Now an ultrarare example of the Hesketh 308, the bespoke racing car Hunt drove during the 1974 Formula 1 championship season, is coming up for auction at RM Auctions’ Monaco sale in May.
Only four Hesketh 308 chassis were built; the one on offer is the very first, which Hunt drove with varying success in several races.
Eventually, Hunt scored his first World Championship win at the wheel of a Hesketh 308 in the 1975 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort.
RM expects to see up to about $1 million change hands for this 308…
- Posted February 03, 2014
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