Articles tagged Michael Turner

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Letters

Called to account Mark Hughes’ April column sums up brilliantly what us long-term addicts could not have done so pointedly. That having been said, we the spectators/paying public, have long been sacrificed to the Gods of the almighty dollar, as he states so well, but good luck getting any of them to react. May I suggest a running challenge and a new monthly feature for the FIA (Todt), Ecclestone...

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Compliments of the racing season

For half a century motoring artist Michael Turner has welcomed Christmas with a special set of paintings you can send to your friends For the past 50 years, motor racing fans have enjoyed a particular Christmas tradition of their own – the publication each year by Michael Turner of his greetings card sets. It goes without saying that these do not feature snowmen, robins, Father Christmas or holly...

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Cobra Memorabilia

Sir I was very interested to read the article on Graham — son of Michael — Turner in April's MOTOR SPORT and in particular to see the reproduction of his painting of Phil Hill driving the Cobra at the 1964 Targa Florio. I enclose a photograph of the painting that Michael Turner did of the Hill Cobra at the same event, which is signed and dated '1964', so it would appear that Graham was...

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Contributors

Hooked on racing since Stirling’s Aintree win, Mike Doodson has been Team Lotus press officer and part of the BBC F1 commentary team, while earning renown as a racing journalist. It’s his friendship with Nelson Picquet that gives us real insight into the contrary Brazilian’s psyche. Writer Chas Parker started out in astronomy before diverting to motor racing, but alongside both careers he’s been...

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Drawing And Painting Racing Cars

By Michael Turner ISBN I 85960 627X Published by Haynes, £17.99 Although there has been a huge boom in motorsport art in recent years, the name of Michael Turner remains the best-known of the current practitioners. Now the prolific artist has encapsulated his skills in a manual aimed at encouraging others to emulate him. A professional motor racing artist for over 40 years, Turner claims he has...

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Exhibition

An exhibition of paintings and prints by Michael and Graham Turner is to be held at Carisbrooke Gallery, 63-79, Seymour Street, London W2, from February 19 to 23. Admission is free. Attendees can meet the artists, view approximately 90 original paintings (most of which are for sale) and purchase an entire current range of prints, cards, calendars and books. Further information can be obtained by...

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MATTERS OF MOMENT

• BREAKING THE HIDDEN CODE The country in which a car was made used, in some degree, to be stamped upon it, a sort of National-imprint, just as language, accent and appearance indicate a human being's origins. With the coming of Multi-Nationals and World-cars, this aspect of the motor car has changed, with almost identical utility vehicles being churned out in vast numbers. The throwback to a...

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Around and about

Comment on the Racing and Club Scene Astonishing Russian If I had suggested a year ago that a Russian car was going to win two British racing championships I would have been considered, at the very least, something of an optimist. When the Group 1 regulations were announced few would have foreseen that there was any hope of the Moskvich 412 being remotely competitive. Apart, that is, from Satra...

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Gordon Cruickshank

Well met at Race RetroJust about everyone in the old car business heads to Kenilworth in February for Britain's biggest historic motor sport show A very social do, Race Retro, the UK's historic motor sport jamboree. If you didn't see someone in Paris at Retromobile, you'll bump into them at Stoneleigh. That's why I didn't see half of this year's show — I was stalled by the Motor Sport stand in a...

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Motoring collectors items

Motoring art has captured the imagination of collectors since the first automobile took to the road. It is a fascinating subject covering many areas of collecting including literature, printed ephemera such as sales brochures, magazines, postcards, race programmes, photographs, mascots and badges, bronzes and trophies, pictures, posters and prints, brass acetylene and electric lamps, other...

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