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Five-time champion Fangio Formula 1 Mercedes 196 auctioned for £ 19.6 million

Friday, July 12th 2013 - 21:06 UTC
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Automotive history was made at the Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale on Friday when the car that took five-time champion Juan Manuel Fangio to the second of his Formula 1 world titles achieved a record-breaking figure of £19,601,500 (US$29,650,095, €22,701,864). Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    Well Argentina could claim one world class celebrity.
    No one would say anything against this top of the league driver, hugely respected by all who follow motor sport.

    Jul 13th, 2013 - 10:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Fangio was THE MAN of his era and the one against which later champions were judged which is hardly fair when you consider the improvement in tyres, chassis, brakes and engine performance.

    Jul 13th, 2013 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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