Ringwood XXVII

Ringwood XXVII
August 20, 2018 - The Ring Ringwood XXVII New Models: 1950’s Grand Prix: #18 – 1956 J.F. Gonzalez (Vanwall VW1/56) [JMSracer] 3.0L Grand Prix: #9 – 1968 D. Gurney (Eagle Westlake Mk1) [JMSracer] …and with seventeen returning models all in all nineteen models would compete to see who would be ‘King of the Ring’ and close out the summer of 2018... 1950’s Grand Prix Results #8 – H. Schell (BRM P25) 74 Laps (16.402 ext.); #16 ...

Ringwood XXVI

Ringwood XXVI
May 28, 2018 - The Ring Ringwood XXVI Ringwood XXVI would see thirty-one models take to the circuit in a historical bounty from the best era of Grand Prix racing... New Models: 1950’s Grand Prix: #4 Lovely PETE (Lotus 16) [Jimbo] 1.5L Grand Prix: #36 Ritchie GINTHER (Ferrari 156) [DB] #4 Phil HILL (Ferrari 156) [JMSracer] 3.0L Grand Prix: #11 Jackie STEWART (Matra MS10) [JMSracer] 1970’s Grand Prix: #9 Francois CEVER...

Ringwood XXV

Ringwood XXV
This latest edition of Ringwood, our 25th, featured one new addition - a BRM P578 #12 with pilot Graham Hill created by Jimbo using a DArt body kit on top of a Vanski powered scratch built wire & brass chassis. This model would later go on to make a solid debut... and I have a feeling that we will see more of these models at future Ringwood events.Filming of 'Grand Prix' wrapped up just as the grid assembled for the first race of the event... All en

Ringwood XXIV

Ringwood XXIV
Throngs attended the 24th edition of Ringwood... Some registered but inclement weather forcing road closures prevented their haulers from arriving. Twenty other entries made the trip successfully, including Hill who would debut his Embassy Hill DN1. Ringwood XXIV Final Entry List 1950’s Grand Prix (1950-1960) [50GP] #11 – J.M. Fangio – Ferrari D50 [56GP011-1AT] #8 – H. Schell – BRM P25 [59GP008-1AT] #12 – J.F. Gonzalez – Ferrari 375 [51GP

Ringwood XXIII

Ringwood XXIII
The 23rd edition of Ringwood featured three new models presented to the grid along with a new number badge for a returning model: A lovely custom made 1952 Ferrari MKII Thin Wall Special raced by J.F. Gonzalez - albeit with a motor outside of the rules: A 1957 Maserati 250F using a modified scalextric body with custom chassis raced by J. Bonnier: And a questionable 1965 Lotus 20B piloted by Dave Charlton which failed to pre-qualify for the 1965 So...

Ringwood XXII

Ringwood XXII
October 2, 2017 - The Ring Ringwood XXII Two 1.5L models would debut at Ringwood XXII: MiA would present his #2 BRM P61 as raced by Graham HILL while the prancing horse factory would debut the #7 Ferrari 158 as raced by John SURTEES. Both models were welcome additions to Ringwood XXII and the Scratch32 model database. 1.5L GP 1963 BRM P61 Driven by Graham Hill BRM’s first attempt at the monocoque design, the P61 was not a true monocoque as...

Ringwood XXI

Ringwood XXI
Ringwood XXI (July 31, 2017) - A hot summer evening welcomed five teams arriving from across the metropolitan area to pay tribute to several Grand Prix legends, including Fangio, Brabham, Gurney & Hunt. Team P.R. Reilly arrived in style. 1970's Grand Prix To everyone's surprise, including race director Fritz Stroebl, a last minute entry from McLaren - a #11 M23 would be raced by James Hunt. Another new entry - this one from Team P.R. Reilly ...

Ringwood XX

The Wheel of Misfortune was unveiled at Ringwood XX. Every crash forced a spin... Teams from Ferrari, Maserati & BRM arrived at the Ring for the first of four Ringwood XX races. Great pilots such as Hawthorne arrived in style. Ferrari were the hands on favourites with three of the six grid positions. Team Scuderia Centro-Sud with pilot Carroll Shelby would do his best to scuttle Enzo's plans. 1950's Grand Prix Starting Grid ...