The more we head into an automotive world where uniformity is seemingly the norm, the things of the past become increasingly precious, like this 1966 Brabham BT18B coming soon to auction at Collecting Cars.
Cars like these represent the golden era of motor racing when advances were moving quickly through new materials and technology.
Located in Perth, Australia this championship winning 1966 Brabham BT18B, built by Sir Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac’s Motor Racing Developments was to be a test vehicle, and is one of only 8 meant intended racing in F2. It eventually found its way onto the circuit in South Africa winning two South African F2 championships in 1968 and 1969.
It made its way back to Australia in 1982 where it was restored to its current condition. Interestingly the sale comes with newly made spare body parts as well as the jigs to create more along with a windscreen autographed by Sir Jack Brabham.
This would also look great sitting next to a Brabham’s BT62, if you’ve got one of those hanging about.
It does need a little bit of work to get it ready for track or historic racing but what an experience it would be to drive it. Or to look at. Then drive.
Got a shed? Then you need this!
Find out more and bid at Collecting Cars.