Fangio's racing years were largely stolen by the war. When he drove his first F1 race, he was already 38 years of age, yet he went on to win 24 of 52 F1 races, five driver titles with four teams (Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Maserati), and still easily retains the highest winning percentage in F1 history - 46%
Fangio at the wheel of this car
The W196R was pure innovation.
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