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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:Two plus one spare tub
Designed by:Bernard Boyer for Matra
Predecessor:Matra MS10 Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 06, 2009
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Chassis MS80/01 Jackie Stewart only used chassis MS80/1 three times early in 1969 (Race of the Champions, Spanish Grand Prix and British Grand) and he took victory at each occasion. In the remainder of the year, the first MS80 was driven by Jean-Pierre Beltoise. The young Frenchman scored m>>>

Chassis MS80/02 Halfway through the 1969 season, Jackie Stewart switched to the second MS80 constructed after Beltoise had just one outing with it (third in the Spanish Grand Prix). The Scot secured his maiden World Championship in MS80/2 by winning the Dutch, French and Italian Grand Prix.>>>

Chassis MS80/03 For the 1969 season Matra built three tubs, two of which were immediately built into complete cars. The third was kept as a spare but it was not called into service as both Beltoise and Stewart fortunately did not suffer any major accidents. Matra kept the chassis until it w>>>

  Article Image gallery (32) Chassis (3) Specifications