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Ayrton Senna at Monaco in 1987

SENNA: Why is he still important

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...
Ayrton Senna Book

Ayrton Senna remembered

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...
Ayrton Senna, legend of F1

May 2017: Homage to Ayrton Senna

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...

1988 Season Review

McLaren-Honda dominated Grand Prix racing in 1988 on a scale that had not been seen since Alberto Ascari’s days with Ferrari. The team now included Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, two of the greatest...
Senna and Mansellni at Podium

1987 Season Review

For the second year in a row, Nigel Mansell failed to win the World Championship in dramatic fashion. Mansell’s speed was never in question: he recorded more wins (six) and more pole positions (eight)...
Ayrton Senna at Imola

Williams official claimed: “Senna made mistake”

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...
Silvertone 1985

1985 Season Review

After coming so close in the two previous seasons, Alain Prost finally became the first Frenchman to win the World Championship. He clinched the title thanks to six wins and with two races to...
Ayrton Senna, British GP 1984

1984 Season Review

Having almost delivered the 1983 title to Renault, Alain Prost was surprisingly released by the team and he joined Niki Lauda in the new John Barnard-designed McLaren MP4/2-TAG Porsche. Prost won seven times in...
Ayrton Senna in 1984

F1 History: Schumacher says Senna was his idol

11 December 2000 2000 F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher reveals that he grew up idolising Ayrton Senna, hoping to one day be just like the Brazilian.“There are certain dreams that you can achieve, and here...
Donington Park 1993

Donington Adventure

If you were given a pound for every time you thought to yourself, or someone said to you, "There's no overtaking in Formula One any more", you'd be a rich man by now, wouldn't...