The iconic Gulf colors are available via art, models, mugs, phone cases and much more. There are wonderful gifts for every budget and taste.
The work of legendary motorsport photographer Rainer Schlegelmilch has been featured in several books compiled from his vast archives. This book covers Grand Prix races from 1969-1993, which takes us from the cigar-shaped age to the V10 age.
Vintage gas station clocks have long been desirable for their functional retro art style. You’ll find the originals at auto swap meets., but if you don’t have the time for the hunt, look into reproduction clocks. Most are lit; some have neon lighting. Subject matter includes gas, oil, current and vintage car makers.
1/43rd Replicarz Boyle Special, both 1939 and 1940 Indy 500 winners, are incredibly nice. These are leap years better than an old Brumm model.
I can’t enough of cars and car racing. So when I arise in the morn, all sleep-eyed, nothing gets me going faster than a strong cup of java served up in an arty mug decorated with…cars.
You might recognize the art of Ricardo Santos from his work for Racer Magazine. His contemporary style wonderfully uses color, negative and positive space, and a wonderful technique where he blends the background and the car’s paint motif. The result is stunning.
Randy Owens’ dramatic use of color to show speed is a great quality; it’s difficult to convey speed on paper, yet Owens’ great swashes of vivid color do just the trick.
The Flying Lizards team is famous for racing with Porsche in IMSA and at LeMans. To celebrate, Flying Lizards created a series of team posters, from 2004 to 2012.
About the time that I became infatuated with motorsport, particularly road racing, Sam Posey’s name came up in reference to all sorts of race cars.