Remembering our HERO

Ayrton Senna's racing glovesvideo
Senna was killed in an accident during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix when his Williams left the road at high speed and slammed into the wall at the infamous Tamburello corner. It was a horror weekend for F1, with Austrian Roland Ratzenberger killed...

Remembering Roland Ratzenberger

Pacific Grand Prix 1994
On May 5th 1994 many representatives of Formula One and the world motor racing community attended the funeral in São Paulo of one of the greatest drivers ever to have graced the sport, three-time World Champion Ayrton Senna. Two important faces were not there, however;...

SENNA: Why is he still important

Ayrton Senna at Monaco in 1987
Today is a date that some Formula 1 fans have etched into their minds. May 1st is the anniversary of the death of Ayrton Senna at the San Marino Grand Prix, nearly quarter of a century ago. It’s an event that is still felt...

Ayrton Senna still sets the standard

Ayrton Senna in Spain in 89
When they came to erect a memorial to Ayrton Senna opposite the place where he died, the people of Imola settled on a statue that showed him not in a moment of triumph on the podium at a circuit where he had won three...

Ayrton Senna remembered

Ayrton Senna Book
The infamous 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, Italy, was one of Formula One’s darkest weekends. On Friday, April 29, young Brazilian Rubens Barrichello crashed his Jordan so heavily and comprehensively it was a miracle that he escaped with just a broken nose. The following...

May 2017: Homage to Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna, legend of F1
On the 1st of May, the Ayrton Senna Square in Brazil will be inaugurated by the São Paulo City Hall in one of the most noble areas of the city, in the neighborhood of Paraíso, next to the Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo. The...

A Salute to Roland Ratzenberger

Roland Ratzenberger
23 years ago today (30th April 1994), the motorsport world was rocked by the tragic death of Roland Ratzenberger during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix. Realising his dream of racing in F1, Ratzenberger was in his third event for the MTV Simtek Ford team...

F1 Safety: Roland Ratzenberger

Much has been written about the tragedy of Imola 1994. The story is well known, Rubens Barrichello crashed heavily on the Friday, before Roland Ratzenberger was killed on Saturday in qualifying. Then came Sunday May 1st, when arguably the greatest racing driver of them,...

Homage to Ayrton Senna at Imola

Ayrton Senna portrait
Imola race track, the scene of the most tragic Grand Prix weekend in Formula 1 history, will open its runway to the public in honor of the 23 year anniversary of the death of the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna. The event will be held next...

Ayrton Senna: The Last Night

Ayrton Senna and his girlfriend
The Last Night is a collection of wonderful photos taken by the esteemed Grand Prix photographer Ercole Columbo, who over the course of 600 races, has provided us with a peep into the story of Ayrton Senna, from early Formula 3, to cult F1...