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  Tyrrell P34 Cosworth
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1976 - 1977
Numbers built:7 + 1 unused tub
Designed by:Derek Gardner for Tyrrell
Predecessor:Tyrrell 007 Cosworth
Successor:Tyrrell 008 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 17, 2011
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Chassis P34/1 This was the original P34 prototype that was constructed in great secrecy in the fall of 1975. Built mainly to test designer Derek Gardner's theories, it consisted of a modified 007 tub and an even older rear end. It was shown to a stunned audience during the official reveal>>>

Chassis P34/2 Chassis P34/2 was the first all new P34. It was used by Patrick Depailler in the model's debut race and he continued to campaign it for the remainder of the 1976 season and the two opening races of 1977. He finished second on three occasions and third twice. After its active>>>

Chassis P34/5 This was the first of three new P34s built for the 1977 season. It was raced throughout the season by Swedish driver Ronnie Petterson. He struggled for much of the year but did manage to score a single podium finish; at the Belgian Grand Prix. Today it is owned by an Italian>>>

Chassis P34/6 Ronnie Peterson's ride in the final races of the 1977, chassis P34/6 was only used only six times in period. The Swede's best result was fifth at the Austrian Grand Prix. More recently it has been much more active in the hands of historic racing ace Martin Stretton. Once he >>>

Chassis P34/8 This Tyrrell P34 was built up recently around an unused tub. It is believed that the tub had originally been used for a test fitting of a mock-up of the Renault V6 turbo engine. Ken Tyrrell nevertheless stuck with the Cosworth V8 engine for the 1978 season as he believed the>>>


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