Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1949, Fabbri Ferrari F1 Collection, Ferrari, Formula Libre, IXO, Juan Manuel Fangio

1949 Ferrari 166FL Fangio

Ferrari 166 was the series of road, sports and racing cars  from Maranello built in 1948-1949. The common feature of all 166s (around 100 cars were produced in total) was the 2-liter V12 engine. The model index indicates the displacement of a single cylinder of 166 cc. The single-seater version of the 166 was built in accordance with Formula 2 regulations and raced also in Formula Libre events. One of 166 F2 / FL cars bought by the Argentinian Automobile Club was at the disposal of Juan Manuel Fangio. Maestro drove the 166 first time at the Monza Grand Prix in June 1949, winning the race. Car #16 was used in Argentinian Temporada races in December 1949 – January 1950 run as Formula Libre, as well as in Modena and Monza Grand Prix in spring 1950.

Driver No.Entrant
Juan Manuel Fangio16
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43IXOFabbri Ferrari F1 Collection
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 77

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