Montecarlo, 18 May 1958: Mike Hawthorn, Drivers' World Champion in 1958, in the Monaco Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Argentine Grand Prix of 19.1.1958
Type 143. 6 cylinders in 65° V, front-mounted with longitudinal inclination, light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted cast iron cylinder liners, 132 mm connecting rod, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
85 x 71 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
402.889 / 2,417.337 cc.
Max. power output
280 bhp at 8,500 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, chain drive.
Single, with 3 twin-choke downdraft Weber 42 DCN carburettors.
Double with a single Marelli magneto.
Forced, dry sump.
Rear. Multi-plate clutch, 523 gearbox with 4 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with ZF self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 528. Structure made of two main elliptic tubes and other small tubes to form a light, rigid complex.
Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar.
De Dion axle, transverse upper leaf spring, two longitudinal struts, Houdaille lever dampers.
Worm and sector.
Drums with helical fins. Hydraulic control. Front 350 x 48 mm, rear 300 x 50 mm.
Front 5.50x16î, rear 6.50x16î. Englebert.
Spoked, front 4.50Kx16î, rear 5.50Kx16î.
1,240 mm / 1,240 mm.
Weight with water and oil
160 litres, rear-mounted (aviation fuel NO 100/130).
Single-seater aluminium body.