• Berger and Benetton open up win tally in Mexico

    Il y a 5 mois - Par F1i

    Gerhard Berger and Benetton conquered their maiden F1 win in Mexico City on this day in 1986.
    The Austrian, at the wheel of the colorful - and massively powerful - Benetton-BMW B186, took the lead from Lotus's Ayrton Senna at around the half-way point of the race and never looked back.
    It was the first of Berger's ten Grand Prix wins, achieved in just his second full season of F1. The 27-year-old would move on to Ferrari the following season.
    Eleven years after his his Mexican triumph, Berger would come full circle, at Hockenheim, winning his last Grand Prix... with Benetton!
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