Monday, November 10, 2008

Driver Race Suit Memorabilia

The Indianapolis 500 has become extremely trendy in society today. The 93rd Indianapolis 500 started on May 24th of this year. This event has become one of the many ways in which major corporations advertise. From this sport has grown driver race car suit collections.

One of the trends in the Indy 500 memorabilia is the collection of drivers’ race suits. If a car collector finds one, he will surely buy it. This allows the link to a time in which we fondly remember about a particular event in racing history.

Authentic racing suits are highly prized by car enthusiasts and race fans. Most drivers have about a dozen different racing uniforms. Most end up in car museums, auctioned for charities and given to primary sponsors as gifts.

Take the racing uniform of Danny Sullivan who won the 1985 Indy 500. His 1983 racing suit goes for approximately $1,900.00 if you can find it. Arteauto.com seems to be the only place to find it.

Or, don’t forget Didier Theys. He raced in the 1987-1993 seasons with 47 career starts, including the 1989, 1990 and 1993 Indianapolis 500. His suit sells for $950.00 which is also found at arteauto.com.

Racing suits of Jacques Villeneuve of 1985, Paul Tracy of 1995 and Stefan Johansson of 1995 all have intrinsic values ranging from $1,200.00 - $1,450.00 (www.arteauto.com)

So, step up to collecting racing suits and share them with friends and family and other of your sport racing friends.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Jacques Vaucher was schooled at Winfield France's famous racing school. Jacques found his niche in touring car endurance championships in the US and produced winning results in Limerock and Watkins Glen. He has been in automobile memorabilia for 30 years with galleries in New York and now Harper, Texas. His main site is http://www.arteauto.com/ and his auction site is http://www.arteautoauction.com/. His blog is http://www.arteautoblog.com/.
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