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VIDEO! Final qualifying for the 1986 Adelaide Grand Prix

The 1986 Formula 1 world championship came down to a three-way fight between McLaren’s Alain Prost and Williams teammates Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet in Adelaide.

Mansell held a six-point advantage over Prost with a further point back to Piquet. And it was Mansell who claimed pole position from Piquet following tense second qualifying session:

Mansell’s infamous tyre blowout late in the race handed Prost the championship.

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