Stamps on Nigel Mansell – Formula 1 World Champion 1992.
Isle of Man issued two stamps on Nigel Mansell who was Formula 1 World Champion in 1992. The two stamps feature his British and French Grand Prix Victories.
Nigel Mansell (born 08 Aug 1953) is a British motor Car Racing driver. He was 1992 Formula 1 World Champion and 1993 CART Indy Car World Series Champion on his debut. This twin Champion record is unique and he is the only person to hold these two titles at same time. He is the second most successful British Formula 1 driver with 31 wins after the current World Champion Lewis Hamilton who has 79 titles till date. He drove in Car ‘Red 5″ which is the theme of the cancellation the cover. He was inducted in International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2005.
In 1992 he won a record Nine races and managed 14 Pole Positions. He won the British Grand Prix in 1992 to surpass Jackie Stewart ‘s record of 27 wins and become the most successful British Formula1 driver
20p – Nigel Mansell in Williams Renault at British Grand Prix 1992.
24p- Nigel Mansell in Williams Renault at French Grand Prix 1992
Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix – Special Covers 1993.
The Australian Grand Prix was first held in Philip Island in 1928.
This Grand Prix is the second oldest surviving motor racing competition in Australia.
The race became part of Formula 1 Grand Prix Championships in 1985 when it was first held in Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide South Australia.
Australian Driver Lex Davison and German Driver Michael Schumacher hold the record of most wins in Australian Grand Prix at Four titles each. Mclaren and Ferrari hold the Constructors record of twelve wins each.
1993 race Winner was Ayrton Senna of Brazil driving a Mclaren- Ford on 07 Nov 1993.
2019 – Valtteri Bottas(Finland) driving a Mercedes won the race followed by the Defending F1 Champion Lewis Hamiton (Great Britain) also driving a Mercedes
The 1993 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix was held in Adelaide from 04 Nov to 07 Nov 1993.
Four Special covers were released for each day of the race in 1993