1952: ALBERTO ASCARI

Model produced by: Hot Wheels Elite

Year: 1952
Driver: Alberto Ascari (Italy)
Team: Scuderia Ferrari
Car: Ferrari 500
Results: 6 wins, 6 podiums, 5 poles, 6 fastest laps

Reigning World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio didn’t took part of the championship after he was badly injured in an early season crash. Alfa Romeo withdrew from racing, as the were unable to fund a new car, which left Ferrari as the only real contender. Alberto Ascari dominated the championship and took 6 wins out of 8 races.

Take a look at the Alberto Ascari portrait by Murray Walker.


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