Jody Scheckter, Drivers' World Champion with Ferrari in 1979
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
South African Grand Prix of 3.3.1979.
Type 015. 12 cylinders in 180° V, rear-mounted. Light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted aluminium cylinder liners, 112 mm connecting rod. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
80 x 49.6 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
249.3168 / 2,991.801 cc.
Max. power output
515 bhp at 12,300 rpm.
4 valves per cylinder, 2 camshafts per bank of cylinders, gear drive at rear.
Lucas indirect injection.
Single. With coil-ignition and Marelli Dinoplex electronic capacitive discharge.
Pressurised. Dry sump.
Rear. Borg & Beck multi-plate clutch. 022 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 022. Stress-bearing body: aluminium panels riveted to light alloy structure with various sections and light alloy supports.
Double wishbone: double triangles, inboard spring/ dampers units.
Double wishbone: upper trapezium, lower arm, vertical inboard spring/damper units behind gearbox.
Rack and pinion.
Lockheed callipers and Brembo ventilated cast iron discs. Inboard on differential at rear.
Front 23/59-13î, rear 38/68-13î. Michelin.
Multipiece. Front 12x13î, rear 19x13î.
1,700 mm / 1,600 mm.
Weight with water and oil
175/190 litres central. Petrol NO 98/100.
Single-seater body in composite materials and aluminium.