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Most people who wan-
der around the pits stop
to admire the artwork
that many racers use to
decorate their cars and
bikes. It’s a real tradi-
tion in drag racing, and
although computers are
increasingly used to
create amazing designs
on huge sheets of vinyl,
stick on graphics
haven’t replaced the tra-
dition of commissioning
one-off works of art
from people skilled with
the airbrush!
We’ve been taking de-
tail shots of modern art-
work that appeals to us
for the last couple of
years, with the idea of
showcasing some of it
, but as a start-
ing point, Simon
thought it might be
worth digging some ex-
amples of 1970s art-
work out from one of
his old shoe boxes...
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