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‘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,...
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