May, 1956 – Juan Manuel Fangio in his #20 Lancia/Ferrari D50 race car at the Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrari would have to retire this D50 from the race after Fangio smacked it into a wall – Photo by Thomas McAvoy for LIFE magazine
A great shot showing Scuderia Ferrari racing team unloading the D50 race cars from the cargo plane onto the transport trucks upon returning from the 1956 BRDC International Trophy of Silverstone. D50 #2, ch.number 0001, is raced by Peter Collins. They are headed with the d50′s to Ferrari’s facilities where technicians will in prepare them for the 1956 Monaco Grand Prix. — Photo by Thomas McAvoy for LIFE magazine.