Juan-Manuel Fangio
Jul 17

Remembering the legend: Fangio’s finest win

July 17, 2014 marks the 19th anniversary of the passing of Juan Manuel Fangio who lived to be a healthy 84 years old.

It was his final race win at the Nurburgring on August 4, 1957, where Fangio scored his fifth and final World Championship victory, that really etched the Argentine’s name into the record books.

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May 19

Classic Formula 1 Video: Fangio v. Brabham, 1978

Following the passing of three-time World Champion Jack Brabham, this video has gone viral on YouTube amongst fans, and it’s not hard to see why.

Juan Manuel Fangio and , both now deceased, shared eight Formula 1 World Championship between them. Both had long since retired by 1978, but that didn’t stop either of them from hopping behind the steering wheel one last time.

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May 4

F1: Rosberg selfie video in Fangio’s ’54 Mercedes

In 1954, five-time World Champion took his Mercedes W196 to six wins in the nine-race season.

60 years later and got to drive the legendary silver arrow around Hockenheim. Wanting to share the experience with his fans, Rosberg took a selfie video on his phone, which is now posted on his YouTube channel.

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