The start of the 2016 North American Season gets underway at Daytona International Speedway, this weekend with the Rolex 24 Hours and I have been involved in a variety of projects associated with the event.
Most prominent are new liveries for Turner Motorsport with their all new BMW M6 GT3 and CJ Wilson Racing and their new Porsche Cayman GT4 ClubSport.
The Turner design has been developed form the fan favorite Z4 livery, although the larger proportions of the M6 coupe proved challenging to balance. We ended up with a couple of final designs which the team could not decide on, so we went with both!
Each car runs a different diagonal stripe, along with the addition of driving light cover colors, help fans and the mechanics tell the two cars apart.
With IMSA’s ROAR test just days away, ahead of the Rolex 24Hours, a couple of liveries are starting to surface on social media.
Turner Motorsport have a 2 car entry in the newly named WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the all new BMW M6 GT3. More details on the livery later, but this is a development of the successful Z4 GT3 livery. Look closely and you might spot some differences between the 96 and 97 cars.
Turner are very pro-active on Social media, so you can catch up on their progress on Twitter.
Current Continental Tires SportsCar Challenge ‘ST’ Champions, CJ Wilson Racing has announced a two-car entry in the ‘GS’ class with the all-new Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport.
The new Cayman was launched at the Los Angeles Motor Show earlier this week. With a brainstorming session before the car was launched, it was a great opportunity to create an ‘old school’ digital render of the car with a launch livery. Time was the essence, so this was all completed within one day. My background is vehicle design and styling, so it was good to create one of these illustrations.
The livery itself is a development of the previous MX-5 livery with an oversized ‘CJ’ signature graphic scaled down to allow for sponsorship space.