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Nostalgia: Senna and Mansell take it to the wire in Spain

The 1986 season was a tremendously exciting affair which saw an iconic battle between the likes of Ayrton Senna, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost for supremacy. After a Piquet-Senna one-two on home soil at the season-opening Brazilian Grand Prix, the Formula 1 circus moved swiftly back to Europe for the Spanish Grand Prix – the first since 1981 – for an absolutely enthralling 72-lap race which defined the excitement which that era produced. Due to Nelson Piquet’s victory several weeks beforehand during the season opener around the Jacarepagua circuit, both the Brazilian and Williams led their respective Championships as the sport moved on to the all-new Jerez...
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