The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, and the raw, electric thrill of the race immortalized above your mantle? It may sound like a dream, but Freck’s Auto Art makes it a reality with prints and paintings featuring legendary races and revered drivers.
Freck’s Auto Art founder and company president Joe Freck, started snatching up racing memorabilia and art in the late ‘90s as a hobbyist and collector. Things started to rev up when Freck partnered with an art dealer to produce 850 prints of an original racing painting signed by all four drivers depicted and developed a business model. To date, Freck’s Auto Art is responsible for 27 original prints depicting the cars and drivers of professional Motorsports. Each print comes complete with autographs penned by some of the best of the best including the likes of America’s first Formula One champion, Phil Hill, Sir Stirling Moss, and superstar Mario Andretti.
Aside from signatures from some of the sport’s legendary drivers, Freck’s Auto Art has built a reputation for commissioning artists to depict defining moments throughout Motorsports history. Take “All American Victory,” for example, which features Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt’s winning Ford GT Mark IV leading the way on the Mulsanne straight at LeMans in 1967, signed by Gurney, Foyt, and Phil Hill. Or consider “Blue Thunder LeMans 1969” from the collection of artist Nicholas Watts, which features the Ford GT40 of Jackie Oliver and Jacky Ickx and the Porsche 908 of Gérard Larrousse and Hans Herrmann rumbling down the track. If the GT40 and 908 weren’t enough, this print also comes complete with signatures from Oliver, Ickx, Larrousse, Herrmann, as well as Vic Elford, Kurt Ahrens, and Richard Attwood.