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1949 FIA Grand Prix Season
Photo Credit: Attribution Unascertained.
Champion Constructor: None
Putative Constructor: Scuderia Ferrari (IT,0,3)
Champion Driver: None
Putative Driver: Louis Rosier (FR,0,1)
Putative Constructor Entry Specification: Model 125 F1, 1.49-liter, twelve-cylinder vee, alloy engine, DOHC, supercharged, five-speed, steel tubular frame, independent suspension, 285 horsepower (Enzo Ferrari, Giaocchino Colombo, Valerio Colotti).

The FIA establishes the engine displacement limits for entries at 1.5 liters for supercharged plants and 4.5 liters for non-supercharged entries for the 1949 racing season. Scuderia Ferrari prevails for its third putative Grand Prix constructors' title and the first under its own name. Departures: Jean-Pierre Wimille, 40, b. Paris, France 1908, d. at practice, GP Buenos Aires, Argentina, January. Seven spectators due to Giuseppe Farina shunt, two other accidents, GP Czechoslovakia, Brno, September.

HeM applies the Putative Model to all racing seasons for two primary purposes: First, to effectively normalize all racing seasons for empirical comparison across the decades, and second, to step clear of series organizers which score season championships primarily out of commercial interest or to attract manufacturer participation. The Putative Model simply scores all seasons in the same fashion as a standard track and field meeting, with the only purpose of tracking what takes place at the finishing stripe If the Putative Champion differs from the nominal Series Champion, please note the (SC) notation below.

Scuderia Ferrari34     Rosier21
Ec. Rosier Talbot Lago21     Villoresi19
De Graffenried Maserati12     Ascari Al17
Ecurie France Lago Talbot12     De Graffenried12
Scud Enrico Plate Maserati10     Chiron12
Gerard ERA8     Bira10
Whitehead Ferrari8     

Noteworthy 1949 Races

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