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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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As disappointed as they may have been to lose one of the game's best defensive minds, they also knew Pagano was the perfect choice to fill Fangio's shoes.
Denver interviewed Munchak on Friday and Fangio on Monday.
Fangio, whose name will be forever etched in the annuls of motor racing history, was the most unlikeliest of poster boy pin-ups.
Hamilton's success - the third time he has taken the title without finishing on the race podium - elevated him to a supreme club alongside Fangio with only seven-time champion Michael Schumacher ahead of him.
"I have been at Mercedes since I was 13 so to complete the title, and Fangio won two championships with Mercedes, is an incredible feeling.
Mexico City [Mexico], Oct 29 (ANI): British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton on Sunday finished fourth in the Mexican Grand Prix to clinch his fifth world championship crown, equalling his tally with the legendary Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio.
"You don't think about what might be in the sense of matching others like Fangio. In my mind I am trying to break down new barriers, push the envelope and see how far I can take the opportunity and reach my full potential."
Vettel said that Fangio was "special" while Hamilton reckoned that he was the "godfather of the sport."
In essence it was a road race, and it attracted the South American masters of the day including Fangio, acknowledged as one of the greatest racing drivers ever.
"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.
LEWIS HAMILTON could win as many titles as the sport's two biggest winners Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher.
The body of Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio has been exhumed to resolve two paternity cases.