Racing Sweater - R'n'R rules my soul

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  • s
  • m
  • l
£83
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A fork in the road. The devil. The selling of souls and Rock'n'roll. An old story of which some make more or less fuss about. You belong to those men with fewer words who prefer to let their clothes speak for them? Then we' re not surprised that your choice hits exactly this Racing Sweater. To all like-minded people out there: winter is approaching - give more sweaters a voice: Rock'n'Roll rules my soul!

50s Racing Club Sweater with expressive embroidery.

The racing sweater is tightly woven and particularly voluminous due to its excellent workmanship. Based on the classic Racing Club sweaters of the late 40's and early 50's, a zipper has been added to the neckline with which the collar can be turned into a turtleneck. The cuffs at the sleeves are extra long and can be rolled up or worn like gloves - especially by using the cutout for the thumb. Stripes on the sleeves are kept contrasting in off white. The back part convinces by the elaborate embroidery, which is perfectly complemented by the small embroidery on the front part. Simply a cool sweater for real men - once worn, you never want to take it off again...

The Rumble59 Racing Sweater "R'n'R rules my soul" at a glance:
  • Material: cotton
  • Composition: 100% cotton
  • Color: black, offwhite
  • Pattern: other
  • Elaborated embroidery on the back side
  • Small embroidery on the front side
  • Please check our size chart for the perfect size.

Our model Rusty Pat is 175 cm tall and wears this cool pullover in size M.

Rumble59 offers a big range of 50s Racing Sweaters for rockabillies and Hotrod fans! These Racing Club Sweater convinces with an authentic cut and lovely details.

History of the Racing Sweater: 
The Racing Sweater has its origin in the 20s and was widely popular up to the late 50s. Wide collars, high cuffs that went up to the waist and a thumb hole on the sleeves were features of the first sweaters. Equipped with a zipper from the chest which could close all the way up to the neck, these warming pullovers were best for motorcycle races. That is why these pullovers got popular as "Racing Sweaters". Already during the interwar period, the AMA (American Motorcyclist Association) hosted the so called "Gypsy Runs". These "Gypsy Runs" were different types of competitions, freestyle-disciplines or mountain races. The Racing Sweater, which was available in many different colors at that time, served as a platform, so that clubs, sponsors or companies were able to present themselves with their own logos on the sweaters - The birth of the Racing Club Sweater! This made Racing Sweaters very popular amongst many racing clubs in the postwar period. To clearly identify the membership each member wore a sweater with his name on the front and the club logo on the back.