45 year old Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio won the German Grand Prix at Nürburgring and broke Hermann Lang’s 17 year old lap record in a Mercedes


Sunday 5th August 1956

45 year old Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio won the German Grand Prix at Nürburgring and broke Hermann Lang’s 17 year old lap record in a Mercedes. Present at the event was 18-year old Juan Carlos, later King of Spain, in support of his relative Alfonso de Portago.


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