When most enthusiasts of ’50s British motorsport, think about the consummate Grand Prix car of the period, the name Vanwall invariably rises to the top of the list. Created by industrialist Tony Vandervell, the Vanwall Grand Prix effort was Vandervell’s answer to what he saw as the British racing establishment’s inability to hold up their side against the great Italian teams of the period. With talented drivers like Stirling Moss and Tony Brooks, the Vanwall team endured several rough years, before they finally clinched the 1958 Constructors Championship.
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