F1 rules and stats 1960-1969

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Accidents
GP races: 100
Estimated racing kms: 483000
Accidents in races: 47
Injuries, drivers: 4
Fatalities, drivers: 3 Fatalities, officials: 0
Fatalities, spectators: 0
Technical newbies
Four wheel traction (1960)
Six speed gearbox (1961)
Monocoque (1962)
Spoilers and small wings (1967)
Wings on supports (1968)

Safety regulations
Circuits Drivers Organisation

FIA begins to organize circuit safety inspections (previously done by national authorities).

Protective helmet and overalls obligatory.

1968: Recommendations on seat harnesses, fire-resistant clothing, shatter-proof visors.

1963: Flag signalling code


Technical regulations (chassis)
1963-65
Pump fuel only. Automatic starter; rollbar; double braking system; rules for seatbelt anchorages, fire protection, fuel tanks, fillers and breathers.
1968
Electrical circuit breaker; reverse gear; cockpit designed for easy evacuation; oil catch tank; rollbar 5 cm above driver's helmet.
1969
Two extinguisher systems; parts with aerodynamic influence must be immobile, fixed to sprung parts of car only; maximum bodywork height & width limits.

Regulations (engine - weight)
1960
750 cc with compressor or 2500 cc without
No weight limitation
290 hp at 8500 rpm-754 kg (1960 Ferrari 256)
1961-1965
Maximum of 1500 cc, minimum 1300 cc without compressor
Minimumweight: 450 kg
190 hp at 9500 rpm-460 kg (1961 Ferrari 156)
215 hp at 10800rpm-450 kg (1965 Lotus 33)
1966-1969
1500 cc with or 3000 cc without compressor
Minimumweight: 500kg
360 hp at 9000 rpm-540 kg (1969 Matra MS80)

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