Former World Champion Nigel Mansell will join the FIA Stewards’ panel for the second time this season under the governing body’s new rule for a former driver represented on the panel to improve consistency in on-track incident decision-making.

Nigel Mansell Mansell (pictured with Sir Jackie Stewart) last officiated in this capacity at the British Grand Prix in July, where he was a key figure in the drive-through penalty meted out to Fernando Alonso for passing Robert Kubica off-circuit.

Other former drivers to have participated in the season to-date include Alain Prost, Tom Kristensen, Johnny Herbert, Alexander Wurz, Derek Warwick, Damon Hill, Emerson Fittipaldi and Heinz-Harald Frentzen.

[Original image via AUTOSPORT]

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