Porsche 917 Salzburg poster print

 
 

starting at: $ 28

Porsche 917 Salzburg #23 poster print by Pete Dials.

Carefully produced with our giclée process to maximize color accuracy and resolution. At Simply Petrol, we use the highest-quality Hahnemühle fine art paper (315 gsm) with delicate texture and acid-free surface.

Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed to saturate the fibers of the watercolor paper, resulting in pure, rich color and remarkable detail.

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Description

Porsche 917 by Porsche Team Salzburg with racing number 23 is the first ever 917 that won the epic Le Mans competition. This happened in 1970, in the second racing season of Porsche 917 which wasn’t really successful since the car didn’t succeed to win a competition. Well, that was changed in a spectacular manner by this vehicle.

In 1970 the situation prior Le Mans was very intensive. Porsche management was eager to win after its inaugural season. There were 17 Porsche 917 participating in the competition. After grueling racing in rain, fog, day and night, just two of them completed the race in 1-2 positions. Porsche 917 Salzburg with Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood behind the wheel and racing number 23 took the trophy at home with their red and white, Salzburg liveried car. This was the beginning of the glorious Porsche participation in Le Mans.

Enzo Ferrari had crystal clear view on the Porsche rising and did his best to confront. In order to ensure the money for the development of Ferrari 512, he sold some of his shares at Ferrari to FIAT. In order to populate the Le Mans with his new car, Il Commendatore offered his Ferrari racer to private teams at a price way below the expectations. Unfortunately, such strategy didn’t lead to success and Enzo abandoned 24 Hours of Le Mans in favor of F1.

Now you can feel the spirit of the hippie beast Porsche 917, beautifully created by Peter Dials and carefully issued by Simply Petrol.

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Peter Dials is a full-time Graphic Designer and part-time artist with degrees in Fine Art and Graphic Design.  Peter’s passion for the automobile stretches back to his childhood, with his first word being “car.”  As a child, he was always drawing cars but as he got older his art interests entered the fine arts and abstract painting.  However, his passion for automobiles and racing never left.  He was fortunate enough to grow up near the iconic Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course where he was able to get up-close and personal with race cars that fueled his passion.  He now spends his time at Mid-Ohio tracking his own car when the opportunity arises.

Peter has now returned to “drawing” cars stemming from his passion in racing and his interest in the graphic design of racing liveries.  His focus has been on creating illustrations of iconic liveries and the cars they were applied to.  Peter focuses on the shape, lines, colors, and shadows to create a clean and simplistic but eye-catching illustration.  Peter also creates detailed illustrations of whatever car inspires him at the time.

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Size

Large – 37 x 28 inches | 95 x 70 cm, Medium – 28 x 20 inches | 70 x 50 cm, Mini – 12 x 10 inches | 30 x 24 cm, Small – 20 x 16 inches | 50 x 40 cm

Your art print

1. Framing

A frame is not included. Your #finecarart print deserves frame of its own that fits best to the environment you`d like to place it.

2. Shipping

You can choose between STANDARD and EXPRESS delivery. Visit our Shipping page to check out the delivery options in order to pick what fits your needs. You`ll find shortcut at the footer section of Simply Petrol.

3. Packaging

Your #finecarart print will be laid between two sheets of archival paper. They are pH neutral (i.e. between 7 and 8.5) and will therefore have no chemical interaction with any objects it contacts. The #finecarart print will be rolled with the help of a smaller tube and will be packed in a reasonably heavy mailing tube with secure end caps. The tube will be taped around the end caps to ensure a tight seal.

4. Care

In order to preserve this piece of #finecarart at its best, keep the print away from fluorescent lighting and direct sunlight and from areas with high humidity, and at normal room temperature between 18 – 23 °C // 64 – 73 °F.

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