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Alain Marie Pascal Prost, OBE, Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur is a French former racing driver. A four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion, only Sebastian Vettel (four championships), Juan Manuel Fangio (five championships), and Michael Schumacher (seven championships) have equalled or surpassed his number of titles. 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.

Prost discovered karting at the age of 14 during a family holiday. He progressed through motor sport's junior ranks, winning the French and European Formula Three championships, before joining the McLaren Formula One team in 1980 at the age of 24. He finished in the points on his Formula One début at the in San Martin Autodrome in Buenos Aires, Argentina (where he took his first podium a year later) and took his first race victory at his home Grand Prix in France a year later, driving for the factory Renault team.

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World Champion
1993
1989
1986
1985
Born
24 February 1955
Races
202
Wins
51 51/202 (25.2%)
Podiums
106 106/202 (52.5%)
Points Finishes
128 128/202 (63.4%)
Points
798.5

Teams (4)

Williams
1993
Ferrari
1991
1990
McLaren
1989
1988
1987
1986
1985
1984
1980
Renault
1983
1982
1981

Teammates (10)

Damon Hill, Williams
1993
Jean Alesi, Ferrari
1991
Nigel Mansell, Ferrari
1990
Ayrton Senna, McLaren
1989
1988
Stefan Johansson, McLaren
1987
Keke Rosberg, McLaren
1986
Niki Lauda, McLaren
1985
1984
John Watson, McLaren
1985
1980
Eddie Cheever, Renault
1983
René Arnoux, Renault
1982
1981

51 Wins from 106 Podiums

1993 Flag of Australia Australian Grand Prix Williams 2nd 6
1993 Flag of Japan Japanese Grand Prix Williams 2nd 6
1993 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix Williams 2nd 6
1993 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Williams 3rd 4
1993 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of France French Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of Canada Canadian Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1993 Flag of Europe European Grand Prix Williams 3rd 4
1993 Flag of South Africa South African Grand Prix Williams 1st 10
1991 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix Ferrari 2nd 6
1991 Flag of Italy Italian Grand Prix Ferrari 3rd 4
1991 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix Ferrari 3rd 4
1991 Flag of France French Grand Prix Ferrari 2nd 6
1991 Flag of United States of America United States Grand Prix Ferrari 2nd 6
1990 Flag of Australia Australian Grand Prix Ferrari 3rd 4
1990 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix Ferrari 1st 9
1990 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix Ferrari 3rd 4
1990 Flag of Italy Italian Grand Prix Ferrari 2nd 6
1990 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Ferrari 2nd 6
1990 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix Ferrari 1st 9
1990 Flag of France French Grand Prix Ferrari 1st 9
1990 Flag of Mexico Mexican Grand Prix Ferrari 1st 9
1990 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix Ferrari 1st 9
1989 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1989 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1989 Flag of Italy Italian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1989 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1989 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1989 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1989 Flag of France French Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1989 Flag of United States of America United States Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1989 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1989 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1989 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Australia Australian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of Japan Japanese Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of France French Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of United States of America United States Grand Prix East McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Canada Canadian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Mexico Mexican Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1988 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1988 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1987 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1987 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1987 Flag of Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1987 Flag of France French Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1987 Flag of United States of America United States Grand Prix East McLaren 3rd 4
1987 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1987 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1986 Flag of Australia Australian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1986 Flag of Mexico Mexican Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1986 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1986 Flag of Austria Austrian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1986 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1986 Flag of France French Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1986 Flag of United States of America United States Grand Prix East McLaren 3rd 4
1986 Flag of Canada Canadian Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1986 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1986 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1986 Flag of Spain Spanish Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1985 Flag of South Africa South African Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1985 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1985 Flag of Italy Italian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1985 Flag of Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1985 Flag of Austria Austrian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1985 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1985 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1985 Flag of France French Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1985 Flag of Canada Canadian Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1985 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1985 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of Europe European Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of Canada Canadian Grand Prix McLaren 3rd 4
1984 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix McLaren 1st 4.5
1984 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1984 Flag of South Africa South African Grand Prix McLaren 2nd 6
1984 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix McLaren 1st 9
1983 Flag of Europe European Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1983 Flag of Austria Austrian Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1983 Flag of Britain British Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1983 Flag of Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1983 Flag of Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Renault 3rd 4
1983 Flag of San Marino San Marino Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1983 Flag of France French Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1982 Flag of Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1982 Flag of France French Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1982 Flag of Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1982 Flag of South Africa South African Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1981 Flag of United States of America Las Vegas Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1981 Flag of Italy Italian Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1981 Flag of Netherlands Dutch Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1981 Flag of Germany German Grand Prix Renault 2nd 6
1981 Flag of France French Grand Prix Renault 1st 9
1981 Flag of Argentina Argentine Grand Prix Renault 3rd 4