Articles tagged Leo

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Audi gifted ninth Le Mans

On Saturday night at the Circuit de la Sarthe thousands of Brits turned away from the motor race in front of them to watch England's World Cup campaign get off to a faltering start against the USA. Victory was theirs for the taking, but they failed to deliver. Then as the fans switched their attention back to the motor race they witnessed another national team implosion. How Peugeot missed this...

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Lunch with... Nigel Mansell

Love him or loathe him, there's no denying that 'Our Nige' is a true racer – and today he's still full of fighting talk. Nigel Mansell talks through his career over lunchBy Simon Taylor Surely no World Champion has provoked greater extremes of adulation and criticism than Nigel Mansell. From his earliest days in Formula 1 he was the darling of the British crowds: when he scored his first Grand...

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A V.S.C.C. Occasion

To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the Vintage Sports Car Club a rally was arranged at Goodwood circuit on September 10th, and a truly memorable and picturesque occasion this proved to be. A total of 253 veteran, Edwardian and vintage vehicles (the actual sub-divisions were 16 veteran cars, 55 Edwardian cars, 168 vintage cars, and 14 Edwardian and vintage motor-cycles) took part in a mass...

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Mansell on two wheels for charity

Nigel Mansell has completed a 1100-mile cycle ride in 13 days in aid of 'UK Youth'. The ex-Formula 1 World Champion (above right) cycled around the UK with his two sons Leo and Greg and Magnus Backstedt, a former Tour de France racer, and hopes to raise £1 million. To sponsor them visit

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The Pomeroy Memorial Trophy Competition

THIS annual occasion on which cars from the Edwardian period compete on (theoretically) equal terms with the latest offerings straight from the production lines (and just about everything else in between) in a handicapped attempt to discover the best in touring cars, took place on the first Saturday in March at a thoroughly wet and miserable Silverstone. The rain started an hour before the first...

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Guess who's back?

In a secret test session at Estoril, Nigel Mansell stepped back aboard a racing car to trade times with son Leo. Motor Sport got an exclusive view of the action By Rob Widdows You have heard of keeping it in the family. You have heard of sibling rivalry. You may be familiar with sons keen to emulate their fathers. You will know fathers who are ambitious for their sons. Until you have spent time...

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Newey's New Year honour

Both Red Bull designer Adrian Newey and 1992 Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell were named in the UK’s New Year Honours list. Newey, who has designed F1 world championship-winning cars for Williams, McLaren and Red Bull, received an OBE for his services to motor sport. Meanwhile ex-F1 and Indycar champion Mansell received a CBE for services to children and young people. Mansell – who was...


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