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SEMA Show 2015 recap

Another successful SEMA Show in the books. My tenth visit to the largest automotive aftermarket show in Vegas, SEMA is a trade only show filled with thousands of competition cars and car builds, and this year, an insane 140,000 people.

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I have over 90 images of the show on my Instagram feed, which you can view here.

A quick overview of my cars at SEMA 2015….

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‘High Voltage’ Chevy C-10 render

I was recently commissioned by one of the top custom shops in Canada to create a render of a build which is currently in progress at Stone’s Speed Shop is based in Chilliwack, BC

This cool low riding Chevy C-10 truck is currently in build and just armed with a few Facebook images and a spec, was able to create this rendering which will be shown alongside the in progress build at the British Columbia Classic and Custom Car Show in Abbotsford 17-19 April.

Stone’s Speed Shop owner,Kevin Stone, is also locally known for some amazing metal sculptures (see below), a real artist and craftsman.

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First Andy Blackmore Design Newsletter now online

The first Andy Blackmore Design Newsletter is now online. Designed to showcase my work to fans and teams, the newsletter will be an occasional email. The first issue is directed at drivers, teams and sponsors to ensure they are ready for the challenges which 2014 will bring.

The next newsletter will follow in December and have a Holiday/Christmas theme complete with a little bit of a challenge thrown in!

There after, the newsletter will be less regular so it doesn’t feel up your in boxes.

View the November newsletter

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Thanks for your time and support!

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Unique Porsche 911 DV8 build

Nick Fousekis, Director, Motorsports Marketing and Events at Falken Tire in North America recently commissioned me to create some quick Photoshop renders to showcase his latest project. A Porsche 911 with a GM DV8 engine!  The build is supported by Andy Blackmore Design, Falken and HRE amongst others and will be based on a 996 chassis with various body and aero changes to make the car look like a road going 997 GT3 RSR!

Various elements on the car have been cleaned up including the side air intakes and various fixings while the build will be devoid of a ALMS style rear wing.

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More detail and a website soon.

 

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My designs in Formula Drift

I took my now annual trip down, into the States for Formula Drift this past weekend. After a successful debut with Team Need for Speed in 2010, when I won the ‘Best Looking Car’ with Mad Mike Whiddett for the Team Need for Speed Mazda RX-8, I’ve always had a presence in the series.

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Andy Blackmore Design - Ford Mustang RTR-X

News – 2011 Speedhunters Awards

Andy Blackmore Designed vehicles, once again triumphed in the 2011 Speedhunters Car of the Year Awards.

The Ford Mustang RTR-X won the Muscle Machine of the Year, while the top 3 Pro-Drift Cars all had Andy Blackmore Design vehicle liveries, Matt Powers Nissan S14, Darren McNamara’s Toyota AE86 and Mad Mike’s Mazda RX-7, whose design is a development by Mad Mike of the Mazda RX-8 livery Andy designed in 2010.

The RX-8 won Formula Drift Best Looking Car of the Year and Speedhunter’s Pro-Drift car of the Year in 2010.

Mustang RTR-X ‘Showstopper’ at SEMA 2010.

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”. The launch took place immediately after the Ford press conference. There were more people waiting by the covered RTR-X than at the main conference.

You can follow the build process and the debut of the RTR-X on Speedhunters and on our own detailed RTR-X post

GRAND-AM 2012 Design Study, in association with SPEED TV

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 all read more about the actual designs HERE including a Corvette Version, showing how a GRAND-AM Car with more extreme styling. The designs also featured on The Speed Report on SPEED TV.

The GRAND-AM Design was well received and spread around the net quickly, 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.

Team Need for Speed Mustang RTR-X build 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.

The outline of the project was presented to Speedhunters earlier this month before a livery vote, showing a variety of designs. The Speedhunters voted in their thousands, literally and luckily our favourite design won. A Dark grey metallic base with Matt Grey elements and Sonic Green highlights. The Green is sure to be controversial, but the last thing we want to create is a bland design. This needs to stand out.

The original post on Speedhunters can be viewed here, while a summary of the build and design can be read here, on Andy Blackmore Design.

Thanks to Vaughn and Rod Chong for the opportunity to work on this unique project.

Older News – Prior to March 2010

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.


GrandTouringPrototype.com
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
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

 

BTCC Champions, Team Dynamics use Spotters Guide!
British Touring Car Champions, Team Dynamics commissioned Andy to create a special Spotters Guide for their ViP guests. The Team Dynamic version features larger images of the Team Dynamics cars at the top of the guide along with their unique Team Dynamics branding. If you or your team would like a customised guide, please contact me. You can view it here

2006 BTCC Spotters Guide now available as free download
Thanks to support from SEATCupra.net and Ten-Tenths.com we are able to bring you a new Spotters Guide for the current British Touring Car and SEAT Cupra Championships. The pdf features side view drawings of each car/team/driver combination and will be updated during the season.

2006 Champ Car and F1 Prints now available
The first of Andy’s 2006 car prints are now available and can often be found on Ebay. The first Champ car prints depict Sebastein Bourdais,Justin Wilson and Paul Tracy in their 2006 Machines. Other Champ Car prints will be available soon. Andy has also produced a F1 print with side views of all the Formula 1 teams.

Liveries stand the test of time
Two Andy Blackmore designed liveries continue into the 2006 Season. The Emotional Engineering Vauxhall Monaro GT recieved a tweak from Andy following sponsor changes while the ‘SAS International’ liveries which have appeared on the Porsche 996 Carrera GT3 has now been transferred onto the new 997 Carrera race car.

New Artist Impressions
Andy has recently produced two artist impressions for Sportscar teams. Top LMES team Creation Motosport and KW Motorsport commissioned Andy to produced an artist impression of their 2006 car. This was published throughout the world. Andy also produced another drawing for the new Pro-Tran Team which was published in Autosport.

2006 Fiat 500 Club Calendar now available
Following the massive success of the 2005 Calendar, Andy was asked to create a 2006 Calendar for the UK Fiat 500 Club. The calendar was printed in the December issue of the club magazine and is also available as computer wallpaper.

Flintstones Livery wins Award – September 2005
Andy’s Flintstone livery for the Rolling Stones Staples2Naples Rally team won the ‘Best livery award‘ with stiff competion from two other Andy Blackmore Designs. Just under a hundred cars entered the event.

Liveries ensure Bangers stand out – September 2005
Three teams will be taking part in the Staples2Naples Banger Rally across Europe in September. The Rolling Stones will have their Vauxhall Carlton painted up in Flintstones grpahics, while Team 0077 will have an Aston Martin painted on the side of their Lada(!). Finally, Team Piston Broke have a Tesco Value inspired livery for their Toyota Camry

SEATCupra.net Spotters Guide now available – April 2005
In asociation with SEATCupra.net, we are able to bring you a new Spotters Guide for the current British Touring Car and SEAT Cupra Championships. The pdf features side view drawings of each car/team/driver combination and will be updated during the season.

MG Rover DTM Artist Impression – March 2005
Andy was commissioned by Zytek Engineering and MG Rover to create an illustration of the MG ZS/Rover 75 DTM race car currently being desgned byZytek. The image was published worldwide and was also used for sponsorhsip proposals prior to MG Rover going into Administration in April 2006.

New Emotional Livery for Monaro – March 2005
Following the sucess of the 2004 Livery, Emotional Engineering have comissioned Andy to create a new livery and team identity for 2005. The striking design incorporates the Vauxhall Griffin as well as Valvoline and Cummins. The Monaro will be racing in the British GT Championship. The livery remained in use during 2006

Gadgetshop Clio enters British Rally Championship – April 2004
British Rally driver, Gareth Jones made his debut in the British rally Championship in an Andy Blackmore liveried GadgetShop Renault Clio.