Uh, what kind of research do you do for these kinds of articles?

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"The Brazilian won 15 of the 16 Grand Prix in the first season, and won his first World Championship."

Where did you do your research? Brilliant though he was, Senna did not win 15 of the 16 races contested that year. He beat out Alain Prost by 3 allowable points, but not on total number of points, scoring 8 victories to Prost's 7.

1988 FIA Formula One World Championship
Grand Prix Date Winning Driver Team
Brazil 03/04/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
San Marino 01/05/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Monaco 15/05/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Mexico 29/05/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Canada 12/06/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
United States 19/06/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
France 03/07/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Great Britain 10/07/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Germany 24/07/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Hungary 07/08/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Belgium 28/08/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Italy 11/09/1988 Gerhard Berger Ferrari
Portugal 25/09/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Spain 02/10/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Japan 30/10/1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
Australia 13/11/1988 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda

Basic research!




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