Ayrton Senna Interviewed by Ron Dennis

Audio: Senna Interviewed by Ron Dennis After the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. And so it was that once again, the F1 circus looked towards Suzuka for its new world champion. The stakes were high, though the roles were a little reversed. This time,...

Home video: The 1994 San Marino Grand Prix

Ayrton Senna at Imola in 1994video
A home movie has emerged of the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, a weekend that took the lives of both Roland Ratzenberger and three-time world champion Ayrton Senna. The footage, taken by Thomas Gronvold from the main grandstand overlooking the pit lane, does not show...

OMP Senna – Replica Suit

In order to honor Senna, the Italian company OMP Racing, responsible for producing the overalls used by many drivers of Formula 1 as Michael Schumacher and Ayrton himself  has launched a limited edition of 41 replicas of overalls used by Senna at the 1991 Japanese...

Active suspension and Inactive danger

Senna's wheels at Hockenheim in 1991
Automatic gearboxes, ABS, traction control and active suspension had all made their entrance by 1993. Williams was at the forefront of this development with the radical active everything FW14B which dominated the 1992 season. After the widespread implementation of these systems throughout the field...

F1 Estoril report: January 1994

Ayrton Senna testing in Portugal
It may have been merely a little self-indulgence, but the unavoidable impression was that the man inside Formula One's most distinctive helmet had launched the opening, psychological salvo at his new team-mate. Indisputably, Ayrton Senna had arrived in the champion team. Thursday 20 January 1994 Senna,...

Ayrton Senna on drivers,cars and mechanics

1993 Interview with Ayrton Senna, from A Season with McLaren series. Senna talks about relationship between mechanics and cars in Formula 1 A Season With McLaren is a 7 part TV series produced by John Gau Productions for the BBC during the 1993 Formula One season...

Senna’s kart at KartMania

Gala Performance is delighted to announce that, as well as trading in the KartBoot at the 2016 KartMania event on 26th and 27th November at the Silverstone Wing venue, we will also be exhibiting Ayrton Senna’s 1981 DAP Kart on the Sunday session. Widely understood...

Ayrton Senna: Norfolk memories

Ayrton Senna in 1982
Imagine if Diego Maradona, when arriving in Europe in the 1980s, signed not for Barcelona but for Norwich City, turning them into championship contenders for several seasons. A little far-fetched? Perhaps. But it is a pretty solid analogy for what really did happen in the...

San Marino GP 1994 – BBC News

Audio: Brian Perkins reading the evening news bulletin at 6 pm on BBC Radio 4 in which the death of Ayrton Senna is announced. (may 1st 1994) Credits goes to : squarewheels.org.uk The Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna has been killed in a crash at the San Marino Grand Prix...

Adrian Newey on FW16 design

Ayrton Senna in his FW16
Adrian Newey – most successful Formula One car designer, current chief technical officer of the Red Bull Racing, has reveals the new details of the modification made to Ayrton Senna’s Williams FW16 ahead his fatal crash during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, and...