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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Kevin Turner is the editor of Autosport magazine, having previously been the editor of sister publication Motorsport News. He joined the magazine in 2006 after writing club race reports as a freelancer while studying history at the University of York. He has also covered international events for both the magazine and the website, including the Le Mans 24 Hours. Kevin covered the British Touring Car Championship from 2011 to '14 and has a keen interest in the historic racing scene. He lives in Fleet with his wife and two children.@KRT917 More features by Kevin Turner