Lotus 92 Cosworth, 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, WM

Lotus 92 Cosworth, 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, UK, by Wouter Melissen -

The Lotus 92 was a Formula One racing car designed by Team Lotus founder Colin Chapman along with Martin Ogilvie and was used by Lotus in the first part of the 1983 Formula One season.

The car was driven regularly by Nigel Mansell and also in one race (the 1983 Brazilian Grand Prix) by Elio de Angelis. Engine problems on the warmup lap for de Angelis' Renault turbo-engined Lotus 93T forced him into the spare 92, which eventually led to his disqualification, for changing from a Renault-engined car to a Cosworth-engined one.

The 92's best result was a 6th place for Mansell at the Detroit Grand Prix.The 92 was the last non-turbo car designed and raced by Lotus until the turbo engines were banned from the 1989 season. It was also the last Lotus car to carry the Cosworth DFV V8 engine.

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