Articles tagged Alain Frost

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Adelaide 1986 The result at Indianapolis meant that we were denied a three-way title showdown. That's a shame, because the last time this occurred, at Adelaide 17 years ago, when Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet and Alain Prost were the protagonists, remains the most dramatic Formula One race I have ever seen. It was pouring down as we arrived in Australia. Prost looked gloomily at the skies. "I...

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Ten days before British Grand Prix weekend, I drove up to Silverstone — yes, it was raining — and there joined a marquee-full of damp enthusiasts for 'An Evening with Ken Tyrrell'. Taking a seat at the back, I found myself in good company, with such as Frank Williams and Jody Scheckter. "Ken was my first hero when I got into Formula One," Frank said. "Wouldn't miss it." As I arrived, Jackie...

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1989 Japanese Grand Prix report: Nannini wins whilst Prost takes title

Prost wins title as Senna is disqualified, Nannini wins race Would Benetton unwittingly have played a role in influencing the outcome of the World Championship? That was one of the intriguing questions spewed out of the volcano that was the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix, an event that capped one of the most acrimonious and controversial seasons motorsport's supposedly glittering prize has had to...

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Hockenheimring, July 24 If there is a better driver than Ayrton Senna in Formula One today I would like to see him. The Brazilian driver wins in the wet, he wins in the dry, he wins on fast circuits, he wins on slow circuits and he wins on street circuits. He is invariably on pole position and he goes past slower cars as if they were not there, and through traffic as if it were stationary. He...

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Modern Times

What a difference a fortnight makes. After Michael Schumacher splashed home in Canada to score his fifth victory of the season, heading another Ferrari one-two, the consensus on the flight home from Montreal was that the 2000 championships were all over bar the inevitable shouting. By then, Schumacher had scored a remarkable 56 points out of a possible 80, Ferrari 84 out of 128. There was an air...



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