1992 British Grand Prix

British Grand Prix

Sunday, July 12, 1992
Round:
9
Weather:
Hot, dry and sunny
Laps:
59
Fastest Lap:
Mansell, 1m22.539
Country:
Britain
Circuit:
1992 season:
Report
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Game, Set And Mansell

Pole by two seconds, the lead throughout and a string of fastest laps; nothing could stop Nigel Mansell on home ground

Nigel Mansell gave the British spectators precisely what they craved at Silverstone on July 12 — and nearly got a lot more than he bargained for as he crossed the start/finish line after 59 totally dominant laps.

The Briton had driven the almost perfect race. Only the first few hundred yards escaped his total control, as he spun his rear tyres a fraction more than team-mate Riccardo Patrese and the Italian sprinted ahead.