1959 Cooper T49 Monaco
William I'Anson Ltd are delighted to offer for sale the superb Ex - Sir Stirling Moss, Bib Stillwell, Frank Sytner, Coil Sprung 1959 Cooper T49 Monaco.
Commissioned new by Stirling Moss in 1959 where he qualified the car on the front row of the grid for the 1959 British Grand Prix Sports Car Race at Aintree and went on to win at Karlskoga in Sweden and the Roskilde Ring in Denmark.
Recipient of a decorated racing history and long term ownership of Bib Stillwell in Australia.
Surely the ultimate ’50s Sports Racing Car. This is the only Cooper Monaco allowed to run coil sprung rear suspension and the desirable 5-Speed Cooper CS5 Gearbox in ‘50s Sportscar Racing, making it significantly more competitive than any other Monaco.
Beautifully restored back to its 1959 specification by Simon Hadfield Motorsport and driven to a continuous string of victories, including the BRDC ‘50s Sportcar Championship and British Grand Prix support race, by then owner Frank Sytner.
Maintained with no expense spared by Pearsons Engineering throughout its current ownership and accompanied by current FIA papers and an extensive history file, including period photographs from both Moss’ and Stilwell’s ownership, as well as more contemporary historic racing and a comprehensive collection of invoices for work both during Frank Sytner’s ownership and the current owners time.
This is your chance to put yourself on the front of any ‘50s Sportscar grid whether it the Stirling Moss Trophy or Prestigious Goodwood Revival.
For more information about the fantastic Cooper T49 Monaco available at William I'Anson Ltd, please enquire or visit the following link: http://williamianson.com/car/stirling-moss-cooper-monaco-for-sale/