Juan Manuel Fangio

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Birthday
24, 1911
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 17, 1995 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1911
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 17, 1995 (84)

About

A pioneer of open-wheel racing, he was the greatest racer in the early years of Formula One.

Before Fame

He left school early to become an auto mechanic, which led to a racing career.

Trivia

He was dominant in Formula One, winning 24 of his 52 races, and capturing the World Championship of Drivers a whopping five times.

Family Life

He was never married, but had one unrecognized son with girlfriend Andrea Buerret.

Associated With

His five World Championship of Drivers set a record that lasted 46 years, before being broken by Michael Schumacher.