Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost's Championship Deciding Crash | 1989 Japanese Grand Prix

Pubblicato il 22 ott 2019
The moment Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost's rivalry was cemented into F1 history. Senna had to win to beat his team mate Prost to the 1989 title, but despite crossing the line first after a collision between the two - the story didn't end there...
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  • Today marks the 30th anniversary of this infamous race - are you team Senna or Prost?

  • Senna was robbed in Monaco when he was at tolleman and had the Grand Prix stopped to benefit Allain, and in this race he was clearly chased again by Ballestre, even with all that, was the best of all

  • Things like that were the reason why I never liked Prost.

  • So, here´s how Prost was as dirty as Senna.....

  • Senna was just doing a vibe check

  • Prost definitely turns in early, as can be seen from the overhead camera, but as Prost was in front he can choose whichever line he wants, & of course he knew if Senna didn't finish, he would be world champion. The chicane was the only place Senna could overtake, so I don't blame him either.

  • Prost is a coward Ayrton will always be a HERO

  • Balestre'...Fucking wanker! Almost as bad as Mosley...Almost.

  • What's the name of this piece of music?


  • 0:32 i was always thinking "When Senna wanted to start on the Outside, why he was 1,7sec faster than Prost?" Maybe Prost was a Clever Guy, and was on Purpose 1,7sec slower ; )

  • What’s the music please?

  • O maior roubo do esporte foi essa corrida e o maior piloto da história surgiu nessa batalha

  • The best senna my ídolo👏🖒

  • Senna' fault. No doubt! If Prost didn't hit him, he'd be lucky not to be on the grass. Not any decent racing line at all!

  • To be honest the "chicane cutting" was bs, he used the safe route around the tire walls like it's supposed to be done, which some drivers today fail to use safe/rejoin routes they could have just disqualified him for "causing a collision"

  • The voice offre murray is fantastic

  • FIA = F...ing Incredible Assholes!

  • Peak of corruption

  • I can only imagine the colossal shitstorm that would occur if the FIA was a bad as it was then, today. Fuck Balestre and his “the best decision is MY decision.” Bullshit.

  • Senna would've overshot the chicane anyway even if Prost didnt hit him, that was way too late to brake. People today will call it a divebomb.

  • Disqualyfied for cutting the chicane when he lost 1 or 2 minutes there. What a joke!

  • Make a movie pls

  • Balestre was such a dumbass

  • Balestre's face always looked like it was begging for a punch.

  • *Ohh my goodness!! This is Fantastic!! OMG!*

  • "Oh my godness"

  • He was DQ'd for not stopping at the end of the run off before rejoining, not for skipping the chicane itself. Still bad, but not sure all of this is factually correct.

  • La rivalidad mas grande de la F1. Una lucha entre maestro y discipulo. Grande Senna


    • Ο ΝΟΥΜΠΑΣ Indeed! Senna always! 😎👌🏻🇧🇷

  • F1 was better when they were driving cigarette packs. The Marlboro sticker made the early 00's Ferrari and 80's and 90's McLaren faster.

  • It's good FIA that you have enough self-criticism to put a video of evidence that you had corruption inside your organization :))

  • Team mates ? Team orders ? None of the aforementioned here...

  • Senna was disqualified for a push-start not for missing the chicane and re-entering the track. What big misinformation!

  • Senna the GOAT

  • Honestly what are we doing here???

  • For me Senna will always be four-time world champion

  • senna is a flawed genius

  • Senna was the worst cheat.


  • Balestre is a bitch

  • The FIA was corrupt then. Only a turd will agree to Balestre and his revolting "decisions"

  • Que buena calidad de imagen

  • Love how this video doesn't show Prost's JUMP START. Should have been penalized on the spot it was so obvious.

  • What a beautiful video!! That was the greatest rivalry in F1 history. I think we will not see something so thrilling in this actual era, with these rules and cars

  • When F-1 was fantastic ! :(

  • srs "Dangerous driver" the most BS ever i heard

  • That sound😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

  • Two stupid passing moves in two years. 1990 was, in particular, a disgrace! No matter the politics or championship stakes at the time, there’s no excuse to intentionally crash into another competitor. Senna was blindingly fast, but overrated as an overall champion and does not deserve the legendary status he commands today.

  • Back when F1 was worth watching...

  • Alain Prost is the greatest racer ever!

  • That nose 👃 give him an incredible aerodynamic condition

  • Backround music?

  • No wonder F1’s popularity has gone down. How can the bloody stewards abandon the race as long the car is drivable?? That’s clearly cheating!!!!

  • A total disgrace that taints F1 to this day. Talk about engineering a Prost WC. It was a bold move by Senna, Prost chose to turn in which is fair enough but then the risk becomes who will survive the impact damage. Senna did. What a farce that happens post race! Who were the "independent" judges who made this decision? Disgusting and Prost knows this in his heart but he will be happy with that 1989 title nonetheless...

  • All respet to Senna. Bt he was NOT rubed. Its your own fault.


  • Senna was great but he's also a dirty driver

  • senna obviously should have won

  • 87 - Piquet 88 - Senna 89 - BALESTRE 90 - Senna