Art + Design Category

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Art

James Hunt’s ’76 World Championship poster set

McLaren approached Unique & Limited to help celebrate the defining moment of James Hunt’s career: the Japanese Grand Prix of 1976, where he secured his only world title. This special artwork is part of a limited edition of only 1000 prints and the set depicts Hunt’s McLaren M23. Continue Reading

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Photography

Martin Schoeller captures Porsche drivers immediately after WEC race

Former F1 driver Mark Webber and the other Porsche LMP1 drivers had their portraits taken straight after each driver switch at Nürburgring. Literally, out the car, helmet off, smile… Continue Reading

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Art + Design

The James Hunt special Mclaren P1 GTR

2016 marked the 40th anniversary of James Hunt’s 1976 Formula 1 Drivers’ World Championship driving a McLaren, and the marque has paid tribute by unveiling a special Mclaren P1 GTR.
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Photography

Behind the scenes at the Red Bull Racing factory

Red Bull Racing’s 1-2 finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix was a big deal. Having not achieved that result since Brazil 2013, the team have been tirelessly working to beat the ‘unbeatable’ Mercedes. Benedict Redgrove‘s stunning images capture the environment where these winning cars are built. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

Interview: Enzo Ferrari on Ferrari

The man behind Ferrari was notoriously difficult to get along with, and many journalists and interviewers over the years struggled to get him to open up and talk freely. This 25 minute interview is surprisingly open. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

The tech inside Lewis Hamilton’s F1 steering wheel

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team have rethought the steering wheel. It’s designed like this for a reason: all the critical controls need to be within reach of Hamilton’s thumbs so he doesn’t have to move his hand from the custom grips while taking a corner. Those at the bottom are for when he’s on a straight. Continue Reading

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Gerry Judah unveils enormous spiked BMW sculpture for Goodwood Festival

British artist and designer Gerry Judah’s latest sculpture for the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a set of six giant steel spikes that curve upwards to the sky, supporting three historic BMW cars (+ slideshow). Continue Reading

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Helmets

Felipe Massa’s Monaco Grand Prix Helmet is designed by Os Gêmeos

Felipe Massa has used his once-a-year unique helmet design allocation for Monte Carlo. Street artist and fellow Brazilian Os Gêmeoshas has created an image of Massa’s wife and son in his distinctive style. Continue Reading

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Helmets

McLaren F1 driver crash helmets

‘Crown Jewels’ according to Mclaren’s webiste. I have to agree. Their stunning collection of original race helmets, worn by some of the most famous drivers in the team’s history line MTC is woking. Continue Reading

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