Who do you think you are, Nigel Mansell?

{ Posted on Aug 25 2005 by dScribe }
Categories : F1 Stories

Ok, so this is the first post in a new category we’ve started – F1 Stories. This section is for all those funny F1 stories.. you know, the urban legends.. the folklore.. And there is so much in F1. So let’s start with the most common story (which you can retell with different driver’s names as seems to be the case on the net..):

During one Britsh Grand Prix weekend Ayrton Senna was running late for free practice. He was stopped on his way to Silverstone by a police officer for speeding. The officer came to the window and opened with, “Who do you think you are, Nigel Mansell?”. :-D

Now the spin on this one is Nigel Mansell sometimes works as a police officer (his old job). When he pulls someone over for speeding, guess what his opener is? “Who the hell do you think you are? Nigel Mansell?”.. :roll:

Ok.. so now we’ve got the bad ones out of the way let’s hear your great F1 stories! 8)


9 Responses to “Who do you think you are, Nigel Mansell?”

  1. One of the best ones I know is the one about Martin Brundle. He has a bad crash at Monaco, flips the car and lands it on its side, totalling it. The guy, half conscious, gets out of the car, RUNS back to the pits. His team boss lets him know there are still a few minutes left in the qualifying session and that if he’s going back out he needs to go now. So Martin jumps into the spare car (and bearing in mind he’s just been in one of the worst looking crashes monaco has seen, debris everywhere, and still suffering from concussion), as he climbs into the car he asks his team boss “right, which track are we at?”.

    Legend!

  2. of course like your web-site however you have to test the spelling on quite a few of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling problems and I find it very troublesome to tell the reality nevertheless I’ll certainly come again again.

  3. of course like your website however you have to check the spelling on several of your posts.
    Several of them are rife with spelling issues and I to find it very troublesome to
    inform the truth on the other hand I’ll definitely come back again.

  4. Güzel çal??ma ve payla??m te?ekkürler. Baraj yolu firma rehberi ekibi.

  5. Eu acho que é entre os como um monte vital informação para mim. E i am feliz estudando seu artigo. No entanto should comentário em alguns normal coisas , o site gosto grande maravilhoso, os artigos é verdade excelente : D. Boa atividade , elogios

  6. Great info. Lucky mee I recently found your website byy accident (stumbleupon).
    I’ve book-marked it for later!

  7. I think that is one of the such a lot significant information for
    me. And i’m satisfied studying your article. But want to observation on few basic things, The website
    style is wonderful, the articles is in reality excellent
    : D. Good task, cheers

  8. I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or figuring out more. Thanks for magnificent information I used to be in search of this information for my mission.

  9. It is in reality a nice and useful piece of info. I’m satisfied that you just shared this helpful info with us.
    Please stay us up to date like this. Thank you for sharing.

Post a Comment