Archive for July, 2010

Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo launch Laguna Seca 2010 MotoGP livery

Minichamps 1:12 replica to follow? Bookmark this page for the very latest developments.

BREAKING NEWS #2!

This morning, we can reveal that the Laguna Seca specials ridden by Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi will definately be manufactured by Minichamps. The word has come from Mr Minichamps himself from Aachen this morning. If you have been waiting for this news before placing your order, you can now rest assured that it will be produced.

BREAKING NEWS!

The Yamaha YZR-M1 from the 2010 Laguna Seca MotoGP is now available to order online at Grand Prix Legends

Click here for Valentino Rossi’s replica

Click here for Jorge Lorenzo’s replica

Both Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo will be riding with special one-off liveries at this weekend’s US MotoGP at Laguna Seca, decorated to celebrate the launch of the Fiat 500 in the US. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to the latest Grand Prix Legends weekend promotion. Today, we are launching a brand new promotional offer to celebrate the launch of our latest Motorcycle Merchandise catalogue. Free UK shipping, and free UK returns, when you spend over £75 on any in-stock and available items!*

The offer in the catalogue only actually extends to bikesport merchandise, but we thought we would expand the offer site-wide as an extra little bonus for this weekend only.

So, if there are some items on the site that you’ve had your eye on, now is the time to get your orders in. We’ll ship them for free, and if you don’t like them, you can send them back for free as well! You literally can’t lose.

To activate this offer, you will need to enter a promotional code into the offer code box on the basket page, which is MA14W.

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* Free UK shipping and free UK returns offer is only valid on orders being despatched to a UK address. This offer is only valid on orders that contain £75 or more worth of in-stock and/or available items, and is only on orders placed between 9am Thursday 15th July 2010 and 9am Monday 19th July 2010. This offer code cannot be used in conjunction with any other, and cannot be used retrospectively.

Virgin Racing F1 2010 teamwear and merchandise

Today, we are delighted to be able to launch onto our site the 2010 range of Virgin Racing temwear. Richard Branson’s F1 new boys have already acquired a large fan base, with their distinctive livery and flamboyant attitude to the sport. We are sure that the official teamwear range is going to follow suit.

Click here to buy Virgin Racing merchandise now

It’s not really Minichamps fault! - by Christopher Paul

Christopher Paul has been thinking about the issue of lead times and what collectors perceive as the delays and shortcomings of the various manufacturers. Here he explains why he thinks it’s unfair to blame the companies who make the models. It’s perhaps the internet companies like us who should really take this one on the chin!

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Today, we are launching a sensational summer offer to celebrate 10 days of glorious British motorsport action. From now until 9am Monday 12th July 2010, we are offering 10% off all motorsport merchandise when you use the discount code MANSELL.

This action kicks off this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with a plethora of historic racers charging up the hill with some of the sport’s top drivers in the cockpit. This is followed, of course, by next weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, where Lewis and Jenson will be vying for the top spot to please the home crowds.

To trigger this offer couldn’t be simpler. All you have to do is enter the promotional code MANSELL into the offer code box on the basket page, and 10% will be taken off any motorsport merchandise you have in your basket. Just to clarify, when we say motorsport merchandise, we refer to any items found in the F1 & Motorsport section of our site. >

Finally, it’s also worth mentioning that we will be attending both of these events, so if you are lucky enough to be going yourself, be sure to pop over and see us, where this discount code will be good for 10% off as well!

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* 10% off discount code is only valid on items found within our F1 & Motorsport section. All other items will be charged at full price, unless otherwise stated. This discount code is only valid on orders placed between 9am Friday 2nd July 2010 and 9am Monday 12th July 2010. This offer code cannot be used in conjunction with any other, and cannot be used retrospectively.