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Mansell: Today’s drivers will never know what a proper F1 car feels like

Today's generation of race drivers 'will never know' what racing a 'proper Formula 1 car' is like according to 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell, who says the sport's best era was actually before his title with the super-powerful turbo engines of the eighties. 'Formula 1 will never get back to that,' Mansell, now 65, told the FIA's Auto magazine. “Driving those turbo cars was the most exhilarating, frightening thing that you could do in your life. “The Williams FW11B… Nothing comes close to that car, nothing in the world. And Formula One will never get back to that. Really, today’s drivers will never know what a proper F1 car feels like. In qualifying you literally had up to 1,500...
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