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Helmet of Alberto Ascari

Flag of Italy Alberto Ascari

nationality Italian born July 13, 1918 hometown Milan died May 26, 1955 place of death Monza Circuit

Racing highlights

19541stXXI Mille Miglia, Coppa Franco Mazzotti
19531stFormula 1
19531stFormula 2 (F1), II Grand Prix de Bordeaux, France
19521stFormula 1
19512ndFormula 1
19511stFormula 2, IV Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy
19501stFormula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina
19502ndFormula 2, IV Grand Prix de Marseille, France
19501stFormula 2, I Gran Premio di Modena, Italy
19502ndFormula 2, III Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy
19503rdFormula 1 Netherland Grand Prix
19491stFormula 1 BRDC International Trophy
19493rdFormula 1 X Grand Prix de Belgique
19491stFormula Libre, Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina
19493rdFormula Libre, III Copa de Acción San Lorenzo Argentina
19491stFormula Libre, IV Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina
19493rdFormula 2, II Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy
19491stFormula 2, V Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
19483rdFormula 1 XXXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France
19481stSan Remo Grand Prix
19482ndBritish Grand Prix
19472ndSehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo
19471stModena Grand Prix

Racing career summary

Races entered76
Wins25
Podiums38
Pole positions23
Fastest laps20
Race win percentage32.9%
Podium percentage50%

Driver relations

Son of Antonio Ascari.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1954Racing6 races1 win1 podium1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
1953Racing15 races7 wins7 podiums7 pole position7 fastest race laps
1952Racing9 races6 wins6 podiums6 pole position7 fastest race laps
1951Racing10 races3 wins5 podiums3 pole position1 fastest race lap
1950Racing16 races2 wins7 podiums3 pole position2 fastest race laps
1949Racing10 races4 wins7 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1948Racing3 races1 win3 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1947Racing3 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1940Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Alberto Ascari

1955 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D50
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1955.

1954 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
25th1.14Scuderia Ferrari, Officine Alfieri Maserati, Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40011
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 625
Maserati 250F
Lancia D50
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1954.

1954 Florida International 12-Hour Grand Prix of Endurance, Group S5.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24

1954 XXI Mille Miglia, Coppa Franco Mazzotti

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Lancia
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lancia D24

1953 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st34.5Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
85564
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1953.

1953 World Sportscar Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1953 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Ciudad de Buenos Aires

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1953 Formula 2 (F1), II Grand Prix de Bordeaux, France

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1953 Formula 2 (F1), VI Grand Prix di Napoli, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1953 Le Mans 24h - S 5.0

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 340MM Berlinetta

1952 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
1st36Scuderia Ferrari, Enzo Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
66656
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 Special
Ferrari 500
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1952.

1952 XX Grand Prix d'Endurance les 24 Heures du Mans - S 3.0

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 250 S Berlinetta Vignale

1952 Formula 2, V Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 500

1952 AAA National Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari

1951 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
2nd25Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
82420
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1951.

1951 Formula 2, IV Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1951 Formula 1, V Gran Premio di Bari, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375

1950 Formula 1

PositionPointsTeam
5th11Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 375 (Ferrari)
Ferrari 275 (Ferrari)
Ferrari 125 (Ferrari)
Click to show race results for Formula 1 1950.

1950 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Extraordinario Maria Eva Duarte de Perón (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1950 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Internacional Gral. San Martín Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1950 Formula Libre, IV Copa de acción San Lorenzo, Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1950 Formula 2, IV Grand Prix de Marseille, France

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10101
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 Formula 2, I Gran Premio di Modena, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11111
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 Formula 2, III Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1950 Formula 1 XI Grand Prix de Pau, France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari

1950 Formula 1, XI Gran Premio di San Remo, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 125 C

1950 Formula 1, IV Gran Premio di Bari Italy

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2/50

1950 Formula 1, XII Circuit de l'Albigeois, France

PositionPointsTeam
12th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari

1950 Formula 1 Netherland Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166

1950 Formula 1, III Grand Prix des Nations Genève, Switzerland

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 340 F1

1949 Formula 1 BRDC International Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 125

1949 Formula 1 X Grand Prix de Belgique

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 125

1949 Formula Libre, Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, III Gran Premio Maria Eva Duarte de Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati

1949 Formula Libre, III Copa de Acción San Lorenzo Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL

1949 Formula Libre, II Gran Premio Internacional San Martin Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1949 Formula Libre, IV Gran Premio Juan Domingo Peron (Palermo) Argentina

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 FL

1949 Formula 2, II Gran Premio dell'Autodromo di Monza, Italy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1949 Formula 2, V Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 166 F2

1949 Madrid Grand Prix - 30 October

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1948 Formula 1 XXXV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Scuderia Alfa Romeo
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Alfa Romeo 158

1948 San Remo Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Villoresi Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati

1948 British Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Scuderia Ambrosiana
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CLT

1947 XXXIV Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 4CL

1947 Sehab Almaz Bey Trophy, Cairo

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
101??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Cisitalia D46

1947 Modena Grand Prix

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati A6G.CS

1940 XIV° Gran Premio di Tripoli

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Scuderia Torino
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM 1.5L

1940 XXXI° Targa Florio

PositionPointsTeam
0Scuderia Torino
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Maserati 6CM 1.5L
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