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2.11 Tyrrell




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This article is from the Formula One Motor Racing FAQ, by mitchmcc@ultranet.com (Mitchell McCann) with numerous contributions by others.

2.11 Tyrrell

Engine: Yamaha Judd
Nationality: British
Key personnel: Chairman - Ken Tyrrell
MD (Commercial) - Bob Tyrrell
MD (Engineering) - Harvey Postlethwaite
Year formed: 1968
Formula 1 debut: 1968
1996 car/drivers: 024 - Katayama, Salo
1997 car/drivers: 025 - Salo, Verstappen
Address: Long Reach
Ockham
Woking, Surrey GU23 6PE


Founded by Ken Tyrrell and owned by the Tyrrell family, the
Tyrrell Racing Organization history in F1 goes back to 1968
when it first entered the championship using Ford Cosworth
powered Matras. After winning both championships in 1969, with
Matra and Jackie Stewart, construction began on the first
Tyrrell GP car which made its debut at the 1970 Canadian GP. In
the next year, 1971, Tyrrell cars clinched the Constructor's
Championship and finished 1st and 3rd in the Driver's
Championship. Tyrrell has won a total of two Constructor's and
three Driver's titles as well as the 1987 Drivers and
Constructor's titles for normally aspirated cars.



 

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