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Coventry Climax Racing Engines

The Definitive Development History

By Des Hammill

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 February 2017
The result of extensive research, here is the definitive development history of Coventry Climax racing engines: the first British engines to power Formula One World Championship-winning cars.Des Hamill, an engineer, describes the innovative nature of these wonderful engines, and how racing engine technology advanced through an important era of motorsport. The comments and anecdotes of those who were there give a real insight to life at Coventry Climax before its takeover by Jaguar in 1963. The author was given free access to Walter Hassan's papers; he also managed to track down and interview all of the surviving key players from the company's motor racing heyday (four World Championship wins).

Table of Contents

1. Engine codes2. The FPE 2.5 litre V8 Grand Prix engine3. FW - Four cylinder in-line engines4. FPF - Four cylinder in-line racing engines5. FWM - Four cylinder in-line engines6: FWMV 1.5 litre V87: 1.5 litre - FWMW - Flat 168: Conclusion9: Technical specifications

About the Author

Des Hammill is a professional engineer with huge experience of building successful and reliable racing engines and solving the problems associated with all aspects of high performance applications. Des has written many of Veloce's SpeedPro series books.

EAN: 9781787110434
ISBN: 1787110435
Publisher: Veloce Publishing
Dimensions: 22.35 x 15.24 x 1.52 centimetres (0.38 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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