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The 1969 Brabham-Cosworth BT26A that Jacky Icks drove to victory in the 1969 Canadian Grand Prix will be offered up for bidding when Bonhams stages its annual auction at Amelia Island, Florida, on March 7.
The car, chassis No. 3, was driven by Ickx in a dozen races during the 1969 season. In addition to winning in Canada, he and the car were second at Mexico and third in France. They also won the non-championship race at Oulton Park in England.
The car had raced in 1968 as well, with an Australian-built Repco V8, with Jochen Rindt as its driver. The model designation changed to BG26A with the engine transplant. Repco engines propelled the