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1:43 Mansell 1981 Lotus 87 model from Spark

 

1:43 Mansell 1981 Lotus 87

 

After Lotus’s controversial ‘twin-chassis’ 88 chassis was outlawed by the FIA during the 1981 season, the team hastily put together the 87 as a stop-gap until it could regroup. Unfortunately, the timeline proved too tight to be able to provide a competitive car for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, with Nigel Mansell suffering the ignominy of failing to qualify for his home race.

 

1:43 Mansell 1981 Lotus 87 model from Spark

 

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