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D50 by Ludvigsen   

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The D50, Lancia’s Formula One car of the mid-1950’s, was much admired at the time. It had a mixed career – great  promise, some successes, some failures. Given over to Ferrari in 1955, it was then modified and turned into a championship car over the next two seasons.

Most of our information comes from the Lancia histories (Trow and de Weerninck) or from Chris Nixon’s recent book, “Rivals….” on the D50 and Mercedes W196.

back to the original design of the car. He concludes that it is impressive an F1 car first designed in 1953 is still relevant in 1957.

If you want to read it, please let me know and I’ll send you a scan.

Written by Geoff

June 5, 2008 at 12:00 pm

Posted in Aurelia

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  1. Morning,
    I am very interested about the story of D50. Is it possible to have a scan ? thanks


    June 15, 2015 at 7:02 am

    • I can look to see if I can find it. If you wouldn’t mind, can you send your address… the email is on the main web page.


      July 29, 2015 at 12:08 pm

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