News Details

‘The Proffessor' Vs ‘The Sao Paulo Taxi Driver'

Alain Prost disliked his nickname, “The Professor”, probably because it focused on his intellect as a racer and distracted from the elegant and immaculately accurate driving style that won him a place on so many Formula 1 podiums. Ayrton Senna’s nickname as the “Sao Paulo Taxi Driver”(given to him by Nelson Piquet) didn’t quite stick in the same way as Prost’s, and this seems to be the reoccurring theme of Prost’s career whenever Senna is involved. Criticism of the Frenchmen seems to echo on through history whereas jibes and negativity around the legendary Brazilian dissipated the moment his life was tragically stolen from him. Prost is a divisive figure in Formula 1,...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Giovesi joins Caterham development programme

Caterham F1 Team AutoGP racer Kevin Giovesi has become the newest member...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Hungarian Grand Prix: Sauber preview Budapest

Esteban Gutierrez The Hungarian Grand Prix will take place this coming...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Hungarian Grand Prix: Caterham preview Budapest

Marcus Ericsson Caterham preview the Hungarian Grand Prix, Round 11 of the...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Rosberg: An amazing feeling to win at home

Nico Rosberg celebrates win number four of the season Mercedes driver Nico...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Salom Q&A: “I expected more really”

Paginas Amarillas HP40’s Luis Salom reflects on his season so far, his...
10h ago from MotoGP.com

Honda apologise to Stoner for crash at Suzuka 8 Hours

HRC confirm Stoner crash in the Suzuka 8 Hours was due to throttle...
1d ago from MotoGP.com

Relive all of the action from the Catalan GP

Lorenzo made it four in a row in Catalunya, while Viñales recorded his...
10h ago from MotoGP.com

Oliveira out to ‘complicate’ life for Moto3 leader...

Portugese Moto3 star Oliveira thinks Danny Kent has had it too easy this...
9h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Walker quits as IndyCar president of competition

Derrick Walker has resigned as president of competition and operations...
40m ago from Crash.net

IndyCar: Honda gets manufacturer points deduction

Honda received a deduction of 100 manufacturer points from IndyCar for...
21h ago from Racer.com

Video: IndyCar drivers preview Mid-Ohio

No description available...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: Carlin continues to evaluate IndyCar program

Carlin Racing's introduction to American open-wheel racing has been as...
22h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Aksel Lund Svindal races Andreas Mikkelsen in Norway

A wildly beautiful preparation to the Rally Finland Burning rubber and...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

News in brief: Thursday in Finland

Positive news for Thierry Neuville and Craig Breen Both drivers crashed...
3h ago from WRC.com

Recce Notes: Neste Oil Rally Finland

Finger postsCorner cutting is common practice in Finland as drivers use...
7h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Theo Walcott: Why Arsenal's new signing can become an...

HEO WALCOTT reckons new signing Jeff Reine-Adelaide can go on to become a...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal is the best place for new Gunners starlet to...

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has told Jeff Reine-Adelaide he is at the...
4h ago from TalkSport.com

Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny pulls off stunning...

Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny pulls off stunning rabona in open training...
10h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal transfer target's agent IN LONDON to hold talks

Juventus star Fernando Llorente‘s agent was in London on Tuesday to...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Video: What F1 cars could look like in 2017

  Wider rear tyres The rear tyres are wider -... Read More »
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Honda F1 set for 50 horse power step

Struggling Honda F1 is preparing to take a... Read More »
10h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.