When the word rad comes to mind these two minichamps models instantly come to mind. First I’ll show you the Gunnar-Porsche G99 that raced in the Paul Revere Grand-am in 2003.

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Even though the G99 was completely scratchbuilt and used the same chassis and body panels you’d think they would have got rid of the drippy egg headlights
Tried to get a good pic of this funny little script but the glare was bad. “CAUTION! Slow moving vehicle”

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From my research, the G99 was custom built by Gunnar racing as an offer for Champion to race it in 2000, after champion had purchased a 911 gt1 evo. Originally the G99 was an open cockpit 911 gt1, with a scratch made chassis but was still almost identical to the 911 gt1, even using most of the body parts. It had a 911 gt3 3.6 liter flat 6 in place of the standard gt1 engine. Champion ended up buying a Lola so the G99 was abandoned. It finally came back in the Rolex Sports Car Series in 2002, but wouldn’t be allowed to race again until it had a fixed roof. Gunnar again rebuilt the car with an almost identical GT1 roof and competed in 2003, besting 2nd in class twice before being retired due to funding and for the Favor of Daytona Prototypes.

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Now on to that Lousy British Sedan, the Rover Vitesse.

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Now I do absoulutely adore this car. From the Ronal wheels to the crazy 80’s livery and awesomely weird proportions, it’s just sick. I don’t know much about these cars, but from what I gather they were big full size sedans with a big engine and rear wheel drive. Any car with a front engine rwd layout gets kudos from me. This car was the 1986 DTM champion, so that’s gotta count for something. Please chime in if you guys have more knowledge on these rovers. Both were minichamps models in 1:43 scale. Hope you enjoy!