In fact, the four times drivers' champion and Ayrton Senna's fiercest rival would give his five years as a team owner and boss a miss altogether.
Prost Grand Prix hit the pavement in late 2001.
"I often didn't have any choice in the decisions that resulted," the 50-year-old Frenchman said. "Financially, I had my back against the wall."
Prost also blamed not having 'solid partners.'
"Peugeot lacked the motivation right from the start," he told Sauber sponsor Credit Suisse. "There was no way to stop the downward spiral."
He still races in the Andros ice racing category.
Alain said: "When I was a team owner, I never dreamed of racing again. But then the old passion was rekindled." -GMM