Saturday, April 8, 2017

Car Racing Stripes History

1965 Ford Mustang GT350   First Car Racing Stripes
1965 Ford Mustang GT350   First Mustang Racing Stripes On The Road
More info about the automotive past ... But this time I want to discuss about Racing Stripes. what it is Racing Stripe ? MCR (Muscle Car Ride) buddy there who knows ??

Here glance info who work summarized admin MCR. May be useful.
Racing stripes or other name Le Mans Stripe is two lines (striping) that ran from the front bumper to the rear bumper. The color is white, yellow, blue, and many more.

Apparently, Racing Stripe has existed since 1951 and was first adapted by racing cars Cunningham C-4R, built by Briggs Swift Cunningham II using Chrysler engines. Briggs Swift Cunningham II is a former race car driver from the United States who became the owner of a car racing team named Cunningham Team. With blue striping combined with a white exterior, Racing Stripe when it is useful to mark their race cars during the race, even from a distance though.

And since then, many other race teams began to follow the innovations found by Cunningham Team, with the Racing Stripe embedding this in their race cars. One of them can be seen in the figure of the 1960 Saab 96. which is an artificial mass production of Saab cars are a development of the previous generation, namely the 1963 Saab 92 Sport.

Finally, starting in the 1960s, a number of automotive manufacturers in the world began to adopt the style of racing-style display like this on the cars of their mass production. For example, in the 1990s, Racing Stripe began to be used by the 1996 Dodge Viper GTS

With the 8-inch wide striping, Racing Stripe adopted US-born car there are white, but some are blue. Depending on what color exterior. As a result of the exterior appearance of this Dodge Viper GTS, some automotive enthusiasts the world there are more familiar with this Stripe Racing as "Viper Stripes".

classic car racing stripe styles
Cunningham C-4R Classic Car Racing Stripe Styles

Le Mans  Stripes
Cunningham C-4R Le Mans  Stripes

Racing Car Body Stripes
Racing Car Body Stripes

racing stripes camaro
racing stripes camaro
1996 Dodge Viper GTS Use Racing Stripes
1996 Dodge Viper GTS Use Racing Stripes

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