Modena, 7 May 1950: Alberto Ascari, winner of the Autodromo Grand Prix, at the head of the race in front of Palmieri's Maserati
Formula 2 racing car.
Florence Grand Prix of 26.9.1948.
Front. 12 cylinders in 60° V. Light alloy cylinder head and block, press- fitted special cast iron cylinder liners. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
60 x 58.8 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
166.25 / 1,995.02 cc.
Max. power output
160 bhp at 7,000 rpm.
Single overhead camshaft, 2 overhead valves per cylinder.
Naturally aspirated engine. 3 Weber 32 DCF carburettors.
Coil-ignition unit with 2 distributors.
Rear wheel drive. Dry, single-plate clutch. Front gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Tubular longitudinals and cross members.
Independent, double wishbones, lower transverse leaf springs.
Live axle, lower longitudinal leaf springs.
Drums, hydraulic control.
Front 5.50x15, rear 6x15.
1,255 / 1,200 mm.
Aluminium single-seater body.