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Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1 Fast Facts

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TEN FAST FACTS ABOUT THE NEW FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ENGINE * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 engine is completely new. It has no carry-over parts from the previous engines. * The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly smaller than the engine ...

TEN FAST FACTS ABOUT THE NEW FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ENGINE

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 engine is completely new. It has no carry-over parts from the previous engines.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly smaller than the engine it replaces. It is one of the smallest engines on the Formula One grid.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly lower than the engine it replaces - both overall height and crank centreline height. It is one of the lowest engines on the Formula One grid.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is significantly lighter than the engine it replaces. It is one of the lightest engines on the Formula One grid.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 contains more innovative and radical design than ever seen before on a Cosworth Racing Formula One engine.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 has been designed to be an integral part of the car package from the outset and includes mountings and drives for many of the car pumps and hydraulic systems.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 will be controlled by a brand new, state of the art Visteon engine management unit as part of a totally integrated Vehicle Control System.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ran for the first time on a dyno at Cosworth Racing's Northampton, England base at 1:34am, 18th December 1998.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 ran for the first time in the new Stewart-Ford SF-3 chassis on December 23rd 1998 at Silverstone.

* The FORD COSWORTH V10 CR-1 is the 4th brand new Formula One engine designed by Cosworth Racing in the last 6 years - (5th if the cancelled 3.5 litre V10 is counted).

1994:        'EC' 3.5 Litre Zetec-R V8 (powered the 1994 World Champion).
1995:        'ECA' 3.0 Litre Zetec-R V8
1996:        'JD' Zetec-R V10 (Project 1 to Project 4)
1997:        'JD' Zetec-R V10 (Project 5 to Project 9)
1998:        'VJ' Zetec-R V10 (Series 1 to Series 6)
1999:        Ford Cosworth V10 CR-1

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