models? Then search no more, this is your kit. Once built, your kit will measure nothing less than 33cm. Includes a huge pile of plastic parts, rubber parts, metallic nuts and bolts, springs and one gazillion of details.
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Italeri: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Porsche 944 S cabrio - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals and assembly instructions

Reference: 3646

New edition of this German sports classic from the 80s, now in the cabrio version. It also includes decals to build the turbo version.
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Renaissance Models: Marking / livery 1/24 scale - MG Metro 6R4 Group B sponsored by 33 Export #5 - Didier Auriol + Bernard Occelli - Rallye CritÚrium des CÚvennes 1986 - water slide decals - for Belkits references BEL015, BEL-015, BEL016 and BEL-016

Reference: TK24-469

Decoration of the winning unit of the Group B MG Metro 6R4 at the Rallye CritÚrium des CÚvennes held in 1986. The decoration has been designed to be used with the Belkits models.
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Nunu: Model car kit 1/24 scale - Audi R8 LMS GT3 WRT Team #1,2 - 24 Hours SPA Francorchamps 2015 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and painting instructions

Reference: PN24004

New Nunu kit, this time recreating nothing less than the Audi R8 LMS GT3 of 2015. Inside the box you will find an extensive parts list, in addition to decals for recreating two of the versions that raced the 24 Hours of SPA.
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Nunu: Detail up set 1/24 scale - Audi R8 LMS GT3 - photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, water slide decals and other materials - for Nunu references PN24004, NU-24004, PN24004, NUNPN24004, PN24024 and PN-24024

Reference: NE24004

Here's what your scale model kit of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 by Nunu needs: the set of photo-etched parts, decals, seatbelts, and turned metal antenna, all of each carefully designed for improving the looks of your model.
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Nunu: Detail up set 1/24 scale - BMW 320i E46 - photo-etched parts, seatbelt fabric, turned metal parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions and tobacco sponsor decals - for Nunu references PN24007 and NU-24007

Reference: NE24005

Are you going to assemble Nunu's scale model of the BMW 320i E46? Well in that case you definitely should use this upgrade set for your model. Inside you will find photo-etched parts to improve brake discs, windshield wipers, front grill, hood latches, harness buckles, etc. It also includes fabric-like material for the seatbelts, the antenna made in turned metal, and several additional decals such as diffetent carbon fiber patterns for various parts and the Marlboro logos (which are NOT included in the original model), among others.
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Nunu: Model car kit 1/24 scale - BMW 320i E46 Marlboro BMW Dealer Team sponsored by Halfords #9, 10 - Tom Coronel + Sandor van Es - DTCC - Dutch Touring Car Championship 2001 - plastic parts, rubber parts, water slide decals, assembly instructions, painting instructions and does NOT include tobacco sponsor decals

Reference: PN24007

Scale model recreating the racing version of the beautiful BMW 320i E46 made by Nunu. In the box you will find an extensive parts list including all the bottom section of the car, the interior with bucket seats and safety bars, rims with low profile tires, and decals with the decoration of the unit that participated and won the Dutch Touring Car Championship DTCC in 2001. Decals with Marlboro advertising are NOT included in the kit.
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Zero Paints: Paints set for airbrush - Suzuki GSX-RR 2016 Triton Blue - 2 x 30ml

Reference: ZP-1549

Blue paint formulated for the 2016 Suzuki GSX-RR scale model. It is served ready for airbrush use, in two 30ml bottles.
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