2013 Nismo Le Mans Spotter Guide

The sixth edition of our popular Le Mans Spotter Guide launches 8pm June 12th for those travelling to Le Mans early. The guide will then be updated June 18th following Scrutineering.

This is our biggest guide ever, 56 entries, additional info in each 'cell' including Driver Rankings, plus an extra resource page.

Huge Thanks to Nissan for sponsoring this Spotter Guide. Download your guide on our sister site SpotterGuides.com

2013 OSU 'Buckeyes' Football Helmet Design

Andy was recently commissioned by CJ Wilson Racing to create a unique helmet for OSU student and Mazda MX-5 Cup Driver, Patrick Gallagher.

Andy designed a Ohio State University Football helmet design on an Arai helmet. With some subtle colour breaks giving the impression of a different appearance, the helmet, painted by Censport Graphics looks amazing. The helmet will go up for auction to raise money for Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus

You can see more images here

2013 Nismo Endurance Spotter Guides now live

We are pleased to announce Nissan are now a partner and will be supporting the Nismo WEC, ELMS and Le Mans Spotter Guides during 2013. You can download the guides at the usual Spotter Guide Website.

Formula One, ALMS and an extensive year long wall planner are also available.

Download your guide on our sister site SpotterGuides.com

Tyler McQuarrie and JR Hildebrand Formula Drift Camaros.

Regular Client, Tyler McQuarrie Racing launched their updated Cheverolet Camaro at this weeks Formula Drift event. The team also announced INDYCAR Stat, JR Hildebrand will also compete in a number of rounds in second Camaro.

Andy designed the liveries of these cars, an update on his previous liveries of 2012.

Full feature on the car on our new website out soon.

Lewis Hamiton Pit Lane Spotter Guide

After our successful Jenson Button Pit Lane Spotter Guide a couple of years ago, we had to update this to full 2013 following Jenson's exploits in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

We had over 37000 downloads just on Facebook with over 205 Shares!

You can view the special guide here...

Papadakis Racing reaches out to Andy Blackmore Design

Scion works team, Papadakis Racing reached out to Andy recently to update the livery of their Scion tC Formula Drift car, which he designed back in 2011. The car has minimal updates and has retained the original Team Need for Speed livery even though the organization bailed out of motorsport. Shows a good striking livery can have more impact than the brand!

TAG Heuer Eyewear Commission for Tommy Milner

TAG Heuer Eyewear commissioned Andy to create a unique TAG Heuer branded helmet which incorporated some of Tommy's graphics for the 2013 season.

The current ALMS GT champion was very pleased with the helmet and literally wouldn't shut up about it! Carbon and Graphite complement the TAG Heuer Greens and Reds to give a high end look. The helmets were expertly painted by Tyler Cenarussa of Censport Graphics. Keep an eye out for a film on the design and paint of these helmets soon.

CJ Wilson Mazda MX5 Cup

With Andy on TAG Heuer and Simraceway duty at Sebring, he found some time to capture some shots of the CJ WIlson Mazda MX5 Cup cars which were support.

You can view the gallery which includes many of Andy's images HERE and HERE.

2013 F1 and ALMS Spotter Guides are live

We are pleased to continue our 2013 guides with the ALMS Sebring 12hr and Formula One Spotter Guides. WEC, Le Mans and others to follow.

We've also released a special Lewis Hamilton Pit Crew Spotter Guide following his exploits in the Malaysian GP

Download your guide on our sister site SpotterGuides.com

Saudi Falcons - Dubai 24hrs 2013 Video

Our all-new website is almost completed and we aim to launch this before the end of the year. The Awesome Group, creators of Crank and Piston, and Evo Middle East have released this awesome video of the 24Hr of Dubai from the eyes of Saudi Falcons Schubert Motorsport.

You can view the stunning looking car, which Andy designed the livery here.


Tommy Milner, Censport Collaboration

Andy recently worked with Tyler Cenarussa of Censport Graphics and Tommy Milner on a project which will be shown at this year's Sebring 12hr. Stay tuned....

You can also follow our Facebook Page or Twitter Feed

New website launches soon!

Our all-new website is almost completed and we aim to launch this before the end of the year. The revised website will feature a more extensive portfolio, galleries, news updates and opinion pieces on vehicles and Design.

You can also follow our Facebook Page or Twitter Feed

Bimmerworld begin title defense at Daytona

Bimmerworld Racing, who compete in the Continental Tires Spots Car Challenge with an update of Andy's livery start their 2013 Championship this weekend as support to the Daytona 24 Hours.

2013 Racing Wall Planner

The 2013 Spotter Guides Wall Planner is now available to Download on sister site SpotterGuides.com. The Wall Planner features all the major International championships and many national events and is supported by RadioLeMans.com and DailySportscar.com

You can download this extensive Wallplanner here.

Saudi Falcons Shine in Dubai

The Saudi Falcons BMW Z4 GT3 took to the track this week in Dubai. Run with Schubert Motorsports, the car features a unique part Chrome livery designed by Andy. Excellent Shots at Crank and Piston.com.

Both entries lead, but ultimately retired. Regardless, they received more image coverage than any other team at the event.

24H Dubai Spotters Guide

Thanks to Saudi Falcons, DailySportsCar and Radio Le Mans, a special 24Hr Dubai Spotter Guide is now available to download. 82 entries.

The event will be covered by Motors TV and RadioLeMans.com with extensive reporting (Including input from Andy) on DailySportscar.com

Download the guide here.

Saudi Falcons and Schubert Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3

Here is the first image of the BMW Z4 GT3 which Saudi Falcons will campaign with Schubert Motorsport at the 24Hr Dubai. More images here.

SpotterGuides.com Car Illustration Wallpapers launched

Andy has released some Desktop Wallpapers on sister site, SpotterGuides.com. Three Desktops are available initially,Le Mans ,Petit Le Mans and a celebration of Nissan in 2012 Motorsport, in association with Nissan.

Download the Wallpapers here

More Wallpapers soon

Saudi Falcons Porsche 911 GT3 Cup takes to the track

The two car Saudi Falcons Porsche 911 GT3 team took to the track this past weekend in rounds 1 and 2 of the GT3 Cup Middle East. Abdulaziz Al Faisal was running in the two tone Blue Red Bull entry while Faisal Binladen ran the now traditional Chrome livery.

Fantastic Gallery here on Crank and Piston

Saudi Falcons preview 2013

The Multi-discipline Saudi Falcons Team, who led the 2012 Dubai 24Hours recently released a teaser image of their new range of liveries.

The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, designed by Andy features a unique Chrome Green base with Dark Green and Yellow accents which emphasis the Saudi Falcon logo on the sides.
More from Saudi Falcons soon.

All will be revealed on my new website

Spottter Guide success with over 90,000 downloads in 2012

As the 2012 season comes to an end, we need to pass on our thanks to everyone who downloaded the Rolex 24, ALMS, WEC and Le Mans Spotter Guides this year. Our numbers are up and we were also fortunate to be sponsored by top racing brands including RadioLeMans, Simraceway, DailySportscar the ALMS and Eyecoon, sponsors of the Felbermayr Proton Porsche team.

We will be back with more Spotter Guides in 2013. Please contact Andy if you are interested in branding opportunities ensuring your brand in front of die-hard Motorsport fans.

Epic Motorsports BMW M3 E46 comes to life

This special wide bodied E46 has been in build during 2012 and the new Andy Blackmore Design livery has been applied. The Epic Motorsport/Bimmerworld entry will stand out on track like no other E46, just as requested in the original brief.

You can read about the build here.

Not just cars,,,although they did sneak in

One of Andy's recent commissions was for a Aquatic Bedroom Wall mural featuring many preschool and children film characters. The wall features characters from Octonoughs, Team UmiZumi, Nemo, Cars 2 and the Little Mermaid.

Bimmerworld/BMW take manufacturers Title

Continental Tires Team, Bimmerworld continued their successful 2012 season with a 1-2 at Indianapolis and the Manufacturers Trophy for BMW in the series. Andy is already working on 2013 Projects with Bimmerworld so stay tuned for our new website.

Simraceway 24 Hours of Le Mans Spotter Guide

The 2012 Edition of our massively successful 24Hrs of Le Mans Spotter Guide is now available at SpotterGuides.com & Simraceway.com's Blog

The Simraceway.com sponsored guide is available in different formats and resolutions to cater for everyone's needs and has already been promoted heavily on the social networks and with our media partners.

The guide will be updated after Scrutineering, so if you dont need it straight away, remember to visit after Tuesday.

As ever, thanks to everyone for their support!

Bimmerworld celebrates win at Barber

Congratulations to Bimmerworld on their win at Barber Motorsport Park in the GRAND-AM Continential Tires Championship.

Andy designed the team's 2011 and 2012 livery

You can view the 2011 Bimmerworld cars here

2012 Spotter Guides

The 2012 Edition of Spotter Guides continue to be a success. You can viewe the dedicated SpotterGuides website for full details

We released a successful Rolex 24 GRAND-AM Guide and Wall Planner at the beginning of the year and are now working with the American Le Mans Series to released ALMS Spotter Guides for every race.

We are looking for partners for the Le Mans Guide and a possible DTM Guide. If your company would like to sponsor a guide and get your brand in the hand of thousands of die-hard fans, contact Andy now.


Andy Blackmore is proud to announce he will be assisting Ignite GT and their Simraceway racing simulation project as Creative Director.

After 12 1/2years with Electronic Arts, at one time, the largest video game developer in the world and five year at McLaren, plus his twenty years experience in freelance design, Andy will be bringing his design expertise to the Simraceway game and the Simraceway Performance Driving Centre.

Andy will continue with his livery and motorsport design services.

Minichamps produce Schubet Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3

German Model make, Minichamps has recently launched their two Schubert Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3 racecars from the 2010 Nurburgring 24Hrs. Both liveries were designed by Andy Blackmore and feature the now iconic asymetric Team Need for Speed livery.

Minichamps and Spark Models will also be producing the 2011 cars, complete with wireframe livery and ABD branding on the boot!

Tyler McQuarrie Chevrolet Camaro - Formula Drift

Andy Blackmore Design is proud to announce his new livery for Tyler McQuarrie's Chevrolet Camaro which will compete in Formula Drift. Working with ABD client, Gardella Racing, McQuarrie will run the car during the 2012 season with Mobil 1 and Go-Pro Sponsorship. Despite the new ride, Tyler put in a great performance and finished 6th at Long Beach.

This brings the total to three ABD liveries in Formula Drift 2012

Team Aon Ford Focus - WTCC

Team Aon made their World Touring Car Championship debut at Monza, Italy earlier in March with a new look Livery.

The new design features light blue areas for new Sponsors Laser and Profile Matts.

Team Aon is run byArena International, a client of Andy Blackmore Design for 18 years.

Teaser Image:

A Striking new BMW M3 E46 will make its debut in North America's BMW CCA Club Racing series.

Following his successful Bimmerworld liveries, customer Eric Zimmermann comissioned Andy to create a stand-out livery.

The BMW will make its debut later this yer.

Liveries Return

Andy's two Team Need for Speed liveries return for the 2012 season in Formula Drift. Frderic Aasbo and Papadakis Racing enter their second year with the Scion tc and have updated the livery to show the correct 'Marlboro' Rocket Red, which was originally intended last year. Team mate, Matt Powers also returns with his Nissan S13 in the same colour scheme.

Elsewhere, Schubert Motorsport have decided to retain their 2010-2011 livery, designed by Andy, for their GT Open campaign.

Bimmerworld Racing - GRAND AM Continental Tires

Andy recently created a new livery for GRAND-AM Continental Tires team Bimmerworld.

After a successful partnership in 2010 the new livery reflects Bimmerworld's new corporate identity while giving its co-partners maximum exposure .

Andy was also consultant for a thrid car sponsored by CRC Brakes.

You can view the 2011 Bimmerworld cars here

Rolex 24 at Daytona Spotter Guide

The first Rolex 24 at Daytona Spotter Guide, presented by SPEED.com is available to download atSpotterGuides.com and later in the week at SPEED.com

This is the first of the 2012 series of Spotter Guides and features a 60 car entry over two pages.

We plan on expanding our range of guides for 2012. If your company would like to sponsor a guide and get your brand in the hand of thousands of die-hard fans, contact Andy now.

The Making of the Mustang RTR-X

The very talented Will Roegge has produced a short video on the Making of the Mustang RTR-X which Andy designed with Vaughn Gittin Jr last year. The video shows the first run of the car at Willow Springs and features interviews from Andy, Vaughn and Twins Turbo, who built much of the car.

In addition, a number of magazine features will appear in the coming months including Redline Magazine in the UK and Mustang Monthly in North America

Speedhunters- Dan Wheldon remembered

Andy's final post for Speedhunters was this tribute to Dan Wheldon who lost his life doing what he loved best earlier this year.

Back in the UK, Andy spent many weekends at (cold!) racetracks watchning upcoming stars in Formula Ford, Vauxhall Lotus, F3. Dan always stood out and will always be remembered.

Andy was one of the founding Associate Editors for Speedhunters until March 2012 and posted over 340 articles.

Saudi Falcons choose Andy Blackmore Design

Saudi Falcons by Schubert Motorsport chose Andy to design their colourscheme for the BMW Z4 GT3 which finished fourth in the recent 24 Hours of Dubai.

Schubert Motorsport have been a client of Andy Blackmore Design with the Team Need for Speed brand in recent years and directed the Falcons to Andy for the latest design.

The design is based on the Falcon logo across the side of the Z4.

Note, Andy did not do the logo placement for this design.

2012 Racing Wall Planner

Andy has produced a comprehensive Racing Wall Planner for 2012, in conjunction with DailySportsCar.com and Radio Le Mans.

The PDF is a free download at the new SpotterGuides.com website.

Need for Speed Shelby Super Snake GT500 Cover/Show car

Andy recently designed after market modifications to a one-off Shelby Super Snake GT500 for Need for Speed -The Run, out in November. In addition to usage on the cover of the Multi-Million selling game, Shelby have replicated a show car which shows off almost all the modifications, including new Graphics, HRE C90 Wheels with Falken Tyres, Carbon Conponents and a new front bumper design which gives a more agressive look.

A small gallerye exists on Need for Speed's Facebook Page

MegaBloks Need for Speed Range

As Vehicle Styling Director for the franchise, Andy has been working with MegaBloks on anew range of cars which featute in various Need for Speed games.

Working with the very licensors, Andy designed a number of liveries for the cars.

The MegaBloks Need for Speed range is out now in North America and Europe. Andy worked on the 2011-2013 ranges.

2011 Spotter Guides

The 2011 Spotter Guides continue to be vailable as a free download at SpotterGuides.com.

We currently have the Official ALMS guide, the FIA GT1 World Championship, V8 Supercar and the Le Mans Guides available. All our guides have a significant increase in downloads (60,000 for Le Mans!!!), so thans to everyone who download the guides.

Download at http//www.spotterguides.com

TH Motorsport announce Skoda Octavia NGTC BTCC car

Andy was comissioned by TH Motorsport and Matt Hamilton Racing to style the new Skoda Octavia NGTC car which will compete in the British Touring Car Championship in 2012.

The render appeared in numerous traditional and online magazines including Autoblog, Auto Express, Motorsport News, Jalopnik, BTCC.net and Autosport.

Last year's GRAND-AM Concept shows the future

Andy's GRAND-AM Design study, designed with the help of SPEED.com and Marshall Pruett has appeared on many websites and forums in recent days as word comes Corvette and others are involved in the new 2012 DP look. This was confirmed recently on RadioLeMans.com

.You can read the full article on my design, from last year and see a full galley HERE

2011 Le Mans Spotter Guide now online!

Powered by Nissan, the 2011 Guide is now released and features the latest designs and cars ahead of Scruitneering. The Guide will be updated after Scruitneering.

The Guide is massively popular with over 55,000 downloads in the last two years. With our partnerships with Nissan, Radio Le Mans, DailySportsCar, Speed and others, we hope to spread the word further.

You can download your free copy HERE

Mobil 1/ Red Bull Gardella Camaro Makes its debut

Originally the first of three liveries for Gardella Racing, their new Chevy Camaro made its debut at Road Atlanta round of Formula Drift, finishing 2nd in intial qualifying.

More images will be availble shortly, but for now, you can read the article on Enkei's blog

Mustang RTR-X goes testing, spreads around the net

The Mustang RTR-X which I designed with Formula Drift Champion, Vaughn Gittin jr went testing at Willow Springs recently. The car performed well and looked stunning out in the sun.

Twins Turbo did a truely awesome job building it. Full Article on Speedhunters shortly, but a full gallery on Autoblog.com can be viewed here

Eric O'Sullivan's Formula Drift Pontiac Solstice

Irish Drifter, Eric O'Sullivan will be making his 2011 debut in the next round of the Formula Drift Championship in a Gardella Racing Pontiac Solstice.

Gardella have a long history of Blue race cars, so this was a great chance to show off a more creative livery, their iconic blue and the new GR identity. As you can see on WreckedMagazine, the livery has gone down a storm!!!

Jenson Button Pit Crew Spotter Guide

Just a bit of fun. I created a Pit Crew Spotter Guide for Jenson to use at the next Grand Prix!

As a past employee of McLaren, I'll be trying to ensure he gets a copy :) You can view the full image HERE

F1 guide will be release soon, have been very busy

2011 Team Need for Speed BMW Z4 comes to life

Following its Dubai 24 Hour win in January, the Team Need for Speed BMW Z4 has gone back to BMW for a full update and is now back with Schubert Motorsport ready for the FIA GT3 and Nurburgring 24hour races.

As you can see, we've decided to keep the reflective wireframe mesh livery, combined with the Team NFS look. I'm sure the Vinyl guys in Germany hate me. More on Edward Sandstrom's Facebook page.

Truck illustration for Team Aon

Here is a great example of artwork I create for teams. The illustration of the two Ford Focus BTCC cars is produced in vector and is scaleable without any loss of resolution.

This will be printed around 3.5 metres tall to fit on the race transporters. Smaller versions will appear on mechandise and pit panels

Team Need for Speed makes its 2011 Drifting debut

Andy has been heavily involved with the identity of Team Need for Speed again in 2011, updating race trucks, Electro Lounge area and the racecars.

As shown below, Andy designed a new livery for Fredric Aasbo's Scion tc and also assisted Matt Powers on its very individual Nissan S14.

You can follow the exploits of Team Need for Speed on Speedhunters.com

2011 Spotter Guides now available

The first 2011 Spotter Guides are now available as a free download at SpotterGuides.com.

We currently have the ALMS/ILMC Guide for Sebring, and the all-new FIA GT1 World Championship Guide available. Formula One and GT3 to follow.

Download at http//www.spotterguides.com

Team Aon 2011 Ford Focus debuts at Geneva Moto Show

Andy’s longest serving client, Arena International under the ‘Team Aon’ brand, launched their new 2011 Ford Focus Touring Car with Ford at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The all new car features a development of Andy’s livery.

Andy also assisted in a consultancy role with the Engineers at Arena on the bodykit design of the car. View a gallery of Images of the new car here

Fredric Aasbo joins Team Need for Speed

Formula Drift's 'Rookie of the Yea', Fredric Aasbo has joined Team Need for Speed for the 2011 season with two machines in a new eye-catchning livery. The Supra will compete in selected European events while the Scion tc, prepared by Papadakis Racing will compete in the Formula Drift Championship

As with all Team Need for Speed designs, this car has been personalised, with the Rocket Red, paying homage to Fredric's previous Supra. Press release here

Bimmerworld celebrate new livery with a podium

Andy has recently completed two new liveries for GRAND-AM Continental Tires team Bimmerworld. The team are fielding two E90's in the ST class and tweo M3's E92's in the 'GS' Class. The two cars have slightly different hood designs to tell them apart on track. You can view a gallery here.

Bimmerworld scored a podium at the first round of the series, the Daytona 200. Congratulation guys!

Reflective livery stand out on top of the podium in Dubai.

The 2011 Team Need for Speed livery on the Schubert Motorsport BMW Z4 GT3 made its debut with a convincing win at the Dubai 24 hours in January. The reflective livery was a photographer favourite during the event and received much praise on Need for Speed and Speedhunter's Facebook and Twitter outlets.

The livery features a unique wireframe graphic from the in-game cars, which is in reflective on the white areas. More images and full details on Speedhunters' Dubai coverage.

Two designs win Speedhunters Cars of the Year!

Speedhunters readers have voted two of Andy's designs as 'Cars of the Year' in the annual reader voting.

The Mustang RTR-X, designed with Vaughn Gittin Jr won Demo Car of the Year.

Mad Mike's Team NFS Red Bull Mazda RX8, with Andy's livery, won Pro-Drift Car of the Year.

Andy's Photos of the Year

As a part-time contributor to Speedhunters.com, the leading Car Culture website, Andy has attended a number of events during 2010 including Formula Drift, American Le Mans Series, SEMA and Le Mans.

All the contributors were asked to pick their photos of the year. You can view Andy's images HERE!


Team Need for Speed enter 24H Dubai with an updated look

Andy has been working with the 'Team Need for Speed' crew at Electronic Arts to design the latest Team Need for Speed livery. The race winning Team NFS will be entering the 24 Hours of Dubai with the BMW Z4 GT3.

Andy has updated the livery with wire-mesh from NFS Shift 2 which is partly reflective, so it will glow in the dark during the 24 Hours.

Full details on Andy's launch post on Speedhunters.com

2012 Lotus IndyCar Livery for SPEED.com and Indycar.com

Andy recently created a quick livery for SPEED.com to announce Lotus' Bodykit and Engiine program for the new 2012 Indycar.

The IZOD Indycar series liked the art so much, they also used the image. The Image was used by multiple news outlets including Autosport and Racer.

Click here for the article on IndyCar.com, SPEED.com and Racer.com

Team Need for Speed Mustang RTR-X unveiled at SEMA

The Team Need for Speed Mustang RTR-X which Andy designed with Vaughn Gittin Jr was unveiled earlier this week on the Ford Stand at the SEMA Show. The car looks stunning in the flesh.

Twins Turbo and Steen Chassis did an amazing job bring Andy and Jr's vision to reality. AutoGuide.com said it was "Definitive showstopper".

You can follow the build process and the debut of the RTR-X here,on Speedhunters

Voted ''Best looking Car' in Formula Drift

The Team Need for Speed/Red Bull Mazda RX-8, which Mad Mike Whiddett campaigned in the 2010 Formula Drift Championship won the 'Best looking Car' Award at the season banquet. The award was presented following voting by drivers, teams and industry figures.

Andy designed the livery with MIke, a variation of Andy's BMW Z4 design for Team Need for Speed to include Mike's Red Bull sponsorship.

Congratulations Champions!!!

As the racing season comes to an end, a number of Andy's clients have won the following Championships :-

Team Aon (Ford Focus) BTCC Independent Teams Trophy
Tom Chilton (Team Aon) BTCC independent Drivers Championship
Scott Tucker/Level 5 ALMS LMPC Championship
Vaughn Gittin Jr. Formula Drift Championship

GRAND-AM 2012 Design study spreads around the net

Andy's GRAND-AM Design study has spread around the net, creating quite a buzz on Facebook, Twitter and forums such as Ten-Tenths.com, to the official GRAND-AM and SPEED.com forums, the study has been positively received.

Endurance-Info.com and DailySportsCar.com (subscription)have also run stories on the study.You can read the full article at SPEED.com and see a full galley HERE

GRAND-AM 2012 Design study, in association with SPEED.com

Andy has recently been working with SPEED.com on a design study for the 2012 GRAND-AM Cars. The series has been working with teams for new ideas to improve the look of Grand-Am cars via a chassis update. With his vehicle styling experience at McLaren, Yamaha, KWM, Arena and Electronic Arts, Andy was commissioned by SPEED.com to work on some proposals.

You can read the full article at SPEED.com and see a full galley HERE including a Corvette Version, showing how a GRAND-AM Car with more extreme styling.

Mustang RTR-X build progress! Getting ready for SEMA

The Team Need for Speed Mustang RTR-X which I designed with Vaughn Gittin Jr is progressing well at Twins Turbo. You can follow the latest updates here as the build takes shape. Note we have now confirmed colour with Green accents.

The car will make its debut at the SEMA Show in November 2010. See you there!


2010 Spotter Guides series - ALMS, BTCC, FDrift, Le Mans

The 2010 Edition of the BTCC and the OFFICIAL ALMS Spotter Guide are now available as a free download at SpotterGuides.com. The ALMS guide will be updated prior to each race..

The ALMS guides also appears on the official site (Race hub section) and is available as a poster and on T-shirts at ALMS races.

Riley Racing Choose Andy Blackmore Design

Grand Am Continental Tires Challenge entrant, Riley Racing commissioned Andy Blackmore for a new livery for their title sponsor, PitchEngine, a PR and media release website.

The top half of the car remains Black, while the bottom half has an all-new look. The livery will make its debut in September.

Team Need for Speed Mustang RTR-X Announced

Andy has been working with Formula Drift race winner, Vaughn Gittin Jr, on this exciting new build over the past few months. The build is based off a 1969 Mustang Boss and will be built from a new Chassis, from scratch.

The car will make its debut at SEMA 2010, but you can follow the entire build process including livery voting here at Speedhunters.com

Team Need for Speed Livery Design Process

Andy recently published an article on Speedhunters about the livery process for the Team Need for Speed collective of cars racing this year. Read the full article on Speedhunters.com

The Mazda and Nissan race in Formula Drift, while the BMW Z4 GT3 races in FiA GT3 and various VLN races including the Nurburgring 24 hours

New look for Ryan Gates in Redline Time Attack - UPDATED

Andy was recently commissioned by Ryan Gates to design a new livery for his Evo X, one of the fastest Evo X's in the world. Making over 700bhp, Ryan and his machine achieved a 100% win rate in the Redline Series in 2009.

This is just a Work in progress shot as a few of the logos still need to be applied, but you can view more images on Ryan's Flickr site.

Team Need for Speed BMW Z4 breaks cover

Hot off the press, just after the vinyl work was complete.Here is the new Team Need for Speed BMW Z4 entry for the FIA GT3 European Championship

More Images over on Speedhunters.com

Team Need for Speed makes its debut

Following the Team Need for Speed announcement earlier this month, Mad Mike Widett and Matt Power's made their Team debut at the Long Beach Formula Drift event.

Photos and background to Mike's Mazda RX8 is available here, and Matt Powers here, all courtesy of the Team NFS section of Speedhunters.com which I'm involved with

CRS Racing Formula Renault livery

Podium finishes marked the debut of the new Formula Renault livery for CRS Racing at Thruxton. The livery was designed before the car had been launched, using CAD screengrabs which gave Andy more of a challenge. The team wanted a different livery to the Ferrari and have ‘coloured pockets’ for different sponsors on multiple cars.

Team Need for Speed launched across multiple disciplines.

Andy has been working on a new livery for EA’s Need for Speed race team which will compete in multiple disciplines including FiA GT3 and Formula Drift. The asymmetric livery has been designed to stand out from the crowd but also be personalized for each ride.

Andy also assisted on race gear and the VIP booth at FD events. Andy's art will also feature on some Fatlace clothing. Full story and more images over on Speedhunters.com

Team Aon builds on partnership with Andy Blackmore Design

Team Aon, run by Arena International, a client of Andy Blackmore Design for the past 17 years, launched their new 2010 Ford Focus at the BTCC media day. The livery has been updated with new sponsors including Calor.

Andy designed all the race clothing, pit panels and truck graphics for the 2010 season. A long job!

CRS Racing Ferrari F430 goes testing

The 2010 CRS racing Ferrari F430 has recently been testing in preparation for its competition debut in April. See more images here.

As you will see, some sponsor changes, but the livery still holds together well

Legend Fires Skoda Fabia WRC

Andy has designed a Legend Fires livery for John Stones new Skoda Fabia WRC which will complete in the British Tarmac Rally Championship. The livery is based around a scaled up version of the Legend Fires logo, with the colours tweaked for maximum exposure.

Images will appear here shortly.

2009 American Le Mans Series Yearbook now available!!!
The 2009 ALMS Yearbook, produced by TPP Publishing has now been printed and will be shipped for Christmas (in North America). Andy supplied all the car illustrations for the Yearbook, which also features hundreds of fantastic photos. A fantastic review of the season. Available now, with LMP1,2 or GT2 Champion colours at TPP Publishing

CRS Racing livery makes its debut at Autosport International

Andy recently completed a new livery design for CRS Racing, one of the top Ferrari GT teams in the world. 2010 will see CRS move into the Le Mans Series, complete with this new livery which has been designed to improve branding placement and opportunities.

A full launch will take place nearer the start of the season

Jenson Button's 2010 helmet travels around Social Networks
Andy mocked up Jensons 2010 McLaren sponsored helmet, shortly before his 2010 drive was confirmed. Originally published on Radio Le Mans Facebook group, the image spread across Facebook and Twitter rapidly and appeared on a number of websites including F1 Scoop and Grand Prix Diary, claiming it to be an 'EXCLUSIVE'...only, it wasn't....just as their wasn't a credit. Lucky I sneaked on in - Edit: March 2010...pretty much spot on as well

Merry Christmas from Andy Blackmore Design

As is now tradition, the Andy Blackmore Design Christmas Card has now been released, Merry Christmas and a Happy, successful 2010 to clients, past, present and future.

Click on the image to view the card.

You can download older cards here : 2008 , 2007

BTCC 2009 Season Preview (!) on SpeedTV.com
The BTCC returned to North American TV in December. As a SpeedTV.com writer, and produced of the on-screen TV car graphics, Andy wrote a preview to bring the North American audience up to speed….without letting slip who won! You can read the full article here. BTCC airs on Speed on Saturday afternoons during December and January

Hero Poster for Matt Hamilton Racing
A Hero Poster was recently produced for new BTCC star, Matt Hamilton. Using the Photoshopped images of his, then, to be completed Honda Civic, the poster was designed and laid out by Andy and produced double sided A2 for fans at the track. Click on the image for a larger version. Contact Andy now it you want a stunning Hero Card or Poster produced for 2010.

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca uses Spotter Guide art
The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca race track commissioned Andy to supply car images for their own Spotter Guide, which was available at the circuit. Produced by designer J.R.Martinez, Andy supplied all the cars for the guide. If you are interested in using my 2010 cars for your own circuit or sponsor Spotter Guide, please contact Andy directly.

Need for Speed.com articles on RadioLeMans.com and Petit
As an offshoot of Andy’s writing on Speedhunters.com, Andy produced two articles for Need for Speed’s new website in October as the video game was sponsoring #92 BMW M3 GT2 at Petit Le Mans. Andy’s first article was an insight of ABD client, RadioLeMans.com while the second article was a review of the race, centered around the #92 car.

Team AON Ford Focus finishes season with a win
Andy had three cars in the final rounds of the 2009 BTCC. Matt Hamilton’s Honda Civic and the two Team AON Ford Focus, run by Arena International. Tom won the final race of the season, quite an achievement given the team started the season with no development. More to come in 2010 ;)

McLaren F1 GTR Retrospective on Speedhunters.com

Andy is a member of the Editorial team on Speedhunters and also worked for McLaren in the 90's. Andy designed 14(!) liveries, as an employee, or freelance to the teams. In this retrospective, Andy recounts the 1995 and 1996 BPR seasons and the 95 Le Mans wins, also telling many behind the scenes stories regarding the livery designs of the F1 GTR

Read the two part series here

2009 Spotter Guides - A huge success!

Spotter Guides were very successful this year. Over 10,000 downloads for the ALMS guides on SpotterGuides.com (+ who knows how many on the official ALMS Site) and 35,000 Le Mans Guides. ALMS and BTCC will be back in 2010. Unsure of Formula 1 as that was abused, copied and pirated by sponsors, websites and even 2 Grand Prix’s without any authorization….makes me wonder why I bother. These things take about 30hrs to set it initially

American Le Mans Series - State of the Series address

Scott Atherton, CEO of the American Le Mans Series presented his annual 'State of the Series' address on Friday of the Petit Le Mans weekend. The presentation included two slides showing Andy's artwork from the Spotter Guide series.

As a client of ABD, the ALMS uses Andy's artwork for Spotter Guides and presentations.

BTCC Matt Hamilton Racing Honda Civic livery launched

Andy was commissioned to create a livery for the ex-Syncro Motorsport Honda Civic Type R. The car was still in blue and silver. We were limited by time and budget with the livery but were able to convince the sponsor to vinyl wrap over the Blue area with Red Vinyl creating a cohesive look with the Sponsor corporate identity

Livery Design Artwork is available here, in our livery section.

Road & Track Magazine - October 2009

Andy was recently commissioned by Road and Track magazine to produce three images showing the class structure in the American Le Mans Series.

The series put Road & Track in touch with Andy directly. Click here for a scan of the image or pick up a copy of the October issue of Road & Track Magazine across North America.


Andy is working with Marshall Pruett on the new GrandTouring Prototype.com website. The website showcases golden era of North American Motorsport, the IMSA GTP championship in the 80's and 90's. Andy is producing a number of graphic assets including website branding, stickers and t-shirts.

You will be stuck in this site for hours. Lots of awesome videos to watch!

March 09/R line drawing

Andy has recently worked with KW Motorsport on various artwork to showcase the new S2000 March 09R, which is a modern day version of the classic 75S

You can view the article at Professional Motorsport World here

Sunday Times Goodwood Festival of Speed

If you are lucky enough to be attending this years Goodwood Festival of Speed on Sunday July 5th, make sure you pick up a Sunday Times Goodie Bag, which will contain some Andy Blackmore Design Artwork

SpeedTV.com commission : 'Two Fastest"

Andy recently commissioned by Marshall Pruett of SpeedTV.com to produce this piece as a print which will be given to Allan McNish and David Brabham, in recognition of being voted the Two Fastest Sportscar Drivers, by fellow drivers, journalists and team owners. The image also appeared on Allan's official website.

You can view the article HERE and download the image HERE

Over 29,000 Downloads of the Le Mans Spotter Guides

The 2009 24 Heures du Mans Spotter Guide was a major success. Over 31,000 hits across four websites hosting the guide in a six day period. Radio Le Mans, Eurosport and Speed TV commentary teams all used the guides!

If you would like to sponsor the guide for 2010 and capture a dedicated motorsport audience please contact Andy today. Branded versions of guides are also available.

2009 Le Mans Spotter Guide Released

The 2009 24 Heures du Mans Spotter Guide is now online at www.spotterguides.com

The guide is available as a two-page PDF and JPEG versions..Produced in association with Radio Le Mans, SpeedTV.com, Ten-Tenths.com, Fourtitude, Speedhunters and l'endurance magazine. SpeedTV commissioned a unique branded version for their website

SpeedTV.com article : The Science of Liveries

Andy recently wrote his first article for SpeedTV.com. The article reviews the liveries of the 2009 Formula One teams and explains to the Speed TV audience challenges faced by livery designers.

The article is in two parts. Part One, Part Two

BTCC Arena Ford Focus bodykit and livery design.

Andy was commissioned to create the car, truck livery and various presentation artworks for the new Arena Motorsport Ford Focus, which Tom Chilton and Alan Morrison will campaign in the 2009 British Touring Car Championship. The livery is loosely based on the Ford WTCC design from 2004.

Livery Design Artwork is available here, in our livery section.

'Grid Graphics' for ITV Sport BTCC Coverage

Andy has produced the 'Grid' graphics ITV's coverage of the 2009 BTCC season. Andy's graphics were first used in 2008. The images are based of the BTCC Spotters Guide which you can download (see below).

A video of the 2008 Gird is available on You-Tube

ALMS 2008 Yearbook featuring artwork by Andy Blackmore

Andy has recently been working with TPP Publishing, providing car illustrations of every car raced in the 2008 American Le Mans Series. Based on the Spotter Guide artwork, the illustrations compliment a year in review, technical review and team-by-team guide.

You can order the Yearbook, and view preview pages showing Andy's work here

Audi R15 TDI Artist Impression

The new Audi R15 has been caught testing this week, in bare carbon. With the help of 'Mulsanne' Mike Fuller and others, Andy was able to create an artist impression from images taken at the test. The livery is a guess, based on the 2008 season

Illustration, photographs and technical Analysis over at Mulsanne's Corner

Team / Sponsor branded Spotter Guides available.

Team branded Spotter Guides can provide ViP's, fans and team guests with useful race entry information on the series they are involved with. This is a great cost-effective way to spread your brand via a unique header and when required, featured cars such as the Team Dynamics Guide shown here.

Please contact andy if you are interested in using this cost-effective marketing tool

Need For Speed / Speedhunters Porsche

Andy was recently commissioned to produce a livery for Patrick Soderland's new Porsche, which will be running in selected Endurance races in 2009. Base colour had to remain white, due to time constraints. The clean livery is loosely based on NFS 'Undercover' cover car, which Andy also assisted in designing (see below).

You can view images and report at Speedhunters.com, by clicking the image.

Interview: 'Need for Speed' Porsche (Cover Car) Design

Need for Speed.com and Speedhunters.com recently carried an interview with Andy on his design for the modified Porsche 997 GT2 car which features on the cover of Need for Speed - Undercover.

In the interview Andy discusses the design process in designing a bodykit, livery design and its approval from Porsche AG. Interview is available here

Spotter Guides return for 2009!

We are now planning our 2009 series of Spotter Guides. We plan on producing F1, ALMS and BTCC guides. The American Le Mans Series will be using Andy's guides online and at the circuit. You can view the 2008 Guides, here!

Release schedule will appear here, on Ten-Tenths and on the new Spotter Guide Facebook Group

2008 Christmas Card

Following the success of our 2007 Christmas Card, Andy Blackmore Design produced a new card for the 2008 Festive Season. Click on the image to download the card

You can also view the 2007 card, HERE

SpeedTV.com Interviews Andy Blackmore

SpeedTV.com carried an Interview with Andy during the ALMS finale weekend. The in-depth Interview, by Marshall Pruett, covers Andy's career and future direction, now he is based in North America.

You can read the interview in full HERE.

2008 Spotter Guide wrap

The final Spotters Guide of 2008, for the final round of this years ALMS is now online. You can download this, and all our other Spotters Guides here!.

Thanks to everyone for their support and helping to promote and download this during the season. Special thanks to John Hindhaugh at Radio Le Mans, Marshall Preutt at Speed TV and Grant at Ten-Tenths. We will be back in 2009

Andy's designs remain in F1 for over a decade!
Every year, F1 teams attempt to out-do each other in the pit lane with new pit equipment. McLaren started this trend back in the 90's. It is therefore a credit to Andy Blackmore, that the pit crew helmets he designed for the 1998 Championship Winning Season and the overhead garage modules, introduced at the 1997 French GP are still in use, Eleven years on!.

SEAT BTCC Commemorative Wallpaper

Andy has recently produced commemorative wallpaper for SEATCupra.net highlighting SEAT Sport UK's participation in the British Touring Car Championship

The wallpaper can be downloaded at SEATCupra.net

BK-Lola Mazda Illustration on SpeedTV.com + others

Andy was recently commissioned by Speed TV, to create an artist impression of the B-K Motorsports Lola Mazda coupe, which will appear later this year. The illustration and article has now appeared on countless forums and new sites as well as the official American Le Mans website. You can view the original article and image here.

A larger version of the image can be viewed here.

'53 Ford Truck Design & Illustration

Andy was recently commissoned to design and illustrate a customised '53 Ford Truck

You can veiw the finished article HERE


Speedhunters.com, a website dedicated to car culture has recently been launched. Andy is one of the contributors on the site, concentrating on circuit racing, rallying and design topics. You can read Andy's topics HERE.

Speedhunters also published a biography on Andy, which is available HERE

ALMS, F1, Le Mans, BTCC& WTCC Spotters Guides online

A series of PDF Spotters Guides are now online as a free download HERE We have partnered with Ten-Tenths.com, SEATCupra.net, Radio Le Mans and DailySportscar.com. The guides will be updated during the season, keep checking the dedicated Spotter Guides site.

'Grid Graphics' for ITV Sport BTCC Coverage

Andy was comissioned to produced new car 'Grid' graphics for the 2008 BTCC coverage on ITV. The images are based of the BTCC Spotters Guide which you can download (see above).

A video is available on You-Tube

Radio Le Mans 'Midweek Motorsport' logo

Andy has just completed a new logo for Radio Le Mans flagship show, Midweek Motorsport. Broadcast online every Wednesday evening and as a podcast, the show is presented by John Hindhaugh and Tim Grey. www.radiolemans.com

The show also has its own successful Facebook Group HERE

Leigh Rallying website relaunched.

The 'LeighRallying' website of BTRDA Navigator and rally driver, Robert Leigh has been relaunched to reflect his 2008 Championship Campaign.

The website is a great example of a low-cost effective website, which can be easily updated with page feeds from Blogger.com. The website address is www.leighrallying.co.uk

2007 Christmas Card

Our Topical 2007 Christmas Card proved to be extremely popular and was downloaded 1000's of times. We still get requests, so if you would like a copy (unless you are from the FiA!) then please Click on the image to download the card

2007 BTCC, WTCC, DTM & Cupra UK Spotters Guide now available
2007 Edition Tintop Spotters Guides are now available to download free, in pdf format. Produced in conjunction with SEATCupra.net, Ten-Tenths.com and Fourtitude.com, each pdf features side view drawings of each car/team/driver combination. Martin Haven & David Leslie of Eurosporrt TV are already using them! Goto the '07 Spotters Guide Download Page

DeviantART page launched
DeviantART is a portfolio style website for artists to showcase their work. Andy has recently joined and his 'DA' Page will showcase past projects and also his own 'free-time' work including the 'Vexel' style Red Bull SEAT Leon Touring car shown on the left. Visit his DA page at :- http://andyblackmoredesign.deviantart.com

A1 GP Livery Competition - Through to the Final
Earlier this year, Andy mocked up a quick livery for an A1GP Netherlands Livery competiton. The competition was open to Amateurs and Professionals and over 1000 entries were received. An online 'fan' vote of the 12 finalists resulted in 3rd place for Andy (The winner of this round doesnt actually meet the brief). Not bad for 2 hours work :) You can view the design here.

BTCC: A-Tech Alfa Romeo Liveries
Andy was recently comissioned by A-Tech racing to design the liveries for their Alfa Romeo 156 British Touring Car Liveries. The brief and the design was completed and approved in just 24 hours! Due to the quick turn-around, the design had to be applied with vinyl only, using the original Alfa Romeo Red as a base. You can view a larger image here

CheekyChops.ca website

Andy has recently produced a website for CheekyChops.ca, based in British Columbia, Canada. Cheeky Chops is a baby contentment and child sleep consultant which works with you and your child to help solve bedtime and naptime sleeping habits

View the site here at www.cheekychops.ca

Andy's McLaren F1 'Ueno Clinic' livery voted favourite by the fans!

The Black and Grey livery of 1995 Le Mans winner, Ueno Clinic McLaren F1 GTR was recently voted the favourite livery by fans in McLaren Automotive's monthly online poll. Two of Andy's other designs, 1995 Gulf and 1996 Fina also figured in the opinion poll. Visit the livery page for more of Andy's liveries.

Peugeot Cartoon makes print, web and t-shirts!
A cartoon was produced as part of the team identity for Team Farecla recently. This has been used extensively. Its first appearance was on the new team website. The image was also used in the Donington BTCC programme. Just 36 hours later, it was utilised for a third time, printed on T-shirts, for fans and team personnel. Maximum usage!!!

Peugeot 307 makes its second Andy Blackmore Design debut

Despite a late change of sponsor, the renamed Team Farecla made its debut in the British Touring Car Championship. You can read more about the team here

This makes a return to the championship for the Peugeot 307 BTCC car which Andy helped style with VLR in 2003.

Street Safari Van Livery
StreetSafari, the organisers of the original European banger rallies Staples2Naples and Home2Rome and CzechWrecks needed a livery for their support vehicle. Andy created the final design and sticker artwork from a rough concept using the 'Dad's Army' style map by Kirwin Design. You can view the final design in more detail, here

New British Touring Car Livery
Andy has recently completed an extensive team identity for the new Team Add-It team which will join the BTCC. Peugeot 307, truck, pit crew uniforms, team logo and Pit Garage Banners were all designed with this distinctive livery. Andy originally helped with the bodykit design of the Peugeot with VLR racing in 2003. The team aim to debut at the Donington round of the BTCC. More information available here

New LMP1 Coupe announced for 2010!
KW Motorsport recently commission Andy to work on a design proposasl for the new ‘Creation’ LMP racecar. With the aid of CAD drawings from the current car, Andy restyled and redesigned the machine to meet the new 2010 Le Mans ACO regulations. This is the third commission from KWM this year. You can view the images here