Alberto Ascari

Italian racing driver (1918-1955)

Alberto Ascari (July 13, 1918 – May 26, 1955) was an Italian racing driver and twice Formula One World Champion. He is one of only two Italian Formula One World Champions in the history of the sport, and the only one winning his two championships in a Ferrari.

Ascari in 1955

Ascari was born in Milan, the son of Antonio Ascari. He was killed on the racetrack in Monza.