Vittorio Stanguellini developed this Formula Junior from his Formula Corse car and was considered the most successful design of the early years. Designed by Ing. Massimino and tested by Fangio at the Modena circuit alot was expected from this car. The cars dominated European Junior racing throughout 1958 and 1959. Roberto Lippi captured the Italian championship driving a Stanguellini in 1958 and Cammarota did likewise in 1959. Micheal May won the international chamionship in 1959 also driving a Stanguellini. About 150 Staguellinis were constructed.