The Grand Prix of Cuba 1958 race poster
Autographed by Fidel Castro, Fangio, Moss, Gurney, Hill, Shelby and more!
Grelley, now owning several of the 1958 posters signed by Fangio, decided to also have them signed by other personalities involved in the event. An effort that took him almost 50 years, Grelley was able to get a handful signed by Fidel Castro Ruz himself (president of Cuba), as well as General Roberto Fernandez Miranda (Batista’s brother-in-law and Cuba sports minister) and many race drivers such as Phil Hill, Baron Huschke von Hanstein, Stirling Moss (the 1958 winner), Juan Manuel Fangio, Maurice Trintignant, Carroll Shelby, Dan Gurney, three Cuban Race Car Driver; Armando Garcia Cifuentes, Manolo Perez de la Mesa and Santiago "Chaguito" Gonzalez, as well as two reporter/photographer; Bernard Cahier and Denise McCluggage (also an accomplished racer who unfortunately couldn’t participate in the race because the country wouldn’t allow women to do so at the time).
The Grand Prix of Cuba 1958 reproduction poster - autographed by Fidel Castro and 13 others - available for $7,500
Many of these personalities are shown in photographs below signing the posters. For Fidel Castro it was a bit more complicated as Jacques Grelley had to send a few to one of his aids to have them autographed, but unfortunately no photos of Castro signing the posters was ever taken.
Santiago "Chaguito" Gonzalez
Armando Garcia Cifuentes
Juan Manuel Fangio
Manolo Perez de la Mesa
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