Museo Juan Manuel Fangio

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"To immortalize Fangio in a Museum is a tribute to all those who were inspired by his talent"

Alain Prost[1]
Fangio's Mercedes Benz Silver Arrow.
Picture in museum to show some cars driven by Fangio.

The Museo Juan Manuel Fangio (Juan Manuel Fangio Museum), is a museum of motor racing cars, dedicated to Formula One driver Juan Manuel Fangio and located in Balcarce, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.[1]

The museum[edit]

The museum opened in 1986, in the presence of 5-time Formula One champion Juan Manuel Fangio. Located just a few blocks from where Fangio was born, the museum houses a collection of cars, trophies, photographs and other memorabilia. The museum occupies a total surface of 4,600 square metres (50,000 sq ft) and is divided into six levels. The car collection has over 50 cars.[2]

Notable racing cars[edit]

Other notable cars[edit]

Notable visitors[edit]

Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio
Argentina José Froilán González
United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart
Switzerland Clay Regazzoni
Italy Luigi Villoresi
United States Phil Hill
United States Carroll Shelby

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Motor Racing Museum "Juan Manuel Fangio"". telefax.com.ar. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  2. ^ "Car Racing Sanctuary". welcomeargentina.com. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°50′48″S 58°15′09″W / 37.84667°S 58.25250°W / -37.84667; -58.25250