Cooper T51 Climax is one of the most prominent cars of the end of 1950s era of rear-engined revolution in Formula 1. The car was constructed by Owen Maddock and used by Cooper Car Company and some private entrants in 1959-1960 seasons. The Cooper works was the most competitive team in the 1959 season, winning both the Driver’s (for Jack Brabham) and Constructors’ (known as International Cup for F1 Manufacturers) titles. Brabham’s teammate Bruce McLaren won the USA Grand Prix at Sebring, the last race of the season but was only 6th in the final Championship standings.
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