1996 McLaren F1 GTR nose badge.
This is an original nose badge is from F1 GTR 06R. It is paper thin, much thinner than those found of the road cars. “06R” is the famous Harrods car that was raced in the 1995 BPR series with considerable success. Andy Wallace and Olivier Grouillard won three races late in the year. For the 1995 24 Hours of Le Mans, Andy Wallace was joined by Justin and Derek Bell. The three experienced racers finished third overall and second in the GT1 class behind its sister car that took the outright victory. Grouillard and Wallace raced 06R again in 1996, adding yet another win to its tally.
This piece exhibits pitting from debris on the racetrack, which is common on these pieces and adds to their provenance. (MCJ) (MF1)