"Fear is not a stupid thing. Winning is not a question of courage, but of faith in oneself and in the car. A car is like a creature that lives with its own emotions and its own heart. You have to understand it and love it accordingly. I knew many drivers more courageous than me. They are all dead now." - Juan Fangio
"Memories of a Past Life" are a series of abstracts created by Stefan Johansson. Drawing inspiration from his previous career as a Formula One Racing Driver, each painting is named after a corner or a section at various Grand Prix circuits around the world.
Stefan Johansson spent most of his life racing cars, with a 10 year career in Formula 1, driving for teams such as Ferrari and McLaren and winning the prestigious Le Mans 24 hour race for Porsche. 1986, when his best friend and rival, Elio De Angelis, was killed Stefan decided to pick up a brush and a canvas...