Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 6

Fir epr oof suit and mask, st r onger hel met As t he 1960's appr oached, many moder ni zat i on happened i n F1: car s became much l i ght er , shor t er , smal l er . I t was t he f i r st r evol ut i on i n F1. New r aci ng t i r e compounds appear ed, sl i ck t i r es debut ed, engi nes got past 400 BHP agai n, but now wi t hout super char ger s and t ur bo was nowher e near . Fur t her mor e af t er br eakt hr ough wi nni ng of t he mi d-engi ne concept i n t he Cooper , t hei r posi t i on i n t he car has changed, despi t e t he st r ong opposi t i on of Enzo Fer r ar i , i n 1961 Fer r ar i was r unni ng wi t h t hei r engi nes pl aced i n t he mi ddl e t oo. New st ar s made t he ski es of F1 l i ght : Ji m Cl ar k, Gr aham Hi l l , Jacki e St ewar t , Jack Br abham, i ncr edi bl y st r ong f i el d. I n 1967, t he unbeat abl e For d-Coswor t h engi ne debut ed, wi nni ng 155 F1 r aces unt i l i t 's f ar ewel l i n 1982. I n 1968 sponsor s st ar t ed t o shape t hi ngs i n F1 and t he f i r st aer odynami c exper i ment s on t he car s wer e made.