Model produced by: N/A
Driver: Giuseppe “Nino” Farina (Italy)
Team: Alfa Romeo
Car: Alfa Romeo 158
Results: 3 wins, 3 podiums, 2 poles, 3 fastest laps
The inaugural F1 World Championship specified engine capacity of 1.5 litres supercharged or 4.5 litres unsupercharged. Championship was dominated by Alfa Romeo and their supercharged 158, a well developed pre-war design, which won 6 of the 7 races. Alfa Romeo drivers dominated the championship with 3 wins each, and Nino Farina edged out Juan Manuel Fangio by 3 points.