Slot.it SICA10f McLaren F1 GTR #42 FINA "JJ Lehto - Steve Soper - Nelson Piquet" DNF Le Mans 1997, 1/32nd scale slot car.
The McLaren F1 GTR production, directed by the former Formula 1 engineer Gordon Murray, began in 1992 and ended in 1998.
At that time, it was the fastest car ever built. In 1995. The F1 GTR ran its first race at Le Mans and won, bringing to the finish line five cars that ended 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th. The car featured a monocoque carbon – fiber chassis and a BMW 5990 cc V12 engine.
In 1997, the F1 GTR was developed into the Long Tail version. At the 24 Hours of Le Mans the same year, Schnitzer was present as works team of BMW Motorsport. They engaged two cars painted in 'Fina' colors. The number 42 was driven by the former Formula 1 driver J.J. Lehto, Nelson Piquet, World Champion in 1981, 1983 and 1987, and Steve Soper, a specialist of Touring Cars races and winner for two times of the Spa-Francorchamps 24 Hours