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Start at Adelaide in 1989

Australian Grand Prix 1989

As predicted, the weeks between the Japanese and Australian Grands Prix were filled with hearings, press-conferences, announcements, claims and counter-claims. “Jean-Marie Balestre just wants to give his fellow Frenchman the title”, said Senna, threatening...
Senna at McLaren

Fans lobby: Remember Ayrton Senna

Ever since i can remember being a young boy, my father encouraged me to experience life, to practice sports, to study and to cultivate the thirst for knowledge, understanding, wisdom. And he allways tried...
Imola from above

Passion of Imola

The Imola circuit, or the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari which is its official name, is one of the best known racing circuits in the world, even though it doesn’t assume the position of one of...
Ayrton Senna in his Lotus in 1986

Remembering Ayrton Senna

It’s often said by people of a certain era that they remember exactly where they were when they heard that JFK had been assassinated. I missed that historic moment because I was five years...
Ducati 916 Senna

The Story of Senna and Ducati

All credit for this article goes to Raffaele Fumo It is always like this when you talk about myths, and here we have two. The only thing I was sure about was that the article...
Ayrton Senna at Suzuka in 1987

Senna made his debut in Japan

On November 1, 1987, Ayrton Senna had his first Formula One race in Japan. The Suzuka raceway, where the Brazilian driver won his three world titles (1988, 1990 and 1991), was hosting the category...
Ayrton Senna in Holland in 1985

Season 1985 Preview

The 1985 season of Formula One Grand Prix racing gets under way in April after a pretty busy winter of testing by most of the teams. The only serious change in the regulations has...
Aura of Ayrton Senna

Aura of Ayrton Senna

As you may known, I was a huge Senna fan. The guy was just brillant and amazing. The rivalry with the great Alain Prost that define the 80’s and early 90’s, no ones can’t say...
Pacific Grand Prix 1994

Remembering Roland Ratzenberger

On May 5th 1994 many representatives of Formula One and the world motor racing community attended the funeral in São Paulo of one of the greatest drivers ever to have graced the sport, three-time...
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...