What engine was in the Brawn F1 car?

Technical specifications
Engine Mercedes-Benz FO108W 2.4 L (146 cu in) V8, naturally aspirated, limited to 18,000 RPM mid-mounted.

Does Jenson Button own a Brawn F1 car?

Ross Brawn, the former Honda team boss who put his name to the team after keeping them afloat following the Japanese manufacturer’s withdrawal at the end of 2008, owns the car Button won the title in. … The gearbox in Brawn’s car, Button said, is the only working one and there are no spares.

What made the Brawn F1 car so fast?

Why have Brawn GP done so well? There are a whole host of reasons as to why Brawn GP are so strong. The main reason that stands out is the amount of time that has been spent working on this car. As soon as Ross Brawn came into the team (in November 2007) he decided that the 2008 car was slow.

Is Ross Brawn still in F1?

Following speculation linking him with other teams, Brawn announced his retirement from Formula One in February 2014. Teams with Brawn in an essential role have won 8 constructors’ championships and 8 drivers’ championships in total.

Ross Brawn.

Ross Brawn OBE
Employer Formula One Group
Spouse(s) Jean Brawn

How much did Brawn GP sell for?

Daimler, the owner of luxury auto maker Mercedes, has revealed that it paid just $175.7 million (£137.3 million) to buy its championship-winning Formula One team. Timing is everything when buying and selling an F1 team.

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Why did F1 stop using V8?

First of all, FIA, the governing body, decided at one point, that 3.0L V10 engines were too strong and wasteful, so they decided to reduce them to 2.4 V8. Those engines were no joke, even at very start, Cosworth claimed theirs can rev above 20.000 RPM.

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