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    The first straight-8s to compete in a F1 WC event:

    Four Alfa Romeo 158s that ran in the 1950 British Grand Prix finishing 1-4 driven in order by Juan Manuel Fangio, Giuseppe Farina, Luigi Fagioli and Reg Parnell

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    The first V-8s to compete in a WC event:

    Two Kurtis Kraft Novis that DNFed in the 1951 Indianapolis 500 driven by Duke Nalon and Chet Miller

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    The first V-8 to compete in a WC GP event:

    An AFM-Kuchen that DNFed in the 1952 Swiss Grand Prix driven by Hans Stuck

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    The first V-8 Formula 1 cars to compete in a WC F1 GP event:

    A pair of Lancia D50s that DNFed in the 1954 Spanish Grand Prix driven by Alberto Ascari and Luigi Villoresi

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    First "Boxer" engine to start in a F1 GP - the twin cylinder supercharged DB-Panhards driven by Claude Store3z and Paul Armagnac in the 1955 Pau GP
    Duncan Rollo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stan Reid View Post
    The last straight-8 to compete in a F1 race:

    A Gordini T32 driven by Hermanos da Silva Ramos that placed 6th in the non-Championship 1957 Pau Grand Prix

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    I believe Ferrari had a transverse mounted air cooled staight-8 F1 car on the drawing boards in the 1960s but it was never raced or, to my knowledge, even built. If true, I suppose that was the last time this engine layout was even considered in F1.
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