Brabham BT33 Cosworth. Chassis BT33-1. at the 2006 Monaco Historic Grand Prix

Brabham BT33 Cosworth. Chassis BT33-1, at the 2006 Monaco Historic Grand Prix by Wouter Melissen -

The Brabham BT33 is a racecar built by Brabham Racing and raced in Formula 1 during 1970, 1971 and 1972.

The car won a victory in its first Grand Prix (1970 South African Grand Prix) and set four fastest laps.

The car was designed by Ron Tauranac, it had an aluminum monocoque chassis design.

The cars were fitted with a 3.0 litre Ford Cosworth DFV V8 engine that produced 440 hp at 10,000 in 1970 and 450 hp at 10,800rpm in 1971 and 1972.

The engine was mounted longitudinally in the rear of the car and mated to a Hewland DG 300 gearbox.

The cars had a weight of 560 kg. They had a wheelbase of 2413 mm, the front track was 1486 mm and the rear track was 1556 mm.

The drivers were Jack Brabham, Rolf Stommelen, Tim Schenken, Dave Charlton, Chris Craft, Graham Hill, William Ferguson and Wilson Fittipaldi.

The cars were entered in 28 races, in which the best result was at the 1970 South African Grand Prix.

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