Boddy, the editor of MotorSport for more
than half a century, and a close friend of Guy’s, described his photographs as
"The best there is; his action racing shots
are as sharp as his studies of celebrities."
Guy Griffiths is well known as a leading motor racing photographer
of classic racing cars of the post-war era. His photographs of 1950s British
Grand Prix, hill climbs and speed trials include motor racing drivers such
as George Abecassis, Alberto Ascari, Prince Bira, Louis Chiron, Baron Toulo
de Graffenried, Luigi Fagioli, Juan Manuel Fangio, Giuseppe Farina, Froilan
Gonzales, Mike Hawthorn, Alec Issigonis, Stirling Moss, Tazio Nuvolari, Louis
Rosier, Dorino Serafini, Hans von Stuck, Ken Tyrell, Luigi Villoresi, Peter
You can buy online vintage racing car art prints and postcards of Guy Griffiths’ photographs of classic cars such as Alfa Romeo, Allard, Alta, Alvis, Amilcar, Arnott, Aston Martin, Austin, Bentley, BMW, BRM Bugatti, Citroen, Connaught, Cooper, , Delahaye, ERA, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Frazer-Nash, Healey, Hispano-Suiza, Itala, Jaguar, Kieft, Lancia, Lotus, Maserati, Mercedes- Benz, MG, Morgan, Napier, Peugeot, Renault, Riley, Rolls-Royce, Rover, Sunbeam, Talbot and Vanwall.
Guy Griffiths took photographs of British post war motor racing events at Goodwood, Brands Hatch, Brighton, Brooklands, Silverstone, Prescott and Shelsley Walsh. He covered vintage motor racing events from Grand Prix, Hill climbs, speed trials to Formula One. During the 1950s he provided motor racing photographs to THE AUTOCAR, MOTORSPORT and worked with John Cooper, Bill Boddy and Dennis Jenkinson.
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