Jarama, 21 June 1981: Gilles Villeneuve, winner of the Spanish Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
U. S. Grand Prix of 15.3.1981.
Type 021. 6 cylinders in 120° V, rear-mounted. Light alloy cylinder block and heads, press-fitted aluminium cylinder liners. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
81 x 48.4 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
249.4 / 1,496.43 cc.
Max. power output
580 bhp at 11,500 rpm.
4 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead cams per bank of cylinders. Gear drive at rear.
Forced. 2 KKK turbos positioned at top. Lucas-Ferrari indirect injection.
Single. Magneti Marelli ìRaceplexî electronic capacitive discharge.
Forced. Dry sump.
Rear. Multi-plate clutch. 021 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 024. Stress-bearing body. Aluminium panels riveted to a light alloy structure with various sections and cast light alloy supports.
Double wishbones: upper rocker arms, lower triangle, inboard spring/damper units.
Double wishbones: upper arm, lower trapezium, 1 central strut.
Rack and pinion.
Brembo ventilated cast iron discs on wheels, Lockheed callipers .
Front 22/59-13î, rear 38/66-13î - Michelin.
Multi-piece. Front 11x13î - Rear 16/16.5x13î.
1,700 mm / 1,685 mm.
Weight with water and oil
Fuel tank (litres)
210. Mid-mounted. (Petrol NO 98/100).
Single-seater body in composite materials.