Monday, 25 February 2008

Lotus 18 Formula Junior Champion












Pencil on board © Paul Chenard 2007
Phil Lamont Collection

Phil Lamont from Hubbards, Nova Scotia is a great racer and great gentleman. In the last few years, he is more often than not Formula Junior North American Champion, sucessfully racing his 1960 Lotus 18 Formula Junior.

Phil also ru
ns Vintage Tyres Limited (Vintyre@aol.com), the North American supplier for Dunlop vintage racing tyres.

Friday, 22 February 2008

My trade show booth at Mosport















This is the 10'x 10' booth setup I had had the VARAC Vintage Racing Festival at Mosport, Ontario in June of 2007.

It was great to have giant 8'x 6' colour vinyl outputs of my illustrations, thanks to Mike Kelly of Precision Digital of Halifax (www.precisionatlantic.com). Amazing colour!

Thursday, 21 February 2008

1965 Cobra Daytona Coupe #12











Pen & ink, digitally painted © Paul Chenard 2006


The 1965 GT Championship winning Cobra Daytona Coupes left their mark on racing history on both sides of the Atlantic.

This illustration is available as a limited edition of 250 signed and numbered 22" x 17" premium archival Giclee prints. $150 CDN plus shipping/handling

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Grand Prix Doodle











Ballpoint pen on paper © Paul Chenard 2007
Gordon MacLeod Collection

Doodle done during a board (bored?) meeting.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Lola T70 Spyder Can Am














Pen & ink plus Prismacolor pencils © Paul Chenard 2008

Monday, 18 February 2008

Driver/Constuctor/Winner Series



















1 Brabham BT19 1966
2 Eagle Westlake T1G 1967
3 McLaren M7A 1968

The series highlights the 3 driver/constructors who won a race in the car they built. Pencil on paper © Paul Chenard 2007

Each illustration is available as a limited edition of 250 signed and numbered 17" x 14.5" premium archival Giclee prints.

Sir Jack Brabham sent me a note when he saw the BT19 sketch:

Dear Paul,
Thank you for the very nice pencil sketch of the BT19.
Jack Brabham
Wow! I was thrilled to hear from Sir Jack directly.

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Gilles Villeneuve racing a Ferrari T4 in the rain













Pencil on paper, working drawing © Paul Chenard 2007

Canada's most celebrated F1 driver, fearless and focused. He left us too early ... January 18, 1950 - May 8, 1982
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Fangio on his way to winning the Monaco GP 1957














Pen & ink on vellum © Paul Chenard 2006

I've applied this illustration to a black t-shirt, which I have for sale at $30 CDN plus shipping and handling.

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Tazio Nuvolari in an Auto Union Type-D













Pencil on paper, digital coloured © Paul Chenard 2006

Tazio Nuvolari won the 1938 British GP driving the V-12 Auto Union. The inset shows the gold turtle pendant "logo" that he wore at all his races.

Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati 250F, Nurburgring 1957








Pencil on paper 9"x 6" © Paul Chenard 2006
Charles McCabe Collection

In my opinion, Fangio was the greatest Grand Prix driver there ever was. His brilliance was opitomized in his maestro drive of the 1957 German GP.

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Italian GP 1951 Monza














Prismacolor pencil on coloured Canson paper
© Paul Chenard 2008

Fangio and Farina in Alfa Romeo 159's, followed by winner Ascari in a Ferrari 375.

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

My artwork featured in Victory Lane magazine January 08




















It's a great honour to be featured in such an important vintage racing news publication.

Monday, 4 February 2008

Sir Jackie Stewart in a Tyrrell 005 winning the Canadian GP 1972















Limited edition of 250 (11.5" x 9") numbered and signed Giclee prints $50 CDN plus shipping/handling.
Pencil on paper, partly digitally coloured
© Paul Chenard

Mr. Cool




















Pen & ink on vellum, digitally painted
© Paul Chenard 2007

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Ken Miles in a Shelby GT350R











Pencil on paper, digitally coloured
© Paul Chenard 2007

Tazio Nuvolari drifting a Bugatti Type 51














Pencil on paper © Paul Chenard 2007

Sir Stirling Moss on his way to his first GP win, 1955 British GP, Aintree.









Pencil on paper © Paul Chenard 2007

Limited edition of 125 (34.5"x 11") numbered and signed
premium archival Giclee prints $150 CDN plus shipping/handling.

Penske Sunoco Porsche 917-30 Can Am 1973

Pen & ink on vellum, digitally painted
© Paul Chenard 2007

Limited edition of 100 (14.5" x 11") numbered and signed premium archival Giclee prints $125 CDN plus shipping.

Roger Penske, Mark Donohue and Porsche made a formidable team in Can Am racing during the 1973 season. With Porsche's support, they modified the 917-10 into the all-dominating 917-30. The Donohue developped, Penske modified, Sunoco sponsored Porsche was said to put out over 1000 hp!