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1992 Hungarian Grand Prix

Marlboro Magyar Nagydij

Sunday, August 16, 1992
Round:
11
Weather:
Hot, dry and sunny
Laps:
77
Fastest Lap:
Mansell, 1m18.308
Country:
Hungary
Circuit:
1992 season:
Report

Mansell Is Finally Crowned

Senna wins dramatic race, but second is enough to secure Mansell's first World Championship

The first 38 laps of the Hungarian GP did not follow the script that Nigel Mansell would have wished to have signed off, but the inkling of the role that Riccardo Patrese had written in for himself had already become evident on Saturday night.

After dominating each practice session, the Italian was in good form. Are you worried about team orders for tomorrow? he was asked. "Not much," he responded, with one of his who, me? shrugs. "No. I should say that tomorrow I will be trying to win the race."

That was bad news for Mansell, and there had already been a lot of that in the build-up to the most important race of his career.

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