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Niki Lauda strapped into the front of this Brabham BT48 powered by the new Alfa Romeo V-12, the original flat 12 configuration disruptive to ground effects tunnels. It was not a happy paring as Lauda and Nelson Piquet never made it onto the podium that season. Frustrated Lauda walked away before the end of the season and Brabham dropped the Alfa and built the BT49 around the Ford-Cosworth V-8, running the new chassis in the last two rounds.

Jim Clark, Lotus 49, 1967 Dutch GP 1st WIN for 49 and Cosworth V-8 , first time out !!