General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1950
Racing drivers Alberto Ascari, Luigi Villoresi, Raymond Sommer, Dorino Serafini, Peter Whitehead
Race numbers Various
VIN span 125-C-01 and 125-C-02
Number produced 2
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel tube box frame
Length 3937 mm
Width 1428 mm
Height 960 mm
Wheelbase 2420 mm
Front track 1278 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double wishbones, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers, double trailing links per side
Front tyres 5.50 – 16“
Rear tyres 7.00 – 16“
Tyres Pirelli tread tyres
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Bremsen v. u. h. Hydraulically operated bimetal drum brakes
Weight 850 kg
Fuel tank 195 litres
Body material Aluminium
Type 100 – front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 3322,3 ccm
Bore and stroke 72 x 68 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 10:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Single ignition, 2 magnetos
Fuel management 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 42 DCF
Maximum power 300 hp – 7.300 rpm
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight
Team manager Federico Giberti
Design engineer/s
Engine Aurelio Lampredi
Good to know:

  • Regulations:
    Maximum displacement: 4500 ccm
    Only the best four races counted
    Race numbers allotted
  • First race: Grand Prix Belgium – Spa-Francorchamps
  • Drivers World Championship: 5th place by Alberto Ascari – 11 points
  • First Ferrari Formula 1 car with aspirated engine
  • No Grand Prix victory