Formula 1 Meets Art: The 2011 Calendar 'World Champion Cars' by Jorge Garcia

We have received just minutes ago an e-mail sent by our colleagues from AUTOMEDIAPOOL in which we were kindly informed about the beautiful work of art of Jorge Garcia, an argentinian painter. He perfectly recreated the illustrious motorised champions from the history of Formula 1 in an exquisite calendar for 2011. Among the famous single-seaters listed in the 12 months, Jorge Garcia included the Juan Manuel Fangio's 1954 Mercedes W 196 R Streamliner (featured in February), the 1991 McLaren-Honda MP4/5 driven by the F1 King, Ayrton Senna (featured in September) and the McLaren-Mercedes MP4/13 which brought Mika Hakkinen his first world driver champion title in 1998 (featured in November).

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Fangio's Mercedes W 196 R Streamliner and Häkkinen's McLaren Mercedes MP4/13 - Wonderfully Illustrated by Argentinean Artist Jorge Garcia

The most successful racecars in the history of Formula 1 racing - illustrated by Argentinean artist Jorge Garcia - are now featured in the fascinating 2011 calendar 'World Champion Cars'.

The artist from Buenos Aires has created unique and highly detailed photo-realistic artworks that show the side profiles of 13 cars that have won the Formula 1 world championship. Starting with Alberto Ascari's 1952 Ferrari F 500 and ending with Michael Schumacher's world champion Ferrari F2004 car these works of art document the breathtaking speed of technological development in Formula 1 racing.

The selection of featured racecars reads like the "Who's Who" of Grand Prix motorsports. Garcia, who has won many international awards for his art, also set his talent to work on the 1954 Mercedes W 196 R Streamliner driven by his legendary compatriot Juan Manuel Fangio. The racing 'log boats' of the 1960s are represented by the Ferrari 156, world champion in 1961 with Phil Hill behind the wheel, Jim Clark's 1965 Lotus Climax and Jackie Stewart's Matra MS80 from 1969.

The cover of the calendar is dedicated to Emerson Fittipaldi's legendary Lotus 72. Also included in this collection of Garcia's impressive masterpieces are Niki Lauda's Ferrari 313 T2, the 1980 Williams FW07 driven by Alan Jones and the Brabham BT52 BMW piloted by Nelson Piquet. The technological development in Formula 1 during the 1990s is documented by Ayrton Senna's McLaren-Honda MP4/6 from 1991, Nigel Mansell's 1992 Williams FW14B Renault and Mika Häkkinen's 1998 McLaren-Mercedes MP4/13.

The 2011 calendar 'World Champion Cars' is printed on high-quality 250-gsm glossy paper in size 29.7 x 42 centimeters (DIN A3). The calendar is available exclusively at the online shop and costs 35 Euros.

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