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Ferrari 125 F1

After World War II, 1 took longer to gel than competition. It was called Grand racing prior to the war, it was a technological tour de force and benefited from government as part of the political propaganda After the war, financing for engineering, materials, fuel, and the venues was in short supply.

Ferrari entered the fray in he used his 125 S sports-racer as the starting for the first Ferrari Grand racer, the 125 F1. Like the sports-racer, it Ferrari’s compact, high-revving V-12. But chief engineer Colombo exploited F1 rules and the era’s typical practice of

This boosted horsepower 118 in the 125 S to 230. Both used a gearbox.

Known originally as the 125 Prix, this was the first to wear the Ferrari badge. Its body was a pleasing design, a large eggcrate grille, nose, exposed wheels, and proportions. The frame was of steel with struts and crossmembers.

The front suspension followed the of the 125 S, with double wishbones, a leaf spring. and shock In the rear were longitudinal a torsion bar, and shock

The Ferrari 125 F1 first appeared in at the race in Turin. Three and the one driven by Raymond Sommer third overall. A month Giuseppe “Nino” Farina a Ferrari 125 F1 to Ferrari’s first Prix victory, at Garda, in

The winner at Turin, and the cars to during this period in F1, the Type 158s from Romeo. Four of the sophisticated had survived the war, and with a bit of they were dominating the Ironically, it was Enzo himself who had build the foundation for this in his prewar stint at the helm of racing effort.

For the 1949 Grand Prix at Monza, introduced a new 125. This car had a chassis with similar but the big news was the engine. It now had double cams and a two-stage Rootes boosting horsepower to 280.

Formula 1 as a description for Grand racing came into use in with the establishment of the sport’s body, the Federation Internationale de (FIA), headquartered in Paris. In the FIA established F1’s World of Drivers, based on points per The FIA would not designate an F1 constructors until 1958, so in these years, the manufacturers looked to the for reflected glory.

Late in 1950, Ferrari the 125’s chassis and modified the suspension by using a de Dion and leaf springs. The new four-speed became integral with the drive. That made the car competitive, but it still wasn’t to unseat Alfa Romeo.

won all six Grand Prix races it and its driver Nino Farina, who had Ferrari after the 1949 was F1’s first world

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