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Alfa Romeo, Silverstone. Nino Farina, klemcoll

The Alfa Dominance

Dr. Giuseppe “Nino” Farina shows off his classic relaxed style with his arms reaching out to his steering wheel as he leads the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on  May 13, 1950. This was the first race of the newly created World Championship for Drivers which would be won by Farina. Alfa Corse had entered […]

Reg Parnell, Alfa Romeo, Silverstone, klemcoll

The Adoration of the Crowd

Here is Giuseppe “Nino” Farina with a huge winner’s wreath around his shoulders in the midst of a delighted crowd after the finish of the 1950 British Grand Prix on May 13, 1950. The race was held at Silverstone, using the former RAF airfield runways and access roads, and was the first race of the […]