1964 Brabham BT8

Grand Prix Classics

Grand Prix Classics is offering a beautiful period racing Brabham BT8 for sale.

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History: Brabham built just 12 of its very successful BT8 sports racing cars. They were driven by some of the racing greats of the mid 1960’s. Denis Hulme, Peter Revson, Jack Brabham, and others. This car was first ordered by Hap Sharp, but when he started driving for Jim Hall, he sold his build contract to Jack Hinkle. Hinkle was never defeated and won the Midwest division SCCA Championship in 1964 and 1965. He then sold the car to Bunny Ribbs, the father of Willy T. Ribbs. The complete ownership is documented from new. In historic racing, SC-8-64 has won in its class at the Monterey Historics multiple times.

Condition: A professional restoration by Joe Caviglieri. Then with the same owner from 1991. Under the care of Bob McCormack at Sonoma Raceway where it has been restored several times. Always in top condition with outstanding race prep. Engine rebuild by Ivan Zaremba. Gearbox by Bob McCormack.

Of Note: An enormous amount of records showing complete ownership, restoration, photos, and spares of this Brabham.

Spares: Extensive including the original frame.

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Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic racing cars and sports cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop. The business is run by founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. Mark has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who contribute specific talents ranging from buying and selling to an international market, researching automotive history, to running the workshop. There are always approximately 20 cars in inventory as well as a collection of rare automotive posters, a large library of books, magazines, videos and other memorabilia.