Fangio


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Fangio

(Spanish ˈfaŋxjo)
n
(Biography) Juan Manuel (xwan maˈnwɛl). 1911–95, Argentinian racing driver who won the World Championship five times between 1951 and 1957
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As long as Vic Fangio's basic philosophies meshed with Matt Nagy, the decision to bring back Fangio as defensive coordinator was easy.
Fangio, who won all of his titles in the 1950s and died in 1995, was Formula One's most successful driver until Germany's Schumacher surpassed the Argentine great's tally in 2003.
The British driver won his fourth title this year to move within one of Juan Manuel Fangio - but said surpassing Schumacher is not a target for him.
Vettel said that Fangio was "special" while Hamilton reckoned that he was the "godfather of the sport.
He is the first Brit to win the crown four times, joining Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel on the same number behind Juan Manuel Fangio (five) and Michael Schumacher (seven).
The triple world champion, who is bidding to become the first driver since Juan Manuel Fangio in the 1950s to secure a hat-trick of consecutive wins at Monza, was nearly half-asecond faster than his sole title rival in yesterday's qualifying shoot-out In securing the 56th pole of his career, Hamilton also joined his great hero Ayrton Senna and Fangio in claiming a record five poles at the socalled Temple of Speed.
He became just the third driver to take pole at Monza five times, with Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna.
He is now just the third driver to take pole at Monza five times, alongside legends Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna.
Hamilton has now won pole position five times at the Italian Grand Prix, equaling a record set by F1 legends Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna.
And on Sunday he could become the first driver since the great Juan Manuel Fangio in the 1950s to record a hat-trick of consecutive victories at Monza.
New York, United States | AFP -- A Ferrari driven by five-time Formula One champion Juan Manuel Fangio, will be auctioned off in New York in December.
The body of Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio has been exhumed to resolve two paternity cases.