13 Jun 2010

Mansell crashes at Le Mans

4:09 pm on 13 June 2010

The 1992 Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell has crashed on his Le Mans 24 Hours debut.

Mansell, 56, competing in a Ginetta Zytek with sons Greg and Leo, spun and hit the guardrail 20 minutes after the 55 cars had left the grid.

He had to be helped to an ambulance but wasn't badly injured.