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1972 Graduate Can-Am Race Car
Year: 1972
Make: Graduate Can-Am
Model: M8F Graduate
Body: Can-Am Race Car
Engine: V8 Petrol
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
Colour: Orange
Seats: 1
Description/extras: Graduate M8F Sports Race Car
Cam Log Book Group R Sports Car with COD (certificate of description) and Cams log book. Very long race history from early 60’s when driven by John Surtees and Jack Brabham in it’s original form as a Cooper T53 Climax Formula 1 Car.
It was damaged in February 1966 and made into a sports car, and later powered by a Ford V8. It competed in Western Australia Sports Car Championship finishing 3rd in the WA 6hr in 1971 and winning the Sports Car Class.
The car was purchased in 2007 and underwent a bare chassis re build / restoration and since then has competed at Phillip Island Historics, Winton, Wakefield Park, Roby Roy Hill Climb, Heathcote, Eastern Creek, Sandown, and the Australian Grand Prix/ Albert Park where it finished in the top ten starting from the rear of the field.
The car has clocked at 300km/hr down the front straight at Phillip Island and laps in 1min 46.1 sec. This is a very fast and well sorted Historic Race Car.
The car has a fresh Dry Sumped race engine, Koni adjustable shocks. GT 40 Transaxle (Rebuilt) 550+ HP weight 900kg
Car comes with photo album and documentation of history.
VIN/Chassis No: Historic Car HR-3670101 CAMS

Sold unregistered

As with all cars sold in the Classic Car Division, they have been well looked after by their previous owners. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of cars, Lloyds Auctions are unable to physically inspect every aspect of each car and the description which should be used as a guide only have been compiled after speaking with the owners and inspecting the car. Lloyds Auctions sells these cars under standard auction conditions that offers no warranties or cooling off period. Please feel free to call the Classic Car Division if you have any questions relating to any vehicle.

(Key #CC18)

Lloyds stock #87865+1
Auction Details:
Lloyds Auctioneers and Valuers
Auction Date:
27-May-2018 21:00
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London, Antwerp, The Hague
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane QLD 4000
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