Back to the Front - Vanwall and Cooper F1 Cars
Vanwall and Cooper T-51 at the Revs Institute Motorsport Art Print by artist Richard Wheatland
Two classic Racing cars are seen at the "Revs Instritute", situated at Naples, Florida.
The nearest car is a 1958 Vanwall Formula 1 car, specially designed to "Beat those bloody red cars!". In this year victories for Stirling Moss and Tony Brooks secured the Constructor's Championship for the team while Moss lost out by a single point to Mike Hawthorn of Ferrari. point to Mike Hawthorn of Ferrari.
the rear is the Cooper T-51 held in the collection. One of the first
rear-engine cars seen in Formula 1, the
car was raced by several different outfits in the 1960 season, this particular
example seeing action with the Yeoman Credit Racing Team i.