Today is a hugely exciting day in the diecast calendar, as Minichamps has this afternoon confiormed its 2011 diecast new announcements.

There’s excitement for Rossi collectors with a tasty Valencia 2010 ‘Bye Bye Baby’ bike and figure set, as well as a host of new helmets, and a Laguna Seca 2010 figure.

Road car enthusiasts have got plenty to look forward to as well with the Ford Focus RS500 in Matt Black, McLaren MP4-12C, and the Bugatti Veyron Supersport all due in 1:18 scale.

Click here for the complete list of Minichamps 2011 New Announcements