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1950 FIA Formula One World Championship season

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Giuseppe Farina

Giuseppe Farina won the Championship, becoming the first driver ever to do so.

The 1950 Formula One season was the inaugural season of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It commenced on 13 May 1950 and ended on 3 September after 7 races. The championship consisted of six Formula One races in Europe plus the Indianapolis 500, which was run to AAA regulations.

Numerous other Formula One races, which did not count towards the Championship, were also held during the year.

Season reviewEdit

In the first World Championship season, 14 teams (4 works and 10 independent) participated, alongside a number of privately entered cars, in the 6 European Grands Prix. Only US teams, constructors and drivers participated in the Indianapolis 500. The chassis, engine and car numbers varied from race to race.

Grands PrixEdit

Rnd Race Circuit Pole Position Fastest lap Winning driver Constructor Report
1 British Grand Prix Silverstone Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Report
2 Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Alfa Romeo Report
3 Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Walt Faulkner Johnnie Parsons Johnnie Parsons Kurtis Kraft-Offenhauser Report
4 Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten Juan Manuel Fangio Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Report
5 Belgian Grand Prix Spa Giuseppe Farina Giuseppe Farina Juan Manuel Fangio Alfa Romeo Report
6 French Grand Prix Reims-Gueux Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Alfa Romeo Report
7 Italian Grand Prix Monza Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Report

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