"I'm not going to celebrate like some people that it's 20 years on," says Alain Prost of the anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death at Imola on May 1 1994. "I can answer these questions about him, no problem - he was an exceptional guy - but I just don't see it the same way as the other guys do."
To understand why, you have to appreciate the background of their shared history: Prost and Senna fought out what was arguably Formula 1's greatest rivalry. After becoming team-mates at McLaren in 1988, the first spark flew when Senna aggressively shoved Prost towards the pitwall at Estoril, later prompting the Frenchman to state: "Sometimes I admit I was frightened by him; he was prepared to do anything."
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