Posts Tagged ‘Nigel Mansell’

13 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: Audi triumph as Peugeot collapse

Audi has taken a clean sweep in the LMP1 class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race following one of the toughest and most attritional events in living memory.

12 Jun 2010: UPDATED – Le Mans: Nigel Mansell in hospital after 200mph crash

The Mansell & Sons assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans ended after less than 20 minutes when former F1 and CART champion Nigel Mansell spun and crashed heavily, suffering a concussion.

11 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: Davidson’s Peugeot qualifies second

Team Peugeot Total has locked out the front of the Le Mans grid with the car due to be driven by Anthony Davidson starting in second place after a storming qualifying performance from his co-driver Alex Wurz.

8 Jun 2010: 24 Hours of Le Mans: the Brits to watch out for this year

Webber wins the Monaco Grand Prix and Franchitti the Indianapolis 500. Can a Brit take the 24 Hours of Le Mans podium? Put it this way – there’s a pretty good chance.

20 May 2010: RoC: Alain Prost joins 2010 line-up

Four-time Formula One World Champion Alain Prost is due to make his debut at the Race of Champions this year, according to organisers, who announced his presence at the event’s official launch yesterday.

8 Feb 2010: Le Mans 24hrs: Team Mansell, Andy Priaulx and Drayson Racing

This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is set to offer a treat for British racing fans with the debut of Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell in the top-tier LMP1 class.

20 Aug 2009: Mansell & Son opens for business at Silverstone

Veteran British Formula One champion Nigel Mansell is making a return to top-flight racing with the announcement that he will be entering September’s 1000km of Silverstone sportscar event.

3 Aug 2009: F1: Hamilton vs Schumacher – game on!

It’s one of the world’s great sporting topics of conversation. The temporary return of iconic F1 world champion Michael Schumacher to racing has provided fans with hours of material for speculation down the pub.

5 Jul 2009: WSR: Brits put on a show at Silverstone

Oliver Turvey took a pair of podiums and James Walker moved up to second in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series championship as both home drivers put on a show for fans at the World Series by Renault’s visit to Silverstone.

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

 
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