Name: Alberto Ascari
DOB: Jul 13 1918
Place Of Birth: Milan
Most Races For: Ferrari - 27
No. Of Races: 32
- Curva di Vialone, the curve at which Ascari crashed at Monza is now replaced by a chicane, the Variante Ascari
- Alberto and his father Antonio, both died when they were 36. Both father and son drove car number 26 and both had won 13 Championship Grands Prix before dying. Both died four days after escaping a crash without injuries, on the 26th day of the month. The father-son duo, after their deaths were survived by their wives and their two children each. They rest next to each other in their graves in Milan.
- Ascari and Luigi Villoresi became the first set of drivers to race for Ferrari in the Formula One World Championship
"I prefer to treat them the hard way, I don't want them to love me too much. Because they will suffer less if one of these days I am killed."
-Alberto Ascari to Enzo Ferrari, on being asked why he did not express his love to his family.
Most successful drivers to have raced with Alberto Ascari