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Imola, 14 September 1980: Jody Scheckter, eighth in the Italian Grand Prix



Model

312 T5


Type


Formula 1 racing car.

Years of activity


1980.

First race


Argentine Grand Prix of 13.1.1980.

Engine


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.

Compression ratio


11.5:1.

Max. power output


515 bhp at 12,300 rpm.

Timing gear


4 valves per cylinder, 2 camshafts per bank of cylinders, gear drive at rear.

Fuel feed


Lucas indirect injection with electronic fuel flow adjustment.

Ignition


Single. Coil-ignition with Marelli Dinoplex electronic capacitive discharge.

Lubrication


Pressurised. Dry sump.

Transmission


Rear. Multi-plate clutch. 022 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse, transverse in block with self-locking differential.

Reduction from engine to gearbox

Gear ratios


Variable depending on racing circuit.

Final drive ratio

Frame


Type 023. Stress-bearing body: aluminium panels riveted to light alloy structure with various sections and cast light alloy supports.

Front suspension


Double wishbone: double triangles, inboard spring/ dampers units.

Rear suspension


Double wishbone: upper arm, lower trapezium and 1 central strut.

Steering


Rack and pinion.

Brakes


Brembo ventilated cast iron discs. Lockheed callipers.

Tyres


Front 23/59-13, rear 38/68-13. Michelin.

Rims


Multipiece. Front 12x13, rear 18x13.

Wheelbase


2,700 mm.

Front/rear track


1,700 mm / 1,615 mm.

Length


4,530 mm.

Width


2,120 mm.

Height


1,020 mm.

Weight with water and oil


611 kg.

Fuel tank


From 182 to 185 litres, centre-mounted.

Alternator/dynamo

Battery

Bodywork


Single-seater carbon fibre body.