Cos­worth DFV to be cel­e­brated at Race Retro

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

Fifty years of the Cos­worth DFV en­gine and the 40th an­niver­sary of the re-open­ing of Don­ing­ton Park will be marked in a joint dis­play at Race Retro, which runs on Fe­buary 24-26.

A col­lec­tion of Dfv-pow­ered cars has been cu­rated by Mike Costin, who along with Keith Duck­worth gave his name to the en­gine. The dis­play will in­clude the Wil­liams FW08 used by Keke Ros­berg to win the 1982 World Cham­pi­onship. Costin will be in­ter­viewed on the Live Stage dur­ing the three-day show at Stoneleigh Park near Coven­try.

The dis­play will fea­ture cars from the Don­ing­ton Grand Prix Col­lec­tion, mark­ing the 40th an­niver­sary of rac­ing re­turn­ing to the cir­cuit in May 1977.

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