Nigel Mansell was one of Formula 1’s best overtakers.

There are plenty of examples of the 1992 world champion’s bravery and decisiveness in battle but perhaps one day in Hungary was his finest moment.

In the latest of Autosport’s “Short View Back to the Past” series, Chief Editor Kevin Turner looks at Nigel Mansell’s greatest grand prix.

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The epic championship battle Ferrari stumbles have robbed us of

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The epic championship battle Ferrari stumbles have robbed us of

Ferrari’s biggest adversary in the 2022 Formula 1 title battle has largely been itself more than Max Verstappen, and team errors and mechanical issues have contrived to put Charles Leclerc a whopping 63 points behind his rival. Doing the maths, had Ferrari had not suffered those problems, Leclerc would actually be some way ahead of the order…

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OPINION: With a French Grand Prix crash that hampers Ferrari’s Formula 1 title credentials even further, Charles Leclerc revived uncomfortable memories for the Scuderia of Sebastian Vettel’s 2018 Hockenheim blunder. Leclerc’s immediate reaction was markedly different to the German’s, and that must continue to be the case going forward if he is to have any chance of toppling Max Verstappen in 2022.

French Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022

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French Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022

Despite the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard often considered a low-key affair, there was action aplenty this weekend which has strongly shaped the ratings. Two maximums are given out and another driver just misses out on a perfect score

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The tussle for French Grand Prix victory was bubbling up nicely between Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen, right up until the Ferrari driver made a critical error which handed his Formula 1 world title rival a straightforward path to win and cement his championship advantage. But even though Leclerc owned up to his mistake, how the race unfolded at the front set his costly crash in motion

Why F1's chess master isn't worried by self-doubt

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Why F1’s chess master isn’t worried by self-doubt

“Chess is a war over the board – the object is to crush the opponent’s mind,” said chess world champion Bobby Fischer. GP Racing’s OLEG KARPOV recently challenged keen player Mick Schumacher to a more light-hearted match, and along the way got Mick to talk about pictures, his famous surname and how he’s coping in his second season in F1

The story of Brabham's terminal F1 decline

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The story of Brabham’s terminal F1 decline

A return to world championship glory with BMW turbo power was the prelude to a catastrophic slump from which Brabham could not escape. In the final instalment of our four-part history of Brabham, DAMIEN SMITH examines the demise of the team after one last hurrah

The familiar Paul Ricard weakness that should worry Ferrari

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The familiar Paul Ricard weakness that should worry Ferrari

The Red Bull and Ferrari battle for supremacy takes to Formula 1’s next battleground at the Paul Ricard circuit. Although the Scuderia ended Friday’s running ahead of the French Grand Prix with an advantage in the timesheets, it has a clear weakness – displayed last year – that Red Bull has a chance to exploit…

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