Rover BRM

<I>Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill drove this car at Le Mans in 1965. </I>
Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill drove this car at Le Mans in 1965.

The BRM was the last atempt to build gas turbine cars made by Rover. This car participated in the races at Le Mans in 1963 and 1965.
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BRM, British Racing Motors, was formed in 1945 by Raymond Mays, and went on to win the Formula One World Championship in 1962 with Graham Hill. BRM was active in Formula One until 1977, and entered le Mans several times, the latest of which was in 1997 when Pacific Racing ran a BRM P307 Nissan in the sports prototypes group

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Tata buys Land Rover and the Roverbrand

In March 2008 the heavily indebted Ford Company sold their British prestigious carmakers Jaguar and Land Rover along with the Rover Brand, the Daimler brand and the Lanchester brand.

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