Nicolas Prost had the honour to follow his dad’s footsteps in Formula 1 as the Frenchman finished his first laps in a Formula 1 car at Magny-Cours on Saturday. The 28-year-old joined the Renault F1 team at the French track for the Renault F1 road show.
Nicolas Prost finished laps both in the morning and afternoon in the Renault R29 and was closely watched by his father Alain. The four-time Formula 1 champion was clearly proud to see his son following in his footsteps. Speaking about his first laps in a Formula 1 car Nicolas Prost said: “It is a fantastic car obviously. The acceleration of the car is just incredible and everything works so smooth.”