Jack Brabham controls a lurid slide in his 2.5-liter Repco Brabham BT19 at Warwick Farm in 1967. This is the same Tauranac-designed car that he raced to six 1st place finishes and the F1 World Championship in 1966.
This month we speak with one of the great behind-the-scenes players in open wheel racing cars, Ron Tauranac. If the name doesn’t mean much to you, the cars certainly will. Ron Tauranac is the “T” in all the Brabham BT racing cars, as well as the first and last initials of the highly successful Ralt cars. Tauranac is not only one of the most prolific racecar designers of all time, but certainly one of the most successful, with his designs…
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