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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1961 - 1962
Racing drivers Phil Hill, Richie Ginther, Willy Mairesse, Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, Giancarlo Baghetti, Ricardo Rodriguez
Race numbers Various
VIN span 0001 – 0008
Number produced 6
Presentation Tests Modena 1960
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel tube frame
Length 4060 mm
Width 1380 mm
Height 1000 mm
Wheelbase 2320 mm ?
Front track 1200 mm
Rear track 1200 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, coaxial Koni telescope shock absorbers, mounted on the outside
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, double a-arms, coil springs, coaxial Koni telescope shock absorbers, mounted on the outside, anti-roll bar
Front tyres 15“, 5.00 x 15“
Rear tyres 15“, 6.00 x 15“
Tyres Tread tyres Dunlop Racing
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated Dunlop disc brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated Dunlop disc brakes, mounted on gearbox
Weight Approx. 440 kg
Fuel tank 2 fuel tanks á 75 litres
Body material Aluminium
   
Engine  
Type Mid-Engine
Number of cylinders V6 – 65°
Displacement 1496,4 ccm Grand Prix Brussel 1962: test Enginewith 1480,7 ccm
Bore and stroke 81 x 48,2 mm Grand Prix Brussels 1962: Test engine: 67 x 70 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 9,8:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli double ignition
Fuel management 3 Weber downdraft twin carburettors, type 42 DCN
Maximum power Approx. 185 - 200 hp – 10.500 rpm Grand Prix Brussels 1962: Test engine: Approx. 185 hp – 9.500 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., mounted at the end of the engine
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight -
   
Team  
Team manager Romolo Tavoni
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Engine Vittorio Jano Carlo Chiti - only 1961 From 1962: Mauro Forghieri
   
VINs  
  0001, 0002, 0003, 0004, 0006, 0008
Good to know:
  • As far as we know, there is no original car left
  • Fatal accident of Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, Grand Prix Italy/Monza, 10 September 1961
  • Both engine types were used during the season
  • 1961: First Constructors Worls Championship titel for Ferrari - 40 points
  • 5th Drivers World Championship for Ferrari 1961, first for Phil Hill - 34 points
  • 2nd in Championship: Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips with 33 points
  • Two Grand Prix victories 1961 for Phil Hill and Wolfgnag Graf Berghe von Trips
  • One Grand Prix victory 1961 for Giancarlo Baghetti
  • No victories in 1962
 
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