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Fangio

Juan Manuel . 1911--95, Argentinian racing driver who won the World Championship five times between 1951 and 1957
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Nagy will be the Bears' offensive play-caller while Fangio handles that chore on the defensive side.
And he can join fivetime world champion Fangio as a winner in three successive years at Monza if he is first to take the chequered flag this afternoon.
He will also join five times world champion Fangio as a winner in three successive years at Monza if he takes the chequered flag this afternoon.
I feel very proud and honoured to be up amongst Fangio and Senna, incredible drivers, and I never thought in a million years my name would be mentioned in the same breath as them," Hamilton said after qualifying.
The car -- Ferrari 290 MM, chassis 0626 -- was specially built for Fangio, the legendary Argentinian driver who drove it in the 1956 Italian endurance race Mille Miglia, where he came in fourth.
He had a brief spell in motor racing's Formula 3 and was known by fellow drivers as "Cancho" Fangio.
SOME 60 years after Juan Manuel Fangio scored an historic first-time-out win for the Maserati 250F, the Goodwood Revival has celebrated the car that personified grand prix racing in the 1950s.
Certainly if anyone can threaten Ascari's record it is Vettel, who on Sunday became only the fourth man in the sport's history - after Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher - to become a four-time champion.
FANS of motor racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio will have the chance to bid for one of his cars, just months after one of his racing cars sold for PS17.
uk, after winning the Japanese Grand Prix, Vettel is on the cusp of becoming the third man to win a fourth consecutive world title, alongside Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio.
Vettel is now on the cusp of becoming only the third driver in F1 to win a fourth consecutive world title, standing alongside two of the greats in Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio.
Vettel, 26, will join Michael Schumacher and Juan Manuel Fangio as only the third driver with four straight if he wins at Suzuka and his nearest rival, Fernando Alonso, is outside the top eight.