Between the release of Rush and an epic new F1 rivalry currently being forged, it’s easy to get wrapped up in F1’s great rivalries right now.
But it’s also the 25th year since Senna nearly put Prost into the pit wall trying to make a pass at the 1988 Portuguese Grand Prix—turning their rivalry into an all-out cage match.
After that, the two drivers butted heads on and off the track, fighting back and forth for the championship over a span of six years.
Prost went so far as to detail his contracts to keep Senna off whatever team he raced for while Senna went so far to run Prost of the road (intentionally or unintentionally, depending who tells the story).
If Ron Howard’s looking to make a sequel to Rush, the script’s already written…
- Posted September 27, 2013
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