1951: JUAN MANUEL FANGIO

Model produced by: Paul’s Model Art (Minichamps)

Year: 1951
Driver: Juan Manuel Fangio (Argentina)
Team: Alfa Romeo
Car: Alfa Romeo “Alfetta” 159
Results: 3 wins, 5 podiums, 4 poles, 5 fastest laps

Ferrari and their newer 4.5 litre unsupercharged cars became a real challenge for older Alfa Romeos, but Fangio still managed to win 3 races compared to Ascari’s 2. In the battle of the two finest drivers of the generation Fangio came out on top and won his first title.

See a 10 minute clip which reviews both, 1950 and 1951 Formula one season.


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