Montecarlo, 22 May 1966: Lorenzo Bandini, second in the Monaco Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Siracusa Grand Prix of 1.5.1966
Type 228. Rear-mounted. 6 cylinders in 65° V, with light alloy cylinder block and head. Press-fitted cast iron cylinder liners. 126 mm connecting rod. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
90 x 63 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
400.789 / 2,404.734 cc.
Max. power output
249 bhp at 8,500 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders.
Lucas indirect injection.
Marelli SB 266 DTEM distributor.
Rear. Dry, multi-plate clutch, 597 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 579/FL (in the Italian G. P. configuration). Double wall of aluminium panels riveted to steel tube structure to form a stress-bearing semi-monococque.
Double wishbones: upper rocker arm, lower triangle, coil springs and inboard coaxial dampers.
Double wishbones: upper arm, inverted lower triangle, coaxial spring/damper units, 2 longitudinal struts per side.
Rack and pinion.
Girling discs. Inboard at rear mounted of differential housing, independent circuits with double pump.
Front 5.50x14î, rear 7.00x14î. Dunlop.
Cast in light alloy. Front 7.50x13î, rear 9.50x13î.
1,368 mm / 1,360 mm.
Weight with water and oil
125 litres (2 side tanks). Petrol NO 98/100.
12 Volt Safa.
Single-seater aluminium body and composite elements.