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Flashback: The decline of Brabham team in F1

Nelson Piquet was reigning F1 world champion for Brabham in 1982 The early 1980s were something of a purple patch for Brabham – between 1980 and 1985 the team picked up 14 race wins and twin world championships for Nelson Piquet. The good times were not to last however, and by 1992 the team was extinct. After a slightly less competitive season in 1985, Gordon Murray and Brabham came out of the gates with a revolutionary new design for ‘86. The Brabham BT55 was built around a specially designed BMW motor which was effectively placed on its side. This was done to allow for tighter packaging at the back of the car, to lower the centre of gravity and allow smoother air-flow to the...
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