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Resin bust 1/9 for assembling and painting
Title:       Franta Stastny, Jawa (Czechoslovakia), 
               Isle of Man TT races 1965
Code:      2D0005
Sculpt:     Pavol Ovecka
Box Art:   Brano Lukacovic
Content:  5 resin parts, 2 clear parts
               mask (stencil) for helmet paintig
               photoetched part - 2 x emblem
               brochure, sticker
Franta Stastny

Franta Stastny

2D0005 - resin bust for collectors 1/9

45,00 € Add
„I would change all my wreaths for one victory on Isle of Man”

Frantisek (Franta) Stastny was born on November 12, 1927, Czechoslovakia, now Czech republic started sporting career on a pedal bike (even though he played hockey, competed in speed skating and ski-bob too).
He rode the motorcycle on the racetrack for the first time at the end of the nineteen forties. At a time it was not clear whether he will be doing mileage on the road in racing cyclist’s peloton or rather in a motorbike’s one.
In 1948 Frantisek bet on a new racing bike with the former cycling champion Jan Vesely at the start of the Peace Race in Warsaw that he will not give up his first international race, even when he qualified to the national team and came literally at the last minute. Franta was not a long distance runner. He rode on the track and up the hill races and his longest competition track race Prague - Cesky Brod and back measured in total of about 50 km. The first stage of The Peace Race (Závod Míru) measured 198 kilometers long and the second next day another 213 km...

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