Bill Schwimmer spearheaded the campaign to organize what may be one of the biggest gatherings of magnesium BRM wheels along with magnesium American 5 spoke wheels to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both iconic wheels. Total mag count was:
30 loose wheels
28 wheels on 7 cars
16 loose wheels
4 wheels on 1 car
78 magnesium wheels total.
Estimated value in 2016 dollars:
This was an attempt to recreate a photo from Bugin 24, 1980 in which a early ‘vert was filled with 15 BRM’s with a price of $15,000 on the windshield. Ron Barret (pictured) attempted to purchase the wheels that day but was turned down!