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#13 Tortoise & Hare in Monte Carlo by Stephanie Wardle

Highest Bid:
£900
Highest Bidder:
Oliver Riddle
Next Minimum Bid:
£925
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Bidding will stop at 3pm on Saturday 20th October and the highest bid will be forwarded into the live auction that evening.

This 1993 Reliant Robin LX car bonnet is a unique piece of art created for Bangers and Cash, the UK’s first art roadshow banger rally from Sheffield to Monte Carlo which took place on 21st – 25th September 2018 and was driven by sponsor Team Fine and Country.


This aptly decorated bonnet adorned the star of the rally - the Reliant Robin -  that made it all the way to Monte Carlo against all the odds. 

Both rally teams and supporters back home followed the Reliant Robin's progress along the journey thanks to the GPS tracker in the car. Despite breaking down first in Worksop, a handbrake that needed welding, the engine falling out, the gear stick coming lose, multiple repair, numerous other breakdowns and finally breaking down just 30km from Monte Carlo, the Reliant Robin, driven by team sponsors Fine & Country, was greeted with a hero's welcome when it drove along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, several hours after the penultimate rally car had finished.  The highlight of the rally and a perfect ending for every person who took part!
Stephanie Wardle is an artist and illustrator living and working in Sheffield. When she is not drawing or painting, she can be found working on her own craft business or teaching art to the city’s teenagers.

Inspired by Aesop’s fable, The Tortoise & The Hare is a triumph of brains over brawn.


Delivery/collection options: 
Collection in person or by courier on Wednesday 24th October or Friday 26thOctober  from  our warehouse in S9. You must organise your own delivery/collection at your own expense, and must be by arrangement only.


All our bonnets are in great condition, but some may bear minor stone chips and imperfections in the paintwork from the journey, but this highlights the authenticity of the piece and adds to the story and character of the bonnet.