Rubens Barrichello wins at the “Million Reais Race”

Besides winning the “Million Reais Race”, Rubens Barrichello took home another major trophy for his collection. By scoring the pole position in the special Stock Car event, the driver was given a gilded Ayrton Senna statue, created by artist Wilson Iguti. The piece was specially...

Senna’s first bitter rivalry

Ayrton-Senna-Rivalry
Chances are you haven’t heard of Rick Morris. A career Formula Ford racer, Morris might not be a household name. But back in the early 1980s, Morris was the thorn in Ayrton Senna's side. The year was 1981. Senna, having relocated to the UK from...

Keith Sutton recalls a friendship with Ayrton Senna

Keith Sutton remembers the beginning of his career simply. "I was a young lad from Cheadle with a passion for motor sport and photography," he says. At the time, in 1981, he was only a year older than Ayrton Senna, who was just starting...

Lewis Hamilton pays tribute to Ayrton Senna

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton has led the tributes to mark the anniversary of the death of Formula One legend Ayrton Senna. The former Brazilian driver passed away 23 years ago on 1 May after an accident while leading the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994. The...

Will Buxton: Ayrton Senna

I never met Ayrton Senna. I never even saw him drive in the flesh. And so I’m afraid that this article will give you no amazing new insight into him as a person or as a racing driver on the 20th anniversary of his...

Remembering a brave racer

Roland Ratzenberger
Just four Formula One drivers turned up to Roland Ratzenberger's funeral after his death during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix on April 30 1994. The 33-year-old Austrian driver's passing was overshadowed by events that took place 24 hours later when three-time world champion...

F1 Memories: Monaco 1988

Ayrton Senna in Monaco 1988
It was the event in which Senna truly, after dropping several hints in the four seasons since his F1 debut, announced his arrival on the world stage. The Brazilian out-qualified Alain Prost, his McLaren teammate, by a margin of 1.427 seconds around the streets of Monte Carlo. It...

Ayrton Senna Portrait by Ian Berry

In cooperation with the Ayrton Senna Institute and artist Ian Berry United Art Solutions proudly presents this exclusive limited edition of the iconic Ayrton Senna Portrait. Commemorating the 20th year since Senna’s passing, British artist Ian Berry collaborated with the Ayrton Senna Institute to reveal...

Triumph for friendship

Adelaide 1991
1991 season saw big progress by the Williams Renault team that had it running close to the McLaren Honda team that had won the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship titles four years in a row. The Drivers’ Championship of that season appeared to be a...

The McLaren car designed to beat Ferrari

McLaren Supercar
In the world of motorsports, there are few rivalries as intense as Ferrari versus McLaren. Over the years, legendary figures such as Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Michael Schumacher, James Hunt, Niki Lauda, and Mika Hakkinen have waged war on the race tracks of Formula...