WATCH: First lap chaos and Mansell takes out Senna – 5 shocking Portuguese GP moments


The Portuguese Grand Prix may have been off the F1 calendar since 1996, but for a 12-year period it was a regular fixture and with drivers like Nigel Mansell, Gerhard Berger, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in their pomp at the time, it's played host to plenty of thrilling racing action.

Hit play in the video above to see some of the moments that got the fans up off their seats and made the commentators go up a couple of octaves as they happened, including Riccardo Patrese going flying over the back of Berger's McLaren, an already black-flagged Mansell taking out Senna and a truly bizarre pit-entry crash for Berger.

See all that and more in the video above, and let's hope we get some exciting moments at this weekend's Portuguese GP at Portimao...

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