Four-time Formula 1 World Champion Alain Prost has made a bold claim regarding how he is perceived, saying that he
Alain Prost, nicknamed “The Professor,” achieved great success in Formula 1, winning four World Championships. He won back-to-back championships with McLaren in 1985 and 1986, and then secured another one with them in 1989. After a sabbatical in 1992, Prost joined Williams in 1993 and won his fourth and final championship before retiring. Despite his achievements, he believes he is underrated and overshadowed by his rival and teammate Ayrton Senna. Prost had other successful teammates like Niki Lauda, Keke Rosberg, Nigel Mansell, and Damon Hill, but their careers are often overlooked. Prost acknowledges Senna’s impressive qualifying skills but asserts that he was usually faster in race conditions.