Juan Manuel Fangio II
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Juan Manuel Fangio II, or, in traditional English, Juan Manuel Fangio Jr. is a former auto racing champion and the nephew of legendary auto racer Juan Manuel Fangio.
Fangio II grew up meeting some of auto racing's most famous champions of his uncle's era. He inherited his uncle's passion for motorsports.
He debuted as a professional auto racer in IMSA in 1985. He had an award winning career, winning two GTP driver's championships, as well as 2 manufacturer titles when he was racing for Toyota and All American Racers. Fangio II further established his legacy in the world of auto racing by winning the prestigious 12 Hours of Sebring two times (as did his uncle), posting 21 GTP wins, and establishing an IMSA record with 19 solo victories.
On his retirement
Biography on AAR's site
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