MAY 10th 2017

Fangio’s 1957 – his greatest season relived, part 1

Juan Manuel Fangio was already 37 when he arrived in Europe in 1948. He was, however, an immediate hit, being victorious in his first four races of 1949. Fast enough to win at the slowest possible speed, he was universally admired for an understated style, in and out of the cockpit. But the man Stirling Moss reckons was the greatest was quietly ruthless, too, and had a knack for signing for the right team at the right time.

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