Among the testosterone-torquing offerings at RM Auctions’ Monaco sale on 10th – 12th May, coinciding with the 8th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, is this captivating competition-bred 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 ‘Daytona,’ expected to fetch up to about $1.5 million.

One of a select few built for the 1968 international racing season, the superb and highly-original example was driven to victory at the 500 km Imola race by racing luminaries Nino Vaccarella and Teodoro Zeccoli, in addition to performances at Monza, Targa Florio and others.

One of a select few built for the 1968 international racing season

Described as one of the best and most original examples in existence, it is “on the button” and ready to go, both road registered and an active participant in a variety of leading historic events in recent years.

To take dangerous curves it helps to have some of your own….

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Images Simon Clay ©2011 Courtesy of RM Auctions; click to enlarge