Nigel Mansell

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Nigel Ernest James Mansell, CBE (/ˈmænsəl/; born 8 August 1953) is a British former racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship (1992) and the CART Indy Car World Series (1993). Mansell was the reigning F1 champion when he moved over to CART, becoming the first person to win the CART title in his debut season, and making him the only person to hold both the World Drivers Championship and the American open-wheel National Championship simultaneously. His career in Formula One spanned 15 seasons, with his final two full seasons of top-level racing being spent in the CART series. Mansell is the second most successful British Formula One driver of all time in terms of race wins with 31 victories, and is seventh overall on the Formula One race winners list behind Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Ayrton Senna and Fernando Alonso. He held th... More

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Nigel Mansell #Work

Photo of Nigel Mansell I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.
Nigel Mansell #Fitness

Photo of Nigel Mansell Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven't raced properly for a decade. I'am not one of the favourites to start with.
Nigel Mansell #Car

Photo of Nigel Mansell I've tried everything other than jumping out of a plane, but nothing gives you an adrenaline rush like racing a car.
Nigel Mansell #Car

Photo of Nigel Mansell Racing a thoroughbred grand prix car in front of a home crowd will be a surreal and mighty experience.
Nigel Mansell #Anger #Car

Photo of Nigel Mansell The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.