BMW Entering New Test Phase

The 1999 Formula 1 season is slowly reaching its exciting finale. In the meantime, BMW in Munich continues to prepare for next year's season. In the next few weeks the latest version of the V10 Formula 1 power unit built in Munich will be tested...

The 1999 Formula 1 season is slowly reaching its exciting finale. In the meantime, BMW in Munich continues to prepare for next year's season. In the next few weeks the latest version of the V10 Formula 1 power unit built in Munich will be tested on BMW's own proving grounds in Miramas (southern France) and on official race tracks.

Engine tests on the dynamometer will be accompanied by further tests in the actual racing chassis, boasting this livery.

The future BMW Williams F1, taking BMW back into Formula 1 for the first time since 1987, is being built in a joint development process by BMW and Williams engineers. The tests now starting serve not to set up new lap records, but rather to test and further enhance the BMW V10 under realistic race track conditions.

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