Worst Liveries Of All Time

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Liquid, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. EngieDiesel

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    My main issue with it is that the stripes look like they were an afterthought, especially with the weird gaps around the door number, and that makes the entire design look imbalanced. I understand why they did it since it's basically a way to incorporate DEI team branding into the sponsor design, but compared to the examples I posted over in the greatest liveries thread it's just a very slapdash look in my opinion. If they had left the roof panel and pillars all black, it'd probably offend me a lot less.

    In all fairness that was just a one-off they did for the inaugural Homestead race, if I'm remembering correctly. Special event liveries like that can be excused because you only have to look at them for one race, not for an entire season.

    I mean, it IS super goofy looking and all, but still.
     
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  2. Vinylshark

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    Probably should've said that I didn't meant open wheelers. The 'face' schemes work perfectly with those. My favourite being the eagle ones from the All American Racing team.
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  3. twitcher

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    I remember reading an article,
    I think on JA, where Eddie Jordan said that in one of those seasons in the late 90s, they took the face idea as far as putting a different emotion on the face depending on how the team was doing...either based on how they had done at the previous event, or even a change from a Fri/Sat to a Sun. Those definitely were some of the best looking F1 cars of all time, to me at least.
     
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  4. mwoodski

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    If I'm not mistaken, this is a picture during the wreck that killed Niel Bonnet.
     
  5. Draggon

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    Yeah, it looks like that's the one. I give the livery a thumbs up, just because it's Bonnet, and shortly before he hit the wall.
     
  6. mwoodski

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    Sidenote - the vinyl wrap has ruined paint scheme design.

    Simple is better, in every single way.
     
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  7. Dolph Drago

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    Seriously? I thought there wasn't any video or picture of his crash (other than a bad quality video showing the aftermath of just hitting the wall). If this picture is from that crash, I had no idea.
     
  8. Liquid

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    If it's a picture from a fatal accident it might have to be taken down.

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    "You know what our MG/Lola needs? Less Hot Wheels flame and more luminous green. Oh and swap the black for blue. Because blue and green always mix well together."


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  9. GTP Mario

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    The French proved it works, back in 2003.
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  10. Jimlaad43

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    Porsche were showing it to be amazing back in the 70's
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  11. GTP Mario

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    Forgot about this car :D I have this paint scheme on a 918 on Forza 6, love it to bits
     
  12. mwoodski

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    This was a spare car that was hastily prepared, hence the scheme.
     
  13. -Fred-

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    The SPS AMG GT3 that races in a variety of European GT3 series is just... I don't even know how to put it into words, really.

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  14. jake2013guy

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    What about Plant Dreams? I think that's a simple summary to realise how bad it is.
     
  15. nascarfan1400

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    Oh god that is ugly. I mean... Ewww
     
  16. -Fred-

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    I only just realised the red stuff on the side is actually a rollercoaster.
     
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  17. aarror

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    Is that what it is? I thought it was a DNA strand, the sickly green had me assuming it was a pandemic themed car or something. :lol:

    Whatever it is, it's truly terrible.
     
  18. Dan

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    Just noticed it too. It looks like a kid started twirling a paintbrush on the car, but the crew didn't stop the kid in time. :yuck:
     
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  19. GTFan24

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    I and i thought the art car was awful :sick:
     
  20. lxmmy

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    It is that bad you can barely make out what it's trying to advertise.
     
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  21. LumpiestFish

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    I find it funny that in all that absolute mess, they've still managed to maintain the AMG racing stripes on the bonnet and side.
     
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  22. mwoodski

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    Crap like this is why I hate the full vinyl wrap.
     
  23. Turbo

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    Not sure if this one has been mention, but it's downright appalling.

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  24. Northstar

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    It certainly is, but it is appropriate that an appalling restaurant has an appalling race car.
     
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    It could've been executed better, that's for sure. The bright colors are making my eyes bleed.
     
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  26. Suzumiya

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    Just one of those liveries that make want to say

    why?
     
  27. Draggon

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    I thought the back half of that was fair, but the front of it looked like some childish nonsense, like it was in the Cars movie. Then I saw the logo in front of the rear tires.

    Poor Darrell Wallace.
     
  28. BringBackA1GP

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    This is an abomination.
     
  29. Scuderia Paul

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    I absolutely despise this Strakka McLaren 650S GT3 from Blancpain. Who thought the green goes well with black and orange in this way?!

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  30. -Fred-

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    At least the #59 uses white accents instead of green.