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Tribute to Juan Manuel Fangio by Stuart McIntyre


Tribute to Juan Manuel Fangio by Stuart McIntyre

Juan Fangio was in many peoples eyes the greatest Grand Prix driver of all time. Fangio will always be The Maestro of Grand Prix. If results are how you judge greatness his phenomenal achievements in Grand Prix will take some beating. Fangio won five World Championships and driving for Alfa-Romeo, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Maserati, won 24 Grand Prix from 51 starts. In 1949, his first season in Grand Prix, he was so impressive Alfa-Romeo invited him to join their team. In 1951 he was World Champion, the first of his five World Championships. A true master of the art of Grand Prix racing, Fangio is a name respected the world over.
Item Code : FAR0662Tribute to Juan Manuel Fangio by Stuart McIntyre - This Edition
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