Fangio's Daily Driver Goes To Auction Without Reserve

This silver IKA Torino 380S sedan belonged to racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio and has been untouched by the family since his death in 1995. Now, Silverstone Auctions will put it under the hammer at the NEC Classic Motorshow without reserve. That's right, you should give it a go! » 10/08/13 2:40pm 10/08/13 2:40pm

Mercedes Race Car Worth $7.6 Million Found In Warehouse (Updated)

There are barn finds, and then there are barn finds. Okay, technically this was a warehouse find, but it falls under the same category. And it's remarkably awesome: the Mercedes-Benz race car piloted by racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio to victory in both the 1954 German and Swiss Grands Prix. It can be yours if you… » 3/22/13 12:27pm 3/22/13 12:27pm

When Argentina ruled the Nürburgring

There are two great moments in Argentine motoring history centered around the Nürburgring and then there’s a third, a fourth-place finish at a race you’ve never heard of. Of course it’s the latter that’s the pride and joy of Argentine car enthusiasts: the story of the Torinos at the 1969 Nürburgring 84 Hours. » 8/03/11 3:00pm 8/03/11 3:00pm

When Fangio met Senna and Schumacher

This is the podium ceremony after the 1993 Brazilian Grand Prix, Ayrton Senna’s second home victory. As he waves the Brazilian flag to the manic crowds, 82-year-old Juan Manuel Fangio walks onto the stage, hands the constructors’ trophy to McLaren team principal Ron Dennis, then drags Senna from the podium and gives… » 8/02/11 12:30pm 8/02/11 12:30pm

Another kind of Senna movie

We all know where we were when Ayrton Senna died. But do we really? Asif Kapadia’s documentary is only the latest chapter in the 17 years of collective remembrance which has turned Senna’s death into the epochal event it now is. A new piece of amateur footage from the grandstands of Imola shows a very different… » 7/18/11 10:00am 7/18/11 10:00am

Does Schumacher Still Have the Right Stuff?

Ever since his retirement, Formula One’s most successful driver has been itching to return. Back for 2010, driving Ross Brawn’s world champion Mercedes, only one question remains: can a 41-year-old man kick ass in modern F1? » 12/23/09 1:30pm 12/23/09 1:30pm

Will Michael Schumacher Come Back to Drive Felipe Massa’s Ferrari?

As Felipe Massa is still being tended to in a Hungarian hospital, the rumors have begun to fly: who will drive his car at the next race? An obvious choice has emerged in the sport’s greatest champion. » 7/28/09 5:15pm 7/28/09 5:15pm