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Lotus 72 nr. 3 XVII International Gold Cup


Graham Hill, Oulton Park 1970.

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Scale: 1/32
System Analog
Chassis On Line

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The International Gold Cup is a prize awarded annually to the winner of a motor race held at the Oulton Park circuit. In the 1950s and 1960s it formed one of a number of highly regarded non-Championship Formula One races, which regularly attracted top drivers and teams. With the increasing cost of F1, the number of non-Championship events dwindled and the Gold Cup fell by the wayside in the mid-1970s. After this time the Cup was open to Formula 5000 cars, then Formula 3000 cars, before finally being reduced to a courtesy award made for the winner of the race deemed "highlight of the weekend". (Text from Wikipedia).

In 1970 there was 31 Fórmula 1 y Fórmula 5000 and some of the best drivers, as Hailwood, Rindt, Surtees or our protagonist, Graham Hill.

With a Lotus 72 with motor Cosworth, Hill qualified only 12th and had to retire in the first heat, what force him to not run in the second heat.

Policar offers this car in plastic and scale 1/32.