Betise Assumpcao: Imola 1994

I thought, "he's going to be in a really bad mood now" Dread at the track, chaos at the hospital. Senna’s personal assistant was in the thick of it all. On sunday morning Ayrton arrived at the track still upset but much calmer and very composed....

New Facility for McLaren

McLaren Facility
McLaren's new $69 million technology center in Sheffield, England is almost complete and the supercar company threw an inauguration ceremony for it Monday. The event featured a speech from McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt, an indoor light show, and appearances from the brand new McLaren Senna and legendary Formula...

RaceGraph: Monaco Grand Prix 1988

Monaco May 14, 1988 – Saturday afternoon, 2nd qualifying session After 25 minutes in to qualifying session he was at 1:25.6. Three minutes later the score-board flashed a 1:24.4, and while all others struggled,he has driven his next lap with time: 1:23.998. What a Lap...

Last Win: Australian Grand Prix 1993

Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna’s win (his 41st) was the 104th for McLaren, a result that enabled McLaren to overtake Ferrari as the most successful team in 43 years of World Championship racing. Alain Prost was second in his 199th and final GP, then retired with a...

Journey to triumph

The 1991 Formula 1 season had kicked off in early March in Phoenix, Arizona, and McLaren's Ayrton Senna lost no time in asserting his authority, the defending world champion enjoying a lights-to-flag victory before heading to his home race in Sao Paulo.

Lewis Hamilton receives National Cap with signature of Senna’s mother

Fan of Ayrton Senna, Lewis Hamilton received on Friday 10th November in Interlagos a replica of the National Cap with the signature of Dona Neyde, mother of the Ayrton Senna. The delivery to the Briton will be shown in a special article in the...

Remembering Ayrton Senna on his birthday

Ayrton Senna relaxing
Remembering Ayrton Senna on his birthday, what made him a legend and the unfortunate accident that took him away He was considered to have a sixth sense while he was behind the wheel of his Formula One car. Aryton Senna was considered a legend by...

A fantastic instinct: Ayrton Senna

Ayrton Senna did things with a racing car that I've seen no other driver do, before or since, and there was an obscene level of horsepower in those days. There is one memory, one snapshot, that is seared on my memory for life, even though...

Williams: Senna in our minds

Ayrton
The Brazilian legend, and arguably the greatest Formula One driver in history, lost his life at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix when, on lap seven, his Williams car smashed into a concrete wall on the Imola track. His team boss Sir Frank Williams still...

Brazilian GP SafetyCar restored

Senna Fiat Tempra SafetyCar
When the three times F1 world champion Ayrton Senna won the Brazilian GP in 1993, his Home GP, it wasn’t a new thing anymore, he already won there in 1991 with an unbelievable race end. Only five laps were remaining for the end of...