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Exoto 1/18 Tyrrell Ford 003 #11 1971 Grand Prix Canada Jackie Stewart GPC97024

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The Tyrrell 003 is a Formula One racing car which was designed for the 1971 Formula One season by Tyrrell's Chief Designer, Derek Gardner. It was effectively the same car as Tyrrell 001, with a redesigned nose section, longer wheelbase and narrower monocoque. Tyrrell 003 was a one-off design, its type number also serving as its Tyrrell chassis number. Tyrrell and Jackie Stewart took advantage as Lotus and Ferrari struggled during 1971. They won six races, including his win in the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, and also managed to claim his second World Championship. The 1972 season saw Lotus back on form with Emerson Fittipaldi challenging Stewart for the championship. 003 was not a match for the developed Lotus 72 and the Tyrrell team only won when the 72 failed to finish. Fittipaldi won the title that season by a comfortable margin. Despite scoring four wins with Stewart during 1972, 003 had come to the end of its racing life. Tyrrell 003 remains the Tyrrell team's most successful chassis. Tyrrell 003 was replaced by 005 for 1973.

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