was born July 13, 1918 in Italy, the son of the famous race car driver 20-ies, Antonio Ascari
. At an early age he was "sick" motor sports. After his father's death in 1925, Askari
, Jr. to spend more time in the auto and driving my car than textbooks. At the age of 18 his name first appeared in the minutes of racing. For twenty years he reached the 500-cubic-class, protecting the color of the firm "Bianchi". In 1940 he took part in automobile competitions. The best result by Alberto
at the time - 9 place in Tripoli on the Maserati-1500.