Alain Prost could have won the 1983 Formula 1 World Championship. Everyone knows that.
Few know that had things worked out differently three years before he could have done it not with Renault, but aboard a car powered by a BMW-built turbo engine, designed by Gordon Murray and run out of Chessington.
It wouldn't have been a Brabham, rather a Talbot courtesy of ambitious plans put together by former BMW Motorsport boss Jochen Neerpasch in early 1980.
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