The excellent Goodwood Road and Racing website featured the 1996 Gulf liveried GTC McLaren F1 GTR on their site in the lead up to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. I designed this livery at the end of 1995, a development of another Gulf livery for the team the previous season.
As birthday boy Paul McCartney once sung, ‘It was 20 years ago today…’ McLaren won Le Mans overall on their debut with a production based car, albeit a very special one
I was very fortunate to have been working at McLaren at the time and through, my employment, previous employer (Grand Prix Design – the design arm of 3001 International) and freelance commissions, I designed the majority of the McLaren F1 GTR liveries.
The easiest and quickest design is arguably one of the most well known….