Ferrari 246 F1-66
The Ferrari 246 F1-66 (also known as 158/246) was a racing car used by Scuderia Ferrari and Reg Parnell Racing during the 1966 Formula One season. It was used in a total of 4 races by 3 drivers, achieving a second and a third place. It was used during the season alongside the Ferrari 312. The design and dimensions of the car were almost identical to the Ferrari 158, except for the bigger 2.4-litre (2404.74 cc) engine; the chassis type used on both models was also the same (Type 579). The power output was 249 PS (183 kW; 246 hp) at 8500 rpm. The same engine, but with four valves, would see further use in the Dino 246 Tasmania.
|Chassis||Type 579/FL (in the Italian Grand Prix configuration), double wall of aluminum panels riveted to a tubular steel structure to form a stress-bearing semi-monocoque|
|Suspension (front)||Double wishbones, upper rocker arm, reversed lower wishbone, coil springs and inboard co-axial dampers|
|Suspension (rear)||Upper arm, reversed lower wishbone, co-axial spring/damper units, 2 radius arms per side|
|Length||3,950 mm (155.5 in)|
|Width||697 mm (27.4 in)|
|Height||768 mm (30.2 in)|
|Axle track||1,360 mm (53.5 in)|
|Wheelbase||2,380 mm (93.7 in)|
|Engine||Ferrari Tipo 228, 2,404 cc (146.7 cu in) V6 (65°). Naturally-aspirated, rear-mounted.|
|Weight||510 kg (1,124 lb) (with water and oil)|
|Debut||1966 Monaco Grand Prix|
|n.b. Unless otherwise stated, all data refer to|
Formula One World Championship Grands Prix only.
Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit
(key) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1966||Scuderia Ferrari||Ferrari 2.4 V6||
|Reg Parnell Racing||Giancarlo Baghetti||NC|
* Only 6 points which counted towards Ferrari's Championship total were scored using the 246; the remaining points were scored using the 312.
- "Ferrari 246 F1-66". F1Technical. Retrieved 2012-12-02.
- See race results on silhouet.com: Monaco-66, Belgium-66, Germany-66, Italy-66
- "Ferrari 246 F1-66". formula1.ferrari.com. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
- Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. pp. 41, 44 and 334. ISBN 0851127029.