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Nigel Mansell: My Autobiography - Nigel Mansell & James Allen

CollinsWillow, 1995, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dustwrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with black and white & colour photographs. From the cover: “Nigel Mansell — the name is synonymous with speed, bravery, tremendous drive and sheer bloody determination. A fearless driver who frequently breaks the pain barrier in pursuit of the winner’s podium, and whose career has been a roller coaster ride of exalted peaks and desperate troughs. But to many, he is an enigma and few within the sport or outside it have understood what fuels his obsessive desire to be No. 1. Nigel Mansell is the most successful British Grand Prix driver in history and, according to the record books, one of the all-time greats. He has been a top box-office draw for over a decade; revered as ‘the people’s champion’, his presence on the grid guarantees a full house while off the circuit, his candid opinions have often seen him on collision course with motor racing pundits and those who control the sport. Here, for the first time, Nigel explains his driving technique, psychological approach and philosophy of life that helped him to outwit and outmanoeuvre the most ruthless drivers in the world: giants like Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Niki Lauda and Nelson Piquet. He also describes the single-mindedness that enabled him, after a cruelly deflating eleventh hour reversal in 1986, to make history by winning the World Drivers Championship in 1992 and the Indy Car World Series back-to-back. Providing a fascinating insight into the compelling spectacle of Grand Prix racing, where the difference between winning and losing is measured in split seconds and millions of pounds, this is a frank and exhilarating account of the life of one of the great sporting heroes of our time.”


Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 351 pages.
£6.50

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