Brian Muir trained as a motor mechanic in his native Sydney, Australia. He first tasted motorsports at the age of 19 and won a Championship series in 1956. Brian also was known as “Yogi,” went to England in 1962 and worked as a mechanic with Jack Brabham. In 1963 John Willment offered him the post of Chief Mechanic. He prepared Willment’s 7-liter Ford Galaxies and first drove in England one of Willments Ford Cortinas. He continued to participate in the sport until his sudden death in 1983 at the age of 52.

To read more about Brian Muir, here’s a reprint of his obituary as printed in Autosport.


Autosport, Sept. 15, 1983, p. 9.

Last Updated on April 7, 2019 by Kirk Keyes

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