BRM P138

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BRM P138
Surtees at 1969 Dutch Grand Prix.jpg
Category Formula One
Constructor British Racing Motors
Designer(s) Len Terry
Predecessor P133
Successor P139
Technical specifications[1]
Chassis Aluminium alloy monocoque
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 2,998 cc (182.9 cu in) V12 naturally aspirated, mid-mounted
Transmission BRM 5-speed manual
Weight 540kg
Fuel Shell
Tyres Goodyear (1968)
Dunlop (1969)
Competition history
Notable entrants Owen Racing Organisation
Debut 1968 Spanish Grand Prix
Races Wins Poles F.Laps
10 0 0 0
Constructors' Championships 0
Drivers' Championships 0
n.b. Unless otherwise stated, all data refer to
Formula One World Championship Grands Prix only.

The BRM P138 was a Formula One racing car designed by Len Terry which raced in the 1968 and 1969 Formula One seasons. It was powered by a 3.0-litre V12 engine. Its best result was a 5th place at the 1969 Spanish Grand Prix, driven by John Surtees.

Formula One World Championship results[edit]

(key)(results in bold indicate pole position, results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Points WCC
1968 Owen Racing Organisation BRM P142 V12 G RSA ESP MON BEL NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX 28† 5th†
Pedro Rodríguez Ret
Bobby Unser Ret
1969 Owen Racing Organisation BRM P142 V12 D RSA ESP MON NED FRA GBR GER ITA CAN USA MEX 7‡ 5th‡
John Surtees Ret 5 Ret 9
Jackie Oliver Ret
Bill Brack NC
George Eaton Ret Ret

† Points scored by P126 and P133 chassis
‡ Points scored by P133 and P139 chassis


  1. ^ a b Stats F1. "BRM P138". Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. pp. 79, 124, 271, 321, 371 and 396. ISBN 0851127029.