British Racing Motors

Author: Tilly

60TH ANNIVERSARY: 1962 MONACO GRAND PRIX

Today marks 60 years since the 1962 Monaco Grand Prix, held at the Circuit de Monaco Monte Carlo. It was held over 100 laps of the compact 3.145 km circuit for a race distance of just over 195 miles. Credit: Motorsport Images Lotus’s Jim Clark claimed the first pole position of his career, ahead of BRM’s Graham Hill, Cooper’s Bruce McLaren and Ferrari’s Willy Mairesse. Mairesse got an excellent start from

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60TH ANNIVERSARY: 1962 DUTCH GRAND PRIX

Hill Wins at 1962 Dutch Grand Prix Today marks 60 years since the start of the 1962 Formula 1 season, the season that would end with Graham Hill steering his P57 ‘Old Faithful’ V8 to win the World Drivers’ Championship and, together with Richie Ginther, secured the World Constructor’s Title for BRM. This was the first time that a British Car with a British Driver had won both the Drivers

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50 YEARS SINCE BRM’S LAST GRAND PRIX WIN

On the 14th May, 1972, BRM saw their final Grand Prix finish as a Formula 1 team at the Monaco GP. The race was won by Jean-Pierre Beltoise; it was the only win of his Formula One World Championship career, which he secured in the BRM P160B. The conditions for the race were some of the worst seen up to that point on the track – the rain was so

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NEW COFFEE TABLE BOOK ‘RACING FOR BRITAIN’ TO CELEBRATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF WINNING THE FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

We’re thrilled to announce that pre-orders are open for our new coffee table book entitled ‘Racing for Britain’ to mark the 60th Anniversary of winning the Formula 1 Constructors Championship in 1962.  Written by award-winning author Ian Wagstaff and world-renowned motor sport historian, Doug Nye, edited by Gavin Green (former Editor of Car magazine) and James Page (former Editor of Classic & Sports Car magazine), ‘Racing for Britain’ has seen a remarkable

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BRM DISCOVER THE ORIGINAL BODY BUCK FROM BRITAIN’S FIRST FORMULA ONE CAR

Built in 1949, the body buck for the original Mark 1 P15 V16 was handcrafted to help build Britain’s first Formula One car. After 5 years of searching, 70 years since the car was last seen, the body buck has been discovered. Work has commenced building the P15 V16 MK 1 Chassis V car to the very first specification The first version of this iconic V16 has not been seen

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INTRODUCING THE BRM PRINT STORE!

British Racing Motors is Britain’s original F1 Team. World Champions in 1962, BRM raced over three decades, driven by legends of motor racing including Juan Manuel Fangio, Sir Stirling Moss, Graham Hill, Sir Jackie Stewart and Niki Lauda. “We recognise the wonderful history of BRM, and as we delved into the archive, it became very clear to us that there is a whole visual aspect to share, both old and

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BRM AT THE NEC

Last weekend, we had the privilege of attending the Classic Motor Show with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC), where the new P15 V16 Chassis 1/04 was displayed pride of place in the NEC.  An enormous thank you to the FBHVC for honouring the V16 and giving us a spot on your Federation Village Green. The FBHVC aims to protect the highway access rights of Britain’s historic vehicle enthusiasts. Each year,

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BRM V16 GETS PRIDE OF PLACE AT THE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

BRM is privileged to be collaborating with the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) to show the new P15 V16 Chassis 1/04 at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC on the 12-14th November. Members of the BRM team will be on the FBHVC stand every day, and we look forward to meeting friends and fans there and enjoy this incredible celebration of British Motorsport history. If you’re planning to

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BRM P15 V16 HELPS TO EDUCATE THE NEXT GENERATION

BRM is delighted to be supporting Cranford House School and Race against Dementia at the fantastic Wings and Wheels event today. The Wings and Wheels event was a great success and gave the BRM team a chance to show the next generation of Motorsport enthusiasts a little piece of British engineering excellence. The lid was off on the brand new V16 engine and gave everyone the chance to get up close and

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RICHARD MILLE ORDERS ‘NEW’ V16 FORMULA 1 CAR

New BRM P15 V16 will be manufactured by Hall and Hall using original blueprints and drawings from the BRM archive.   This car will be the second all-new ‘historic’ BRM V16 to be manufactured at Hall and Hall, following the successful completion of the first, which made its debut at Goodwood Revival in September. Just three of these ‘new’ BRM P15 V16 racing cars will be manufactured, following the recent discovery

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