The First Formula One Drivers’ World Champion 1950
The Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 3 September 1950 at Autodromo Nazionale di Monza.
In this race, Nino Farina became the first World Drivers’ Champion, and the only driver to win the title in his home country. Driving an Alfa Romeo 158 he won six of the seven championship races.
Emilio Giuseppe Farina, also known as Giuseppe Antonio “Nino” Farina, (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈniːno faˈriːna]; 30 October 1906 – 30 June 1966 was an Italian racing driver and first official Formula One World Champion.
Extra Note: He was the Italian Champion in 1937, 1938 and 1939.
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