Windsor's Mansellmania memoires - part two

Windsor's Mansellmania memoires - part two

It's 20 years since Nigel Mansell stood on top of his home grand prix podium for the fourth time, sending what seemed like the whole of Britain into delirious frenzy. Peter Windsor was at the centre of it all on race day and recalls it in part two of his exclusive for AUTOSPORT

It's the summer of 1992, when the whole of Britain it seemed, adored Formula 1, or at least its runaway world championship leader Nigel Mansell. The Williams man had won six of the season's first eight races and was overwhelming favourite both to take his first world title and to win the British Grand Prix for the second time on the spin.

Mansellmania was at fever pitch come race day at Silverstone and the sun was blazing - the atmosphere electric. Respected F1 journalist Peter Windsor was the Williams team's manager at the time, and in the second part of our special exclusive, AUTOSPORT goes back in time with him to relive his experiences at the centre of this extraordinary moment in British racing history, 20 years on.

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