Alain Prost is now the non-executive director of the F1 Alpine team, just created to take over from the one that carried the Renault brand until last year. ” The teacher »Was already working with the diamond manufacturer before that but to celebrate this new start, Alpine and quadruple F1 world champion have just launched podcast series entitled ” Prost in the Paddock »In which the ex-pilot recounts his career. They are to be listened to and downloaded on a dedicated page, which also refers to the various streaming platforms on which the show is available.
Alain Prost by Alain Prost
Both parts of the first episode can be listened to as of this writing. Alain Prost recounts in particular his beginnings in motorsport, a discipline that he was far from considering before tasting it. ” I wanted to become a footballer. I was not at all interested in motorsports. My brother was, however. I remember my first kart race. We went to Cannes on his initiative and I got hooked straight away. Whether it was my first race in Formula 1 or even my first victory in Dijon, the effect was the same as during my first laps in karting. It was a new beginning of sorts », he explains.
Unfortunately, this story of a Frenchman in a French team is only available in English. Using Shakespeare’s language to reach out to as many people as possible is normal for an F1 team, but not sure what fans appreciate in the homeland of Alain Prost and Alpine. The next episode is announced for September 15th.
Prost tests the A110 Legend GT
To console ourselves we can watch and listen, in French this time, a video in which Prost talks about Alpine’s arrival in F1 while trying out the new A110 Légende GT which tops the berlinetta range. Obviously, the man is full of praise for the small coupe, praising both its handling on winding roads and its torque to drive quietly on a trickle of gas. Limited to 300 copies for Europe, this variant is displayed € 71,600 in France.
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