[PDF / Epub] ✩ Senna Versus Prost ☉ Malcolm Folley – Furosemidelasix.info

Senna Versus Prost In The Late Eighties And Early Nineties, Formula One Was At Its Most Explosive, With Thrilling Races, Charismatic Drivers, Nail Biting Climaxes And The Most Deadly Rivalry Ever Witnessed In Sport Two Of Formula One S Most Honoured Champions And Iconic Figures Drove Together For McLaren For Two Seasons, And Their Acrimonious And Hostile Relationship Extended Even After One Of Them Had Left The Team.ALAIN PROST, France S Only F1 World Champion, The Intelligent, Smooth Driver With The Epithet Le Professeur.AYRTON SENNA, The Mercurial Kid From A Privileged Background In Sao Paolo Who Would Become The Most Intense And Ruthless Racing Driver The World Has Ever Seen.It Was A Story That Would Have A Tragic Ending.As The Great Rivals Raced To Victory, Their Relationship Deteriorated Badly, Beginning With The Breaking Of A Gentleman S Agreement, And Public Spats Followed, Culminating In Prost Accusing Senna Of Deliberately Trying To Ride Him Off The Circuit, And Fearful That The Brazilian Would Get Someone Killed With His Daring Overtaking Feats And The Final, Sad Act Of This Drama Happened At The San Marino Grand Prix At Imola In May 1994, When Senna Was Killed.Featuring A Rare Interview With Prost, And Insight From Martin Brundle, Damon Hill, Sir Frank Williams, Bernie Ecclestone, Derek Warrick, Johnny Herbert, Gerhard Berger, Plus McLaren Insiders And Other F1 Figures, Malcolm Folley Provides Us With A Breath Taking Account Of One Of The All Time Classic Sporting Rivalries. Great bookExcellent book that takes you back to those days Very good book full of history and perspective Enjoyed it intensely Inaccurate and biased The author should have done a little research Michael Andretti was a world champion In what universe I will declare straight away I am a Alain Prost fan, I also like to think I am quite fair on the rights and wrongs, something the recent Senna film does very badly on, anything that makes Senna look bad was omitted from the film, plus the two journalists most used in the film had many of their facts wrong, not opinions, but facts If these journalists had read this book, they would ve been all the better for it I think the book gets into the heart of the matter pretty well, the Senna Prost rivalry wasn t the usual two drivers rising through the ranks and trading blows, instead Prost was the established star and Senna didn t just want to beat him, he wanted to destroy him, although he had battles with Piquet and often Mansell, no matter what Nigel claims, Senna never seen them as real rivals It can also be seen despite the many incidents between them, neither Prost or Senna said the other was a bad driver, they knew they were head and shoulders above the rest, so there was a level of respect between them albeit deeply hidden Of course once Prost retired, Senna struggled to find the same level of motivation against 2.5 stars that I m bumping up to 3 because of the story Ayrton Senna has become a tragic hero in life after his death at Imola in 94 The man s sheer determination on the racetrack may be unmatched He drove with almost a spiritual, religious determination, and winning wasn t everything, it was the only thing Naturally, this sentiment has often left his bitter rival, Alain Prost, playing the role of villain The interesting part of this book is that it is much sympathetic to Prost, relying on hours of interviews with the 4x champion Instead of the tragic hero, Senna comes across as a ruthless maniac hellbent on destroying all those who cross his path Prost, meanwhile, comes off likableto a point There s times he makes excuses for things that are still questionable, and tries to frequently come off as the innocent party As with most things in life, the truth about Senna and Prost lies somewhere unspoken in between The story here is interesting, and it s a great perspective to see things from Prost s side Great story right 5 stars The problem here is Folley Desperate to be a part of the story himself, Folley feels the need to mention where he was during each event, where he conducted each interview, and what he and his intervie

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *