Nigel Mansell. In preparation for the 1989 season, Mansell became the last Ferrari driver to be personally selected by Enzo Ferrari before his death in August 1988, an honour Mansell described as "one of the greatest in my entire career". Enzo Ferrari presented a 1989 Ferrari F40 as a gift to Mansell. In Italy he became known as "il leone" ("the lion") by the tifosi (Ferrari fans) because of his fearless driving style. The season was one of change in the sport, with the banning of turbo en

In preparation for the 1989 season, Mansell became the last Ferrari driver to be personally selected by Enzo Ferrari before his death in August an honour Mansell described as one of the greatest in my entire career.

Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC                                 No.27 Nigel MANSELL                                     Ferrari 640                                                           Ferrari Tipo035/5 3,498 cc NA V12           Goodyear

Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC No.27 Nigel MANSELL Ferrari 640 Ferrari Tipo035/5 3,498 cc NA V12 Goodyear

Ferrari Friday … low riderNigel Mansell, Ferrari 640, 1989 Brasilian Grand Prix, Jacarepagua

Nigel Mansell won with his first race driving the Ferrari 640 at the 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix at Jacarepagua.

Nigel Mansell wins his 1st Grand Prix with Ferrari

Nigel Mansell wins his first Grand Prix for Ferrari at his first race for the Scuderia. Brazil He subsequently cut his hand on the winners trophy on the podium.

Scuderia Ferrari SpA                                                         No.2 Nigel MANSELL                                  FERRARI 641                                                Tipo036 NA3.5L V12                                    Goodyear

Scuderia Ferrari SpA No.2 Nigel MANSELL FERRARI 641 Tipo036 NA3.5L V12 Goodyear

Nigel Mansell Ferrari 1989

Hungaroring, August Nigel Mansell took three victories from his two seasons with Ferrari, including his very first race with the team, and here at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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