1993 Nelson Piquet Signed Team Menard Indy 500 Alan Stammers Art Print
A fabulous detailed monochrome print of Nelson Piquet driving a Team Menard, Buick powered Lola chassis in his second attempt at competing in the prestigious Indianapolis 500 in 1993. After recording his final win in 1991, Piquet, a three-time F1 World Champion announced his retirement from Formula 1. He was invited by John Menard, Jr. to drive his entry in the 1992 Indy 500. In practice, He appeared comfortable driving at high speeds despite never before racing on a Speedway oval. During one of the sessions, Piquet’s car ran over a piece of debris causing him to hit a retaining wall head-on. Piquet suffered serious almost career-ending injuries to both legs, ankle, and foot. Thankfully he returned after year-long rehabilitation to qualify for the race. He started in 13th position, but finished in 32nd, dropping out with engine problems after only 38 laps. This stunning art print was produced to commemorate Piquet back behind the wheel of a race car. The original artwork for the print was composed was by English motorsport artist Alan stammers and has a detailed side-on view of Piquet’s Menards, STP, Arisco sponsored machine. An image of piquet can be seen inside the cockpit wearing the recognizable tear-drop design on his race helmet.
Hall of Fame Collection were fortunate enough to acquire a very small amount of these limited edition prints.
These prints are personally signed by both Nelson Piquet and artist Alan Stammers and are one of only 550 produced, which have been long sold out.
The size of the print is 34” x 26” (86.3 x 66cm) and is printed on heavyweight art paper and has an embossed edge around the image. It will be accompanied by a full Certificate of Authenticity.