News Details

If you need something done, do it yourself...

Phillip van Osten 20/03/2019 at 14:3320/03/2019 at 13:27 Cosworth co-founder Mike Costin believed traction was in short supply in F1 following the widespread adoption of his company's legendary Ford DFV engine in the late sixties. To make the most of the powerful unit, Costin suggested to teams to consider four-wheel drive designs, but the British engineer actually went his own way with the idea in late 1968, with the help of a young designer by the name of Robin Herd. Unfortunately, the striking-looking but ungracious and heavy Cosworth 4WD, which looked like something from outer-space, was a handful from the get-go, and quickly rendered obsolete with the advent of wings and spoilers in...
Full Story »
1mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 season launches in Melbourne

As I got to spend a few weeks in Melbourne including over grand prix...
1mo ago from TheParcFerme.com

Australian GP: Post Qualifying press conference

Today's post-qualifying press conference with Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri...
1mo ago from Pitpass.com

Australian GP: Post Race press conference

Today's post-race press conference with Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton...
1mo ago from Pitpass.com

Australian GP: Practice team notes - Renault

Renault completed a positive first day of practice for the season-opening...
1mo ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Alex Rins 'for sure' a title threat – Valentino Rossi

Valentino Rossi says Americas Grand Prix winner Alex Rins is 'for...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Andretti unveils striking Indy 500 tribute livery for...

Andretti Autosport has unveiled a one-off livery for Marco Andretti for...

Field confirmed for Indianapolis 500 test

A field of 28 drivers has been confirmed for next week's IndyCar Series...
3d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Teemu Suninen on Rally Argentina: “It’s Fast and...

Teemu Suninen finished fifth in the previous round of the 2019 FIA World...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Richard Millener Ahead of Rally Argentina: “We’ve...

M-Sport Ford have had two consecutive podium finishes in the latest pair...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Elfyn Evans: “I see no reason why we can’t...

Elfyn Evans has finished on the podium in the last two rounds of the FIA...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

'Man United should be seriously worried' - Pochettino...

The Premier League is coming to a conclusion. Manchester City and...

Gallery: Final session ahead of Crystal Palace

Our preparations ahead of Sunday afternoon's visit of Crystal Palace are...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal Women Are No One Woman Show

Vivianne Miedema has been nominated for the PFA Women’s Player of the...
6h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Arsenal news: Key midfielder could miss Crystal Palace...

Xhaka picked up an injury in Arsenal's game against Napoli and could miss...
5h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.