saviour stivala is offering a list of specifications, with descriptions, collected over the years, on a series of significant racing engines spanning most of the 20th century. Focus is on Grand Prix engines, starting even before WWI; but many will fall within F1's realm once the 1950s are reached. I'll be doing the postings a few at a time, but the schedule will be rather irregular.
This list is not meant to be exhaustive in any way, but I think it offers an interesting window into competition, power train and technology development.
Please feel free to pollute the thread extensively with more details, anecdota, pics, competitors and just anything under the sun.