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Formula One - Team Lego

Lego should have a Formula One team
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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 by the necessarily blocky shape but their cars would look cool, fall apart in a satisfactory way when crashed, and generate millions from the toy marketing tie- ins.

* Absolutely true - Lego make more tyres than anyone else.
hippo, Jan 02 2006

A legoman http://www.thebigid...owcase/files/sc_548
Separated at birth from ... [jonthegeologist, Jan 02 2006]

David Coulthard http://www.bbc.co.u...ard_150_150x180.jpg
Same fella aren't they? [jonthegeologist, Jan 02 2006]

Half Baked http://www.peeron.com/inv/sets/8652-1
You just need to scale it up 17 times... [DrCurry, Jan 02 2006]


       Yeah little tires.
Antegrity, Jan 02 2006

       presumably David Coultard would be their preferred driver, given his likeness to Legomen.
jonthegeologist, Jan 02 2006

       [jtg] That is quite uncanny.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 02 2006

       I would pay good money just to see dedicated Lego racing.
RayfordSteele, Jan 03 2006

       [jtg] Amazing - Coulthard has to be the only choice for Team Lego
hippo, Jan 03 2006

       [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.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Jan 03 2006


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