1950 A1 Grand Prix Season

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The 1950 A1 Grand Prix season was the debut season for the A1 Grand Prix Championship, also known as the 'World Cup of Motorsport. 33 nations were entered to compete.

Pre Season Test

A pre season test was held at Brands Hatch to prepare the drivers for the inaugural championship. All drivers that had been entered by their nations took part with drivers from the same team sharing their car throughout the 90 minute session.

Date Circuit Leader Result
March 19 Brand Hatch GP Flag of Argentina svg.png José Froilán González Results

Grands Prix

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner Results
1 April 9 Flag of the United Kingdom svg.png British A1 Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone Flag of Monaco svg.png Louis Chiron Flag of Argentina svg.png José Froilán González Flag of Monaco svg.png Louis Chiron Results
2 April 30 Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Dutch A1 Grand Prix Circuit Park Zandvoort, Zandvoort Flag of England svg.png Peter Whitehead Flag of Northern Ireland svg.png Desmond Titterington Flag of France svg.png Robert Manzon Results
3 May 20 Flag of Monaco svg.png Monaco A1 Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo Flag of Italy svg.png Piero Taruffi Flag of Switzerland svg.png Toulo de Graffenried Flag of Switzerland svg.png Toulo de Graffenried Results
4 June 24 Flag of France svg.png French A1 Grand Prix Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant Flag of Italy svg.png Piero Taruffi Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant Results
5 July 16 Flag of Germany svg.png German A1 Grand Prix Nürburgring, Nürburg Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant Flag of Argentina svg.png José Froilán González Results
6 August 27 Flag of Belgium svg.png Belgian A1 Grand Prix Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa Flag of Italy svg.png Alberto Ascari Flag of Australia svg.png Tony Gaze Flag of Italy svg.png Alberto Ascari Results
7 September 17 Flag of the United States svg.png United States A1 Grand Prix Sebring International Raceway, Sebring Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio Results
8 October 8 Flag of Australia svg.png Australian A1 Grand Prix Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant Flag of Italy svg.png Alberto Ascari Results
9 October 29 Flag of Italy svg.png Italian A1 Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza Flag of Ireland svg.png Joe Kelly Flag of New Zealand svg.png Jack Tutton Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio Results

Teams

Italy won the 1950 championship with Alberto Ascari's win at Mount Panorama.
Team Race Team No. Race Drivers Rounds
Flag of Argentina svg.png Argentina Automovil Club Argentino 1 Flag of Argentina svg.png José Froilán González 1, 3, 5-6
Flag of Argentina svg.png Alfredo Pián 2
Flag of Argentina svg.png Marcos Ciani 4
Flag of Argentina svg.png Juan Manuel Fangio 7-9
Flag of Australia svg.png Australia Team Australia 2 Flag of Australia svg.png Tony Gaze All
Flag of Belgium svg.png Belgium Ecurie Belge 3 Flag of Belgium svg.png Johnny Claes All
Flag of Brazil svg.png Brasil Automóvel Clube do Brasil 4 Flag of Brazil svg.png Chico Landi All
Canadian Red.svg.png Canada Maple Leaf Racing 5 Canadian Red.svg.png Al Pease All
Flag of Colombia svg.png Colombia Equipo Latino 6 Flag of Colombia svg.png Arcesio Paz 1, 4-5, 8-9
Flag of Colombia svg.png Gabriel Herrera 2-3, 6-7
Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Czechoslovakia Apollonia Racing 7 Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Eliška Junková 1-3, 6-9
Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Zdeněk Pohl 4-5
Flag of Denmark svg.png Denmark Danish Motorsports 8 Flag of Denmark svg.png Robert Nelleman All
Flag of the Dominican Republic svg.png Dominican Republic República Dominicana 9 Flag of the Dominican Republic svg.png Porfirio Rubirosa All
Flag of East Germany svg.png East Germany VSFK Racing Department 10 Flag of East Germany svg.png Willy Lehmann 1-6
Flag of East Germany svg.png Edgar Barth 7-9
Flag of England svg.png England Sussex Racing 11 Flag of England svg.png Peter Whitehead 1-4, 7-9
Flag of England svg.png Reg Parnell 5-6
Flag of Finland svg.png Finland Leijona-Autot 12 Flag of Finland svg.png Asser Wallenius All
Flag of France svg.png France Gordini-Team Ultimate 13 Flag of France svg.png Robert Manzon 1-3, 6
Flag of France svg.png Maurice Trintignant 4-5, 7-9
Flag of Germany svg.png West Germany Douglas-Cliff Racing 14 Flag of Germany svg.png Paul Pietsch 1-6
Flag of Germany svg.png Hans Stuck 7-9
Flag of Ireland svg.png Ireland Douglas-Cliff Racing 15 Flag of Ireland svg.png Joe Kelly All
Flag of Italy svg.png Italy Scuderia Internazionale Milano 16 Flag of Italy svg.png Piero Taruffi 1-5
Flag of Italy svg.png Alberto Ascari 6-9
Flag of Mexico svg.png Mexico Hispanoamérica 17 Flag of Mexico svg.png Luis Leal Solares 1-4
Flag of Mexico svg.png Leo Almanza 5-6
Flag of Mexico svg.png Jesus Nava Gonzales 7-9
Flag of Monaco svg.png Monaco Equipe Monaco 18 Flag of Monaco svg.png Louis Chiron All
Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Netherlands Racing for Holland 19 Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Dries van der Lof 1, 3-9
Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Jan Flinterman 2
Flag of New Zealand svg.png New Zealand Kiwi All-Blacks WSR 20 Flag of New Zealand svg.png Jack Tutton All
Flag of Northern Ireland svg.png Northern Ireland Ecurie Ecosse 21 Flag of Northern Ireland svg.png Desmond Titterington All
Flag of Peru.png Peru Hispanoamérica 22 Flag of Peru.png Luis Asteñgo Albizuri 1-6, 9
Flag of Peru.png Henry Bradley 7-8
Flag of Scotland svg.png Scotland Ecurie Ecosse 23 Flag of Scotland svg.png Alex McGlashan 1-4
Flag of Scotland svg.png Comish Hunter 5-9
Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png South Africa Racing For Holland 24 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Ernest Geering 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png Arthur Mackenzie 2, 4, 6, 8
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Spain Spanish Racing Team 25 Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Paco Godia 1-6
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Antonio Creus 7
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Joaquin Palacio 8
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Juan Jover 9
Flag of Sweden svg.png Sweden EL Motorsport 26 Flag of Sweden svg.png Erik Lundgren All
Flag of Switzerland svg.png Switzerland Tax Exiles Elite 27 Flag of Switzerland svg.png Toulo de Graffenried All
Flag of Thailand svg.png Thailand Asia Racing 28 Flag of Thailand svg.png B. Bira All
Flag of the United States svg.png United States American Motor Racing 29 Flag of the United States svg.png Johnnie Parsons 1-3, 5, 7-9
Flag of the United States svg.png Harry Schell 4, 6
Flag of Uruguay svg.png Uruguay Escuderia Bandeirantes 30 Flag of Uruguay svg.png Eitel Cantoni All
Flag of the Soviet Union svg.png U.S.S.R. VSFK Racing Department 31 Flag of the Soviet Union svg.png Mikhail Metelev All
Flag of Venezuela svg.png Venezuela Equipo Latino 32 Flag of Venezuela svg.png Attilio Cagnasso 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Flag of Venezuela svg.png Ramón López 2, 4, 6, 8
Flag of Wales svg.png Wales Newport Racing 33 Flag of Wales svg.png Charles Headland 1-3
Flag of Wales svg.png Jack Niell 4-9

Standings

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top fifteen finishers. The driver has to finish at least 90% of the race distance to earn points.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   13th   14th   15th 
Points 25 20 16 13 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Championship Standings

Pos Nation Drivers GBR
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NED
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MON
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FRA
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GER
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BEL
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USA
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AUS
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ITA
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Pts
1 Flag of Italy svg.png Italy Piero Taruffi Ret 2 2 4 6 133
Alberto Ascari 1 2 1 18
2 Flag of Argentina svg.png Argentina José Froilán González 2 Ret 1 4 123
Alfredo Pián 7
Marcos Ciani 10
Juan Manuel Fangio 1 Ret 1
3 Flag of France svg.png France Ret 1 Ret 1 2 Ret 3 Ret 4 99
4 Flag of Switzerland svg.png Switzerland Toulo de Graffenried 3 8 1 5 5 Ret 8 4 9 99
5 Flag of Monaco svg.png Monaco Louis Chiron 1 5 Ret 6 Ret 2 6 5 5 98
6 Flag of Brazil svg.png Brasil Chico Landi 4 16 Ret 7 11† Ret Ret 3 7 52
7 Flag of Germany svg.png West Germany 12† Ret 6† 3 NC Ret Ret 2 Ret 50
8 Flag of England svg.png England Ret 4 Ret 2 NC Ret 4 Ret Ret 46
9 Flag of Thailand svg.png Thailand B. Bira 10 3 Ret 14 3 Ret 16 Ret 12 44
10 Flag of Ireland svg.png Ireland Joe Kelly 6 Ret 5 11 7 Ret 10 Ret Ret 41
11 Flag of Australia svg.png Australia Tony Gaze Ret 19 Ret 15 Ret 3 11 Ret 3 38
12 Flag of the Netherlands.svg.png Netherlands 5 21 3 13 NC Ret 14 12 19 36
13 Flag of the Dominican Republic svg.png Dominican Republic Porfirio Rubirosa Ret Ret Ret 18 Ret 10 5 7 8 34
14 Flag of the Czech Republic svg.png Czechoslovakia 8 14 Ret Ret 4 Ret 22 Ret 10 29
15 Flag of Denmark svg.png Denmark Robert Nelleman 13 13 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret 9 13 29
16 Flag of East Germany svg.png East Germany 7 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 6 28
17 Flag of the United States svg.png United States 14 22 Ret 8 12 Ret 9 Ret 11 27
18 Flag of Belgium svg.png Belgium Johnny Claes 9 Ret Ret 12 Ret 5 12 Ret 16 26
19 Flag of South Africa 1928-1994 svg.png South Africa Ret 9 Ret 20 Ret 6 20 10 14 25
20 Flag of New Zealand svg.png New Zealand Jack Tutton Ret Ret Ret 19 13 Ret Ret Ret 2 23
21 Flag of Wales svg.png Wales 15 12 Ret Ret 8 Ret 17 6 Ret 23
22 Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg.png Spain Paco Godia Ret 6 Ret 9 Ret Ret 22
Antonio Creus Ret
Joaquin Palacio 11
Juan Jover 17
23 Flag of Northern Ireland svg.png Northern Ireland Desmond Titterington 18 10 Ret Ret Ret 8 26 8† Ret 22
24 Canadian Red.svg.png Canada Al Pease Ret 24 DNQ 22 10 7 19 14 15 18
25 Flag of Finland svg.png Finland Asser Wallenius 16 11 Ret 16 9 Ret 21 13 Ret 15
26 Flag of Uruguay svg.png Uruguay Eitel Cantoni 17 20 DNQ 23 14 9 23 Ret Ret 9
27 Flag of Sweden svg.png Sweden Erik Lundgren 11 18 Ret 17 Ret Ret 15 Ret Ret 6
28 Flag of Scotland svg.png Scotland 19 15 DNQ 21 Ret Ret 13 15 Ret 5
29 Flag of Venezuela svg.png Venezuela Ret Ret DNQ 25 15 Ret 25 16 Ret 1
30 Flag of the Soviet Union svg.png USSR Mikhail Metelev 20† 17 Ret Ret Ret Ret 18 Ret Ret 0
31 Flag of Colombia svg.png Colombia Ret 23 DNQ Ret Ret Ret 24 Ret Ret 0
32 Flag of Mexico svg.png Mexico Luis Leal Solares Ret Ret DNQ 24 0
Leo Almanza Ret Ret
Jesus Nava Gonzales 28 DNS Ret
33 Flag of Peru.png Peru Luis Asteñgo Albizuri Ret Ret DNQ 26 Ret Ret Ret 0
Henry Bradley 27 Ret
Pos Nation GBR
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NED
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MON
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FRA
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GER
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BEL
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USA
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AUS
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ITA
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Pts


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