“Rocket Rick”

£120.00

SIGNED BY Rick Mears

Description

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by Colin Carter

Edition of 850 litho prints plus 50 Artists proofs ALL signed by Rick Mears and the artist

Size 90 cms x 70 cms (approximately)

Rick Mears, Gould Charge, Penske PC 6 Cosworth 1979 Indy 500

Rick Mears won the 1979 Indy 500 in the Penske PC6. Starting from pole, he led the race three times for a total of 25 laps. He crossed the finish line ahead of runner up A J Foyt to claim his first Indy 500 victory. Rick dominated Indy Car racing from the late 70’s to the early 90’s winning a total of 29 Indy Car races and 40 pole positions. At Indy, Rick started on the pole 6 times and won in 1979, 1984, 1988 and 1991. Rick won three Cart Indy World Series Championships and was named Driver of the Decade by the Associated Press