BRITISH GRAND PRIX. FRENCH GRAND PRIX. CRYSTAL PALACE. REST AND BE THANKFUL AND M.M.E.C. SILVERSTONE
(Top) MASTER ! Alberto Ascari never put a wheel wrong in winning the 270-mile British Grand Prix at Silvers tone for Ferrari, while behind the Maserati/Ferrari duels waged. He averaged 92.97 m.p.h. and set a new Formula II lap record, with Gonzalez, of 95.79 m.p.h. (Bottom) FASTEST EVER round Silverstone was Dr. Giuseppe Farina. who established a new lop record of 100,16 m.p.h. in winning the Formle Libre
race in C. A. Vandervell’s Thinwall Ferrari. He averaged 96.79 m.p.h. and kept both B.R.M.s at bay.