[Malcolm Folley] Ebook Senna Versus Prost Summary



10 thoughts on “Senna Versus Prost

  1. says:

    Inaccurate and biased The author should have done a little research Michael Andretti was a world champion? In what universe?

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    I will declare straight away I am a Alain Prost fan I also like to think I am uite fair on the rights and wrongs something the recent Senna film does very badly on anything that makes Senna look bad was omitted from the film plus the two journalists most used in the film had many of their facts wrong not opinions but facts If these journalists had read this book they would've been all the better for it I think the book gets into

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    25 stars that I'm bumping up to 3 because of the story Ayrton Senna has become a tragic hero in life after his death at Imola in 94 The man's sheer determination on the racetrack may be unmatched He drove with almost a spiritual religious determination and winning wasn't everything it was the only thing Natura

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    This was a fantastic read mainly because of the nature of the subject rather than the writing In fact I felt that the writing could

  5. says:

    Decent account of the SennaProst era of Formula One in the 1980searly 90s and the relationship between the pair during their battles

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    I’m reducing the initial 3 stars to 1 starI got entangled in the Senna Prost rivalry only because as a psychologist and former F1 fan I thought this would be a good exercise to analyse two strong personalities since most people’s take on this matter is either biased or based on statistics alone This book is one of the resources and I am reading this fully aware of F1 between 1984 and 1994I expected this book to be well balanced consi

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    Malcolm Folley digs deep and presents to us this riveting tale of not only the famed Senna Prost rivalry but a chronicle of Formula 1 in the 80s and early 90s The evolution of both the legendary drivers is wonderfully documented while their rivalry and all the defining events of it are presented holistically through the o

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    Ayrton Senna Driver Legend Hero to Million's Alain Prost Driver Legend Unfairly dismissed by too many Cold Calculating and driving by percentage The common narrative has it the Prost was a dick dastardly type out politicking and tricking the purer innocent Senna Not particularly accurate but a good story all t

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    This book get slammed a bit for favouring Proust's POV but that is understandable he is still here and Senna is not I still think S

  10. says:

    I started watching Formula One the day the rivalry between Prost and Senna ended It was illuminating to read about the intensity of their numerous clashes Folley's account is a bit biased towards Senna Prost could also be ruthless Nevertheless I enjoyed the read

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SUMMARY ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Malcolm Folley

Le Professeur'AYRTON SENNA the mercurial kid from a privileged background in Sao Paolo who would become the most intense and ruthless racing driver the world has ever seenIt was a story that would have a tragic endingAs the great rivals raced to victory their relationship deteriorated badly beginning with the breaking of a gentleman's agreement and public spats followed culminating in Prost accusing Senna of deliberately trying to ride him off the circuit and fearful that the Brazil. This was a fantastic read mainly because of the nature of the subject rather than the writing In fact I felt that the writing could have been better with details on the key moments description of the looks of peoplecrowd and the atmosphere etc I would have loved to immerse in many interesting moments in the storyAs usual I dragged out reading first half of the book about which I have mixed feelings The author did well to paint a picture of the world of F1 at the time before getting into the details of the rivalry talking about characters teams circuits champions of F1 newcomers in F1 rules and regulations other rivalries controversies etc However this part did feel a little too long taking space than the main subject It did make me uestion my decision of reading this book Further it felt like a collection of facts statements events etc than a beautiful coherent story which would set the stage for what was to followAs I read through the second

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Senna Versus Prost

In the late eighties and early nineties Formula One was at its most explosive with thrilling races charismatic drivers nail biting climaxes and the most deadly rivalry ever witnessed in sport Two of Formula One's most honoured champions and iconic figures drove together for McLaren for two seasons and their acrimonious and hostile relationship extended even after one of them had left the teamALAIN PROST France's only F1 world champion the intelligent smooth driver with the epithet '. Inaccurate and biased The author should have done a little research Michael Andretti was a world champion In what universe

SUMMARY ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Malcolm Folley

Ian would get someone killed with his daring overtaking feats And the final sad act of this drama happened at the San Marino Grand prix at Imola in May 1994 when Senna was killedFeaturing a rare interview with Prost and insight from Martin Brundle Damon Hill Sir Frank Williams Bernie Ecclestone Derek Warrick Johnny Herbert Gerhard Berger plus McLaren insiders and other F1 figures Malcolm Folley provides us with a breath taking account of one of the all time classic sporting rivalrie. Ayrton Senna Driver Legend Hero to Million s Alain Prost Driver Legend Unfairly dismissed by too many Cold Calculating and driving by percentage The common narrative has it the Prost was a dick dastardly type out politicking and tricking the purer innocent Senna Not particularly accurate but a good story all the same and one backed up by many a lionising Senna book article blog The truth is as a kid Ayrton was my hero but as a adult I can see he was as flawed as Prost so it was a nice surprise to see this book was a well balanced account of their rivalry and a fascinating one too More objectively fair than any that I had read before On this ground I would recommend Senna Versus Prost greatly Like the two greats who s career it covers it is a real winner