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Can Ricciardo do a Prost ’86?


For the third time this season, Mercedes faltered in their 1988-esque campaign and there’s only one man ready to pounce whenever opportunities arise. Daniel Ricciardo rides a massive wave of confidence as more experts throw in comparisons with Professor Prost. You can’t help but think of Adelaide 1986 revisited. Last year, during the Silverstone tire blow fest, I immediately thought of ...
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Matchless throttle delicacy, unequalled tactic acuity and race craft beyond the usual borders. The Professor was one of the greatest drivers ever to grace Formula 1 scene. But how good ...



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