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Agip (Azienda Generale Italiana Petroli—General Italian Oil Company) is an Italian former automotive gasoline, diesel, LPG, lubricants, fuel oil, and bitumen retailer established in 1926.
Italian motor manufacturer Alfa Romeo participated in Formula One motor racing as both a constructor and engine supplier sporadically between and, and as a commercial partner only since.
An alloy is a combination of metals or of a metal and another element.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.
Anderstorp Raceway, previously known as Scandinavian Raceway, is a motorsport race track in Anderstorp (Gislaved Municipality), Sweden.
Arrows Grand Prix International was a British Formula One team active from to.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
Bernard Charles Ecclestone (born 28 October 1930) is a British business magnate.
Brabham is the common name for Motor Racing Developments Ltd., a British racing car manufacturer and Formula One racing team.
The Brabham BT45 was a Formula One car designed by South African engineer Gordon Murray for the 1976 Formula One season.
The Brabham BT46 is a Formula One racing car designed by Gordon Murray for the Brabham team, owned by Bernie Ecclestone, for the 1978 Formula One season.
The Brabham BT48 was a Formula One racing car designed by Gordon Murray and raced by the Brabham team.
The Canadian-American Challenge Cup, or Can-Am, was an SCCA/CASC sports car racing series from 1966 to 1987.
Chaparral Cars was a pioneering American automobile racing team and race car developer that engineered, built, and raced cars from 1963 through 1970.
A clutch is a mechanical device which engages and disengages power transmission especially from driving shaft to driven shaft.
Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman, (19 May 1928 – 16 December 1982) was an influential English design engineer, inventor, and builder in the automotive industry, and founder of Lotus Cars.
The DFV is an internal combustion engine that was originally produced by Cosworth for Formula One motor racing.
A crankcase is the housing for the crankshaft in a reciprocating internal combustion engine.
The cylinder block is an integrated structure comprising the cylinder(s) of a reciprocating engine and often some or all of their associated surrounding structures (coolant passages, intake and exhaust passages and ports, and crankcase).
In an internal combustion engine, the cylinder head (often informally abbreviated to just head) sits above the cylinders on top of the cylinder block.
A differential is a gear train with three shafts that has the property that the rotational speed of one shaft is the average of the speeds of the others, or a fixed multiple of that average.
Donington Park is a motorsport circuit located near Castle Donington in Leicestershire, England.
In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.
Downforce is a downwards thrust created by the aerodynamic characteristics of a car.
In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.
Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile (FISA) was the sport governing body for motor racing events, in particular Formula One.
A flat-12 is a 12-cylinder internal combustion engine in a flat configuration.
Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and owned by the Formula One Group.
The Formula One Constructors' Association (FOCA) was an organization of the chassis builders (constructors) who design and build the cars that race in the FIA Formula One World Championship.
Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.
Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve (January 18, 1950 – May 8, 1982), known as Gilles Villeneuve, was a Canadian racing driver.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England in late June or early July; the event is scheduled to avoid clashing with the Formula One season, enabling fans to see F1 machines as well as cars and motorbikes from motor racing history climb the hill.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio.
Gordon Murray (born 18 June 1946 in Durban, South Africa), is a South African-born British designer of Formula One racing cars and the McLaren F1 road car.
In car design, ground effect is a series of aerodynamic effects which have been exploited to create downforce, particularly in racing cars.
Gunnar Axel Arvid Nilsson (20 November 1948 – 20 October 1978) was a Swedish racing driver.
Hewland is a British engineering company, founded in 1957 by Mike Hewland, which specialises in racing-car gearboxes.
An ignition system generates a spark or heats an electrode to a high temperature to ignite a fuel-air mixture in spark ignition internal combustion engines oil-fired and gas-fired boilers, rocket engines, etc.
John Marshall Watson, (born 4 May 1946) is a British former racing driver and current commentator from Northern Ireland.
In automotive engineering, a longitudinal engine is an internal combustion engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle, front to back.
The Lotus 78 'wing car' was a Formula One racing car used in the and seasons.
The Lotus 79 was a Formula One car designed in late 1977 by Colin Chapman, Geoff Aldridge, Martin Ogilvie, Tony Rudd and Peter Wright of Lotus.
The Lotus 88 was an innovative ground effect Formula One car designed by Colin Chapman, Peter Wright, Tony Rudd and Martin Ogilvie of Lotus in an effort to maximise the downforce produced by ground effects cars.
Magnesium alloys are mixtures of magnesium with other metals (called an alloy), often aluminum, zinc, manganese, silicon, copper, rare earths and zirconium.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940) is an Italian-born American former racing driver, one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport.
A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.
Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.
A naturally aspirated engine is an internal combustion engine in which oxygen intake depends solely on atmospheric pressure and does not rely on forced induction through a turbocharger or a supercharger.
Nelson Piquet Souto Maior (born August 17, 1952), known as Nelson Piquet, is a Brazilian former racing driver and businessman.
Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda (born 22 February 1949) is an Austrian former Formula One driver and a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion, winning in 1975, 1977 and 1984.
Parmalat SpA is a multinational Italian dairy and food corporation.
Petrofina was a Belgian oil company.
Radiators are heat exchangers used for cooling internal combustion engines, mainly in automobiles but also in piston-engined aircraft, railway locomotives, motorcycles, stationary generating plant or any similar use of such an engine.
Riccardo Gabriele Patrese (born 17 April 1954) is an Italian former racing driver, who raced in Formula One from to.
Bengt Ronnie Peterson (14 February 1944 – 11 September 1978) was a Swedish racing driver.
Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A. is the racing division of luxury Italian auto manufacturer, Ferrari, and the racing team that competes in Formula One racing.
Team Lotus was the motorsport sister company of English sports car manufacturer Lotus Cars.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
In many racing sports an athlete (or occasionally a team of athletes) will compete in a time trial against the clock to secure the fastest time.
Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.
In Euclidean geometry, a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American and Canadian English but as a trapezium in English outside North America.
A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine which completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the piston during only one crankshaft revolution.
The Venturi effect is the reduction in fluid pressure that results when a fluid flows through a constricted section (or choke) of a pipe.
The 1978 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 15 January 1978 at Buenos Aires.
The 1978 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 13 August 1978 at Österreichring.
The 1978 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 21 May 1978 at Zolder.
The 1978 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 January 1978 at Jacarepagua.
The 1978 British Grand Prix (formally the XXXI John Player British Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held at Brands Hatch on 16 July 1978.
The 1978 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 8 October 1978 at Montreal.
The 1978 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Zandvoort on 27 August 1978.
The 1978 Formula One season was the 32nd season of FIA Formula One motor racing.
The 1978 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Paul Ricard on 2 July 1978.
The 1978 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 30 July 1978 at Hockenheimring.
The 1978 Italian Grand Prix was the 14th motor race of the 1978 Formula One season.
The 1978 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 7 May 1978 at Monaco.
The 1978 South African Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 4 March 1978 at Kyalami.
The 1978 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 4 June 1978 at Jarama.
The 1978 Swedish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 17 June 1978 at the Scandinavian Raceway.
The 1978 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on October 1, 1978, at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course in Watkins Glen, New York.
The 1978 United States Grand Prix West was a Formula One motor race held on April 2, 1978, at Long Beach, California.
The 1979 Argentine Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 21 January 1979 at the Autódromo Municipal Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
The 1979 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 12 August 1979 at Österreichring.
The 1979 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 13 May 1979 at Zolder.
The 1979 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Interlagos on 4 February 1979.
The 1979 British Grand Prix (formally the XXXII Marlboro British Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on 14 July 1979.
The 1979 Canadian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 30 September 1979 at the Circuit Île Notre-Dame, Montreal.
The 1979 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 26 August 1979 at Zandvoort.
The 1979 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 1 July 1979 at Dijon.
The 1979 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 July 1979 at Hockenheimring.
The 1979 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 9 September 1979 at Monza.
The 1979 Monaco Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 27 May 1979 at Monaco.
The 1979 South African Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 3 March 1979 at Kyalami.
The 1979 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 29 April 1979 at the Circuito Permanente del Jarama near Madrid, Spain.
The 1979 United States Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on October 7, 1979 at the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course in Watkins Glen, New York.
The 1979 United States Grand Prix West, formally titled the Lubri Lon Long Beach Grand Prix, was a Formula One motor race held on April 8, 1979, at Long Beach, California.