News Details

Final Sir Jack Brabham GP winner sold for $1.1m

The car which supplied Sir Jack Brabham with his final grand prix victory has been sold by auction house Bonhams for $1.1 million. Lot 257, the BT33 powered by a DFV Ford Cosworth V8, took four podiums in 1970 including the South African GP victory at Kyalami in what was Brabham’s retirement year from Formula 1. The same car saw the three times world champion lead Jochen Rindt’s Lotus until the last lap at Monaco before sliding off into the barriers at the hairpin. Famed Brabham designer Ron Tauranac had a penchant for spaceframe chassis due to their lightweight, tune-ability and ease-of-repair nature. The first departure away from this was the BT25 of 1968-1969 which was a...
Full Story »
2y ago from SpeedCafe.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ferrari breaks Mercedes' record – at an auction

Ferrari may not be beating Mercedes on the track this season in Formula...
2y ago from F1Pulse.com

Schlesser's Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record £22.8m

Jo Schlesser behind the wheel before his tragic debut crash in 1968...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Lotus records £64 million loss during 2013

The Lotus F1 Team has recorded losses of £64 million during the...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlement

Ecclestone holidays after paying $100m settlementPosted On 14 Aug 2014By...
2y ago from ThisIsF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rossi regrets late-race “mistake” in Lorenzo duel

Valentino Rossi admits his late-race mistake while attacking Yamaha...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Aragon MotoGP: Marquez defeats Yamahas despite almost...

Marc Marquez won his third MotoGP round of 2016 at Motorland Aragon, but...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

MotoGP Aragon: ‘Jorge's wrong' - Crutchlow...

More handbags as Crutchlow wades into Rossi and Lorenzo drama
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Aragon MotoGP: Marquez leads warm-up, Lorenzo crashes

Marc Marquez continued his domination of the Aragon Grand Prix weekend by...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

ROTY Rossi to share good news about future

Alexander Rossi says he is looking forward to sharing 'some very good...
6h ago from Crash.net

INDYCAR: Schmidt to get autonomous car license

Sam Schmidt, who has torn up racetracks nationwide in the newest...
22h ago from Racer.com

PRUETT: Pagenaud's American dream

Page 1 of 2 After many years of trying, Simon Pagenaud finally became the...
1d ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Newgarden to wave the flag at Penske

What made sense all along is going to become a reality. RACER can report...
4d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

South Africa to host WRX finale in 2017

The Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town, South Africa will host...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Title chance for Tempestini in Corsica

Italian could secure the title on the penultimate round.
11h ago from WRC.com

Preview Clip Tour de Corse 2016

Preview Clip Tour de Corse 2016
1d ago from WRC.com

Bumper entry list confirmed for RallyRACC –...

The entry list for the upcoming RallyRACC – Rally de Espana has...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Wenger: Coquelin left in a brace

e Wenger reveals Arsenal's Francis Coquelin may have suffered a long-term...
3h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Wenger lauds Walcott attitude

e Wenger believes Theo Walcott is a completely different player now that...
1h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Arsene Wenger: This Arsenal player will come good this...

GETTY COMING GOOD: Wenger backs Walcott to have a good season The England...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsene Wenger fearful over Francis Coquelin injury

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that he is "a bit...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

F1 2017 cars set to be 4.5 seconds a lap faster

Pirelli have revealed that the upcoming 2017... Read More »
1h ago from F1Hub.net

2016 Formula 1 Driver Salaries

Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel on top – the... Read More »
11h ago from ThisIsF1.com

A wet race for Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton might have come under attack... Read More »
7h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.