In The Pits After Pole Position For Teo Fabi In The Toleman Hart – German GP 1985

This was the first pole position for a Hart engine in a Formula One car and the only pole for both Teo Fabi and the Toleman team.

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Stefan Johansson – Honda/Spirit Pits – Austrian GP 1983

Renown motor racing journalist and competitor Denis Jenkinson (wearing the red sweater) stands studying the new Honda engine.

Honda/Spirit Pit – British Grand Prix 1983

Honda engine engineers (white shirts with red and blue stripes) and the Spirit team engineers (blue shirts with red and white stripes) surround the car driven by Stephen Johansson.  Down in the lower right of the picture wearing a yellow shirt is the renown Photographer/Journalist Bernard Cahier.

Stefan Johansson In The Spirit-Honda – British Grand Prix 1983

Honda returned to Formula One as an engine supplier powering the Spirit F1 car driven by Stefan Johansson at the British Grand Prix in 1983.

A New Collector Series Photograph of F1 Turbo Engines 1984, 1985.

 

I appreciate all the responses to the recent posts on my Dale Kistemaker Facebook page of my F1 turbo era engine pictures. I’ve recently produced a new collector series 24” X 36” photograph with a grid of nine images of these mechanical masterpieces.

I personally make every high resolution print in my studio using Epson Archival inks on a matte surface 100% rag content Epson UltraSmooth Fine Art Paper.  Please contact me for information on purchasing an unframed, open edition, signed print using either Facebook messaging or at dale@poeticsofspeed.com.  Thank you.

Eddie Cheever Driving the Renault In The Rain – German Grand Prix 1983

Osella In The Rain – Monaco GP 1984

Lotus In The Rain – Monaco GP 1984

Patrick Tambay – Ferrari #27 – German Grand Prix 1983

Alan Jones – Long Beach Grand Prix 1983

Alan Jones, the 1980 Formula One World Driving Champion, and his wife had recently bought a house near Geneva and needed someone who could speak French with their gardeners.  Bernard Cahier suggested my name and although I was concerned about my fluency in French, Bernard assured me I was up to the task. The next morning Alan picked me up in his Mercedes. Like other race drivers with whom I’ve ridden, his highway driving was brisk, smooth and effortless.  On the racetrack Jones had a reputation as a tough, smart, relentless competitor but I found him friendly with a straightforward, no nonsense manner that facilitated an easygoing and enjoyable conversation.  When we arrived his wife and I discussed her landscaping ideas and I did my best with the gardeners.  Afterwards they thanked me and Alan drove me back to where I was staying.  I was grateful I followed my instincts and hadn’t barraged him with questions about racing.  As a result he was relaxed and I had a pleasant, insightful day getting to know him away from the pressures of Formula One.

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