Historic Motor Prints

Historic Motor Prints features the premium motor sport photography of Dennis Gray and Bill Wagenblatt. We offer prints from 8in x 12in to 20in x 30in along with digital files and custom sizes on request. Our galleries are arranged by race group and we strive to update within a week of the events we cover. If you don’t find the image your looking for please contact us.

Dennis Gray

A native Californian, Gray’s first racing adventure was an early fifties dirt track jalopy race at the Merced Fairgrounds in California with his father. He was team photographer for and Tom Spalding’s Can-Am team in ’78. He was RJR’s photographer for the ’79 and ’80 IMSA series. Gray has created images for many automotive firms including BMW; Ford; Goodyear; Jaguar; Mercedes-Benz; Pirelli and Porsche; in addition to many print publications. He is a member of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association.  In addition to Historic Motor Prints, he is the senior photographer for Sports Car Digest.

Bill Wagenblatt

Portland, Oregon based Bill Wagenblatt has been a motor racing enthusiast since mid ‘60s and a photographer for over 45 years. In the early ‘70s courtesy of the US Air Force he was sent to Wiesbaden, Germany for a three-year assignment. Stationed two hours south of the Nurbürgring and two hours north of the Hockenheimring and was able to attend many events. He attended events at Spa Francorchamps, Zandvoort, Le Mans, and Monaco. After returning to the states he was a regular at Watkins Glen, Lime Rock, Mosport and Trois-Rivières.   Since the late ‘70s Wagenblatt has lived in the Pacific Northwest and has run the historic racing site Track Thoughts since 2008.

Recent Events

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2016 CSRG Charity Challenge

We covered CSRG’s September 30 to October 2 Charity Challenge at Sonoma Raceway. Images from all 9 race groups have been published. The Charity Challenge was Historic Motor Prints last event for 2016. Over the winter we’ll be completing revising the website and publishing our calendar for 2017.

2016 CSRG Charity Challenge

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2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion

We’ve published over 1,500 images from the Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca August 18 to 21. Monterey is our biggest race of the year and we always look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. The fog this year, while not fun for the drivers, provide an opportunity for us to create some amazing images.

2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion

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2016 SVRA Portland Vintage Racing Festival

2016 marked the second year of SVRA running of the Portland Vintage Racing Festival. Held July 8-10 the weekend featured everything from rain showers to extreme (for the Pacific Northwest) heat. The weekend featured 9 race groups and all have been captured by Dennis and Bill.

2016 SVRA Portland Vintage Racing Festival