Vintage Original 1980 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster.
June 14 & 15, 1980.
53 x 38 cm
21 x 15 inches
The 1980 Le Mans poster is part of the "Early Sponsorship and Advertising" era in Le Mans posters and which lasted from 1975 to 1980.
This poster is based on a color illustration by artist Charles Pascarel who found inspiration in the world of the comic strip and shows a great atmospheric artist's rendition of the 1979 winning Porsche 935 K3 of Klaus Ludwig and Bill & Don Whittington battling it out with a BMW M1.
Production and lay-out were in the hands of the Publi-Inter agency.
French TV channel TF1 was on hand to show the race and their logo is featured prominently on the poster.
The race was won by Jean Rondeau and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud in their Nr 16 Rondeau M379B with a total of 338 laps to their name.
For the full results of this race, please see 24 Heures du Mans results 1980.
This is in mint condition for its age.
This poster will be shipped, rolled, in a sturdy tube.
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