Between 1929 and 1938 Scuderia Ferrari managed Alfa Romeo's Grand Prix racing activities. However, the creation of Alfa Corse in 1938 took the competition department back in-house and Enzo Ferrari was dismissed in 1939. As part of the termination agreement Alfa Romeo insisted the Scuderia Ferrari name was not to re-appear for at least four years.Read More
After David Brown acquired the Aston Martin company in February 1947 he immediately commissioned a new model. It would use a purpose built chassis and the Claude Hill-designed two-litre four-cylinder engine that had been developed during World War II in the experimental Atom.
Early in 1948 David Brown also purchased…Read More
A short wheelbase chassis derived from the 2-Litre Sport but simpler than subsequent DB2 was used. A rectangular steel tube unit, it carried independent suspension via coil springs and trailing arms at the front and a live rear axle located each side by a pair of parallel radius arms with a transverse Panhard rod. Armstrong hydraulic shock absorbers were installed along…Read More