Mansell interview: A champion in waiting

Mansell interview: A champion in waiting

By 1986, Nigel Mansell was shaping up to become Britain's first world champion since James Hunt a decade earlier. When Nigel Roebuck caught up with him in Detroit mid-season, he found a confident and hungry grand prix winner

"Where have those eggs got to?" he wanted to know. "I ordered everything for eight o'clock."

"This is Nigel Mansell's room. Err, could we have an update on breakfast, please? It's getting a little late."

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