BRABHAM – FORD COSWORTH BT49C n.6
The Brabham – Ford Cosworth BT49C, and the winning car of the 1981 Formula One World Championship. The team led by Bernie Ecclestone after the defeat of the 1980 world with the Brabham BT49B, updated the same car, the designer Gordon Murray in the C version he had to adapt to the new regulations, which forced the teams to a minimum height of six centimeters from the ground. Hector Rebaque with the Brabham – Ford Cosworth BT49C n.6 finished tenth in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1981, with eleven points in season.
The best result for the Mexican driver was the three forth place at the Grand Prix of San Marino, Germany and Holland.
Together with teammate Nelson Piquet they scored sixty-one points for team Brabham in the constructors’ title
The teammate Nelson Piquet with the Brabham – Ford Cosworth BT49C n.5 won the drivers’ title
Designed: Gordon Murray
Aluminium and carbon fibre monocoque with fully stressed engine
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Suspension front: Double wishbone pullrod
Suspension rear: Double wishbone pullrod
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc V8 90°
Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power: 366 Kw injection
Drive Type: Rear
Transmission: Hewland FGA 400 five speed manual gearbox
Fuel Brand: Elf
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Tenth in the Formula 1 World Champion 1981 with driver Hector Rebaque
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