Nürburgring, 1 August 1954: Froilan Gonzalez, second in the German Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Argentinian Grand Prix of 17.1.1954.
Type 107. 4 cylinders in line, front-mounted, light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted cylinder liners, crankshaft on 5 bearings, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
94 x 90 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
624.58 / 2,498.32 cc.
Max. power output
250 bhp at 7,200 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts with cups and rollers, front gear drive.
Mechanical pump and 2 Weber 50 DCOA/3 horizontal twin choke carburettors.
Double, with 2 Marelli magnetos.
Forced with dry sump.
Rear. Multi-plate clutch, gearbox with 4 speeds + reverse in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 500. Steel tube structure.
Double wishbones: double triangle, transverse lower leaf spring, anti-roll bar and Houdaille hydraulic lever dampers.
De Dion live axle, two longitudinal struts, transverse lower leaf spring and Houdaille hydraulic dampers.
Parallelogram, worm and sector.
Finned bimetallic drums with independent hydraulic control for front and rear wheels.
Front 5.25x16î, rear 7.00x16î. Englebert.
Spoked, light alloy.
1,278 / 1,250 mm.
Weight with water and oil
180 litres of mixture.
Aluminium single-seater body.