News Details

That one memorable drive by 'our Nige'

Nigel Mansell  overcame an untimely pit-stop and a 29-second gap to overhaul team mate Nelson Piquet and win the British GP on this day in 1987. It was a memorable drive by 'our Nige'.  His Williams hampered by a massive vibration, Mansell pitted and rejoined proceedings with 28 of the 65 laps left and 29 seconds behind Piquet. But a ferocious determination coupled with a roaring crowd - which he could just about hear above his howling engine - had him reeling in the Brazilian lap after lap. When he caught up, Mansell executed a bold move through Stowe which sent the crowd into raptures and the Brit on to his tenth career win in F1.
Full Story »
6mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Steiner reveals new fame following Drive to Survive

Guenther Steiner has revealed the impact the Netflix series, Drive to...
6mo ago from GPBlog.com

Pirelli state 'one-stop is not the fastest strategy'

Pirelli's Motorsport Director Mario Isola believes that two and three...
6mo ago from GPBlog.com

Raikkonen: Memory 'plays games' when comparing F1...

Kimi Raikkonen isn't sure that today's F1 machinery is easier to drive...
6mo ago from F1i.com

Red Bull: Less team-centric approach needed for F1

Red Bull chief engineer Paul Monaghan believes Formula 1 needs to be...
6mo ago from F1i.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi to be inducted as MotoGP...

Jorge Lorenzo will be made a MotoGP legend at the Jerez round of the 2020...

Lewis Hamilton, Marc Marquez and Mercedes nominated...

World Champions Lewis Hamilton, Marc Marquez and Mercedes have been...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar future has Power wishing he was 10 years...

Australian IndyCar champion Will Power has admitted he wishes he was 10...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

James Hinchcliffe to race in Indy 500 after landing...

James Hinchcliffe has secured a sponsorship deal with Genesys that will...

Power hails McLaughlin a ‘phenomenal driver'

Will Power believes Scott McLaughlin has what it takes to be able to...
3d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Preview: Chelsea vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news,...

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Premier League clash between Chelsea and...
7h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

‘We should be doing that to other teams’

Leah Williamson cut a frustrated figure following our 4-1 defeat to...
7h ago from Arsenal.com

‘I got the tactics wrong… we were punished’

Joe Montemurro has taken responsibility for our Barclays FA Women’s...
9h ago from Arsenal.com

Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Arsenal

Sports Mole picks a combined XI from the squads of Chelsea and Arsenal,...
11h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.