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The Shadow DN5 was a Formula One race car manufactured in 1975. It was designed by Tony Southgate, Dave Wass and developed by Shadow.


It made its debut on South Africa Grand Prix, in 1975, by replacing the Shadow DN3. The best result was a 1st place on Brazil and UK Grand Prix. It got replaced by Shadow DN7.

Technical Details[]

  • Motor: Ford Cosworth DFV 3.0 V8
  • Chassis: Aluminium monocoque
  • Transmission: Hewland TL200 manual 6-speed
  • Fuel: UOP
  • Tires: Goodyear

B Model[]

The Shadow DN5B ran in 1976/1977 18 races. It made its debut on Brazil Grand Prix, in 1976, obtaining the 3rd place.

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