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Early 3-litre F1: the supercharged alternative


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#1 ian senior

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Posted 07 October 2002 - 11:30

Given that some teams were scratching around for a suitable engine in the early days of the 3 litre formula, did no-one consider supercharging one of the existing 1.5 litre engines as a stopgap? Some people used 2 litre BRMs and Climaxes, but would a blower have been better?

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#2 Rainer Nyberg

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Posted 07 October 2002 - 14:24

I asked more or less the same thing in an earlier thread, you may read the posts at :

http://www.atlasf1.c...&threadid=41144

#3 ian senior

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Posted 07 October 2002 - 14:51

Thanks, Rainer. Fascinating stuff!

Ian