digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

"Ferrari 500" redirects here. For Ferrari 500 TR, see Ferrari Monza.
Ferrari 500.

The Ferrari 500 was a Formula 2 car designed by Aurelio Lampredi.

For 1952, the FIA announced that Grand Prix races counting towards the World Championship of Drivers would be run to Formula 2 specification rather than to Formula 1, after the withdrawal of Alfa Romeo from the sport. Ferrari were the only team to have a car specifically designed for the new formula. The car was powered by an inline four-cylinder engine which was mounted behind the front axle, improving weight distribution. Alberto Ascari used the car to win his first world championship, winning all but one race with the simple 500. The race he missed was because he was driving the 4.5-litre Ferrari at the Indianapolis 500, however Ferrari won the race he was absent from as well. The following season, Ascari won his second world championship, and Ferrari won all but the final race, which was won by Juan Manuel Fangio, back in racing after an accident which had damaged his neck.

Ascari won 7 straight World Championship races in the 500, a record which stood until Sebastian Vettel broke it in 2013. If the 1953 Indianapolis 500 (which was run to a different formula, and in which Ascari was not entered) is discounted, the run is extended to 9.

625 F1[edit]

For the 1954 season and the return to Formula One engine regulations, Ferrari 500 chassis were modified for the new regulations with the 2.5-litre 625 engine and would win two more races, one each in 1954 and 1955, although was not quite fast enough compared to the Mercedes-Benz W196 and Maserati 250F. Despite two new models appearing during this period the 625 was not completely replaced until 1956 when Ferrari began using the D50 chassis Ferrari purchased along with the Lancia Formula One team.

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrari_Tipo_500 — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
9384 videos foundNext > 

Ferrari Tipo 500 F2 1952 formuła 1 フェラーリ Australia 2014 Jerez New Bahrain

The Ferrari 500 was a Formula 2 car designed by Aurelio Lampredi. For 1952, the FIA announced that Grand Prix races counting towards the World Championship o...

JohnyB's Review : EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2 - 360° View

EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2, F2 world champion !!! For more model reviews, log on to facebook.com/Johnybs Subscribe and like for our next updates ! Comment for...

JohnyB's Review : EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2 - Cover Swap

EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2, F2 world champion !!! For more model reviews, log on to facebook.com/Johnybs Subscribe and like for our next updates ! Comment for...

JohnyB's Review : EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2 - Steering

EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2, F2 world champion ***** For more model reviews, log on to http://www.facebook.com/Johnybs Subscribe and like for our next up...

my review ferrari f2 Tipo 500 1:16 by polistil

COPYRIGHT (2011)

exoto ferrari tipo 500

Orangebox Miniaturas Ferrari 1952 Tipo 500 F2 Short Nose Exoto

Vídeo com seleção de fotos da Ferrari 1952 Tipo 500 F2 Short Nose Exoto Produzido por Orangebox Miniaturas.

JohnyB's Review : EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2 - Unboxing

EXOTO Ferrari Tipo 500 F2, F2 world champion !!! For more model reviews, log on to facebook.com/Johnybs Subscribe and like for our next updates ! Comment for...

Volvo car nuovo ferrari TIPO nuovi motor targa autoveicoli Commerciali transmission fca muffler

ELANTRA 2016 moto CRAFTER 2031 MERCEDES-BENZ jeep exports targa ultimo brand BOXSTER premiazione lamborghini anteriore new PEUGEOT formula marchi full 2014 e...

CMC Ferrari Tipo 156 Shark Nose Squalo Phill Hill 1961

CMC Ferrari Tipo 156 Shark Nose Squalo Phill Hill 1961.

9384 videos foundNext > 

We're sorry, but there's no news about "Ferrari Tipo 500" right now.

Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Talk About Ferrari Tipo 500

You can talk about Ferrari Tipo 500 with people all over the world in our discussions.

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!