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Photo of the Day: Vettel in a BRM

Submitted by on July 14, 2014

Sebastian Vettel BRM Sebastian Vettel settles in and has a steer of a machine 15 years older than he is.

Here we see Sebastian Vettel tearing around the Red Bull Ring, earlier this year behind the wheel of a BRM P160B. The P160 was British Racing Motors’ weapon of choice in the early 1970s. It was powered by a three-liter V12 engine – twice the number of cylinders used by the RBR F1 car Vettel drives today. That, coupled with the limited downforce and regular transmission, would have made for a totally different experience to what Sebastian is accustomed. We wonder if he liked it?

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