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Alpine M64 bis

Motorsport Images

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

62,50 €

LocationLe Mans
Prints issueLIMITED EDITION 30 prints ONLY
Shooting dateJune 20th, 1965
Original pictureNegative
FormatsLarge format
CollectionLe Mans
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events from the 1920's through to the early 1990's. The first colour images appeared in the mid 1950's and 30 years of unpublished 35mm colour images remain in the LAT Black Books.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.

The M64 Alpine Renault, an important stage of the Rédélé era, was distinguished in 1964 by a very aerodynamic body, recognizable by the rear wheel fairing and the fastback design of the pavilion. This 1965 version lost its rear fairing, but retains its rear fastback version with a slight fin. In this picture, the Renault Alpine by Jacques Cheinisse and Jean-Pierre Hanrioud is doing the interior at the Ferrari 275 GTB of Jean Blaton (known as Beurlys) and Willy Mairesse, but make no mistake , The No. 55 will unfortunately retire on the 196th lap, while the Ferrari will take 3rd place on the podium.
This photo is also intriguing, not for the automobile action, but for the disinterest displayed by the spectators of the 1st plan: exciting article in The New Republic (cf the reader's bob) or last rankings ? Crosswords or tally ? That is the question ...

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Alpine M64 bis - LAT Archive

Alpine M64 bis - LAT Archive

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