The Intercessor

Ayrton Senna Quote
Jo always kept the balance between the two sides of the garage, cracking jokes in both corners. When relations between Ayrton and I deteriorated Jo remained completely impartial, never taking sides, even though he was close to Ayrton as they could speak – and...

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...

Williams official claimed: “Senna made mistake”

Ayrton Senna at Imola
Wednesday 4 May 1994 Formula 1 faced up to the possibility last night that Ayrton Senna may have been to blame for the crash which cost him his life in the San Marino Grand Prix. As Italian prosecutors informed the managing director of the company that...

The death of Roland Ratzenberger

Ratzenberger at Imola
On the morning of the San Marino Grand Prix on 1 May 1994, Ayrton Senna placed an Austrian flag in his racing car. The great Brazilian champion had planned to wave the flag as he passed the finishing line in victory. Senna wanted to share...

Roland Ratzenberger: A charming man in Formula 1

Rolan Ratzenberger
For quite a few fans of Formula One, we only remember Roland Ratzenberger for being the first death at the fateful 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Many an article has been written about Ratzenberger, but nearly all of them centre around Imola. Roland Ratzenberger was...

Ron Dennis talks about SENNA

Ayrton Senna spent six seasons racing for McLaren, during which time he won each three of his world championships and most of his 41 grand prix victories. During that time McLaren team principal Ron Dennis became one of his closest confidantes and allies. Senna was...

Guide to the Senna’s watches

Senna TAG Heuer
For better or for worse, watch ambassadors have become an indispensable part of the marketing landscape these days. Some of them have a genuine affinity with the brand they’re representing, some see their watch deal as just another in their portfolio of brand endorsements. While...

History: Schumacher pays tribute to Senna

Ayrton Senna at Imola in 1994
23 Apr 2004 Michael Schumacher paid tribute to Ayrton Senna at the circuit where the Brazilian driver was killed in a crash 10 years ago as the German chased him. "It was a privilege for me to be able to race against him," Schumacher, who won...

New Teammate: Elio de Angelis

Belgian GP 1986
Elio de Angelis was a unique charismatic person who was highly respected in the Formula 1 world. He was a very good man, a man with a very artistic talent, known for his very polite character and refined hands. Not only as a driver...

Nurburgring Adventure 1984

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The 1984 Mercedes Saloon Car race at the Nürburgring was meant to be a casual affair, quite who thought it actually would be a casual affair is unclear. It seems naive to think that a race track stacked with some of the greatest Formula...