Grand Prix History in Scale Models

1950, Alberto Ascari, Fabbri Ferrari F1 Collection, Ferrari, IXO

1950 Ferrari 125 ThinWall Special Ascari

The 125 was the first Ferrari Formula 1 car. The car appeared in 1948 and was based on 125 sports car racer developed by Gioacchino Colombo a year before. The 125 F1 used a supercharged 1.5-litre V12 engine and sported a steel tube-frame chassis with longitudinal and cross members. The car debuted at the Valentino Grand Prix on September 5, 1948, and took many victories in 1949 – 1951, but mainly in minor events. One of the 125 was run for Alberto Ascari by Guy Anthony Vanderwell under his ThinWall Special brand. This British Racing Green Ferrari 125 #16 was raced by Ascari in II BRDC International Trophy on 26 August 1950 in Silverstone.

1950F1BRDC International Trophy
Driver No.Entrant
Alberto Ascari16GA Vandervell
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:43IXOFabbri Ferrari F1 Collection
Cat. No.QualityRarity
No. 63

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