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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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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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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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REMEMBRING JO SIFFERT

Sunday 24th October marks the 50th Anniversary of the death of Jo ‘Seppi’ Siffert, who was tragically killed while competing in the non-championship Rothmans World Championship Victory Race at Brands Hatch. Jo joined BRM for the 1971 season and quickly became a very popular driver within the team. Making a total of 15 starts (11 Grand Prix & 4 Non-Championship), his best results for the team was 1st in the

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MOTUL ARTICLE: THE STORY BEHIND THE REVIVAL OF THE BRM V16

Motul have written a brilliant article on the story of behind the revival of the V16. Featuring an exclusive interview with Rick Hall, one of the instrumental engineers from Hall & Hall who are responsible for the build and running of the new car, the article gives a great technical insight into what’s going on under the bonnet. A huge thank you to Motul for covering this new age of

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BACKGROUND TO ‘THE CHRYSALIS’

There’s nothing quite like the roar of the V16. The iconic sound still draws a crowd to this day, whether for nostalgia, curiosity, or childish awe. This is a short film about that noise, the infamous engine of the BRM P15 V16, and the reaction it draws. ‘The Chrysalis’ film, the second in BRM’s series after the success of ‘The Re-Awakening’, is to support the announcement that the first new

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BRM REVS UP FOR GRAND 70TH ANNIVERSARY CAVALCADE AT GOODWOOD REVIVAL

John Owen, 82, son of original BRM team principal, receives first ‘new’ P15 V16 race car, built to mark 70th anniversary of the famous British Racing Motors team. Rick Hall, former BRM F1 team engineer, oversaw construction of the first new BRM V16 race car to be built from scratch since 1953. New P15 V16 was shaken down by Hall and Hall last week ahead of its unveiling at Goodwood

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1965 BRDC INTERNATIONAL TROPHY

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be showcasing the 4 BRM Trophies currently on display at the Silverstone Interactive Museum – read more about the trophy move here. Silverstone Circuit 15th May, 1965 The 17th BRDC International Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 15th May 1965 at the Silverstone Circuit, England. The race was run over 52 laps of the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, and was

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1957 BRDC INTERNATIONAL TROPHY

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be showcasing the 4 BRM Trophies currently on display at the Silverstone Interactive Museum – read more about the trophy move here. Silverstone Circuit 14th September, 1957 On the 14th September, 1957, the 9th BRDC International Trophy was held at the Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire. The race was run over two 15 lap heats and a 35 lap final, over a distance of 4.71 km. Thanks to decisive

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NEW-BUILD UPDATE: V16 ENGINE BLOCK, CAM COVERS, FINAL TOUCHES TO THE BODYWORK

Ricky has been putting the final touches to the P15 bodywork at the Hall & Hall workshop, and the car is on the final stretch before completion. The awesome V16 engine block is taking shape, as shown above,  with and without cam covers. The first use of a V16 engine was in the 1910 Antoinette VII experimental aircraft, followed by several cars in the 1930s. The only known use of a V16

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