Luca Dal Monte

November 15, 2023

THE FIFTIES by Luca Dal Monte

The 1950s in Formula 1 are marked by the dominance of big automotive manufacturers – Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes. They are the major players for the first seven seasons. The small English teams, which start to make an impact in the second half of the decade, don’t truly become protagonists until the latter part of the 1950s, when Vanwall claims the first Constructor’s Cup and Cooper-Climax does even better by clinching both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles in the final season of the decade.

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