Uli´s Racing Legends Friends
Daniel Acar und Daniel Stahl  

Daniel Acar & Daniel Stahl

 

It all began with a trainee of Daniel Acar in 2007 at my design agency. A few weeks later he joined me as a helper for the Le Mans Classic event. Over the following years he was my fellow worker during his high school time. We visited the 24 Hours of Le mans and the Silverstone Classic event a few times together. Now, "Big Daniel" is a Volkswagen fellow worker and keeps the tradition to be at Le Mans 24 Hours as a big help each year since. Daniel Stahl first helped me out during the little exhibition in the Schlosspark Weinheim in 2009. Since many years now, Daniel is the first crew member to rebook for the Le mans 24 Hours - and often helped at national events like the foto shows, at Hockenheim Historic in 2013. A great shot.


Paul & Joy Adams  

Paul & Joy Adams

 

It started at the Goodwood Revival in 2009. Joy and Paul visited my little exhibition tent there. Since than I filled Pauls walls with water colour - and we enjoy a flowering friendship, all family and children.


Timo Bernhard  

Timo Bernhard

 

The Le Mans Winner 2010. We met just after the race at a gas station in France. He commissioned me to paint #289. Since that we meet at Porsche Zentrum Mannheim - Penske Sportwagenzentrum GmbH and with his fathers rallye team quite often.

 

The foto shows Vanessa Rück, my fellow worker and Timo Bernhard at a motorsport show at Porsche Penske Zentrum Mannheim in September 2012.


Steve Bradford Best  

Steve Bradford Best and Iain Mansell

 

Steve Bradford Best and Iain Mansell took Dorrit and Uli in the middle at Le Mans 24 Hours race 2014. The friendship started when the four first met at Le Mans - in 2005 - when Uli started his new "life" at Le Mans. After a visit of Steve and Iain in Weinheim and after at least a dozen meetings at Goodwood and Le Mans - the walls from Steve and Iain must be filled with Le Mans memories - mostly Porsche or Zytek memories I assume - some surely painted by Uli. And it does not seem that the walls are filled already - see the silver bags in the hands of Steve and Iain. Thank you Iain and Steve for the big support over all these years.


Bill Binnie  

Bill Binnie

 

Commissions for Binnie Motorsport. Bill Binnie left Uli a lot of creative liberty.


Hugh Chamberlain  

Hugh Chamberlain

 

Hugh Chamberlain, who lead the two TVR Tuscan 400R to a double finish in GT2 class in 2004, was rather surprised about this painting of his cars.

 

We talked about his experience as a team manager of more than twenty years at Le Mans and I, again, learned a lot about Le Mans.

 

Thank you Mr. Chamberlain!


Marie et Francois Courchinoux  

Marie et Francois Courchinoux

 

Thank you Marie et Francois! It is a very big pleasure to know you both! We all are looking foreward to meet you at the 24 hours again! You are wonderful hosts! Thank you so much!


Herve David & Stephanie & Audrey  

Audrey, Nicolas, Arthur, Stéphanie et Hervé

 

What a great friendship we all share. Audrey was my very first french helper. In 2006 she bought a print for her dad - and since that we share a great family friendship. Her help lead me to Paris Retromobile. Nicolas her husband and little Arthur are next to Audrey here in the foto at Weinheim in December 2013. Stéphanie and Herve are great friends, which I always met at Le Mans until Herve was my stand neighbour at Paris Retromobile in 2008. We had a lot of time to exchange wonderful race stories than, and so a friendship with Stephanie and Herve blossomed.


Geoff und Jane Doughty  

Jane & Geoff Doughty

 

... are the reason why I exhibit at England at all. Without Janes invitation to visit the Silverstone Classic in 2005, I would never have made it to show my artwork in the UK. The friendship between us is long and deep, and we can tell hundreds of stories already. A real familiy feeling when we all meet.


Jane & Joe Flay  

Jane & Joe Flay

 

Joe is a Le Mans connaisseur through and through. He owns the website www.24heuresdumans.com and loves and sells automobilia concerning Le Mans mostly. His brother gave me the idea to paint the Le Mans scrapyard for Joe. Since we first met in 2006 this is a growing friendship which I enjoy very much.


Peter Fordemann  

Peter Fordemann

 

...is Mr. Shell at Le Mans. His humour and sensibility is fantastic. He helped us to meet the best people from his network at Le Mans for many many years now. The evenings at our Christmas party would not be the same without him and Kathi.


Maike & Frank Gröger  

Maike & Frank Gröger

 

What would the world be without friends. Without Maike and Frank the word friendship would need another meaning to me. Incredible!


Bernd Hübel  

Christine & Bernhard Hübel

 

We share our passion to motorsport since we met at a local Autoschau at Heppenheim. He is a racer through and through - and just lives five miles down the road. At our Christmas party Christine, Dorrit, Bernhard and me, we swap stories of events and share our passion for good food and drinks.


Christopher Kollmar  

Christopher Kollmar

 

He is a part of Uli´s Racing Legends. We share a deep friendship and enjoy the hard work with the paintings and prints as much as we love a good DVD and a glass of red wine together. You cannot find a better friendship. The word petrolheads is not strong enough for the two of us.


Jack Leconte  

Jack Leconte

 

Jack Leconte is a long term collector of my art work - and a very good friend indeed. We all cross fingers to see him back in GTE 2015.


Philippe Leroux  

Philippe Leroux

 

Philippe Leroux, President of the Lorraine Dietrich Club and his friends and Lorraine Dietrich collectors from Australia said hello to Uli at the Le Mans 24 hr race. Phillippe Leroux is also the owner of the 1926 Le Mans winning Lorraine Dietrich shown in the painting.


Christian Loch  

Christian Loch

 

The team manager of Porsche Penkse Mannheim. He shares my deep love for motorsport, car films, good restaurants and some of the most important things in life: friendship, trust, and truth.


Stirling Moss  

Sir Stirling Moss

 

At Le Mans 2011 I was introduced by Andy Prill to Sir Stirling Moss. A wonderful moment as you can guess. So to round up this wonderful moment and to honour Stirlings very last lap in a race car, I painted this Targa Florio scene. It shows exactly the Porsche 718 RS 61 which he drove at Targa Florio in 1961 but also at this years Le mans 24 hours historic race, just a few hours before the "real" race with the 2011 LMP1s and GTEs. This last drive finished a magic motorsport carreer behind the wheel. A lovely memory for all Stirling Moss fans!

Original sold. Sorry! Reproductions are available in all sizes named here on this website, but of course limited to an edition run of 500 prints only.


Gordon Murray  

Gordon Murray

 

When I was a teenager at Hockenheim, I had paintings of race cars with me in the pit lane.

 

In 1980 on a Thursday in late July or early August before the Grand Prix of Germany my father and I had cheap tickets for the day of arrival of the teams at Hockenheim.

 

I had two paintings with me and a Grand Prix book to get hold of signatures of the people I admired that much.

 

One of the great men that signed my book in 1980 came walking into my tent on Saturday this year at Le Mans: it was Gordon Murray (above on the left). One of the biggest names in F1 and motor racing. What a great moment!


Johnny O´Connell  

Johnny O´Connell

 

No real Le Mans 24h without meeting Johnny O´Connell and Steve Wesoloski at my stand.

 

This year the whole Corvette team signed my "Pit Stop" painting. Robin Pratt organized that all GM Racing and Pratt & Miller team members signed my giant print of 70 x 40". Great!


Don Panoz  

Don Panoz

 

A great moment: Uli Ehret and his friends visit Don Panoz at Le Mans in the Panoz lounge 2007.

 

Don Panoz now owns six original paintings from Uli Ehret with the Le Mans and Sebring winning Panoz GT cars and best placed LMP1 cars from 1998 to 2006.


David Piper  

David Piper

 

A great moment at Le Mans 2007: David Piper visited my stand and signed my painting of the Porsche 917 and Ferrari 512 at Le Mans in 1970. The painting is named "A Tribute to David Piper". I hadn´t expected to meet David Piper at Le Mans, but a friend and owner of the 917 #25 gave David Piper a hint to visit our stand. Thanks again to both great sportsmen!


Karen & David Richards  

Karen & David Richards

 

Karen & David Richards visited the Goodwood Revival event and Uli´s Racing Legends exhibition


Alexander Seiboldt  

Alexander Seiboldt

 

... brought the Porsche 962 in the New Man livery to my last Christmas Party. Something unforgettable to start a brand new friendship.


Martin Short  

Martin Short

 

The original water colour painting and a unique print of the Rollcentre racing cars with the helmet design of Martin Short in car( #18) are now part of the collection of Martin Short/ Rollcentre Racing.

 

Martin Short signed a print at Silverstone Racing Club at the Saturday evening event at the BRDC clubhouse when the Walter Hayes Trophy was awarded.

 

Jane Doughty presented James Beckett with the limited print in the name of the SRC and Janet Cesar.


Jörg Stehr  

Jörg Stehr

 

...he is the man who introduced me to Le Mans. Without him, I would neither exhibit at Le Mans, nor would I display my paintings in the way I do. My best friend, born nearly the same day as I am. Legendary trips to Le Mans and Goodwood will always be in our hearts.


Jackie Stewart  

Sir Jackie Stewart

 

One of the greatest moments in my life. The first motor sport event I ever witnessed was the German Grand Prix 1971 at the Nürburgring. Jackie Stewart and Francois Cevent were racing through the woods of the Nordschleife.

 

I will never forget the image shot from the point of view of the TV helicopter showing the track form the above. I watched that race with my whole family on the screen of my grandfather's TV back in 1970 or 1971. You can understand that having that background meeting Sir Jackie Stewart at Silverstone was an indescribable moment for me. He signed the original that we are holding in our hands (photo) and we talked for a short period of time about the painting and the print that I gave him as a present. Those were moments in my life that I surely will never forget.


Volker Weidler  

Volker Weidler

 

1991 Le Mans Winner Volker Weidler & Uli Ehret talk about the way Weidler won Le Mans with Herbert & Gachot.


Steve Wesoloski  

Steve Wesoloski

 

What better can happen to a "Racing Legends" painter, than to meet the real Legends. It is a great pleasure to talk with Steve – just in the central week of the GT year.


Hansi & Andrea Zweigle  

Andrea & Hansi Zweigle

 

Both warm and great people, they love motorsport as we do. Terrible Bond fans with all that is necessary, even a Lotus Esprit in white, now come to the Le Mans 24 Hours for the first time this year.