JUAN MANUEL FANGIO RUMORS

Four reasons July 16 is a historic day in F1 history

As of 2016, there have been 10 F1 races on July 16 in the 67 years of F1’s history, many of which have seen their fair share of historic moments.Here are just four reasons July 16 is a historic day in F1 history:1-2. Two first-time winnersThe first F1 race to be held on July 16 was in 1955, where Stirling Moss picked up his maiden F1 victory. The race was held in front of his home...
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July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

It's a boy! 77-year-old confirmed as son of Juan Manuel Fangio

Oscar Espinosa, 77, has been confirmed as Juan Manuel Fangio’s son after the five-time Formula One World Champion was exhumed for a paternity case earlier this year.The announcement was made Wednesday following a DNA test and, once Argentine legal authorities give him the green light, Espinoza plans on having his last name changed to Fangio, reports Reuters.Fangio, who passed away...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Fangio's Ferrari race car a top seller at RM Sotheby's auction

A 1956 Ferrari 290 MM was sold for $28.05 million at RM Sotheby's auction in New York City on Thursday.The race car was originally built for Formula One racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio to compete in the Mille Miglia -“ a 1,000-mile race through Italy.Fangio's Ferrari led sales at Sotheby's auction - making it the most expensive car of 2015. Prior to the auction, it was estimated...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Body of F1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio is exhumed

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The body of Formula One legend Juan Manuel Fangio has been exhumed by orders of an Argentina judge for testing to determine paternity claims brought by two men who believe they are his sons. The remains of Fangio, who died in 1995, were removed from a family crypt Friday and taken to a morgue in his hometown of Balcarce for extraction of DNA samples...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Argentine judge orders body of racing star Fangio exhumed

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) The body of the late Formula 1 star Juan Manuel Fangio has been exhumed by orders of an Argentina judge for testing to determine paternity claims brought by two men who believe they are his sons. The remains of Fangio, who died in 1995, were removed from a family crypt Friday and taken to a morgue in his hometown of Balcarce for extraction of DNA samples...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: F1 legend Fangio's body to be exhumed

A judge has reportedly ruled that the body of five-time Formula One World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio is to be exhumed on Aug. 7 as part of a paternity case. Oscar Espinosa claims to be the son of the racing legend, despite the fact that Fangio never married and was thought to have no biological children. Fangio was, however, in a relationship with Espinosa’s mother, Andrea Berruet...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VINTAGE: Lightning Jim, Sebring’s First Endurance Champion

Long before Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil Hill, Stirling Moss and Dan Gurney roared down the concrete of Sebring International Raceway, it was the roar of B-17s that thundered through the orange groves of Highlands County Florida...
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January 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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