Sunday, September 1, 2013

how a car get designed sometimes is happenstance

photo from http://www.conceptcarz.com/z13765/Cooper-T43-Mark-II.aspx

John Cooper put the engine behind the driver, because when he built F3 cras, he used motorcycle engines and they connected to the drive wheels by chain.

Cooper cars dominated in F3, so the designer Owen Maddock took the concept to F1

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