Alain Prost
May 15

F1: Grosjean test drives Prost’s 1983 Renault turbo

Alain Prost won three races en route to finishing second place in the 1983 driver's standings.

won three races in 1983 en route to finishing second place in the 1983 driver’s standings. (Photo courtesy: )

had a chance to experience turbo F1 cars of an earlier era when he drove Alain Prost’s Renault RE40 at Silverstone Thursday.

Prost finished second in the 1983 World Championship, losing out to Nelson Piquet’s Brabham at the final round in South Africa.

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May 7

Stewart, Prost moved from front of Senna’s coffin

Formula One pilots Emerson Fittipaldi (L) an Christian Fittipaldi (3rd-L) of Brazil, Alain Prost of France (2nd-L), Gerhard Berger of Austria (R) and Jackie Stewart of Scotland (2nd-R) carry the casket of their colleague Ayrton Senna, on May 05, 1994, during his funeral in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Senna died from injuries suffered after a high-speed crash in the San Marino Grand Prix on May 01.        (Photo credit should read JULIO PEREIRA/AFP/GettyImages)

(L-R) Formula One pilots Emerson Fittipaldi, , Christian Fittipaldi, and carry Senna’s casket on May 05, 1994. (Photo: Julio Pereia/Getty Images)

The configuration of the pallbearers at ’s fabled funeral was changed at the last minute, the F1 legend’s former personal assistant has revealed.

Betise Assumpcao told Brazil’s Agencia Estado that when she arrived for the 1994 funeral, she discovered that Jackie Stewart and Alain Prost were scheduled to be the lead pallbearers.

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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)

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:

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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 (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.”

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Sep 25

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso, Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso And Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

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

Formula One legend 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 at McLaren and at Ferrari. However, he says that having two star drivers can help a team.

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