ALAIN PROST

  • Mercedes play down Alain ProstAyrton Senna comparisons May 29, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg is very different to Formula One's famous 1980s feud between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Thursday. "It's an intense relationship but this intensity is normal," the Austrian said on the team website after a weekend of firefighting...
  • Alain Prost sees trouble brewing for Mercedes teammates May 23, 2014

    Titlechasing Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will struggle to stay friends this season and it may not take much for the relationship to sour, according to fourtimes Formula One world champion Alain Prost. While reluctant to make too many comparisons with his own past, and his famous title duels...
  • Formula One legend Alain Prost ventures into electric racing October 25, 2013

    Fourtimes Formula One world champion Alain Prost will be involved with a team competing in the new electric Formula E series due to start next year, organisers announced on Thursday. They said in a statement that the Frenchman, who made a failed attempt to run his own team in Formula One...
  • Renault unveil 2014 V6 Formula 1 engine June 21, 2013

    With the British Grand Prix around the corner, Renault have unveiled their 2014 turbocharged Formula 1 engine. The new engine has been named as Energy F1. It is also Renault's first design for the sport's new turbocharged, energyrecovery technology era. Fourtime world champion turned Renault ambassador Alain Prost said, "From 2014 we...
  • Prost expects Vettel to equal his title tally February 26, 2013

    Paris: Four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost has backed Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel to equal his tally of titles this season. Frenchman Prost won his championships with two teams over nine years but Vettel is aiming for four in a row, a feat achieved before only by Argentine great...
  • Prost hopes McLaren turn it around in Germany July 16, 2012

    Volokolamsk (Russia): McLaren must recover from a string of poor results at the German Grand Prix next weekend or will be left behind by Red Bull and Ferrari, fourtime champion Alain Prost has said. McLaren stormed to the top of the constructors' standings after strong results in the first three races...
  • Prost pessimistic on French GP future May 26, 2012

    Monaco: France's sole Formula One champion Alain Prost fears the chances of the country hosting a grand prix again in the near future have receded. "I am not optimistic," he told reporters at the Monaco Grand Prix, where Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has a real shot at becoming the first...