Nigel Mansell: Race of my life

Nigel Mansell: Race of my life

Few drivers experience the thrill of winning their home grand prix; fewer still after their driveshaft snaps during the race. NIGEL MANSELL tells the story of the race of his life

British GP, Brands Hatch, July 13 1986

Williams-Honda FW11

The most satisfying race for me was the British Grand Prix in 1986 at Brands Hatch, when my racecar broke a driveshaft at the start. I had to climb into the T-car, which was set up for [team-mate] Nelson [Piquet], and I ended up winning in his car.

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