For simplicity we’ll use the PB label here. Ferrari knew that the PB would need serious revision to face up to the French blue missiles in 1974. The Ferrari 312PB 0. $79.96. Autopedia is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. The wrecked car was not rebuilt, and for much of the ’71 season Ferrari had this car as its sole flag-bearer. It was officially designated the 312P, but often known as the 312PB to avoid confusion with a previous car of the same name. But in the studio, floodlit against bare walls, even with its 12-cylinder yowl silenced, this knee-high wedge of Maranello artistry is redolent of Enzo Ferrari’s unending compulsion to win. AC Legends' 312PB is a little slower than the Tipo 33, because--I think--the Ferrari has a more authentic grip level (the Alfa did feel a little too well planted for an old lady). SLOT-IT Ferrari 312 PB Slot Car Kit A Novice’s Story. The Ferrari 312 P of 1971 through 1973, later known as the 312PB, was powered by the Forghieri engine which rested in an aluminum semi-monocoque, similar to the F1 car. But Ferrari’s unique set up, the recent injection of cash from Fiat’s partial buyout, and the Old Man’s drive for success in all spheres allowed it to spend whatever time and money were necessary to turn its F1 engine into an enduro unit. It was briefly owned by a Japanese collector before US racer Bill Binnie bought it in 2000. $279.99. Length: 3500mm. 0878/0880, Sebring 12Hr: Ickx/Andretti – DNF Maximum power: 440-480bhp Rear suspension: single top link, reversed lower wishbones (twin parallel links for ’73), twin radius rods shipping: + $11.33 shipping . Brian Redman All-round ace in sports cars and single-seaters. If there was a snag in the boxer layout it was that the heads, the rear suspension, and the underslung exhaust pipes all wanted to share the same space, so the sports car copied the F1 rear suspension, with reversed lower wishbone locating on the five-speed gearbox, single top link and twin radius arms. One car was used as a "hare" which supposed to lure the Matras into driving faster laps than they intended, to test their reliability. But its F1 season had been catastrophic; Ickx baled out, and new man Niki Lauda, backed by Luca di Montezemolo, insisted the team could not fight both battles. Spa 1000km: Ickx/Regazzoni – DNF RM | SOTHEBY'S. By 1973, the Ferrari 312PB, little more than a Grand Prix car with full bodywork, was dominating the scene. Ferrari 312 PB. In 1973, Matra which had previously focused on Le Mans also challenged for the championship while Alfa was absent. But constantly there was a breakage, or an accident; Clay Regazzoni’s spectacular fight back in the BOAC 1000km at Brands Hatch after tripping over a spinner, grabbing a stupendous second place, was a rare highlight. CAR01A - Ferrari 312 PB: CAR01B - Ferrari 312 PB: Ferrari 330 P4. shipping: + AU $40.11 shipping . This has always been viewed as one of the great eras in sports car racing, when all the Grand Prix drivers were fully active in sports cars as well as F1 machines. FERRARI 312 PB. Valvegear: dohc, 48 valves If it was the death sentence for the magnificent 917, it also meant that the 512 was heading for euthanasia, but in the way of great dynasties there was an heir in prospect. Of course, the 312PB Ferrari sports car was stunning. At Watkins Glen, with Mario Andretti aboard, a possible win evaporated when the car wouldn’t restart, but 0878 did grab a one-heat win at the non-title Monza 500km. Src Ferrari 312 Pb 1000km Beunos Aires 1972 SRC03101 1:3 2 Slotcar. Pierre has plans to model additional cars like the second 312 PB now under construction and a Ferrari P4 or perhaps a Ford GT. Be the first to write a review. The only PB to remain in original short-wheelbase form, its gorgeous noise is still to be heard on race tracks around Europe and America. We won every race we ran in 1972 with that car, except Le Mans where we didn’t go. By the end of 1970 the new car was lapping Modena in similar time to the 312B2 grand prix car. Large surface ducts scooped air to vertical radiators ahead of the rear wheels with the oil cooler crouching on the clutch housing. The Ferrari 312 PB was a Prototype race car, designed in Maranello to compete in endurance races. But the 312 PB was a pearl of a machine, and it came powered by Ferrari’s still new flat-12 Formula 1 engine which offered the kind of power of which the Autodelta engineers tending to the Alfa’s elderly V8s could only dream. | 1:43. The new 1971 version of the sports prototype came with a flat-12 engine, often referred to as a boxer engine. Curbing sports cars to three litres went back to 1968, but the rulemakers left a 25-car loophole which Porsche rammed the 917 through, smartly followed by Ferrari with the 512S. I personally can't wait to see the hand formed body panels. That was a Grand Prix car with bodywork and it was superb. None of our partner shops or mates has this currently for sale. 1/24 Ferrari 312PB Search. Introduced in 1971 it is actually designated the 312 P. Most people (including us) call it the 312 PB to avoid confusion with a previous car of the same name. To clothe its new machine, Ferrari abandoned the lovely curves of the 312P for a minimal hard-edged, slab-sided form which, with its cutaway tail kick-up, still has a chunky appeal. Ferrari didn’t participate to the Le Mans 24 Hours. Strictly speaking it had two chassis numbers: this car began the season as 0878, but during the year it was involved in a series of accidents; before the final race, the gruelling Kyalami 9 Hours, the factory rebuilt it and renumbered it as 0880, the number it has worn since. There have been privateer Ferrari sportscars since, often with quiet works assistance, but the factory never again entered a sportscar in a race. The squat, chunky 312PB was Maranello’s last two-seat warrior. Forghieri’s central aim in flattening the iconic V to a boxer flat-12 was to lower the centre of gravity and offer clean airflow to the F1 car’s rear wing. It had a five-speed gearbox, vented disc brakes, and weighed around 660 kilograms. Plafit. With these commonalities it was inevitable that the PB was labelled a ‘two-seater grand prix car’ – which didn’t do Maranello’s image any harm at all. It was officially designated the 312P, but often known as the 312PB to avoid confusion with a previous car of the same name. Wheelbase: ’71, 2220mm; ’72-3, 2340mm Ferrari always listed it as plain 312P – 3-litre 12-cylinder prototipo – but to differentiate it from the earlier V12 cars the press soon added B for its boxer (flat) engine. With five French wins to only two Italian, the title had blue and white all over it. Item specifics . I had my own basic car but did not tinker very much with it. Modellino Ferrari 312PB 1000 km Monza 1971 ICKX-Regazzoni R259 Scala 1:43 - S016. Tyres: ’71-2, Firestone; ’73, Goodyear During the 1970’s, when commercial slot car tracks abounded, I used to frequent a couple of tracks in Brisbane, Australia. Mario Andretti in his Ferrari 312 PB leads Vic Elford's Martini & Rossi Porsche 917 K down the front straight. Details have been added to the engine, such as spark plug wires and fuel lines etc. Configuration: Flat 12 Ironically it was only the "hare" Ferrari which survived the 24 hours, finishing a respectable second behind a Matra. Facts. In other words, it was basically a full body Formula One car. Also the Lucas injection fuel metering unit had moved from the side to the top of the block to improve access, crucial in endurance races. Brands 1000km: Ickx/Regazzoni – 2nd Ferrari 312 PB #0880 SEFAC Winner Kyalami´71 #6 Regazzoni/Redman Modellismo 90 | No. Started by Brenton « 1 2 3 » BMW for Sale. ARIZONA 2021. Brakes: outboard discs front and rear (rears inboard from ’72) Started by anotherforumuser American Muscle. It was little compensation that the PB had been challenging 917s and 512s for the lead. Template loop detected: Template:Racing car lighter, and this advantage would have been lost. Fearing for its grand prix motor over 24 hours, Maranello stayed at home that weekend and watched Matra finally achieve its longed-for victory. Rear track: ’71, 1400mm; ’73, 1486mm On each side of the cockpit were wide sponsons; a main fuel tank filled the left one to counterbalance the driver, with a smaller reserve on the right. Officially this design was known as 312P, the motorsports press appending the B to avoid confusion with the earlier 312P V12 cars. Photography: Alex P. It’s the height that hits you. With 100 contemporary pictures, this is the story of a great time in motor sport history. AU $70.99 . The title, though, was Ferrari’s, by a huge margin, capped by a stunning 1,2,3,4 in the Osterreichring 1000km and winning the Targa Florio, quite an achievement for a two-seat grand prix car. Matra and Alfa Romeo were willing and able to compete, but only in selected seasons or events. Ferrari skipped the 1972 24 Hours of Le Mans, though, as the F1-based engine would not last 24 hours and surely spoil their otherwise perfect record. Bore x stroke: 80mm x 49.6mm In…, As Formula 1 deals go, the one-third stake that Ineos has taken in Mercedes might seem underwhelming. Porsche considered this too heavy as their Porsche 908/03 were 100 kg (220 lbs.) Even in detuned long distance specification, it gave 440bhp at, by its standards, a very leisurely 10,600rpm. The Alfa in the photo came in second and the Gulf 917 came in fifth. Sign-up now for access to a limited number of articles. Six new cars, now with inboard rear brakes, showed that Ferrari was serious about the 1972 championship, with a three-car entry for all 11 rounds and a rich stable of drivers, including Ronnie Peterson. In 1970, a change in the regulations for sportscar racing for 1972 was announced. An increase in minimum weight for prototypes to 650kg made Porsche’s 908 an uncompetitive prospect for the 3-litre era, as it relied on light weight rather than high power for its speed, and rather than develop a new engine, Porsche announced it would withdraw from prototype racing after 1971. Fifteen years, however, is just too long to take for each future car. Front track: ’71, 1425mm, ’73, 1426mm The Ferrari 312PB was a Group 6 Prototype-Sports Car introduced in 1971 by Italian carmaker Ferrari. After recommissioning by Paul Lanzante, Binnie raced it for two seasons in the Shell Ferrari-Maserati Historic Challenge, winning 10 races. For simplicity we’ll use the PB label here. Alfa had garnered two wins and good placings with its V8, but its flat-12 engine was again delayed making it an unknown factor. Clutch: Borg and Beck, triple disc, Dimensions The 460 horsepower engine was mounted mid-ship and sent power to the rear wheels. Free shipping . For 1973, with the rapid Matras ready to contend the whole series, Ferrari lengthened the PB chassis by 120mm, widened the front track, squeezed 470bhp out and raised the rev limit to a screaming 11,500. The long-running saga of who drives the second Red Bull in 2021 finally came to a conclusion last week with the not-unexpected news that Sergio Perez would be replacing Alex…, One of Jacques Villeneuve's earliest memories is of his father Gilles colouring in his now-famous crash helmet design on a prototype lid as they sat in the family motorhome. Ferrari 312 P. The new 1971 version of the sports prototype came with a flat-12 engine, often referred to as a boxer engine. Related Topics Subject / Started by Replies Last post; BMW 3.0 E9 CS 1972 Replica. All photographs are copyrighted. Description. Also, Ford's successful Formula 1 Cosworth-V8 engine was available for independent chassis builders, but vibrations made it unreliable for endurance racing. Fiat’s millions were trickling through…. Screwing back the F1 tune by some 40 horses left the PB with about 440bhp, with the red line arriving almost two grand earlier than the GP car at 10,800rpm. After having been beaten by the Porsche 917 in 1970, Ferrari abandoned further development of the Ferrari 512M, leaving the 512 to customer teams like Penske Racing, which had some success with their improved 512M in 1971, though. But the MS670 was a superb car, while the Ferraris struggled with understeer all season. At the Osterreichring in June the diminutive 312 faced the 917 for the last time, but during a spectacular battle with Pedro Rodríguez in the Porsche, Regazzoni crashed again. Joan Mir won the 2020 MotoGP World Championship, but was he the strongest rider last season? Carlos Pace driving a 312PB at the Nürburgring in 1973. At this time, the car spends part of the year in Avignon, France with Pierre and part of the year in the United States residing with Fine Art Models in a Detroit suburb in Michigan. By the time it went into the sports car the engine had upgraded to a bigger bore, shorter stroke spec with large valves, offering more power and revs. Wheelrim width: 10in front, 16in rear ARIZONA 2021. By Jacky Ickx on October 1, 2002 2002, All Access Paywall, Legends Speak, October '02, Region, UK/Europe, Vintage Racecar Archives, Vintage Racecar Articles, Vintage Racecar Departments. Starter 1/43 Scale Resin Built Kit - FP65 Ferrari 312 PB Daytona 1972 #2. Compact, light and powerful, Maranello’s 3-litre sports car collected race wins and captured hearts around Europe. Product Range. On the other hand, their aircooled two-valve engine was low on power with Template:Convert/hp, and the development of a new engine would have been necessary. Ferrari’s 312PB fought the sports car championship for three seasons, and dominated it for one glorious year before Matra stole its crown. Matra’s MS670 was getting quicker and quicker, but the French were only contesting Le Mans, so the opposition was frankly not strong. It handled beautifully and the gearbox was the best you could ever find. In other words, it was basically a full body Formula One car. Unlike Porsche, Forghieri already had a strong 3-litre engine, the new flat-12, introduced in F1 in 1970. 1971-73 Ferrari 312PB. Search Find. That confirmed Ferrari’s resolve, and Forghieri took the bold decision to develop the new car by running it throughout ’71 against the 917; meanwhile the brutal 512 would receive no more works development, but in its last valid year would be left to the privateers. Zeltweg 1000km: Ickx/Regazzoni – DNF View Lots Share This; Suggested lots. Impressively, two Ferraris finished at Le Mans, but behind a Matra, and while the title fight stayed open right to the end, it didn’t fall Maranello’s way. http://www.conceptcarz.com/vehicle/z11223/default.aspx, http://www.ultimatecarpage.com/frame.php?file=car.php&carnum=154, https://automobile.fandom.com/wiki/Ferrari_312_PB?oldid=106950. Share - Src Ferrari 312 Pb 1000km Beunos Aires 1972 SRC03101 1:3 2 Slotcar. The kit has been completely reworked so that the front and rear cover and the wheels can be removed and re-placed, I have shared a video to show it. Instead, in 1971, Ferrari focused on a new 3.0L prototype based on the 180° flat-12 boxer from the 312B F1 car. 2003 Ferrari Enzo . Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Repeatedly the 312, looking tiny alongside its 5-litre rivals, nipped at their heels like a terrier hassling a Labrador, sometimes lapping fastest, sometimes grabbing pole, making fewer pitstops thanks to its lighter thirst. To access your subscription or free account. It was part of the Ferrari P series of Prototype-Sports Cars but was redesignated as a Group 5 Sports Car for 1972. PARIS … In successive races, Monza and Spa 1000km, 0878 crashed, and while Jacky Ickx and Regazzoni were running away with the Nürburgring 1000km a cylinder seal failed. By Paul Robinson For the last 12 months I have been buying, racing, tinkering and generally enjoying the hobby of Slot Car Racing. Words: Gordon Cruickshank. While that didn’t affect Porsche’s title, it was a signpost to future greatness. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi . Brumm 1/43 Scale R260 - Ferrari 312PB - #2 Ickx/Andretti - 6h Daytona 1972. Only one of them would survive the season – the car profiled here. Steering: rack and pinion, Engine Fuelling: Lucas injection They had accomplished more than the fabled 512; they had thrilled the spectators and charmed their drivers with their light gearchange and that delicious engine which just revved and revved. 1 Replies 6332 Views Sun, 29 Jul, 2012 - 16:20 by Ferrari Fissatore: Ferrari Enzo Replica. 1971 - 1973 Ferrari 312 PB: 124-shot gallery, full history and specifications Following close behind is the Alfa Romeo T33/3 of Rolf Stommelen and Jo Siffert's Gulf Porsche 917K. The chassis featured here was central to that title – an early prototype, it served as the development car and single-handedly carried Maranello’s shield into battle for much of the 1971 season, driven by Clay Regazzoni and Jacky Ickx. It was a frustrating season, that first one. Maximum revs: 11,500, Transmission The Sicilian epic, incidentally, gave the hard-used 0880, pensioned off from racing, its last works outing: eventual winners Sandro Munari and Arturo Merzario used it as practice car, fitted with the latest bodystyle and a spare wheel. The race winning Ferrari 312 PB driven by Mario Andretti and Jacky Ickx at the 1972 BOAC 1000 km at Brands Hatch. The championship saw the same order, with only two Italian wins compared to five French. Things looked good as the factory prepared its two chassis for battle. The compact, pretty and punchy 312PB, the twinkle in designer Mauro Forghieri’s eye, had begun its birth pangs. shipping: + AU $46.72 shipping . First, the name. Upon its debut in 1971, with its F1-derived 3-litre naturally aspirated flat-12 engine, the Ferrari 312PB was on its way to becoming one of Ferrari’s most successful endeavours. Check here for latest versions. Front suspension: double wishbones with outboard coil dampers Theoretically you can’t run an F1 engine in a sportscar, at least not without detuning it substantially. Ferrari always listed it as plain 312P – 3-litre 12-cylinder prototipo – but to differentiate it from the earlier V12 cars the press soon added B for its boxer (flat) engine. This summer it was bought at Coys auction by Ernie Prisbe who will race it in the USA, Chassis It was at this point the chassis number changed, and with it the team’s luck. The car was promising, but did not win, while the similar Alfa Romeo 33 scored two wins against Porsche's dominance. AU $49.94. The rest of the Ferrari's kit is likewise pukka: it's set up for a H-shifter (paddles would not be period correct), you should burp the engine during up-shifts and heel-and-toe during down-shifts. This refined power source sat in, or rather hung from, an ally-clad spaceframe with an extension over the engine to share the suspension loads. Template:Listen AU $46.84. Features. Unusually there was a sight gauge for the oil set into one sill. Ignition: Magneti Marelli eBay item number: 383775092638. In-box reviews. For a better experience, keep your browser up to date. Offered Without Reserve Offered from the Gold Collection . Monza 1000km: Ickx/Regazzoni – DNF 20 Replies 17579 Views Sat, 24 Sep, 2011 - 19:41 by alvchua: GT 40 replica on ebay. However, the boxer was into its stride: a 1-2 at Buenos Aires opened a brilliant season in which Ferrari won 10 out of 11 rounds; the exception was Le Mans. Free shipping . N’ring 1000km: Ickx/Regazzoni – DNF It was the third consecutive victory for Andretti and Ickx in the 1972 World Manufacturers’ Championship – they had already won the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 12 Hours of Sebring. 1971 Ferrari 312 PB race car Sebring 12 Andretti Ickx #25 1:18 LE 120 Technomode. There’s no change to the team name; Toto Wolff will remain in charge;…. Thus, Porsche did not enter world championship sports car races after 1971 and sold the 908s to customers who would have to add weight to them. It was part of the Ferrari P series of racers but was re-designated as a Group 5 Sports Car for 1972.