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1957 Cooper T43 F1/F2 Race Car

Owned by Luca Maciucescu, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1957 Cooper

The T43 was a Formula 2 and Formula 1 race car designed and built by the Cooper Car Company for the 1957 season. Sir Stirling Moss drove a Rob Walker Racing Team T43 to win the 1958 Argentine Grand Prix, the first World Drivers’ Championship race win for a rear-engine car. This car, chassis f2/26/57, competed as both F1 and F2 and is recognized as the longest participating F2 car in international competition. Race history includes the 1957 German Grand Prix, ’58 German GP, ’59 British GP and the ’60 Italian GP.

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