Grand Prix Gold: 1993 British GP

Grand Prix Gold: 1993 British GP

Britain's new hero Damon Hill seemed set to take a maiden grand prix win on home soil in 1993, until an engine failure opened the door for his Williams team-mate Alain Prost

After the race, Alain Prost as good as apologised for winning. Time was when a winner at Silverstone, whatever his nationality, was cheered to the rafters, but in the post-Mansell era, it seems, you have to be British.

To some degree, it was hardly surprising that the crowd's reaction to Prost's victory was muted, for the likely winner most of the afternoon was Damon Hill who seized the lead at the start and made the most of a clear track in the early stages, while Prost struggled to get by Ayrton Senna.

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