This design takes inspiration from the famous “6” GT40 P/1075 that won at Le Mans in 1969, entered by JW Automotive Engineering and driven by Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver. This car also won the previous year wearing the number 9.
This was the last year where competitors started the race by running across the track to their car.
Sponsorship liveries increasingly replaced racing cars painted in their country of origin from the 1960s. Since that time we have seen many striking examples such as Alitalia, Benetton, JPS, Jagermeister, Martini, Malboro and Silk Cut.
The Gulf Oil colours are probably the most well connected to motor racing, despite there being many different varieties of the blue and orange scheme.
Combine style and class with this 100% cotton polo shirt! The detailed embroidery is a great conversation starter, and thanks to the pre-shrunk fabric, the shirt will maintain its shape after washing.
• 100% ring-spun cotton pique
• Sport Grey is 90% ring-spun cotton pique, 10% polyester
• Fabric weight: 6.3 oz/yd² (213.6 g/m²)
• Pre-shrunk and quarter-turned fabric
• Contoured welt collar and cuffs
• Double-needle bottom hem
• Three woodtone buttons on a clean-finished placket with a reinforced box
• Blank product sourced from Guatemala