F1 Season 1950

The 1951 Formula One Season
F1 Season 1951

The 1951 Formula One Season

By Score More The 1951 Formula One season was the second season of the FIA Formula One World Championship, which is recognized today as the first official Formula One season. The championship was contested over six races and was won by Argentine driver Juan Manuel Fangio, driving for the Alfa Romeo team. The season began on May 27th with the Swiss Grand Prix at Bremgarten circuit, where Fangio won his first race of the season. He went on to win the following race, the Indianapolis 500, which was not part of the Formula One championship at the time. The third race of the season was the Belgian Grand Prix, held at Spa-Francorchamps, where Ferrari's Luigi Villoresi took the checkered flag. The fourth race of the season was the French Grand Prix, held at Reims-Gueux, where Fangio secu...
The 1950 Formula One Season
F1 Season 1950

The 1950 Formula One Season

By Score More The 1950 Formula One season marked the beginning of a new era in motorsports. It was the first official season of the FIA Formula One World Championship, which was created to replace the previous pre-war European Championship. The inaugural season featured seven races, held in Europe and North America, and was won by the legendary Italian driver Giuseppe Farina. The season kicked off on May 13th, 1950, at the Silverstone Circuit in England. A total of 21 drivers from nine different teams took part in the race, which was a 70-lap event around the 4.7km circuit. Farina, driving for the Alfa Romeo team, won the race, finishing just over two seconds ahead of his teammate Luigi Fagioli. The third place went to the Maserati driver Reg Parnell. The second race of the ...