Britain’s Winning Formula: Achieving World Leadership in by Martin Beck-Burridge

By Martin Beck-Burridge

The overseas monetary worth of motorsports, and particularly Grand Prix racing, has grown considerably lately. This booklet focuses upon the large dimension, worth, significance and effect of the undefined. It investigates the dominance of UK-based learn and improvement and layout and makes a speciality of key administration subject matters of teamworking, management, approach and innovation.

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Post-war club racing brought the aspiring amateur and the budding designer/manufacturer together in competition. Contact was direct and the aspiring racer was shown the worth of his hardware against the logic of the stopwatch. The Cooper Car Company grew through the abundance of club racing that proved such a rich breeding ground for British driving and design talent in the decade after the war. Just as the BRM project had developed at an esoteric level, so did UK club racing. Cost considerations aside, one fundamental element that they had in common was the concept of buying components from those that made the best, regardless of origin.

Together with the Cooper chassis, these lightweight motors would deliver a new benchmark for Formula One that immediately delivered the 1959 and 1960 World Championships to Surbiton and Australian driver Sir Jack Brabham. The Climax V8 also proved effective in other chassis. Lotus with Jim Clark won two more World Constructor titles for Britain in the sixties, the last of which was in 1965. Already Ferrari were beginning to feel the sea change in Formula One results, for British companies had won all but two of the annual constructor’s titles since Vanwall inaugurated Britain’s winning formula in 1958.

Numerically and commercially therefore Cosworth continues to be successful and is doing good business for Britain, but breakaways at Ilmor engineered the Mercedes Benz engine that powered McLaren to the 1998 Constructor’s title. British transmission expertise continues to attract both UK and overseasbased teams. AP clutches and disc brake components were the most obvious components on many Grand Prix cars. Hewland and Xtrac are notable fabricators of gears; although often overlooked because the race teams themselves took the credit for the overall conception of now universal electrohydraulic command systems for 6- and 7-speed transaxle units.

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