A Legend’s First Victory in the 1959 US GP

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It was a perfect, sunny Florida day on December 12, 1959.  The United States Grand Prix was about to be run to a smaller than expected crowd, despite the beautiful weather. It was the last race of the 1959 World Championship of Drivers and the International Cup for Formula 1 Manufacturers, and only the second […] READ MORE


Formula 1’s First Superstar – Juan Manuel Fangio

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Juan Manuel Fangio fondly called “El Maestro” (the Master) is Formula 1’s first superstar. Fangio is one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. The Argentine-born driver dominated the first decade of Formula1 racing. Fangio won five World Drivers’ Championships (WDC) in the 1950’s and set many a record which remains unchallenged to […] READ MORE