Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    'Matchbox' Yellow/Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: 006
John Surtees formed his team in 1966 for the newly-formed CanAm series and had great success in winning the championship as an owner/driver in its first year. However, during the 1970s Surtees designed, built and raced, with typical dedication and determination, his own Team Surtees Formula One, Formula Two and Formula 5000 cars. Building on his reputation in Formula one team management and design, Surtees was able to attract clients and drivers alike in not just Formula One, but in Formula Two and Formula 5000. Teams such as the FINA Team with Derek Bell, Jochen Mass, Andrea de Adamich, Torsten Palm, the Matchbox Team with Carlos Pace and Mike Hailwood and the Hesketh Team w