BRM P57 Formula 1 Champion 1962 with Graham Hill

BRM P57

HISTORY

The BRM P57 is an english car that participated in the Formula One World Championship in 1962. British Racing Motors was founded by the duo Richard Mays and Peter Burton, Burton designed the engine that equipped the BRM P57, the chassis instead was the work of the engineer Tony Rudd.

Graham Hill with the BRM P57 won his first world title. During the season, the british driver won four Grand Prix races: GP Holland, GP Germany, GP Italy and GP South Africa. The season was marked by the challenge between Graham Hill and Jim Clark on the Lotus. The world championship was decided at the last Grand Prix in South Africa, Clark dominated the race when at 20 laps from the end he was forced to retire due to the breaking of the engine, Hill that until then was second passed to the command of the race and won the world championship .

CHASSIS

BRM P57
Aluminium body on tubular space frame
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Width: ? mm
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Brakes: Discs, all round
Tyres: Pirelli

ENGINE

BRM P56 90° V8, 1498 cc Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power: 138 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: BRM P27 five speed Manual
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 145 lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1962 with driver Graham Hill
GP winner: GP of Holland 1962, GP of Germany 1962, GP of Italy 1962, GP of South Africa 1962.

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