Artist: Micheal Tuner
Print: Offset lithography (signed in print by Micheal Tuner)
Dimensions: 19.7 x 36.6 in (50 x 93 cm)
Condition: Good condition - the poster has been folded but is kept flat and will look great when framed - please see pictures.
A majestic lithographic Formula One Grand Prix poster, promoting the Formula One Grand Prix October 7th, 1979 at "The Glen" (Watkins Glen International) in New York. It was also the first race ever at The Glen.
The poster features great art of the cars with Gilles Villeneuve in his Ferrari in front (he also won the Grand Prix). In the top is the pictures of the most noteworthy drivers: Mario Andretti, Jacques Laffite, Alan Jones, Jody Scheckter, Gilles Villeneuve and Niki Lauda.
The poster is designed by the British illustrator Micheal Tuner who who specializes in motoring and aviation paintings. During the 1960s he had close ties with the McLaren team, which he became friends with its drivers, Denny Hulme and Bruce McLaren. He was even responsible of the design of the bodywork of the race winning McLaren M1B and he also made the team logo.
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