Sports Illustrated 1954 24 Hours of Le Mans
Extremely rare poster published by Sports Illustrated magazine, illustrating the running start of the world-renowned 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1955. Wide-angle panoramic photograph by Maurice Jarnoux (1907-1969). 23.5" x 59.7" and mounted on archival linen.
Cars shown include #10 Talbot Lago T26GS, #8 Aston Martin DB3S, #12 Jaguar D-Type#14 Jaguar D-Type XKC-402 (finished 2nd), and #16 Jaguar C-Type. Gonzalez and Trintignant would win the race in a Ferrari 375.
A similar poster sold at Gooding & Company's Geared Online sale in August 2020 for $13,125.