Amalgam's partner Memento Exclusives have announced a special limited time offer: purchase your 1:8 scale model of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 W10 EQ Power+ and get a 1:18 scale model completely free of charge. The W10 is available as raced in both the Australian and Monaco Grand Prix.
Mercedes AMG’s contender for the 2019 season, the W10 EQ Power+ had the unenviable task of continuing Mercedes’ supremacy in the hybrid era of Formula 1. Driven by Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, in their seventh and third seasons with the team respectively, the W10 dominated the season, powering Mercedes to their sixth consecutive Constructors’ Championship win, becoming only the second team in Formula 1 history to achieve this. Hamilton also took his sixth Drivers’ title, establishing himself out as the second most successful F1 driver of all time, behind only Michael Schumacher. The sheer ascendancy of the W10 was preposterous, so much so that the Constructors’ Championship title was essentially decided in the first half of the season. It took until the sixth race in Monaco for a rival to stop the team from gaining a 1-2 victory, setting a record for consecutive 1-2 finishes in the process, and it wasn’t until Austria, nine races into the season, that another driver other than Hamilton or Bottas finished on the top step of the podium. Though not even the team’s most dominant season in history, the team still scored 15 victories out of a possible 21 and earned a win percentage of 71.4%.