Alain Marie Pascal Prost, OBE, Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (born 24 February 1955 in Lorette, Loire) is a French racing driver. A four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion, Prost has won more titles than any driver except for Juan Manuel Fangio (five championships), and Michael Schumacher (seven championships). From 1987 until 2001 Prost held the record for most Grand Prix victories. Schumacher surpassed Prost's total of 51 victories at the 2001 Belgian Grand Prix. In 1999, Prost received the World Sports Awards of the Century in the motor sport category.
25.08.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Michael Schumacher doubted whether he had the quality to match rivals Ayrton Senna, AlainProst and Nigel Mansell when he entered the sport in 1991, the seven-time champion admitted in a press conference on the 20th anniversary of his Formula 1 debut.
08.09.2011 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Only three drivers have won seven races in a season and not gone on to take the title: Schumacher (2006), Kimi Raikkonen (2005) and AlainProst (1988 and 1984). No driver has ever won eight races in a season and not been champion.