1950 Thinwall Special
9/11/2012. The Wheatcroft Collection - Donington Park - UK
A "thinly" disguised Ferrari.
Tony Vandervell used Ferrari's as part of his preparation to becoming a leading GP manufacturer.
This one, chassis number 010-375, actually ha the slightly longer Indianapolis chassis. A 4.5 litre V12 engine with 24 spark plugs and a De Dion rear axle.
Amongst the drivers were : Piero Taruffi, Mike Hawthorn, Peter Collins and Nino Farina.
Picture added on 07 January 2013 at 08:23