The Path of Racing Liveries

We all have our favorite racing liveries. As of late, there's been a resurgence of historical liveries being refreshed and re-used -- just like some car designs. The visual graphic designs for race cars have become such an important component to enthusiasts, there are people that create liveries and racing graphics as a full time job. Even Camilo Pardo, chief designer of the modern-day Ford GT, has a side business just applying liveries to customers that bought his GT.

In international racing, liveries as a form of commercial sponsorship didn't begin in earnest until 1968, the first year Formula One allowed unrestricted sponsorship. But we'll come back to that in the article.

There have been so many memorable liveries over the years. Share your favorites with us in the comments.

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