Those with a keen knowledge of Formula 1 history could not fail to make the link. When Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo publicly criticised star driver Fernando Alonso after the Hungarian Grand Prix for what he saw as derogatory comments about the Scuderia, one name sprung to mind...
Twenty-two years ago, Prost was in a similar, perhaps worse, position to Alonso. Having pushed Ayrton Senna close for the 1990 world championship, culminating in the infamous first-corner wipeout at Suzuka, the following season was dire. The Frenchman managed only five podiums in the attractive-but-uncompetitive Ferrari 642 and its replacement, the 643.
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