Juan Manuel Fangio has received multiple accolades over the years, but the tribute that the 9 and 10 November en Mar del Plata man y Balcarce it will surely remain in the memory of all its fans and world motorsport. It will be a tribute for the 70th anniversary of the first of his five titles in the Formula 1.
Such an event will have special guests. Among them stand out Sir Jackie Stewart, champion of F.1 in 1969, 1971 and 1973 and confessed admirer of Chueco. The Italian's visit is also expected Stefano DomenicaliCEO of Formula 1 and even some of the Maxima drivers.
Another confirmed presence is that of Horacio Pagani, the famous super sports car manufacturer that has been based in Italy for many years.
Activities will start on Tuesday November 9 in Mar del Plata with a cocktail and press conference at 19.00. There will be present Stewart, Pagani, as well as authorities from the Fangio Foundation and the organization of the event.
The next day, the entire delegation will go to the city of Balcarce, an hour away from Mar del Plata. From the 10.30 It will begin with the caravan to transfer the remains of Fangio from the cemetery to the mausoleum.
In it, there will be a tour of the commemorative points of the city, the most important in the life of the Quintuple. The caravan will be open to the public, who will be able to accompany the transfer to the Fangio Museum.
Once the tour of the city is finished, the ceremony of reception of the remains and its location will take place in the mausoleum inside the museum.
Starting at 12.30 the activity will move to Balcarce racetrack. There will be a parade of historic Fangio cars and other collector's vehicles. The event will end with a lunch for relatives just a few meters from the track.