The Ford Cosworth DFV: The inside story of F1's greatest engine

The Ford Cosworth DFV: The inside story of F1's greatest engine

by Andrew Noakes
     
 

The Ford Cosworth DFV engine first appeared at the Dutch Grand Prix in 1967, powering the Lotus 49s of Graham Hill and Jim Clark. Hill claimed pole position, and Clark won the race – a remarkable debut for an engine that went on to become the most successful ever in Formula One. The DFV won a remarkable 155 Grands Prix, the last of which was in 1983, 16

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The Ford Cosworth DFV engine first appeared at the Dutch Grand Prix in 1967, powering the Lotus 49s of Graham Hill and Jim Clark. Hill claimed pole position, and Clark won the race – a remarkable debut for an engine that went on to become the most successful ever in Formula One. The DFV won a remarkable 155 Grands Prix, the last of which was in 1983, 16 years after its debut. Published to coincide with the DFV’s 40th anniversary, this beautifully produced book tells the full story of this remarkable engine’s development and evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844253371
Publisher:
Haynes Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
10.12(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Noakes is a senior lecturer in Automotive Journalism at Coventry University, having previously worked as a freelance motoring journalist, contributing to a wide range of motoring magazines. He lives in Warwickshire.

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