Cosworth era 1958 - 1979

1958

  • Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth found Cosworth Engineering; first sited in Shaftsbury Mews, London

1964

  • Cosworth Engineering moves to St. James Mill Road, Northampton

1966

  • Keith Duckworth signs the Ford-Cosworth contract for the DFV (Double Four Valve)

1967

  • Lotus Cosworth-Ford DFV debuts at the Dutch Grand Prix Zandvoort: Jim Clark wins by
    27 seconds

1979

  • Castings plant established in Worcester, England
  • Castings manufacture heads and blocks for F1 and Indy Car Series