Juan Manuel Fangio

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Juan Manuel Fangio
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Formula One World Championship career
NationalityArgentinian
Active years1950 - 1951, 1953 - 1958
TeamsAlfa Romeo, Maserati, Mercedes, Ferrari
Entries52
Championships5
Wins24
Podiums31
Pole positions29
Fastest laps23
First entry1950 British Grand Prix
First win1950 Monaco Grand Prix
Last win1957 German Grand Prix
Last entry1958 French Grand Prix

Juan Manuel Fangio (June 24, 1911 - July 17, 1995) was a race car driver. He was often called The Maestro, because he won the Formula One drivers' championship five times. Those five times were 1951, and from 1954 to 1957. (1954, 1955, 1956 and 1957).