Tyrrell - Ford Cosworth P34 n.3 third Formula 1 World Champion 1976

TYRRELL – FORD COSWORTH P34 n.3

HISTORY

The Tyrrell – Ford Cosworth P34 n.3 is a car that participated in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1976. Born from a project by Derek Gardner, the P34 was the only six-wheeled car to participate in a Formula 1 race The idea was to decrease the penetration resistance of the car. Goodyear gave a big support to the new project with smaller tires.

Jody Scheckter with the Tyrrell – Ford Cosworth P34 n.3 arrived third in the Formula 1 World Championship in 1976. The World Championship saw the challenge between James Hunt with McLaren M23 and Niki Lauda with the Ferrari 312 T. Scheckter during the season obtained many placings and a victory at Anderstorp in the Grand Prix of Sweden. In the Scandinavian race the English team got a double with the twin car driven by Patrick Depailler. Tyrrell finished third in the constructors’ championship at the end of the season.

CHASSIS

Tyrrell P34
Aluminium monocoque with fully stressed engine
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Brakes: ventilated discs, all-round
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc 90° V8
Power: 362 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Hewland FG 400 five speed Manual
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ?

RESULT

Third Formula 1 World Champion 1976 with driver Jody Scheckter
GP winner: GP of Sweden 1976.

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