General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1972 – 1973
Racing drivers Jacky Ickx, Clay Regazzoni, Arturo Merzario, Mario Andretti, Nanni Galli
Race numbers Various
VIN 008
Number produced 1
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel monocoque with riveted aluminium sheets
Length 4020 mm
Width 742 mm (body)
Height 956 mm
Wheelbase 2378 mm
Front track 1482 mm
Rear track 1475 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, delta wishbone at the bottom, one wide wishbone at the top shock absorber unit, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, delta wishbones at the bottom, wishbone at the top with double trailing links per side, anti-roll bar, shock absorber unit
Front tyres 13“, 8.60 x 20.0 x 13“
Rear tyres 15“, 13.50 x 24.0 x 15“
Tyres Firestone Slicks
Wheels Campagnolo alloy rims – 5 spokes design and central locking
Front brakes Lockheed ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes Lockheed ventilated disc brakes
Weight Approx. 540 kg, including oil and water
Fuel tank 2 fuel tanks with approx. 200 litres total tankage
Body material Fiberglas
Type Mid-engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 180°
Displacement 2991 ccm
Bore and stroke 80 x 49,6 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 11,5:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Marelli Dinoplex ignition
Fuel management Lucas indirect injection
Maximum power Approx. 490  hp – 12.600 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., longitudinal installed at the end of the engine
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight Approx. 170 kg
Team manager Peter Schetty From 1973: Sandro Colombo
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Engine Mauro Forghieri, Franco Rocchi
Good to know:

  • Debut: Practice Grand Prix Spain 1972, car not used in race, racing driver: Clay Regazzoni