does anyone know where and when Ferrari's 500th race was?
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Stephen wrote:Where Nigel Mansell won the drivers championship, doing so within the first 11 races of the season, with Hungary being the eleventh. That was a record at the time, something I think Schumi has probably now beaten?
But was that the year Mansell had the flu? And who won the race? I'm thinking Berger?
That was Monza 1988. Mansell wasn't missing out on much as he was off to Ferrari the following year and the ugly Williams FW12 with its Judd engine wasn't cutting the mustard, but Mansell's replacement famously set up the historic Ferrari 1-2 after Senna braked late into the Retifilio and Schlesser rammed him off the track. A great result for Ferrari just coming weeks after Enzo Ferrari's death.
Mansell also missed Spa through his illness and Martin Brundle took his place for that race.
"And Mansell was lucky not to be taken off by that RIDICULOUS bit of driving by Alliot!!" - James Hunt
"AAAAAND into the pitlane..... OHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!" - Murray Walker