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Ferrari: We won our first Grand Prix at Silverstone

Sunday sees the seventieth running of the British Grand Prix – his and the race in Italy are the only two events to have featured in every year of the World Championship. In fact, one could say that, if Formula 1 has a home, it’s probably Silverstone. It was here, on 13 May 1950, on the perimeter roads of the former Royal Air Force airfield, that the world championship was born. That first historic race saw a dominant Alfa Romeo fill the first three places, with the “three Fs”, Giuseppe Farina, Juan Manuel Fangio and Luigi Fagioli, watched by King George VI. Milestone. Ferrari did not take part in that race, making its debut at the next round in Monaco, but the British track...
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