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THE BRM NEWSLETTER: LE MANS 1963, TONY RUDD ARCHIVE, BRM IN GQ

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: 24-Hours at Le Mans, 1963 On the 17th April,1963, Richie Ginther and Graham Hill drove the Rover-BRM Turbine on the Circuit de la Sarthe at the 1963 Le Mans. The 3,600 km figure was achieved with hours to spare, and with

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SHOOT OF THE EXPERIMENTAL ROVER-BRM GAS TURBINE LE MANS CAR

This week, we headed to the British Motor Museum at Gaydon for a shoot of the Rover-BRM Le Mans car, a prototype gas turbine-powered racing car, jointly developed in the early 1960s by the British companies Rover and BRM. BRM supplied the chassis of Richie Ginther’s crash-damaged car from the 1962 Monaco Grand Prix, and a custom open-top spyder body was then built in aluminium, with the turbine mid-mounted ahead of a single-speed transaxle. The gas turbine engine has a

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THE BRM NEWSLETTER: EASTER AT GOODWOOD, ROLLS ROYCE SUPERCHARGER, SILVERSTONE GRAND PRIX

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! Easter at Goodwood On Easter Monday, 1953, at Goodwood Motor Circuit, two BRM cars raced for the first time under the aegis of Alfred Owen. Ken Wharton set a new race and lap records, winning the Richmond Formule Libre race by a

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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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ICONIC ALL-BRITISH RACE CAR MARQUE, BRM, SET TO THRILL FANS WITH LAUNCH OF ‘NEW’ V16 TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY

Britain’s Original F1 Team, British Racing Motors (BRM) is celebrating its 70th anniversary in style by fulfilling a long held ambition of one of the Owen family’s oldest surviving members to see and hear the world famous Type 15 Mk 1 BRM V16, in action once again at racing speeds. John Owen, 81, was just ten years old when he first heard and fell in love with the 16-cylinder 600-horsepower

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