Bid Quick, Drive Fast: Vintage Benneton F1 Car Up For Grabs on eBay

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Seeking a gift for the F1 lover in your life that seems to have everything? Don't just gift yet another DVD copy of Senna; bring home the magic of the real thing? After all, there's a nice 1989 Bennetton B189.1 Formula 1 Racing Car. It’s fast, it’s unique, and it’s sure to make that F1 fanatic on your Christmas shopping list very, very happy.

According to the seller, Alessandro Nannini piloted this car to victory at the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix. He also achieved top positions at races in Brazil and San Marino. Aside from Nannini, this car has also been driven by Jonny Herbert, who earned fourth position in Brazil and fifth at a U.S. Grand Prix in Phoenix.

The racer is powered by a Cosworth V8 engine and the entire car has been rebuilt. The seller is even including a long list of spare parts including more than a dozen tires, clutches, exhaust, and suspension parts. Pit crew not included.

After 27 bids, the current price is at $85,000, and the reserve hasn’t been met. You have two days left. Start your engines and your bank account transfers!

Source: eBay

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