It’s 1986 McLaren team mates Alain Prost and Keke Rosberg in the next Champion of Champions round.
F1 Fanatic reviews “Senna”, the new film about the life of Ayrton Senna.
Ayrton Senna clinched the 1990 world championship in a deeply controversial Japanese Grand Prix. He rammed into rival Alain Prost at the first corner at Suzuka, taking both of them out of the race.
Here are three drivers who refused to let their team mates pass when ordered to – or overtook them when they weren’t supposed to.
x http://youtu.be/6tQCXE7DDuc McLaren have put out a video showing Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button poking around their store of old Formula 1 cars and pulling back the covers on a 1988 MP4-4. Both take turns sitting in the car which was driven by Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, winning 15 of the 16 races they … Continue reading Hamilton, Button & Senna’s McLaren (video)
Nicolas Prost, son of four-times F1 champion Alain Prost, imitated his father by driving a Renault F1 car at Magny-Cours this weekend. Prost drove a 2009-spec Renault R29. The car carried the team’s 2010 colour scheme which harks back to the design used when his father drove for them in the early eighties.
Over the years we’ve seen how performing in front of a home crowd can inspire greatness in racing drivers. Can Mark Webber emulate great drivers of the past like Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark and Ayrton Senna by winning his home Grand Prix? If he does expect a reaction from the Australian crowd similar to … Continue reading Top ten… Home Grand Prix wins
The Dacia range of cars isn’t sold here in Britain and the brand is probably best known for Top Gear’s running joke about James May’s fixation with its Sandero model. But Renault is to give its economy brand a boost by entering it in the annual Trophee Andros ice-racing tournament in France – with four-times … Continue reading Prost to race Duster on ice
We’ve already had one new book on Ayrton Senna to mark the 15th anniversary of his death – and here’s another. But this one has a twist. Written after discussions with Alain Prost, “Senna versus Prost” tells the story of their infamous rivalry which dominated F1 from the moment they became team mates in 1988, … Continue reading “Senna versus Prost” – read the review and win one of six copies
Remember I said I didn’t see the point of autographs? I take it all back. Have a look at these great pictures from Igor’s massive collection of F1 driver autographs. From Vettel to Andretti, and Massa to Scheckter, his collection spans six decades of Formula 1 and mainly centres around Ferrari drivers, plus a few … Continue reading Six decades of great F1 drivers in Igor’s collection of pictures and autographs