Nigel Mansell archive

‘In our day we got paid to drive’ – Mansell and Piquet on modern F1 27th January 2013, 11:19

World champions Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet gave a lengthy interview to Brazilian TV in which they had plenty to say about the state of modern F1.

“I should have won ’86, he should have won ’87″ – Piquet and Mansell on their rivalry 26th January 2013, 19:20

Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet talk about their notorious F1 rivalry, sportsmanship – and whether today’s drivers could cope with yesterday’s cars.

20 years ago today: Mansell finally wins the title 16th August 2012, 12:55

Nigel Mansell clinched the world championship in an unusually incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix on this day in 1992.

Take the F1 Fanatic Nigel Mansell quiz 15th August 2012, 10:00

Tomorrow will mark the 20th anniversary of Nigel Mansell winning the world championship so we’ve honoured the moustachioed one with his very own F1 Fanatic Quiz.

Today in 1987: Mansell defeats Piquet at Silverstone 12th July 2012, 12:31

One of Nigel Mansell’s greatest victories came 25 years ago today on home ground at Silverstone – but his win had consequences for Williams.

Nigel Mansell reunited with Lotus 81B at Hethel 22nd June 2011, 22:45

Nigel Mansell got back behind the wheel of the car he made his F1 debut in.

30 years ago: Villeneuve’s last and best F1 win 21st June 2011, 9:03

Gilles Villeneuve’s victory at Jarama on this day in 1981 was instantly recognised as one of the great Grand Prix wins.

On this day in 1981: F1′s fiasco at Zolder 17th May 2011, 8:54

F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.

25 years ago today: Senna beats Mansell by 0.01s 13th April 2011, 7:24

The 1986 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed one of the closest finishes in F1 history.

Jim Clark vs Nigel Mansell 18th January 2011, 6:21

These two British champions raced decades apart but there are similarities between them.