A fine chap if ever there was one.
According to Alain Prost in this article: "It will never be totally electric. Never, Not while I'm on this planet... I don't think it is possible. That is really something that we go away from in racing." I think that's a pretty bold and maybe even a little backward statement from Prost, it's very hard to tell where things will be in 10/15/20 years. For myself, I can see it if technology continues in that direction, change happens no matter how much we cry about it. I personally went karting just a couple of weeks ago and for the first time was in an electric kart rather than a "normal" combustion kart. Other than the torque appearing to be better in the electric kart (although perhaps this was only in my mind) I didn't feel any real difference and historically I've done a lot of karting. Yes I appreciate that karts and F1 cars aren't exactly the same, but how different would it really be for a driver?