Ferrari 156 F1 winner Formula 1 world champion 1961



The Ferrari 156 F1 was designed by the engineer Carlo Chiti in collaboration with the newly-appointed engineer Mauro Forghieri.

The Ferrari 156 F1 is the first rear-engine car of the Maranello stable to win the Formula 1 World Championship, it is also the first victory of the World Championship of an american driver, with Phill Hill, the US driver duel in that year with the teammate Von Trips, the german could not fight for the title until the end because of the fatal accident in the GP Italy.


Ferrari 156 F1
in trellis in steel tubes with aluminum bodywork
Length: 4060 mm
Width: 1400 mm
Height: 1000 mm
Brakes: ventilated discs, all round, mounted in-board at the rear
Tyres: Dunlop


Ferrari Type 188 65° V6 1496 cc
Power: 149 kw
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Ferrari Type 543/C five speed Manual
Tank capacity: 75 litres
Fuel Type: Petrol


Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1961 with driver Phill Hill
GP winner: GP of Germany 1961 with Wolfgang Von Trips, GP of Belgium 1961 with Phill Hill, GP of France 1961 with Giancarlo Baghetti, GP of Great Britain 1961 with Wolfgang Von Trips, GP of Italy 1961 with Phill Hill

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