Warwick's three shots at Group C glory

Warwick's three shots at Group C glory

Derek Warwick was unlucky to lose the 1986 and 1991 world sportscar drivers' titles, but made sure he had everything in place to win in 1992. Kevin Turner looks back with the former Jaguar and Peugeot star

20 years ago, after narrowly missing out the year before, a British driver finally took his long-awaited world championship title. He then changed categories for a final stint in Formula 1, leaving other Britons to fly the flag in sportscars.

Derek Warwick's 1992 world sportscar success might have been overshadowed by the parallel Formula 1 honours of Nigel Mansell, but it was still a big achievement. Group C was a period with manufacturer support, big budgets, and top drivers.

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