Alain Prost
Mar 21

Celebrating a Legend: Senna’s Five Greatest Races

Ayrton Senna did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn't make our list... (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ayrton Senna did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn’t make our list… (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ayrton Senna, who would have been 54 years old today, March 21, 2014, is generally regarded as the greatest Formula One driver to have ever lived.

It is difficult to narrow down Senna’s 162 Grands Prix to just five for this list, but we gave it our best shot:

Jan 1

F1: Alain Prost Admits New Turbo Era ‘Fascinates Me’

Jean-Eric Vergne (L) and former F1 driver France's Alain Prost (R) stand during a press conference ahead of the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Legendary driver Alain Prost (right) of France stands with Jean-Eric Vergne in the Formula One paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Alain Prost has admitted he would like to still be a Formula One driver, ahead of the switch to radical new engine rules for 2014.

The quadruple world champion, known during his career as ‘the professor’ due to his technical meticulousness, said the move to turbo V6 and ‘greener’ energy recovery systems, following years of frozen V8 rules, “fascinates me.”

Sep 25

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso, Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso And Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

F1 drivers Kimi Raikkonen (left) and Fernando Alonso take part in a press conference. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One legend Alain Prost sees no reason why the Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen combination won’t work for Ferrari next year.

Prost was involved in two of the most contentious F1 team lineups in history, with Ayrton Senna at McLaren and Nigel Mansell at Ferrari. However, he says that having two star drivers can help a team.