Freeze The Speed motorsports exhibition, The work of Rainer Schlegelmilch

Freeze The Speed exhibition, The work of Rainer Schlegelmilch is being showcased at Getty Images Gallery from 6th February – 1st March 2014. Exhibition photos include Michael Schumacher comes to Mercedes pits, China, Shanghai, 17 April 2011, John Surtees, France, Le Mans, 21 June 1964, Nina Rindt waiting for her husband Jochen to pass by. He had a fatal accident at Parabolica just moments after this picture was taken, Italy, Monza, 6 September 1970, Jo Siffert at Monza 1968, and others.

Presented with a unique ‘Bernie Pass’ by F1 supremo, Bernie Ecclestone, Rainer’s work takes us into the pits eavesdropping on owners and drivers, amongst mechanics in the garages, and then trackside for all the action in motorsports.

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Rainer Schlegelmilch’s incredible photography reflects both, evolution of motor racing and advances in camera technology as he constantly pushes himself to find new and exciting ways of portraying motorsports. Freeze The Speed exhibition includes work from his very first race in 1962 to his stunning contemporary abstracts.

Louise Garczewska, Director of Getty Images Gallery, says “In the run up to the 2014 F1 season, we are delighted to represent this iconic collection and bring it to a wider audience through this latest touring exhibition.”

Freeze The Speed exhibition runs from 6th February to 1st March 2014, and admission is free. Getty Images Gallery is situated in central London, close to Oxford Circus. Opening hours are from 10.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday and 12.00 to 5.30pm Saturday.

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