Hobby Time 1/25 1962 Mickey Thompson


Mickey Thompson brought three cars to Indianapolis in 1962, all powered by rear-mounted stock block Buick V8 engines. The main car, number 35, failed to qualify, but the number 34 driven by Dan Gurney, did. After qualifying, the colors of the car was changed from white with a dark blue nose to 'The Mickey Thompson Harvey Aluminum Special' blue with white front style of the 35 car. Although Gurney was just a rookie, he qualified with the seventh fastest time at 147.886 MPH.

The Kit

This is the 1/25 Hobby Time kit and is a resin trans kit. I scratch built the frame and suspension parts. The uprights are from the "Hall of Fame" Lotus Ford kit.
The body is painted Testors Nassau Blue. The frame is painted Chrome Yellow.