By Maurice Hamilton,Jensen Button
Having found karting on the age of 14 in the course of a family members vacation, Prost advanced via motorsport's junior ranks, profitable the French and eu formulation 3 championships, ahead of becoming a member of the McLaren formulation One crew in 1980 on the age of 24. In his six seasons with McLaren, Alain Prost gained 30 races and 3 using titles and in 1985 he turned the 1st French global Champion. In 1986 he grew to become the 1st back-to-back champion for the reason that Jack Brabham 26 years previous. In 1987, his twenty eighth Grand Prix victory beat Jackie Stewart's 14-year-old list.
However, in 1988 his outstanding new crew mate Ayrton Senna received 8 races and the using name. hence started the sensational contention that conspired to push of the sport's maximum drivers to extraordinary heights of good fortune and controversy, and the main sour feud in formulation One history.
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