German Auto Racing Teams

German Auto Racing Teams

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: BMW in Formula One, Mercedes-Benz in motorsport, Porsche in motorsport, ATS, Team Rosberg, Zakspeed, Toyota Motorsport GmbH, Mercedes GP, A1 Team Germany, Dauer Sportwagen, Martini Racing, Joest Racing, Reiter Engineering, Kauhsen, Schnitzer Motorsport, Abt Sportsline, Alex von Falkenhausen Motorenbau, Rial Racing, Eifelland, Vitaphone Racing, M cke Motorsport, Motopark Academy, Phoenix Racing, Kremer Racing, Fischer Racing, Persson Motorsport, Engstler Motorsport, Eisenacher Motorenwerk, Seikel Motorsport, Porsche Junioren, Konrad Motorsport, M nnich Motorsport, Hegersport, Freisinger Motorsport, Wiechers-Sport, Klenk, Hotfiel Sport, GU-Racing International, HWA Team, BMW Motorsport. Excerpt: BMW has been involved in Formula One in a number of capacities since the inauguration of the World Drivers' Championship in 1950. The company entered occasional races in the 1950s and 1960s (often under Formula Two regulations), before building the BMW M12/13 inline-four turbocharged engine in the 1980s. This engine was the result of a deal between BMW and Brabham, which resulted in the team's chassis being powered by BMW engines from 1982 until 1987, a period in which Nelson Piquet won the 1983 championship driving a Brabham BT52-BMW. BMW also supplied the M12/13 on a customer basis to the ATS, Arrows, Benetton and Ligier teams during this period, with various degrees of success. In 1988, Brabham temporarily withdrew from the sport and BMW withdrew its official backing from the engines, which were still used by the Arrows team under the Megatron badge. Turbocharged engines were banned by the revised Formula One Technical Regulations for 1989, rendering the M12/13 obsolete. BMW decided to return to Formula One in the late 1990s by signing an exclusive contract with the Williams team, which needed a new long-term engine supplie...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Title:German Auto Racing Teams
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Publisher:Books LLC, Wiki Series - 2010-05


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