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The Brabham BT10 was a Formula 2 racing car designed by Ron Tauranac and powered by a 1,500 cc (92 cu in) Cosworth 109E engine. Motor Racing Developments ran the BT10 in Formula Two, The 'BT10' campaigned fairly successfully in F2, taking several wins. The car was also entered for two Formula One races, John Willment Automobiles entered a BT10 at the 1964 British Grand Prix for Frank Gardner to drive but retired when he had an accident.[3] The BT10 final F1 race was the 1965 South African Grand Prix on New Year's Day. Two BT10s were entered, David Prophet entered himself to drive and John Willment Automobiles entered Paul Hawkins. The race saw Hawkins 9th and Prophet 14th.[4] The car was replaced by the Brabham BT16.

Brabham BT10
Brabham BT10.jpg
CategoryFormula One
Formula Two
ConstructorBrabham
Designer(s)Ron Tauranac
SuccessorBrabham BT16
Technical specifications[1][2]
ChassisSteel spaceframe
EngineFord Cosworth 109E, 1,500 cc (91.5 cu in), Straight-4, naturally aspirated, mid-engine, longitudinally mounted
TransmissionHewland, 5 speed manual
FuelSasol
TyresDunlop
Competition history
Notable entrantsJohn Willment Automobiles
Notable driversAustralia Frank Gardner
Australia Paul Hawkins
United Kingdom David Prophet
Debut1964 British Grand Prix
RacesWinsPolesF.Laps
2000
Constructors' Championships0
Drivers' Championships0
n.b. Unless otherwise stated, all data refer to
Formula One World Championship Grands Prix only.

Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit

(key) (Results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap.)

Year Entrant Engine(s) Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Points WCC
1964 John Willment Automobiles Ford 109E, 1.5 L4 D MON NED BEL FRA GBR GER AUT ITA USA MEX 301 4th1
Frank Gardner Ret
1965 John Willment Automobiles Ford 109E, 1.5 L4 D RSA MON BEL FRA GBR NED GER ITA USA MEX 27 (31)2 3rd2
Paul Hawkins 9
David Prophet David Prophet 14

1 All points was scored by the Brabham BT7 and Brabham BT11.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brabham Ford". Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Brabham BT10". Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Grand Prix results, British GP 1964". grandprix.com. Retrieved 2 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Grand Prix results, South African GP 1965". grandprix.com. Retrieved 2 February 2016.