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The Penske PC3 was a Formula One race car manufactured in 1976. It was designed by Geoff Ferris and developed by Penske Racing.

History[]

It made its début on Brazil Grand Prix, in 1976, finishing 8th (later retired because of fire). Its best result was a 5th place in South Africa Grand Prix 1975. It got replaced by Penske PC4.

Notable drivers[]

  • John Watson (UK)
  • Boy Hayje (NL)

Technical Details[]

  • Motor: Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
  • Chassis: Aluminium monocoque
  • Transmission: Hewland FG4000 5-speed manual
  • Tyres: Goodyear
  • Fuel: Sunoco
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