Ferrari 500 F2 winner Formula 1 Champion 1952 with Alberto Ascari

FERRARI 500 F2

HISTORY

The Ferrari 500 F2 is the car with Scuderia Ferrari competed in the F1 World Championship in 1952. The car from the engineer Aurelio Lampredi, was built after the notice of the technical standards that the automotive federation launched in 1951 due to the lack of participation in the championship. The regulation allows the stables to use the Formula 2 cars, Ferrari decided to leave the 12 cylinders momentarily and mounted a four cylinder in line of 2000 cc on the 500 F2.

Alberto Ascari with the Ferrari 500 F2 won his first Formula 1 World Championship. The Italian rider will dominate the championship by winning six races: Belgian GP, French GP, Great Britain GP, German GP, Dutch GP and GP Italian, not only won the GP Swiss won by team mate Piero Taruffi and the 500 miles of Indianapolis won by Troy Ruttman.

CHASSIS

Ferrari 500 F2
Aluminium body on tubular chassis
Length: 3988 mm
Width: 1402 mm
Height: 1050 mm
Brakes: drums, all round
Tyres: Englebert

ENGINE

Ferrari Straight 4, 1985 cc front, longitudinally mounted
Power: 127 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: four speed Manual
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ?

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 1952 with driver Alberto Ascari
GP winner: GP of Switzerland 1952 with Piero Taruffi, GP of Belgio 1952 with Alberto Ascari, GP of France 1952 with Alberto Ascari, GP of Great Britain 1952 with Alberto Ascari, GP of Germany 1952 with Alberto Ascari, GP of Holland 1952 with Alberto Ascari, GP of Italy 1952 with Alberto Ascari

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