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  • Portuguese Grand Prix
  • Lauda pips Prost to title with second
  • October 21, 1984: Alain Prost won the final race of the season at Estoril, but by taking second place, Niki Lauda secured his third world title by just half a point from his McLaren team-mate

  • German Grand Prix
  • Prost heads Lauda at Hockenheim
  • August 5, 1984: The ding-dong battle between the two McLarens continued at Hockenheim as Alain Prost recorded his fourth win of the season to extend his lead over team-mate Niki Lauda in the drivers' championship to 5½ points

  • Detroit Grand Prix
  • Back-to-back victories boost Piquet's hopes
  • June 24, 1984: Nelson Piquet proved his win in Montreal had been no fluke with victory at the USA Grand Prix in Detroit for his second win in eight days

  • Canadian Grand Prix
  • Piquet finally gets title defence started
  • June 17, 1984: Nelson Piquet won the Canadian Grand Prix on a weekend dominated by the defending world champion - it was the fourth time he had completed the clean sweep of pole, victory and the fastest lap

  • Monaco Grand Prix
  • A star is born as Prost controversially wins
  • June 3, 1984: Championship leader Alain Prost won the Monaco Grand Prix but it was the performance of rookie Ayrton Senna in his Toleman which grabbed all the headlines and marked him out as one to watch

  • San Marino Grand Prix
  • Prost notches easy victory at Imola
  • May 6, 1984: Alain Prost recorded his second victory of the season in the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, with only the Ferrari of Rene Arnoux on the same lap at the end

  • Belgian Grand Prix
  • Alboreto delivers first Ferrari victory
  • April 29, 1984: Michele Alboreto's start-to-finish win for Ferrari at Zolder made him the first Italian to win in a Ferrari since Ludovico Scarfiotti in 1966

  • South African Grand Prix
  • Lauda cements McLaren form with Kyalami win
  • April 7, 1984: The early-season McLaren marker laid down by Alain Prost in Brazil was emphasised by his team-mate Niki Lauda, who scored a runaway victory at the South African Grand Prix

  • Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Prost wins on McLaren debut
  • March 25, 1984: Alain Prost won the Brazilian Grand Prix on his debut for McLaren, on a day when four drivers led the field and there were no end of retirements, with only nine of the 26 starters going the distance

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