Saturday, December 12, 2009
Maserati Celebrates Fangio’s 1957 F1 World Champions Title
Maserati might have abandoned F1 race tracks a long time ago but the Italian sports car maker remembers its racing past by celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of its 1957 F1 title won by Juan Manuel Fangio in the 6-cylinder, 270Hp strong Maserati 250F. The Modenese company will commemorate the jubilee with a series of special events including the presentation of a special trophy to the highest placed 250F that competes in the OldTimer Grand Prix classic to be held at Nurburgring on 12 August. Simultaneously, Maserati launched a dedicated interactive website on 4 August 2007 that includes multimedia feauture. The site can be reached at www.maseraticelebratesfangio.com.