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  • European Grand Prix 1954
  • Fangio win overshadowed by Marimon's death
  • August 1, 1954: Although Juan Manuel Fangio won the European Grand Prix, the weekend was overshadowed by the death of Argentina's Onofre Marimon during practice

  • Italian Grand Prix 1953
  • Fangio brings down curtain on Ascari era
  • September 13, 1953: The curtain came down on the two-year dalliance with Formula Two at Monza with a symbolic passing over of the mantle from Alberto Ascari to Juan Manuel Fangio

  • Swiss Grand Prix 1953
  • Ascari disobeys team order to take final victory
  • August 23, 1953: Alberto Ascari had secured his second championship three weeks earlier at the Nurburgring, and he underlined his two-season dominance with victory in the Swiss Grand Prix

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