Tyrrell - Ford Cosworth 006 n.5 winner Formula 1 World Champion 1973

TYRRELL – FORD COSWORTH 006 n.5

TYRRELL – FORD COSWORTH 006 n.5

HISTORY

The Tyrrell – Ford Cosworth 006 n.5 is the winning car of the 1973 Formula One World Championship. After the 1971 success with the Tyrrell 003, the team led by Ken Tyrrell in 1972 failed to counter the Lotus 72D. For the new season the designer Derek Gardner designed a very conventional car equipped with the reliable American engine.

Jackie Stewart with the Tyrrell – Ford Cosworth 006 n.5 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1973, for the Scottish driver was the third and last world title. The season had an initial duel between Stewart and Emerson Fittipaldi with the Lotus, but the constancy of the Scotsman with twelve points arrivals on fifteen races, led him to the world title with three races in advance. During the season Stewart won five Grand Prix: South Africa, Belgium, Monaco, Holland, and Germany. During the trials of the last race on the Watkins Glen circuit, his team-mate Francois Cevert lost his life, the misfortune convinced Stewart to retire from the world of motor racing.

CHASSIS

Tyrrell 006
Aluminium monocoque
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Brakes: Ventilated, inboard discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993cc V8 90°
Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power: 336 Kw injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland FG 400 5-speed manual gearbox
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1973 with driver Jackie Stewart
GP winner: GP of South Africa 1973, GP of Belgium 1973, GP of Monaco 1973, GP of Holland 1973, GP of Germany 1973

Lotus - Ford Cosworth 49B winner Formula 1 World Champion 1968

LOTUS – FORD COSWORTH 49B

LOTUS – FORD COSWORTH 49B

HISTORY

The Lotus – Ford Cosworth 49B is the winning car of the Formula 1 World Championship of 1968. In 1967, in collaboration with Ford, Colin Chapman and Maurice Philippe created a car that again revolutionized Formula 1.In the first year despite some victories the problems of reliability forced Clark to lose the title. In 1968 the American company perfected its engine by improving driveability and reliability.

Graham Hill with the Lotus – Ford Cosworth 49B won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1968, for the Scottish rider was the second and last world title. The Lotus won the first race with Jim Clark proving to be the favorite for the title victory, but lost his life in a crash in Hockenheim in a Formula 2 race. The rest of the season had a duel between Hill and Stewart with Matra, the first obtained the title with a victory at the last seasonal Grand Prix in Mexico. The Lotus team also won the constructors title.

CHASSIS

Lotus 49B
Aluminium monocoque
Length: 4026 mm
Width: 1879 mm
Height: 1050 mm
Brakes: Disc
Tyres: Firestone

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth 2993 cc V8 90°
Power: > 415 CV injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland-Lotus five speed manual gearbox
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: 144 lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1968 with driver Graham Hill
GP winner: GP of Spain 1968, GP of Monaco 1968, GP of Mexico 1968

Lotus - Climax 25 winner Formula 1 World Champion 1963 with Jim Clark

LOTUS – CLIMAX 25

LOTUS – CLIMAX 25

HISTORY

The Lotus – Climax 25 is the car that dominated the Formula One World Championship in 1963. Colin Chapman with the project of version 25 revolutionized the formula 1, the car no longer had a tubular chassis, but a monocoque structure that made the car very rigid and light, but above all low and narrow with which frontal penetration was reduced.

Jim Clark at the wheel of the Lotus – Climax 25 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1963, winning his first drivers’ title. The Scottish pilot dominated the season, won seven races: Belgium, Holland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico and South Africa. Lotus also won its first constructors title. With the same year the Lotus 25 was modified to participate in the 500 miles of Indianapolis, where Jim Clark obtained a second place.

CHASSIS

Lotus 25
Aluminium monocoque
Length: 3553 mm
Width: 1548 mm
Height: 787 mm
Brakes: Disc
Tyres: Dunlop

ENGINE

Coventry Climax FWMV 1496 cc V8 90°
Power: > 145 kw
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: ZF 5DS10 five speed manual
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ? lt

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1963 with driver Jim Clark
GP winner: GP of Belgium 1963, GP of Holland 1963, GP of France 1963, GP of Great Britain 1963, GP of Italy 1963, GP of Mexico 1963, GP of South Africa 1963

Maserati 250F winner Formula 1 World Champion 1957 with Fangio

MASERATI 250F

MASERATI 250F

HISTORY

The Maserati 250F is the winning car in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1957. In 1954 the Italian team under the direction of the designers Gioacchino Colombo, Vittorio Bellentani and Alberto Massimino, built a car that competed in the Formula 1 grand prix for six years obtaining eight victories.

Juan Manuel Fangio with the Maserati 250F won the World Championship of Formula 1 of 1957, for the Argentinian driver was the fifth and last world title. With four wins over eight races, Fangio dominated the championship in the Grand Prix of Germany, showed his great power by surpassing the penultimate lap Hawthorn and Collins after suffering a gap of one minute. Beyond Germany, the Argentine pilot also won in Argentina, Monaco and France.

CHASSIS

Maserati 250F
Aluminium body on steel tubular space frame
Length: 4050 mm
Width: ? mm
Height: 950 mm
Brakes: Hydraulic drums
Tyres: Pirelli

ENGINE

Maserati 2494 cc 6 cylinder in line, longitudinally mounted
Power: 201 kW
Drive Type: Front
Transmission: Manual five speed and RM
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1957 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio
GP winner: GP of Argentine 1957 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio, GP of Monaco 1957 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio, GP of France 1957 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio, GP of Germany 1957 with Juan Manuel Fangio

Benetton Ford B194 Formula 1 Champion with Schumacher

BENETTON – FORD B194 n.5

BENETTON – FORD B194 n.5

HISTORY

The protagonist of the 1994 Formula 1 World Championship was the Benetton – Ford B194 n.5.

The 1994 season brought considerable regulatory changes, the FIA ​​banned various electronic systems: the active suspension, the traction control, the ABS the bidirectional telemetry, the four drive wheels, the electronic differential and the possibility of refueling during the run was introduced, which caused the reduction of the tanks.

Engineer Rory Byrne and technical director Ross Brawn were the designers of the Benetton – Ford B194, they optimized the driving of their top driver Michael Schumacher, the car was powered by the Ford ZR V8 engine.

Michael Schumacher with the Benetton Ford B194 n.5 won the 1994 World Championship, for the German he was the first of seven titles won in his career. During the season he won eight Grands Prix: Brazil, Pacific, San Marino, Monaco, Canada, France, Hungary and Europe. The season was marred by the fatal incidents at the San Marino Grand Prix of Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna, the latter was the main candidate for the victory of the world after his move to Williams, teammate Damon Hill became after death Schumacher’s adversary. The World Championship was decided at the last Grand Prix in Australia, during the race Schumacher, despite a substantial advantage on Hill, hit the wall and damaged the front suspension, returning to the track hit the Williams of the English rider, who reported damage to the arm of the left front wheel and was forced to retire, the German driver won the title with a vantage point.

CHASSIS

Benetton B194
Moulded carbon fibre composite structure
Length: 4350 mm
Width: 1990 mm
Height: 970 mm
Brakes: Discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford ZR V8 75°, 3494 cc in a mid mounted
Power: 760 CV
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Hewland transverse six speed semi-automatic
Tank capacity: ?
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner of Formula 1 World Champion 1994 with driver Michael Schumacher.
Race winner: GP of Brasil 1994, GP of Pacific 1994, GP of San Marino 1994, GP of Monaco 1994, GP of Canada 1994, GP of France 1994, GP of Hungary 1994, GP of Europe 1994

Cooper - Climax T51 winner Formula 1 World Champion 1959

COOPER – CLIMAX T51

COOPER – CLIMAX T51

HISTORY

The Cooper – Climax T51 is the winning car of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1959. Thanks to the insight of John Cooper, the victory of the Ferrari 246 in the 1958 world championship was the last of a car with a front engine. The T51 derived from a Formula 2 car with a Coventry Climax engine mounted at the rear.

Jack Brabham with the Cooper – Climax T51 won the 1959 F1 World Championship, for the Australian rider was the first world title. The season was very balanced and decided only at the last race, Brabham won two Grand Prix wins in Monaco and Great Britain and thanks to the victory of teammate Bruce McLaren in the last race in the United States Grand Prix he managed to keep the advantage on the Maserati by Tony Brooks. Cooper won the Constructors World Championship thanks to the Stirling Moss victories.

CHASSIS

Cooper T51
aluminium body over steel tubular chassis
Length: 2311 mm
Width: 1181 mm
Height: 1219 mm
Brakes: Girling discs, all-round
Tyres: Dunlop

ENGINE

Coventry Climax FPF Straight 4 2495 cc
Power: 179 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Knight C5S four speed Manual
Tank capacity: ?
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1959 driver Jack Brabham
Race winner: GP of Great Britain 1959 with driver Jack Brabham,
GP of Monaco 1959 with driver Jack Brabham, GP of Portugal 1959 with driver Stirling Moss, GP of Italy 1959 with driver Stirling Moss, GP of USA 1959 with driver Bruce McLaren

Ferrari - Lancia D50 winner Formula 1 World Champion 1956 with Fangio

FERRARI – LANCIA D50

FERRARI – LANCIA D50

HISTORY

The Ferrari – Lancia D50 is the winning car of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1956. Designed by engineer Vittorio Jano in 1954 on the decision of Gianni Lancia to participate in the Formula 1 World Championships in the two-year period 1954-1955, although with poor results . In 1956 the car was bought by the Scuderia Ferrari that made some very important construction changes, the main one was the displacement of the tank in the rear and not in the large sides that were maintained.

Juan Manuel Fangio with the Ferrari – Lancia D50 won the 1956 F1 World Championship, for the Argentinian rider was the fourth world title. After the Mercedes retreat, Fangio went to Ferrari and during the season won three Grand Prix: Argentina shared with Luigi Musso, Great Britain and Germany. Fundamental was the second place shared with Peter Collins in the Italian GP last race of the season, where he obtained three points with which Stirling Moss detached in the standings.

CHASSIS

Ferrari-Lancia D50
Aluminium body on tubular chassis
Length: 3850 mm
Width: 1448 mm
Height: 962 mm
Brakes: Drum
Tyres: Englebert

ENGINE

Ferrari 2490 cc V8 Front, longitudinally mounted
Power: 213 kW
Naturally Aspirated
Drive Type: Front
Transmission: Manual five speed and RM
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1956 driver Juan Manuel Fangio
GP winner: GP of Argentine 1956 with drivers Juan Manuel Fangio, Luigi Musso, GP of Belgium 1956 with driver Peter Collins, GP of France 1956 with driver Peter Collins, GP of Great Britain 1956 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio, GP of Germany 1956 with driver Juan Manuel Fangio

Alfa Romeo 159 Formula 1 Champion 1951 with Juan Manuel Fangio

ALFA ROMEO 159

ALFA ROMEO 159

HISTORY

The Alfa Romeo 159 competed in the 1951 Formula 1 World Championship. The car was derived from the Alfa Romeo 158, designed by Gioacchino Colombo, the biggest difference was on the different rear suspension, in the 159 a De Dion suspension was used, in order to be able to further discharge the high power of the engine.

The debut of the Alfa Romeo 159 was immediately successful and took place at the Grand Prix of Italy in 1950, to win was Giuseppe Farina, who with that victory also won the World Championship of Formula 1 in 1950.

Juan Manuel Fangio at the wheel of the Alfa Romeo 159 won the 1951 Formula 1 World Championship. The argentine driver won three races: GP Switzerland, GP France (shared with team-mate Luigi Fagioli) and GP Spain. After a season fight with the Ferrari of Alberto Ascari, the victory of the world came to the last Grand Prix in Spain. For Fangio it was the first title, of the five conquered, while Alfa Romeo decided to retire.

CHASSIS

Alfa Romeo 159
Tubular spars
Length: 4280mm
Width: 1473mm
Height: 1164mm
Brakes: Drum
Tyres: Pirelli

ENGINE

Alfa Romeo 1479cc 8 cylinder in line
Power: 317 kW
Roots-type supercharger
Drive Type: Front
Transmission: Manual 4-speed and RM
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1951 – driver Juan Manuel Fangio
GP winner: GP of Switzerland 1951 (Juan Manuel Fangio), GP of Belgium 1951 (Giuseppe Farina), GP of France 1951 (Juan Manuel Fangio, Luigi Fagioli), GP of Spain 1951 (Juan Manuel Fangio)