A pioneer of open-wheel racing, he was the greatest racer in the early years of Formula One.
He left school early to become an auto mechanic, which led to a racing career.
He was dominant in Formula One, winning 24 of his 52 races, and capturing the World Championship of Drivers a whopping five times.
He was never married, but had one unrecognized son with girlfriend Andrea Buerret.
His five World Championship of Drivers set a record that lasted 46 years, before being broken by Michael Schumacher.
Juan Manuel Fangio Age
How old is Juan Manuel Fangio? He was born in 1911, he was 111 years old at the time of his death.
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Juan Manuel Fangio Wiki
|Famous as||Race Car Driver|
|Age||111 years old|
|Birthday||June 24, 1911|
|Date of Death||July 17, 1995|
Quotes by Juan Manuel Fangio
Everything has changed. When I was at school and was told I had better learn English, I said: What for? The English are a hell of a long way away!— Juan Manuel Fangio
In my time, you needed to speak a little Italian, and that was it.— Juan Manuel Fangio
You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well.— Juan Manuel Fangio
When I raced with Mercedes, I thought I’d learn German. But my wife didn’t want to live in Germany.— Juan Manuel Fangio
I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.— Juan Manuel Fangio