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October 2, 1948

Gigi Villoresi on his way to victory

Gigi Villoresi on his way to victory

October 2, 1948

Race winner Gigi Villoresi leads team-mate Alberto Ascari

Race winner Gigi Villoresi leads team-mate Alberto Ascari

October 2, 1948

Gigi Villoresi takes the plaudits after his win

Gigi Villoresi takes the plaudits after his win

October 2, 1948

Gigi Villoresi brings his car home after his win

Gigi Villoresi brings his car home after his win

October 2, 1948

George Watson corners in his privatly-entered Alta

George Watson corners in his privatly-entered Alta

October 2, 1948

Prince Bira, who finished fifth, in his Maserati

Prince Bira, who finished fifth, in his Maserati

October 2, 1948

Last-minute tinkering on Philippe Étancelin's Talbot-Lago

Last-minute tinkering on Philippe Étancelin's Talbot-Lago

October 2, 1948

The second row starts the British Grand Prix

The second row starts the British Grand Prix

October 2, 1948

Running repairs for George Nixon's ERA

Running repairs for George Nixon's ERA

October 2, 1948

Mechanics tend to the ERA of Cuth Harrison

Mechanics tend to the ERA of Cuth Harrison

October 2, 1948

The start of the 1948 British Grand Prix

The start of the 1948 British Grand Prix

October 2, 1948

A British ERA racing car, driven by Geoffrey Ansell in mid-air during a crash

A British ERA racing car, driven by Geoffrey Ansell in mid-air during a crash

October 2, 1948

A pit stop is made by Reg Parnell during the first British Grand Prix after World War II

A pit stop is made by Reg Parnell during the first British Grand Prix after World War II

October 2, 1948

January 1, 1948

Tractor magnate Harry Ferguson driving one of his machines on his estate

Tractor magnate Harry Ferguson driving one of his machines on his estate

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