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Nigel Mansell
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Solihull, West Midlands
Born on 8th of August 1953

Born 1953 - English racing driver.

Made Grand Prix debut in 1980, had first win in 1985. Finished second in 1986 world championship, won in 1992 with Williams. Drove the Indycar circuit in USA becoming first man to win the world series championship in his rookie year. Brief return to Formula One racing before retiring in 1995.

Visitor Jan Greenman writes "My son Luke has ADHD and Aspergers Syndrome and Nigel Mansell is his all-time hero. Luke knows more about Nigel than he remembers about himself!

I have published a book, Life At The Edge ISBN 9780955498206 about the sometimes shocking truth of our life with Luke's labels and Nigel Mansell has endorsed my book. He invited Luke down to Woodbury Park for a personal tour of his museum, giving him time and momentoes and arranged for Luke to have a private drive around his go-kart track"

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