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|Constructor||British Racing Motors|
|Chassis||Aluminium alloy monocoque|
|Suspension (front)||Double wishbones|
|Suspension (rear)||coil springs over dampers|
|Axle track||F: 1,575 mm (62.0 in)
R: 1,575 mm (62.0 in)
|Wheelbase||2,375 mm (93.5 in)|
|Engine||BRM P142 2,998 cc (182.9 cu in) V12 naturally aspirated, mid-mounted|
|Transmission||Hewland DG300 5-speed manual|
|Weight||565 kg (1,246 lb)|
|Notable entrants||Owen Racing Organisation|
|Debut||1968 Spanish Grand Prix|
|n.b. Unless otherwise stated, all data refer to
Formula One World Championship Grands Prix only.
The BRM P133 was a Formula One racing car which raced in the 1968 and 1969 Formula One seasons. It was powered by a 3.0-litre V12 engine. Its best results were a second place at the 1968 Belgian Grand Prix, two third places at the 1968 Dutch Grand Prix and 1968 Canadian Grand Prix, as well as a fastest lap at the 1968 French Grand Prix all by Pedro Rodríguez.
Rodríguez drove all but two races in the Owen Racing Organisation P133 in 1968. The Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix saw the Mexican qualify second and ninth respectively and retire both times when he crashed. At Belgium, Rodríguez qualified eighth and finished second. The Dutch Grand Prix saw the Mexican qualify 11th and finish third. At France, Rodríguez qualified 10th and was not classified. The British Grand Prix saw the Mexican qualify 13th and retire when his engine blew. At Germany, Rodríguez qualified 14th and finished sixth. The P133 was not used in the Italian Grand Prix but was used for the Canadian Grand Prix when the Mexican qualified 12th and finished 3rd. In the United States, Rodríguez qualified 11th and retired with broken suspension, The final race of 1968 was the Mexican Grand Prix saw the Mexican qualify 12th and finish 4th in front of his home crowd.
At the end of the year, despite Rodríguez's good performances, BRM team manager Louis Stanley released him to the Reg Parnell Racing privately entered BRM team for 1969. Jackie Oliver replaced him for 1969. The first race of the year was the South African Grand Prix when the Englishman qualified 14th and finished 7th. At Spain Oliver qualified 10th and retired with a broken oil pipe. The Monaco Grand Prix saw the Englishman qualify 13th and retire when he crashed into the back of Richard Attwood's Lotus. At Holland Oliver qualified 13th and retired with a broken gearbox. The team skipped the French Grand Prix but entered the British Grand Prix when Oliver qualified 13th and retired when his transmission failed.
Formula One World Championship results
(key)(results in bold indicate pole position, results in italics indicate fastest lap)
|1968||Owen Racing Organisation||BRM V12||G||RSA||ESP||MON||BEL||NED||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA||CAN||USA||MEX||28†||5th†|
|1969||Owen Racing Organisation||BRM V12||G||RSA||ESP||MON||NED||FRA||GBR||GER||ITA||CAN||USA||MEX||7‡||5th‡|
‡ Points scored by P138 and P139 chassis
† Points scored by P126 chassis
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