Welcome to THE GRANDPRIX ORIGINALS, the brand for drive and lifestyle - past and present! Here you will find content and premium products from the 60's and 70's –the golden age of racing sport. The days when true values still meant something. Where heroes like Jacky Ickx, Jo Siffert, Jim Clark and Jochen Rindt performed on the stages of Spa, Monaco, Le Mans or the old Nürburgring. Where race cars seemed to have wings and the times did as well!

Along with the Formula One, it was the longer races with Shelby Cobras, Ferraris, GT 40s and Porsches that captured the imagination of the fans. The orange and blue cars of the Gulf Racing Team and the iconic Gulf Porsche 917 are still alive! Steve McQueen, enthusiastic "motorhead" and hobby race car driver paid tribute to those cars and drivers with his film Le Mans in 1970.

GRANDPRIX ORIGINALS (GPO) reflects the spirit of these times with its authentic collection of racing and leather jackets, accessories, shirts and travel gear with original sponsor logos and stylish influences of then and now. The DNA of the GPO drive styles is red and blue, like the legendary stripes on the racing suits of the times.

Through successful cooperation with Aston Martin racing and the cool start number 007 at the 24 hrs of Le Mans, Gulf has reestablished its image today. Discover this world online or in one of our stores in Düsseldorf, Stuttgart or Frankfurt.

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Our customers agree on one thing: the best German classic car event is the Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring, where, in contrast to the Classic Days at the Schloss Dyck, there is less advertising from car brands and more real and original racing. GRANDPRIX ORIGINALS used the event as a great backdrop to do a photoshoot for the new 2016 Fall and Winter Collection.

Simply click here to get a look at all the new styles of any desired category.

GULF – Sneakers are back on stock!

After its great success this spring, the Grandprix Originals version of this cult favorite is once again on stock. The shoe, which began its career as a sport shoe, is seen today as a stylish accessory that goes with just about anything. Premium workmanship and materials combined with a sporty design and a great price make the hearts of shoe-lovers everywhere beat faster. The sneaker is available in men’s and women’s sizes in either Gulf or navy blue. online shop

Paydriver Wanted!

Compete in one of the last real street races in a legendary 1965 Mustang Fastback! Don’t miss the chance to race in the CARRERA PANAMERICANA (October 2017), a 3500 kilometer race that criss-crosses Mexico.

The car:
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback V8 289cui (4.7l)
Retrofitted according to the latest safety standards and regulations of the Carrera Panamericana.
You are responsible for taking the wheel – the team will take care of:
Preparing of the car
Test driving and tuning
Registering and all other formalities
On-site technical support
Of course, this Ford Mustang can also be raced in other events (rallyes, endurance, track races...).
For more information please contact

+49 (0)157 73741748

Now you can leaf through the style book of the summer collection from the Mallorca shootings

Le Mans: The story of Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen  

Steve McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was a United States movie actor. Nicknamed "The King of Cool", he was considered one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1960s and 1970s due to what many film goers consider a captivating on-screen persona. McQueen was considered combative and the archetypal "difficult movie star" who disliked working with directors or producers. To compensate, he would work only if paid a higher-than-average salary for his films.

The film is today still popular among race fans as it is a relatively accurate depiction of the era, with a lot of racing but very little dialogue.

McQueen had intended to race a Porsche 917 together with Jackie Stewart, but the #26 entry was not accepted. Instead, in the movie, he was shown starting the race on the blue #20 Gulf-Porsche 917K, which in the real race was driven by Jo Siffert and Brian Redman. The race-leading white #25 Porsche 917 "Long tail" was piloted by Vic Elford/Kurt Ahrens.

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