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Lego, already maker of many fine toy car
kits, and the world's largest tyre maker*
should field a Formula One team. The car
wouldn't be the fastest on the grid, the
aerodynamics of the car being affected
the necessarily blocky shape but their
would look cool, fall apart in a
way when crashed, and generate millions
from the toy marketing tie-
* Absolutely true
- Lego make more tyres than anyone
Separated at birth from ... [jonthegeologist, Jan 02 2006]
Same fella aren't they? [jonthegeologist, Jan 02 2006]
You just need to scale it up 17 times... [DrCurry, Jan 02 2006]
||presumably David Coultard would be their
preferred driver, given his likeness to
||The camera used for the photo-finish
could be one of the available models of
early digital camera circa 1994.
||[jtg] That is quite uncanny.
||I would pay good money just to see dedicated Lego racing.
||[jtg] Amazing - Coulthard has to be the only choice for Team Lego
||[DrCurry] Nice link - when I visited Legoland in Windsor a few years ago (with the little AWOLs of course), there was a life-size model made in standard Lego of one of their Technic car kits - all the beams and pieces were scaled up. Very neat.