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Motorsport Images

Fine Art print
Baryta Hahnemühle 315g
Passe Partout
Cadre Alu Noir
Alu mounted print
Hanging bars
Gap Frame
Black/White/Oak wood
Acrylic print
Aluminium brace

62,50 €

LocationNurburgring, Germany
Prints issueLIMITED EDITION 30 prints ONLY
Shooting date1er Aout 1976
Original pictureNegative
Original pictureNegative
FormatsPortrait orientation
Motorsport Images
Motorsport Images

Motorsport Images has the largest motoring picture collection in the world. The archive houses approximately 18 million images of which in the region of half are black and white negatives and glass plates. The library is made up of images from the world of motor sport since it began and every conceivable road car since it's invention. This incredible archive is the result of the amalgamation of a number of previously separate archives, which are now housed under one roof.

Many of the images are published pictures from the magazines owned and bought by Haymarket over the years and the archive contains the original prints from the very first 'Autocar' issue published in 1895 right through to the present day issue. 'The Motor' archive contains more sporting images with black and white negatives, glass plate and acetate from 1924 - subjects include road cars, sprints, hill climbs, motor shows and Grands Prix.

The original Teesdale Company supplied pictures to 'MotorSport' magazine (founded in 1924) and Motoring News (founded in 1955) and has over 4 million black & white negatives of motor racing events from the 1920's through to the early 1990's. The first colour images appeared in the mid 1950's and 30 years of unpublished 35mm colour images remain in the LAT Black Books. LAT now supplies the Haymarket Media Group, commercial clients, the worldwide media and agencies with motor sport coverage from around the world from Formula 1 to karting.

The 'Autosport' archive contains images from the world's leading motorsport weekly. Since 1950 all aspects of motor racing from Formula 1, Le Mans and sports cars, rallying, single seaters and club racing have been photographed and archived in colour and black and white formats.

German Grand Prix 1976, Nurburgring. James Hunt shows his tongue in a still relaxed atmospher, before taking the start of this race he will win, and who will be the last run, on this dangerous 22,8km circuit, having already made three deaths since 1976. Lauda declared he no longer wanted to race here, while Hunt felt that a pilot should be doing his job or let it go... Hunt will be on pole with his McLaren, 9/10 ahead of Lauda and his Ferrari. We know what happened newt, with the crash of the Austrian during the second lap, his rescue by Merzario, and a second start given much later with many drivers missing !

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