Video: Nigel Mansell Shows Off the 1992 Williams FW14
Designed by Adrian Newey and raced in the 1991 and 1992 Formula One World Championships, the Williams FW14 was seriously advanced, and spectacularly competitive.
It put power to wheels through a semi automatic gearbox, before transferring it to the ground via active suspension and traction control, and held a clear technological advantage over its rivals.
1991 saw Mansell fight with Senna for the title in a clearly competitive car, but ultimately lose out to struggles with the reliability of its complex gadetry, which saw both Williams drivers drop out of races from the lead. By 1992 the car was sorted, however, and Mansell won a record nine races on his way to the drivers’ title and, with teammate Riccardo Patrese, a constructors’ title for Williams.
In this video Mansell takes us for a walk around the car and chats a bit about what makes it so special.
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