Alain Prost - McLaren: McLaren Greats by Maurice Hamilton,Jensen Button

By Maurice Hamilton,Jensen Button

Four-time formulation One Drivers' Champion Alain Prost is without doubt one of the top racing drivers of all time.
Having came upon karting on the age of 14 in the course of a kin vacation, Prost stepped forward via motorsport's junior ranks, profitable the French and ecu formulation 3 championships, prior to becoming a member of the McLaren formulation One group in 1980 on the age of 24. In his six seasons with McLaren, Alain Prost gained 30 races and 3 riding titles and in 1985 he grew to become the 1st French global Champion. In 1986 he turned the 1st back-to-back champion on the grounds that Jack Brabham 26 years previous. In 1987, his twenty eighth Grand Prix victory beat Jackie Stewart's 14-year-old checklist.

However, in 1988 his wonderful new workforce mate Ayrton Senna gained 8 races and the using identify. therefore all started the sensational competition that conspired to push of the sport's maximum drivers to extraordinary heights of good fortune and controversy, and the main sour feud in formulation One history.

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