The majority of you presumably will have seen the movie Senna, a documentary both sublime in execution and gripplingly emotive within which was laid bare the psychological enmity between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna. It remains most heated – and consequently greatest – rivalry the sport has ever known. But then Senna was not a man who made friends on-track, his raw, on-track confrontations with Nigel Mansell proof of this.
Their near-dead heat in Jerez ‘86. Wheel-to-wheel in Barcelona ’91. Three wide with a backmarker in Hungary ’89. Neither giving way. Neither backing down. And neither ready to quit before the chequered flag. And then, of course, there’s Monaco ’92. Twenty years on, Arguably they still remain most memorable three laps in F1 history.