Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1950, AFM, Emmy Models, Formula 2, Fritz Riess

1950 AFM 50 Riess

Alex von Falkenhausen Motorenbau (AFM) was founded by former BMW 328 designer in Munich after the World War II. Falkenhausen started with 328 tuning and conversions to single-seaters, and in 1949 first his own car, Formula 2 AFM powered by BMW 328 engine, appeared. In 1950 the car was upgraded and raced by pre-war stars Hans Stuck, Manfred von Brauchitsch, as well as by some younger  German drivers. The model relates to the car driven by Fritz Riess in Prix de Berne, Formula 2 race preceded the Swiss Grand Prix.   The race was won by Raymond Sommer in Ferrari 166, while Riess finished 7th.

1950F2Prix de Berne
Driver No.Entrant
Fritz Riess4Fritz Riess
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43Emmy Models
Cat. No.QualityRarity

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