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August 9, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Toyota driver Juan Manuel Fangio II will start on the pole in today's two-hour Nissan Grand Prix of Road America IMSA Camel GT race at Elkhart Lake, Wis. Fangio, the Camel GT points leader, earned his second consecutive pole position and fourth of the season after turning a lap of 133.441 m.p.h. in his Toyota Eagle MKIII, breaking the record of 128.776 m.p.h. set by Davy Jones in 1991.
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February 21, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Juan Fangio II broke the track qualifying record with a lap of 103.98 m.p.h., and teammate P.J. Jones was nearly as fast with a lap of 103.89, to gain front-row positions for today's Miami Grand Prix.
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January 31, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Juan Fangio II sped to a track qualifying record, putting his Toyota Eagle on the pole for this weekend's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway. The Argentine driver turned a lap of 1:35.860, or 133.695 m.p.h., breaking the mark of 1:37.832, 131.000 m.p.h., set by Frenchman Bob Wollek in 1990.
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October 11, 1992 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Indy cars don't run on the Del Mar Fairgrounds road racing circuit where the Vons Grand Prix of San Diego will be held today, but if they did, you could be pretty sure that Michael Andretti's Lola couldn't match the speeds posted by Juan Manuel Fangio II in his Toyota GT prototype sports car. The Camel GTP cars have raced four times this season where Indy cars run--Portland, Ore.; Mid-Ohio, Laguna Seca and Elkhart Lake, Wis.--and each time the GTPs were faster.
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October 19, 1989 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fangio . . . Gurney . . . Brabham. Those magical names from the past tend to kindle memories of epic Formula One races of the 1950s and '60s, when Grand Prix racing at the Nurburgring, Monaco, Monza and Reims riveted the attention of the world's motor sports enthusiasts. Juan Manuel Fangio, the Maestro, is the five-time world champion from Argentina. Dan Gurney, the apple-pie American, built his own car and drove it to victory in Belgium.
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November 14, 1990 | MIKE DOWNEY
Before driving in the Camel Grand Prix of Greater San Diego for the first time, Juan Manuel Fangio II took a flight from his Miami home to Los Angeles. I met his plane at the airport. "Could you give me a ride to the rental-car place?" he asked. "Sure. Which one? Hertz? Avis? Budget?" "International," he said. I thought maybe Juan, being Argentine by birth and a driver of Formula race cars all over the world, mistakenly thought there was a special auto-rental company for international customers.
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October 11, 1992 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Indy cars don't run on the Del Mar Fairgrounds road racing circuit where the Vons Grand Prix of San Diego will be held today, but if they did, you could be pretty sure that Michael Andretti's Lola couldn't match the speeds posted by Juan Manuel Fangio II in his Toyota GT prototype sports car. The Camel GTP cars have raced four times this season where Indy cars run--Portland, Ore.; Mid-Ohio, Laguna Seca and Elkhart Lake, Wis.--and each time the GTPs were faster.
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January 31, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Juan Fangio II sped to a track qualifying record, putting his Toyota Eagle on the pole for this weekend's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway. The Argentine driver turned a lap of 1:35.860, or 133.695 m.p.h., breaking the mark of 1:37.832, 131.000 m.p.h., set by Frenchman Bob Wollek in 1990.
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November 14, 1990 | MIKE DOWNEY
Before driving in the Camel Grand Prix of Greater San Diego for the first time, Juan Manuel Fangio II took a flight from his Miami home to Los Angeles. I met his plane at the airport. "Could you give me a ride to the rental-car place?" he asked. "Sure. Which one? Hertz? Avis? Budget?" "International," he said. I thought maybe Juan, being Argentine by birth and a driver of Formula race cars all over the world, mistakenly thought there was a special auto-rental company for international customers.
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October 19, 1989 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fangio . . . Gurney . . . Brabham. Those magical names from the past tend to kindle memories of epic Formula One races of the 1950s and '60s, when Grand Prix racing at the Nurburgring, Monaco, Monza and Reims riveted the attention of the world's motor sports enthusiasts. Juan Manuel Fangio, the Maestro, is the five-time world champion from Argentina. Dan Gurney, the apple-pie American, built his own car and drove it to victory in Belgium.
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