Stirling Moss and Juan Manual Fangio were partners at Mercedes-Benz in 1955. They later became rivals, Fangio at Ferrari with the new Ferrari-Lancia D50 and Moss leader of the Maserati team with the 250F. Here, at the 1956 Monaco Grand Prix, Moss made an excellent start and led all the way. Undoubtedly it was not Fangio’s day, and after several crashes he changed cars, taking over for Peter Collins and continuing spectacularly to finish only six seconds behind Moss.
Fabrice Lachavanne has a passion for racing cars and has been an artist since childhood. He paints racing cars in actual competitions during the period 1920–1970, in acrylic, with the frame for each original painting handmade by the artist from exotic wood and burnished steel.
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