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  Rover BRM
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1965
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Click here to download printer friendly versionThis is the Rover BRM, as raced on LeMans in 1965 by Jacky Stewart and Graham Hill. The car had a remarkeble Rover turbine engine, producing 126bhp. This engine was fitted in a BRM built chassis. A Rover BRM car was already entered in the 1963 and 1964 race but with little succes. All was going well in the 1965 when Hill came in the pits with severe overheating problems. The problem was traced down to damaged compressor vanes, the damage was caused by a 'foreign body' entering the intake. With a loss of 13% of power the car finished 10th overall.
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