20 years ago, after narrowly missing out the year before, a British driver finally took his long-awaited world championship title. He then changed categories for a final stint in Formula 1, leaving other Britons to fly the flag in sportscars.
Derek Warwick's 1992 world sportscar success might have been overshadowed by the parallel Formula 1 honours of Nigel Mansell, but it was still a big achievement. Group C was a period with manufacturer support, big budgets, and top drivers.
Warwick had three shots at the title, but circumstances - including a second opportunity in F1 - thwarted him until 1992.
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