Ferrari 156 F1 winner Formula 1 world champion 1961

FERRARI 156 F1

HISTORY

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

CHASSIS

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

ENGINE

Ferrari Type 188 65° V6 1496 cc
Power: 149 kw
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Ferrari Type 543/C 5 speed Manual
Tank: 75 litres
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

1° Formula 1 World Champion 1961 – driver Phill Hill
1° GP of Germany 1961 (Wolfgang Von Trips)
1° GP of Belgium 1961 (Phill Hill)
1° GP of France 1961 (Giancarlo Baghetti)
1° GP of Great Britain 1961 (Wolfgang Von Trips)
1° GP of Italy 1961 (Phill Hill)

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