## Brabham Type Reference |

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Type | Year | Total | Description |
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BT1 | 1961 | 1 | The MRD Formula Junior |

BT2 | 1962 | 11 | Formula Junior, production model, mostly Ford, some BMC |

BT3 | 1962 | 1 | Formula 1, spaceframe, Climax-V8 |

BT4 | 1962 | 1 | Formula Tasman/Intercontinental, based on BT3 |

BT5 | 1963 | 2 | First Brabham Sports Racer, 1500cc Twincam |

BT6 | 1963 | 20 | Formula Junior based on BT2 |

BT7 | 1963 | 2 | Formula 1, based on BT3, Climax V8 |

BT7A | 1963 | 3 | Formula Tasman, Climax FPF |

BT8 | 1964 | ? | Sports Racer based on BT5 with Climax 2 litre or larger |

BT9 | 1964 | 13 | Formula 3 based on BT6 Junior |

BT10 | 1964 | 17 | Formula 2, 1-litre Cosworth SCA, based on BT6 but with stressed panels |

BT11 | 1964-68 | 5 | Formula 1, customer car then used by works, Climax V8, 2.5/2.7 Climax FPF(1966-67), 2 BRM |

BT11A | 1964 | 5 | Formula Tasman/Libre version of BT11, Climax FPF |

BT12 | 1964 | 1 | Indy Car, Offenhauser |

BT13 | none | 0 | not allocated |

BT14 | 1965-66 | 10 | Formula Libre? |

BT15 | 1965-66 | 58 | Formula 3 drawing from BT16 and BT14, Cosworth |

BT16 | 1965 | 12 | Formula 2, Cosworth, 2 Honda |

BT16A | 1965 | 21 | Formula 3, Cosworth MAE |

BT17 | 1966 | 1 | Sports Racer, Repco V8 |

BT18 | 1966 | 6 | Formula 2, Cosworth, 2 Honda |

BT18A | 1966 | 32 | Formula 3, variant of F2 car |

BT18B | 1966 | 8 | Formula B, Lotus twincam |

BT19 | 1966 | 1 | Formula 1, originally for Climax H16; first Repco V8 car |

BT20 | 1966 | 2 | Formula 1, similar to BT19 |

BT21 | 1966-67 | 50 | Formula 3, Cosworth MAE, Lucas, or Holbay |

BT21A | 1967-68 | 10 | Formula Libre, Lotus Twincam, FT-200 |

BT21B | 1967-68 | 31 | Formula 3/C for USA |

BT21C | 1967-68 | 18 | Formula Libre, Lotus twincam, Hewland Mk5 |

BT21X | 1967 | 1 | Formula 3 prototype |

BT22 | 1966 | 1 | Formula Tasman, stopgap, Climax-FPF |

BT23 | 1967 | 9 | Formula 2, stressed panels on spaceframe, Cosworth FVA |

BT23A | 1967 | 1 | Formula Tasman, Repco V8 |

BT23B | 1967 | 3 | Formula B/Tasman, Climax FPF |

BT23C | 1968 | 13 | Formula 2, Cosworth FVA |

BT23D | 1967 | 1 | Formula Tasman, Alfa Tipo 33 |

BT23E | 1967 | 1 | Formula Tasman, Repco V8 |

BT23F | 1968 | 1 | Formula B, Lotus twincam, FT-200 |

BT23G | 1968 | 2 | Formula B, Lotus twincam, Hewland Mk5 |

BT24 | 1967 | 3 | Formula 1, Repco, based on BT23 |

BT25 | 1967 | 2 | Indy car, Repco V8 |

BT26 | 1968 | 3 | Formula 1, originally Repco 4-cam powered BT26 History |

BT26A | 1969 | 4? | Formula 1, DFV-powered BT26 of which there were two |

BT27 | ? | ? | not allocated, proposed Group 7 sportscar? |

BT28 | 1969-70 | ? | Formula 3 |

BT29 | 1969 | ? | Formula B, Lotus twincam |

BT30 | 1969 | 8 | Formula 2, Cosworth FVA, aluminum fuel tanks |

BT30 Series 2 | 1969 | 16 | Formula 2, Cosworth FVA, bag fuel tanks |

BT31 | 1968 | ? | Formula Tasman, Repco V8 |

BT33 | 1970-71 | 3 | Formula 1, first monocoque Brabham |

BT34 | 1971 | 1 | Formula 1, "lobster-claw" car |

BT35 | 1971 | ? | F3/FB/FAtlantic, spaceframe |

BT35X | 1971 | 1 | Built as one off Sprint car with Repco 5 Litre V8 |

BT36 | 1971 | 12 | Formula 2, similar to BT35, one built in 1970 as BT30-27, a BT36X was also built which may have been BT36-2 |

BT37 | 1972 | 2 | Formula 1, revised BT34 |

BT38 | 1972 | ? | Formula 2/3/B/Atlantic, first production monocoque |

BT39 | 1972 | 1 | Formula 1 prototype, Ford/Weslake V12 BT38-like chassis, unraced |

BT40 | 1973 | ? | Formula 2, BDA some BMW |

BT40B | 1973 | ? | Formula B |

BT41 | 1973 | ? | Formula 3, variant of BT40, last customer car save F1 |

BT42 | 1973-74 | 6 | Formula 1 first Gordon Murray car, pyramid monocoque DFV |

BT43 | 1974 | 1 | F5000 car based on F1 principles |

BT44 | 1974 | 4 | Formula 1, developed BT42 |

BT44B | 1975 | 4 | Formula 1, revised BT44 |

BT45 | 1976 | 5 | Formula 1, Alfa flat-12 |

BT45B | 1977 | 1 | revised BT45 Formula 1 |

BT45C | 1978 | 2 | revised BT45B Formula 1 |

BT46 | 1978 | 8 | Formula 1, surface cooling, Alfa flat-12 |

BT46B | 1978 | 1 | Formula 1 "Fan Car" Alfa flat-12 |

BT47 | None | 0 | Scrapped F1 project, another "fan car" |

BT48 | 1979 | 4 | Formula 1 ground effect, all types Alfa V12 |

BT49 | 1979-82 | 18 | Formula 1 ground effect, DFV |

BT49C | 1981 | ^ | BT49 with more carbon parts |

BT49C | 1982 | ^ | lighter BT49 with carbon brakes |

BT50 | 1981-82 | 5 | BMW turbo F1 car (built '81; raced '82) |

BT51 | 1983 | 1 | Formula 1, ground-effect refuelling BMW, unraced |

BT52 | 1983 | 6 | Flat-bottom F1, Piquet championship |

BT53 | 1984 | ? | Formula 1, BMW |

BT54 | 1985 | 9 | Formula 1, BMW |

BT55 | 1986 | 8 | Formula 1, "lowline", BMW, last Gordon Murray, first all-carbon |

BT56 | 1987 | ? | Formula 1, BMW, (North/Rinland/Baldwin) |

BT57 | ? | 2 | Procar, Alfa V10-powered, Alfa 164 body, stillborn series |

BT58 | 1989-90 | ? | Formula 1, Judd CV-powered |

BT59 | 1990 | ? | Formula 1, Judd EV-powered |

BT59Y | 1991 | ? | Formula 1, Yamaha V12-powered interim car |

BT60Y | 1991 | ? | Formula 1, Yamaha V12-powered |

BT60B | 1992 | ? | Formula 1, Judd-V10 powered, the last Brabham? |

Special thanks to Dave Irwin of Lime Rock Motors who provided extensive updates to the first draft.

Thanks to Tobias Johnsson for production totals on many of the later cars.

Thanks to Andrew Fellowes for details on the BT30 and BT36.

Please inform us of any errors or omissions via email inquiry@race-cars.com .

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