Juan Manuel Fangio
Today in history: Cuban rebels kidnapped a legendary F1 driver
Juan Manuel Fangio was briefly held in an attempt to embarrass the Cuban government.
Fangio's Ferrari sells for $28 million in New York [w/videos]
The 1956 Ferrari 290 MM driven by Juan Manuel Fangio fetched $28.05 million in RM Sotheby's Driven by Disruption sale in New York, setting a new high for the year, the city, and the auction house.
Fangio's Ferrari 290 MM should top $28 million at auction
This rare Ferrari 290 MM built for Juan Manuel Fangio in 1956 could command over $28 million at auction in December, making it the most valuable automobile ever handled by RM Sotheby's.
Judge orders Juan Manuel Fangio's body exhumed
A judge in Argentina has ordered the body of the late, great Formula One driver Juan Manuel Fangio be exhumed for a DNA test to determine if his girlfriend's son was actually his.
Stirling Moss-crashed 1956 Maserati 450S to be auctioned in Monaco
RM Auctions has some very special and expensive Italian sportscars of the 50s and 60s consigned for its auction in Monaco on May 10, but the one that currently carries the highest estimated value at between 4 and 5.5 million euros ($5.5 - $7.5 million) is a 1956 Maserati 450S with some very interesting provenance.
Fangio's daily driver can be yours
Sometimes, little pieces of automotive history pop up, that are so rare and eccentric, that they're hard to pass up. This is one of those times. The car shown above is a 1970 IKA Torino 380S, which has had a very special owner. It'll be crossing the block at the Silverstone Auctions NEC Classic Motor Show Sale on November 15 and 16 in Birmingham, UK.
Fangio F1 car sells for record $29M at Goodwood auction
Rare gems of automotive history are always popping up at the Bonhams auction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, but the racecar you see above just made a little more history. This Mercedes W196R was driven by Juan Manuel Fangio to wins in the 1954 German and Swiss Grand Prix races, and when the hammer fell at au
Monterey 2009: Lawn Darts - Silver Arrows hit target at Pebble Beach
Silver Arrows at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - Click above for high-res image gallery