About Us

Rallymodels has been on the web since 2000, it is run by Andy Howdle, He’s had rallying in his blood since the age of 5. As a spectator, marshal, organiser and competitor in both driver and navigator seats. After hanging up his crash helmet in 2002 due to a young family, the business of 1/43 model rallycars took over……..

 

 

Having a ride with Alan Watkins in “Rothmans” Escort MK2 RS1800 STW 201R at Race Retro in 2012

Having a ride with Alan Watkins in “Rothmans” Escort MK2 RS1800 STW 201R at Race Retro in 2012

 

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Our first limited edition models, or Code 3 models were of the Sunseeker Powerboats sponsored Subaru WRC’s of Marcus Dodd, followed by the Jigsaw liveried Subary WRC’s of Mike Oats. We have recently concentrated on MK1 and MK2 Escorts from our friends at Trofeu in Portugal.  To date we have produced over 100 different 1/43 rally models using our top quality UK sourced decals, on base models supplied by IXO / Trofeu and Spark.

 

 

 

 

 

Having a spin around Sweet Lamb with Julian Reynolds in 2009 (Awesome!)

Having a spin around Sweet Lamb with Julian Reynolds in 2009 (Awesome!)

 

 

Over the years were have been fortunate to have our website carried  on the real rallycars we have made 1/43 scale models of, back in 2004 it was Tapio Laukannen’s Subaru WRC, more recently various Escorts (and even a Ferrari 308) that have been rallied by various drivers (Bjorn Waldegaard, Stig Blomqvist, Gregoire De Mevius, Didier Auriol and Francois Duval) run by Chris Jacob’s team in Belgium. And from 2009, the current 2012 British Historic Champion Julian Reynolds in his MK1 and MK2 Escorts.

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Jacob in action with his MK2 competing in Belgium during 2009

Chris Jacob in action with his MK2 competing in Belgium during 2009

 

 

As a collector too of 1/43 rallymodels for the last 25 years, generally I have unrivalled knowledge of the collecting of rally models, please feel free to e-mail any questions about models from the past or forthcoming releases. You can keep up to date with us through the various forms of Social Media, we up date our Facebook and Twitter accounts as and when we have new information to share. Also take a look at our interactive forum for collectors of all forms of rallying model, www.rallymodelforum.com

 

 

Simon Everett competing on Legend Boucles De Spa in 2011 in the Rallyextreme Escort

Simon Everett competing on Legend Boucles De Spa in 2011 in the Rallyextreme Escort

 

 

 

We ship all over the world on a regular basis, from decals to large 1/18 scale models, so feel free to contact us about any aspect of what we sell or the collecting hobby.