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Flashback: Alfa Romeo ‘owned' Formula 1 from day one

< ► > The bond between Alfa Romeo and Formula 1 is inscribed in the history of Grand Prix #racing: Alfa Romeo won the Grand Prix Championship in the inaugural edition of Formula 1 in 1950, with Nino Farina on board an Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Tipo 158 'Alfetta', a success repeated in 1951 by Juan Manuel Fangio in the Alfetta 159 Race number One Thousand May 13 marks the anniversary of the very first Formula 1 Grand Prix race ever… launching one of the great sporting myths of our time. Two very different eras face to face: in 1950 crash helmets were still optional, there was no television, and the spectators were entirely distributed on foot alongside the #racing track. Today the...
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