Ferrari 312 T2 n.11 winner Formula 1 World Champion 1977 with Niki Lauda

FERRARI 312 T2 n.11

HISTORY

The Ferrari 312 T2 n.11 is the winning car of the Formula 1 World Championship in 1977. Designed by engineer Mauro Forghieri in 1976, it was an evolution of the Ferrari 312 T winner in 1975. With limitations imposed by the regulation, they disappeared the large air vents above the pilot’s head. In 1976, due to the Lauda accident at the Nurburgring, the Austrian rider lost the world championship for one point, against the English driver James Hunt with McLaren M23.

Niki Lauda with the Ferrari 312 T2 n.11 won the 1977 World Championship of F1, for the Austrian rider was the second world title. Despite the rise of the Lotus, the Ferrari driver won three Grand Prix: South Africa, Germany and the Netherlands, but also won many second places that allowed him to celebrate the title at the Italian GP. Lauda obtained the victory had long been in disagreement with Enzo Ferrari and decided to leave the stable of Maranello and in the last two races remained the Drake debuted a young Canadian driver, Gilles Villeneuve.

CHASSIS

Ferrari 312 T2
Carbon-composite monocoque
Length: 4316 mm
Width: 1930 mm
Height: 1020 mm
Brakes: Brembo discs, all-round, rear inboard
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ferrari Type 015 2992 cc 180° V12
Power: 373 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Ferrari Type 015 five speed Manual
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ?

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1977 with driver Niki Lauda
GP winner: GP of South Africa 1977, GP of Germany 1977, GP of Holland 1977

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