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

By Maurice Hamilton,Jensen Button

Four-time formulation One Drivers' Champion Alain Prost is among the top racing drivers of all time.
Having chanced on karting on the age of 14 in the course of a kinfolk vacation, Prost stepped forward via motorsport's junior ranks, profitable the French and ecu formulation 3 championships, earlier than becoming a member of the McLaren formulation One crew in 1980 on the age of 24. In his six seasons with McLaren, Alain Prost received 30 races and 3 using titles and in 1985 he turned the 1st French global Champion. In 1986 he turned the 1st back-to-back champion on the grounds that Jack Brabham 26 years past. In 1987, his twenty eighth Grand Prix victory beat Jackie Stewart's 14-year-old checklist.

However, in 1988 his awesome new workforce mate Ayrton Senna gained 8 races and the using name. hence started the sensational competition that conspired to push of the sport's maximum drivers to unheard of heights of luck and controversy, and the main sour feud in formulation One history.

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