1968 Cooper BRM

Ex Works/Brian Redman/Lucien Bianchi

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1968
  • Automobiltyp 
    Sonstige
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Chassis Number: F1- 1 – 68
Engine number: 101-011
At the end of the 1950s Cooper had kickstarted a revolution with their mid-engined racers. They exploited the advantage perfectly by scoring back-to-back world championships with Jack Brabham in 1959 and 1960. Soon after the competition had caught on, Cooper gradually started to lose ground to the likes of Lotus, BRM and Ferrari. Things did not get any easier with the high-tech 1.5 litre regulations in the first half of the 1960s. When they were replaced with new 3 litre regulations for 1966, all teams were forced to start from scratch, giving Cooper their best chance in years.
Sadly most of the momentum was lost with the untimely death of Charles Cooper and the sale of the team to Chipstead. Like all the other independent teams, Cooper’s biggest concern was
to find a suitable engine for the new season.
Both BRM and Climax were busy with elaborate