British Racing Motors

GOODWOOD TO CELEBRATE 70 YEARS OF BRM AT FESTIVAL OF SPEED AND REVIVAL

We are thrilled to announce that we will be celebrating both BRM’s inaugural Grand Prix 70 years ago and the modern-day return of the incredible V16-powered Type 15 at Goodwood this year.  As announced by Goodwood this afternoon, at Goodwood Revival, there will be a fantastic collection of BRMs – the largest to ever come together on track – to celebrate our 70th anniversary and the rebirth of this legendary machine. There will be a track

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BRM TAKES MAJOR STEP AS IT ADVANCES BUILD OF ‘NEW’ V16 FORMULA ONE CARS

Britain’s original Formula 1 team, British Racing Motors (BRM), took a major step forward with its plans to build three authentic ‘new’ 1950s V16 race cars with the successful dyno test of an original engine after a painstaking restoration. BRM’s technical partners, Hall and Hall, used the original ‘engine number two’ a V16 power unit dating back to the 1950s, to help engineers overcome the technical challenges presented by one

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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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DIGITISING THE BRM TROPHY COLLECTION

For the last year Genus have been working to digitise the BRM archive, immortalising the amazing range of Driver Contracts, Photographic Prints, Engineering Drawings, Photographic Negatives, Film, Historic Documents, and most recently, BRM’s trophy collection. The collection of BRM trophies have been captured using the unique Light Revolution 360-degree Capture Platform, and have recently been valued and catalogued by the Assay Office in Birmingham. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped in developing

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1962 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 12th may, 1962 The 14th BRDC International Trophy was a motor race, run to Formula One rules, held on 12 May 1962 at the Silverstone Circuit. The race was run over 52 laps of the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, and was won

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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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THE BRM NEWSLETTER: OWING TO OWEN, SILVERSTONE TROPHY MOVE, 2D MODEL OF BRM

Welcome to BRM’s newsletter, and more importantly, welcome to the BRM family. It’s an incredibly exciting time for us, and we’re thrilled to have you along for the journey! On This Day: Jackie Stewart wins BRDC International Trophy On the 15th May, 1965, the 17th BRDC International Trophy motor race took place, run to Formula One rules, at the Silverstone Circuit. The race was run over 52 laps, and was

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SET OF FOUR BRM TROPHIES HAVE MOVED TO THE SILVERSTONE INTERACTIVE MUSEUM

For decades, four of BRM’s trophies were on loan to the Bourne Heritage Centre museum, in the Lincolnshire town in which BRM was based, but recently have been moved to Silverstone for display in time for the Silverstone Interactive Museum‘s re-opening on the 17th May. Among the trophies are a number of highlights in BRM’s racing career. Arguably the most important in the collection is the 1962 World Constructors’ Championship trophy,

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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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THE BRM NEWSLETTER: 1959 BRDC TROPHY, SPENLOVE-SPENLOVE ARCHIVE, BBC RADIO LINCOLNSHIRE

Welcome to BRM’s newsletter, and more importantly, welcome to the BRM family. It’s an incredibly exciting time for us, and we’re thrilled to have you along for the journey! On This Day: 1959 BRDC International Trophy On the 2nd May 1959, the 11th BRDC International Trophy took place at Silverstone. The race was run over 50 laps of the Grand Prix circuit, and saw Stirling Moss and Ron Flockhart drive

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